September 21, 2017

Washington Post: Bipartisan Letter to President Obama

Time Is Running Out, Keep America’s Promise, Prevent an Impending Massacre at Camp Ashraf, Iraq. Dear President Obama, As you are undoubtedly aware, the undersigned strongly believe that the continued designation of the Peoples Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) as a terrorist organization is unjustified and unlawful. The designation has been lifted by our European […]

Don’t abandon Iran opposition

 THE BOSTON HERALD U.S. leaves cooperative dissidents hanging The just-released International Atomic Energy Agency report on the Iranian nuclear weapons program should be the final warning to the West: Iran must be dealt with now, before its advanced nuclear weapons program is operational, and while the United States still has viable options for changing the […]

A matter of honor

THE WASHINGTON TIMES America has a duty to protect Camp Ashraf residents from Iran’s vendetta On Oct. 7, 1997, during the Clinton administration, the People’s Mujahedeen of Iran (POMI/MEK) was designated as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) by then-Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. The MEK represents the main opposition group to the Iranian theocracy and […]

A US Pledge of Protection: What Is It Worth?

THE HUFFINGTON POST The UN sanctioned US/NATO Libya operation to topple Gaddafi was based on a singular premise: where there is a looming humanitarian catastrophe and the international community has the means to stop it, it should intervene to do so. Whether the US/NATO involvement exceeded that mandate is another story. But what is indisputable […]

What’s Next for Iran?

On Wednesday, Democrats and Republicans on the House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously approved harsher penalties against Iran, citing the regime’s plot to assassinate Saudi Arabia’s ambassador on American soil. This latest Iranian provocation signals an alarming escalation by a terrorist regime that has been complicit in killing U.S. soldiers through its proxies, the Taliban in […]

Tehran’s Anti-MeK Propaganda Machine

THE NATIONAL INTEREST If disinformation is defined as deliberate and covert efforts to plant false information to bias media reporting and intelligence collection, the UN’s Durban conferences constitute a prime example. Although organized around an “anti-racist” agenda, they focus on ways to delegitimize Israel and are an icon of intolerance. A participant in the Durban […]

Opposition group could give Iran trouble

    The foiled plot by agents of the Iranian regime to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States has officials in the Obama Administration furiously scratching their heads for an “ appropriate” response. All too often with Iranian provocations, U.S. policy options swing ineffectually between the uncreative (economic sanctions) to the unrealistic (military […]

Governer Randell: Let’s honor our word, let’s protect Camp Ashraf

On October 22, 2011, Former Governor of Pennsylvania Ed Rendel spoke in a rally outside White House, calling on US to protect Camp Ashraf residents and ensure their safe and secure re-settlement in third countries. Here are excerpts of his remarks: It’s a pleasure to be back with you, and it’s amazing that we are […]

Mislabeling Iran’s enemies

NEWSDAY The death last week of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi means focus will soon shift back to the single most significant threat America is facing: Iran. Officials in the Obama administration are still scratching their heads for an appropriate response to the foiled plot by agents of the Iranian regime to assassinate the ambassador of […]

For an effective response to Iran, remove MeK from terror list

THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER The foiled plot by agents of the Iranian regime to assassinate the Saudi Ambassador to the U.S. has officials in the Obama administration furiously scratching their heads for an “appropriate” response. All too often with Iranian provocations, U.S. policy options swing ineffectually between the uncreative (economic sanctions) to the unrealistic (military strikes). […]