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IRGC terrorist designation is correct response to Iran’s missile tests

This article was posted on the Hill

By Shahriar Kia

When Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei was ordering the recent ballistic missile test, he most probably didn’t forecast a widespread international reaction and the heavy consequences afterward.

Eight years of appeasement policy under the Obama administration has placed Iran facing a serious miscalculation, thinking there is still room for its policy of threats and export of terrorism. The Jan. 29 missile launch has rendered a grave backfire on the mullahs, resulting in disastrous political and strategic consequences for Tehran.

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A Nail in the Coffin for the Iran Appeasement Policy

With enough anger to go around over the recent White House scandal of selling off the flawed Iran nuclear deal to the American people, Congress and the international community as a whole, what is the most important conclusion to reach after this fiasco? Accusations are flying around and many on The Hill are calling for heads to roll, with senior Republicans demanding U.S. President Barack Obama to fire the main figure behind the entire White House campaign to present the Iran nuclear deal, Deputy National Security Adviser for Strategic Ben Rhodes. All in all, however, the main target in the crosshairs should be the broader appeasement policy adopted by the West in general, and spearheaded by the Obama administration, that has provided Iran reasoning for just about everything.
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Iran: Letters of 5 political prisoners to UN Secretary-General – See more at: http://www.iran-efshagar.com/english/explore/news/iran-letters-of-5-political-prisoners-to-un-secretary-general.html#sthash.drQe62mp.dpuf

By Staff Writer, Iran Probe
Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Political prisoners condemn mullahs’ intelligence plot to murder and massacre their relatives and other Iranian refugees in Iraq. Since Camp Liberty is under UN monitoring, the political prisoners concerned with their loved ones in Liberty, are asking the UN to prevent the course that is leading to another deadly attack against Liberty
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Iran: 35 young men and women receive 99 lashes each for participating in graduation ceremony

the Iranian regime’s suppressive forces raided a party following a graduation ceremony in Qazvin and arrested 35 young men and women. On that same day, all of them were condemned in the regime’s sham courts to 99 lashes and the sentences were immediately carried out by criminals dubbed “Moral Security Police”. Continue reading Iran: 35 young men and women receive 99 lashes each for participating in graduation ceremony

Iraq: Iranian dissidents need US protection 5 years after the April 2009 massacre

The recent events in Brussels, only months after the Paris massacre, have reminded us all how fragile our very way of life is, and how vulnerable we remain to terrorist attacks even in Western capitals. Unfortunately, Iranian refugees in Iraq have endured such atrocities time and again at the hands of Shiite militia proxies loyal to Iran. Continue reading Iraq: Iranian dissidents need US protection 5 years after the April 2009 massacre

NCRI foreign affairs chief denounces Mogherini’s trip to Iran

Mohammad Mohaddessin, chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), on Saturday strongly criticized the trip to Tehran by the European Union’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini. Continue reading NCRI foreign affairs chief denounces Mogherini’s trip to Iran

Draft resolution in U.S. Congress seeks protection for MEK in Camp Liberty

Members of the United States House of Representatives have submitted a new resolution on the rights of thousands of members of the main Iranian opposition group People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK) for adoption in Congress. The resolution “H. RES. 650” was referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on March 17. It is sponsored by Republican Rep. Ted Poe and co-sponsored by Democratic Reps. Brian Higgins, Albio Sires, and Brad Sherman. Continue reading Draft resolution in U.S. Congress seeks protection for MEK in Camp Liberty