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How’s that Rouhani working out for U.S.?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 22, 2014 at 2:16pm
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It is nearly a year since Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani spoke before the United Nations General Assembly.

Later this week he is scheduled to speak again before the General Assembly, but the enthusiasm expressed last year is nowhere to be seen.

In the run up to his speech...

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Iranian “Happy” dancers jailed, sentenced to 91 lashes

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 7:00pm
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This is a horribly heart-breaking story. Seven young Persians filmed their own rendition of “Happy” by Pharrell Williams, but in totalitarian regimes like Iran’s, no good deed goes unpunished.

A CNN Reporter tweeted the following:

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US working with Iran (but not Syria) in ISIS fight

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 11:30am
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Our friends over at National Review pulled this little gem. We’ve officially entered foreign policy bizarro world when the Department of State is absolutely refusing to work with Syria, but is open to working with Iran to fight (however they’re defining that) ISIS.

Blitzer asked Department of State Spokesperson Marie Harf if...

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Iran says shot down Israeli drone over nuke facility

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 3:45pm
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Numerous news organizations are reporting today that Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) claims to have shot down an Israeli drone as the drone approached the Natanz nuclear enrichment site.

Reuters reports:

The Revolutionary Guards said of the drone incursion: “This wily act further exposed the Zionist regime’s adventurous temperament and added yet another...

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Terrorism Victims Take Innovative Approach Against Offending Nations

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 7:29pm
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A group of terrorism victims is seeking unsatisfied court judgements. How do they plan to obtain the cash they were awarded? By taking over Iran’s internet.

At the helm are Israeli civil rights attorney, Nitsana Darshan-Leitner and Robert Tolchin of New York. Darshan-Leitner has won over  $1-billion in judgments, frozen more than $600-million in terrorist assets...

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Will an independent Kurdistan emerge from Syria-Iraq chaos?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 3:07pm
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We’ve been writing about the lack of a free and independent Kurdistan for years, It’s time for a free and independent Kurdistan.

While the Palestinian agenda has dominated every international forum, the much more populous and ethnically distinct Kurds have been mostly ignored.  In part, this is because the Kurds span several nation...

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How Anxious is Obama to Make a Deal with Iran?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 1:00pm
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How much does the Obama administration want a deal with Iran? The news tells me: quite a bit.

Last week, Charlie Rose interviewed Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. I found Hagel’s remarks about Iran (initially with regard to Israel) to be very telling:

SEC. HAGEL: Sure there are differences, but every nation...

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Six Iranians arrested after dancing to Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ on video (updated)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 2:50pm
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Six young Iranians were arrested earlier this week after a video was posted online in which they were featured dancing to Pharrell Williams’ hit song “Happy.”

From CNN:

Apparently, dancing...

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Argentine Court blocks Iran “Truth Commission” deal on 1994 Jewish Center bombing

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 4:00pm
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In 1994 terrorists struck the Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina (AMIA) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 85 people were killed.

In 2003, an Argentine judge issued arrest warrants for four Iranian officials (but denied warrants for twelve others) for their involvement in the terror attack. In 2007 INTERPOL, an international police organization, issued warrants for...

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Iranian U.N. Rep denied visa — will it stick?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 12:30pm
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Iran is sticking with its nomination of Hamid Aboutalebi to be its United Nations representative, despite opposition from both legislative and executive branches of the American government. Aboutalebi was a member of the Muslim Students Following the Imam’s Line, the group that seized the American embassy in Tehran in 1979 and held...

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Iran Appointing Suspected Hostage Taker as UN Envoy

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 31, 2014 at 8:30am
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Three weeks ago, the Washington Post reported glibly in U.S.-Iran relations thawing somewhat glacially, “Hamid Aboutalebi, formerly that country’s emissary to Italy, to Australia and now to...

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Iran building fake Nimitz-class aircraft carrier

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 1:05pm
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Recently released commercial satellite images have revealed the Iranians are attempting to reconstruct a replica of one of the United States’ largest and most powerful warships, the USS Nimitz.

Construction on the crude model appears to be in full swing at a shipyard near Bandar Abbas, as shown in newly released commercial...

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Spinning the death penalty in Iran into a good news story

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 4:15pm
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Sometimes you read a news story. There’s no one element that is necessarily false, but the whole story is so misleading, that it isn’t news, but propaganda. Or, to put it more bluntly, it is a lie.

If someone would read today’s front page story

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Israel seizes ship loaded with missiles destined for Gaza

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 8:22am
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The Leftist-Islamist anti-Israel coalition relentlessly complains about the Israeli military blockade of Gaza. 

On a number of occasions they have put together flotillas of civilians to break the blockade. One of those flotillas, organized by Turkish Islamists and loaded with European leftists, led to the controntation in 2010 in which nine...

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Iran’s Muddy Waters

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 28, 2014 at 9:00am
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According to an article last month in the New York Times Iran is facing a major water crisis.

Iran is facing a water shortage potentially so serious that officials are making contingency plans for rationing in the greater Tehran area, home to 22 million, and other major cities around the country. President...

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The Silence of the Lambs About Iran

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 24, 2014 at 8:30am
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Recently, Joshua Muravchik wrote Why the Left Should Stop Carping and Love the Jewish State, Again, at The Tower Magazine.

In one paragraph he presents the gist of his argument.

Moreover, when viewed in the light of the core values of the Left—and, indeed, much of the contemporary Right—Israel actually comes off remarkably...

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The Rushdie Fatwa and the Moderate Rouhani

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 4:30pm
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Last week there were two anniversaries pertaining to the Islamic republic of Iran.

The first commemoration was the thirty fifth anniversary of the Iranian revolution. Both the New York Times and Washington Post remembered the event.

The New York Times article, written by Thomas Erdbrink, Cries of ‘Death to America’ as Iranians Celebrate...

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