August 21, 2017

U.S. needs to keep promises

THE ROLL CALL By Hugh Shelton and James Conway It’s been two years since U.S. troops left Iraq, having rid the country of Saddam Hussein and ostensibly leaving behind a democracy that would be a model for the region. We say ostensibly because that certainly hasn’t been the case. Our efforts on that front appear […]

Broken promises on Iranian dissidents

THE WASHINGTON TIMES Michael B. Mukasey feels betrayed. The attorney general under President George W. Bush gave his personal assurance to the president of the Iranian resistance that its dissidents would be protected by Iraqi troops, not massacred by Iraqi gunmen. He told a congressional briefing of his anguish over last month’s attack on Camp […]

Lawmakers urge the U.S. to save 7 Camp Ashraf hostages

WASHINGTON – PRNewswire – In a Congressional briefing, a bipartisan group of lawmakers called on the United States Government to accept a significant number of the residents of Camp Liberty, members of the main Iranian opposition movement, the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK/PMOI), as political refugees. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), Chair of the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, […]

Massacre of 52 Iranians at exile camp in Iraq draws international attention

FOXNEWS Initially, it was a massacre that much of the world greeted with silence. While controversy raged about chemical weapons in Syria, in neighboring Iraq 52 Iranians living in an exile camp were killed.  Relatives of the victims say Iraqi-backed forces committed the Sep.1 slaughter. Iraq denies the allegation. Among the dead was Amir Emadi’s 56 […]

Betrayal at Camp Ashraf

THE WASHINGTON TIMES America broke its promise to protect helpless dissidents While the world awaits a United Nations decision regarding Syria, another humanitarian tragedy has taken place in Iraq’s Camp Ashraf. It was an outright massacre and must not be ignored. On Sept. 1, at least 52 Iranian dissidents, including seven women, were executed — […]

Ex-U.S. officials, family members pay homage to 52 massacred Camp Ashraf resident

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The following is being release by National Council of Resistance of Iran, U.S. Representatives Office (NCRI-US): Former senior U.S. officials and family members of the 52 residents of Camp Ashraf murdered execution-style by the Iraqi SWAT units acting on orders from Tehran on September 1, paid tribute to the […]

Spectator to slaughter in Iraq

THE WASHINGTON TIMES – Embassy Row Former U.S. officials are urging Secretary of State John F. Kerry to listen to his own words about Syria and turn his outrage toward the massacre of 52 unarmed Iranian dissidents shot execution-style by Iraqi gunmen in a refugee camp north of Baghdad where the United States had guaranteed […]

At least 52 Iranian exiles executed in Iraqi camp, U.N. says

At least 52 members of an Iranian opposition group exiled in Iraq were executed over the weekend, the United Nations said Tuesday, drawing loud condemnations from supporters in Washington, who have called on the United States to find a safe haven for the group’s members. The attack Sunday on a camp north of Baghdad was […]

Maliki’s Massacre of Pro-US Iranian Prisoners

THE HUFFINGTON POST One would have thought that Iraq’s Prime Minister Maliki’s government had enough on its hands, what with a calamitous escalation of sectarian strife harkening back to the worst days of Iraq’s bloody and traumatic post-Saddam days. I was wrong. As international attention has been focused on the Syria crisis, Maliki allegedly ordered […]

Tehran’s winning streak

THE HILL By Ambassador Lincoln P. Bloomfield As the Middle East teems with masses yearning for relief from authoritarian rule, economic hardship and censored communications, Iran should be a prime candidate for popular unrest. The economy is hurting from sanctions, the people live under harsh restrictions and most Iranians are too young to remember the […]