February 22, 2018

Archives for July 2014

New calls for US to save Iranians in Camp Liberty

Former Sen. Joe Lieberman on Tuesday said the United States broke its word in Iraq and said America is now responsible for the humanitarian crisis that Iranian opposition members in Camp Liberty are facing Iraq. Click here to watch the report Senator Lieberman said on Fox News “No matter what you think about what’s happening in Iraq, what’s happening in Iran, America broke its word here and we can’t let that happen”. The Iranian opposition members “were there, in Iraq, and we said to them, ‘Put down your arms, give us your weapons, we will protect you,’ and we did protect them for a period of time,” Lieberman said. “But then as we began to pull out of Iraq in 2009…we promised … [Read more...]

Democratic leaders join GOP in condemning Obama’s breaking promises to MEK

Breitbart.com By Ken Klukowski America’s credibility in the world is at risk due to President Barack Obama’s failure to keep U.S. commitments to protect Iranian dissidents, a distinguished bipartisan group of top foreign policy and military leaders declared in a letter to the White House. Camp Liberty is a facility in Iraq where 3,000 men and women of Mojahedin-e Khalq (MEK) have been kept since 2011. They were initially held in 2004 at a separate location, where the MEK was assured that if they surrendered their weapons and signed statements renouncing violence, the U.S. would protect them. Then in 2011 Obama’s envoy, Ambassador Daniel Fried, pledged U.S. staff would check on them … [Read more...]

Democratic leaders join GOP in condemning Obama’s breaking promises to MEK

Breitbart.com By Ken Klukowski America’s credibility in the world is at risk due to President Barack Obama’s failure to keep U.S. commitments to protect Iranian dissidents, a distinguished bipartisan group of top foreign policy and military leaders declared in a letter to the White House. Camp Liberty is a facility in Iraq where 3,000 men and women of Mojahedin-e Khalq (MEK) have been kept since 2011. They were initially held in 2004 at a separate location, where the MEK was assured that if they surrendered their weapons and signed statements renouncing violence, the U.S. would protect them. Then in 2011 Obama’s envoy, Ambassador Daniel Fried, pledged U.S. staff would check on them … [Read more...]

Mr. President: Keep Your Promises to Camp Liberty!

THE CHRISTIAN POST By Ken Blackwell, CP Op-Ed Contributor One hundred years ago this summer, the German Chancellor reacted with shock and dismay when the British ambassador brought him news of his country's declaration of war. Germany had invaded Belgium, a country whose independence Germany had pledged by treaty to respect. The Chancellor was distraught. He said he could not believe Britain would go to war over "a scrap of paper." Americans this summer are not so much war weary as war wary. We certainly do not want any further entanglements in the Mideast. But we do know that great countries keep their word. If they don't keep their word, they cease to be great countries. Our … [Read more...]

Mr. President: keep your promises to Camp Liberty!

Townhall.com By Ken Blackwell One hundred years ago this summer, the German Chancellor reacted with shock and dismay when the British ambassador brought him news of his country’s declaration of war. Germany had invaded Belgium, a country whose independence Germany had pledged by treaty to respect. The Chancellor was distraught. He said he could not believe Britain would go to war over “a scrap of paper.” Americans this summer are not so much war weary as war wary. We certainly do not want any further entanglements in the Mideast. But we do know that great countries keep their word. If they don’t keep their word, they cease to be great countries. Our pledges must not be "a scrap of … [Read more...]