Obama’s hidden Iran deal giveaway

By dropping charges against major arms targets, the administration infuriated Justice Department officials — and undermined its own counterproliferation task forces. When President Barack Obama announced the “one-time gesture” of releasing Iranian-born prisoners who “were not charged with terrorism or any violent offenses” last year, his administration presented the move as a modest trade-off for…

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Iran’s long-exiled prince wants a revolution in age of Trump

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates –  Iran’s exiled crown prince wants a revolution. Reza Pahlavi, the son of the last shah to rule before the 1979 Islamic Revolution, has seen his profile rise in recent months following the election of U.S. President Donald Trump, who promises a harder line against the Shiite power. Pahlavi’s calls for…

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Former Empress of Iran: “We wanted to create progress”

Within the basement of the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, sealed away from public view the majority of the time, there lies a collection of images bearing silent testimony to a world now long passed. The scenes show men dancing to music, women wearing fashionable clothing sitting in university lectures, stylish young couples enjoying what…

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Is Regime Change Coming to Iran? – an interview with Amil Imani

This article was originally published in 2010   Introduction: Since the fraudulent June 12th Presidential elections in the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI), an increasingly emboldened opposition, the green movement, has arisen to demand the overthrow of the IRI. The green movement refuses to desist from launching massive street protests in Tehran, Qum, Isfahan and other major…

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PRESIDENT OF IRAN NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR FREE ELECTION LETTERS TO PRESIDENT OF UNITED NATIONS

The Honorable Donald J. Trump The President of the United States The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20050 Dear Mr. President, I would like to bring to your attention and consideration, the concerns of the freedom seeking Iranians who are faced with the dichotomy of being brutalized by the clerical dictatorship, while at…

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Trump, the EU, and Iran Policy: Multiple Pathways Ahead

With U.S. President Donald Trump now in office, the campaign rhetoric that created anxiety and uncertainty around the globe is giving way to actual presidential policies. While candidate Trump did not elaborate much on his foreign policy agenda, he was very vocal about a few things: in addition to obliterating the self-proclaimed Islamic State and…

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US Lawmakers Promise Iranian Opposition Group Tougher Action Against Iran

A bi-partisan group of U.S. lawmakers has told an Iranian opposition group that it will press for tougher U.S. action against Iran’s Islamist rulers, as Tehran awaits word on whether President Donald Trump will follow through on campaign pledges to take a similarly tough stance. The half-dozen Republican and Democratic House members made the pledges…

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