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Iran’s lobbyists and spies in our midst?

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The recent Executive Order affecting immigration by citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries has prompted fierce discussion from all quarters, including arguments on who does or does not actually endanger the national security of the United States. As we wait to see how that debate plays out in the weeks and months ahead, there is a […]

Former US Officials Urge Trump to Work with Iran Opposition

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By: Dr. Majid Rafizadeh In an unprecedented move, a 23 member bi-partisan group of senior former US officials signed a critical letter and delivered it to President Donald Trump. The letter suggested new policy options regarding the Islamic Republic of Iran and the need for the US to open up a meaningful channel of communication […]

Rafsanjani and Me

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A victim of state-sponsored terrorism has a different take on the death of the Iranian leader. The minute I heard about the death of Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, the number two man in the theocracy ruling Iran for decades, I had a flashback to Istanbul, Turkey, on March 14, 1990. No, Rafsanjani was not in […]

An opponent of political violence was once set to lead Iran. One last quarrel changed it all.

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The Washington Post, By Brian Murphy August 12 In 1988, nearly a decade after Iran’s Islamic revolution, the country’s leader-in-waiting faced a decision. He could stay silent as Iran stepped up a campaign of mass executions, torture and gulag-style imprisonment against perceived internal opponents. Or he could follow his conscience and speak out. Ayatollah Hossein Ali […]

Publication of Montazeri’s shocking audio recording during a meeting with the “death commission” after 28 years; the imperative of putting the clerical regime’s leaders on trial for crime against humanity

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The publication of a shocking audio tape in which the former heir to then-Iranian regime’s supreme leader, Khomeini, a meeting with members of the “death commission” 28 years ago (August 15, 1988) reveals new information about the scope and breadth of the massacre of political prisoners at the time. It also shows that the Iranian […]

False narrative on Iran nuke deal drowns out opposing voices

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Published in OC Register by NASSER SHARIF – Although it came as little surprise to those who genuinely understand the nature of the Iranian regime, it was recently revealed that widely disseminated American narratives about Iran’s sudden moderation were merely convenient lies dispensed to the American people and to gullible policymakers and the media in order […]

ENGEL REMARKS ON CAMP LIBERTY RESOLUTION

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For Immediate Release May 18, 2016 – As Delivered – Click Here for Video – WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following remarks at the full Committee markup of a resolution calling for the safety and security for Iranian dissidents living in Iraq’s Camp Liberty […]

OIAC Lauds HFAC Leadership on Supporting Camp Liberty Residents

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Washington, DC; May 18, 2016 – In a Markup hearing today, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs unanimously approved and referred to the House Floor, H.Res.650 titled, “Providing for the safety and security of the Iranian dissidents living in Camp Liberty/Hurriya in Iraq and awaiting resettlement by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and […]

Iranian women cut their hair off and dress as men to avoid morality police

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‘It is a serious cultural war between two lifestyles. For women, their hair is their identity and making it short to just avoid the morality police is really heartbreaking, but in a way, it is brave.’ Women in Iran are cutting their hair short and dressing as men in a bid to bypass state ‘morality’ […]

Correcting the false White House Iran narrative

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By Kenneth Maginnis It can be no surprise how political debate on the West’s policy toward Iran has intensified in the wake of the recent New York Times Magazine article revealing the deliberate deceptions carried out by the Obama administration to justify its nuclear negotiations and its broader policy of appeasement. White House Deputy National […]
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