November 17, 2017

US Dignitaries’ Letter to the Visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Urges Protection for Camp Liberty Residents

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Iran is a dangerous ‘ally’ in Syria and Iraq

THE LOS ANGELES TIMES By Hugh Shelton t the dawn of 2015, the U.S. has yet to articulate a comprehensive foreign-policy strategy to counter the influence and territorial gains of Islamic State, the terrorist group that emerged last year — and poses a dangerous and vexing threat to stability across the Middle East and North […]

The top threat is still Iran

THE NEW YORK POST By Linda Chavez The agreement last week between the governments of Iraq and Iran to enter a formal relationship to fight the Islamic State group should be deeply troubling to the United States. The Islamic State, also known as ISIS, is a grave threat to the region and is responsible for […]

Ex-officials urge aid for Iranian dissidents at Camp Liberty

THE WASHINGTON TIMES  By Maggie Ybarra  A bipartisan group of former officials and retired military officers is urging President Obama to provide humanitarian aid to hundreds of Iranian dissidents living at a former U.S. military compound near Baghdad’s international airport. In an Aug. 28 letter to the president, the group said Iraq’s government has been […]

Iraq’s new leader must heal sectarian divides

THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE By Tom Ridge and Howard Dean Although one is tempted to put the disastrous rule of former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in the rearview mirror, we must study it and learn from his mistakes if Iraq’s new leadership — with no small measure of U.S. assistance — is to arrest the […]

To stop Iran gaining nukes, stop rewarding it for lying

NEWSWEEK By General Hugh Shelton, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff In a perfect world, a repeated pattern of deceit and moral failure has consequences. Indeed, when trust and credibility are eroded, we dump the shady contractor, we vote out the lying politician, we fire the skimming employee. So how is it we […]

Iran collides with international community in Mideast conflicts

ROLL CALL By Tom Ridge and Patrick Kennedy Recent reports about Saudi troops amassing to secure that country’s border with Iraq underscores the multinational dimensions of the conflicts raging inside both Iraq and Syria. Civil wars that might have initially only threatened the two dictators are now endangering the entire region and global security. The […]

Alan Dershowitz: US must protect Camp Liberty from ‘genocidal’ Iranian regime

America must keep its promise to protect Iranian dissents in Camp Liberty that are the target of ‘genocidal plans’ by the religious dictatorship in Tehran, a leading US lawyer has demanded. Alan Dershowitz, prominent lawyer in criminal law also branded Iran the world’s worst human rights offender, the world’s worst state sponsor of terrorism, the […]

Iran resistance fighters need asylum in US, Lieberman says Former U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman on Tuesday called for Iran resistance fighters to be brought to the United States to protect them from a possible massacre at the hands of Iraqi government forces. Nearly 3,000 members of the National Council of Resistance to Iran are stationed at Camp Liberty, a former U.S. base in […]

US broken promises over Camp Liberty put its credibility ‘at risk’, Obama told

America’s failure to keep its promise to protect Iranian dissidents in Camp Liberty is putting its credibility in the world at risk, top foreign policy and military leaders have told President Barack Obama. In a letter to The White House, the US dignitaries reminded Mr Obama that America had pledged to protect the Iranian MEK […]