Browsing All posts tagged under »Iranian Unrest«

The Iranian Regime’s Days May Be Numbered

January 10, 2018 by

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By Dr. Michael Ledeen ~ Is it a revolution? Can it succeed? Should we support it, and if so, how? Surely this tumult is very different from the protests of 2009. It’s different in at least two ways, geographical and demographical. Geographically, whereas the 2009 protests were mainly limited to Tehran, today’s phenomenon covers the […]

The Brave Women Of Iran

January 5, 2018 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ A brave Iranian woman protests the sexist, anti-woman, and abusive rule of the Iranian dictatorship. It is an embarrassment that feminist and women’s groups across the West are not marching in solidarity in the streets of our cities. Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

Iranian Demonstrations

January 4, 2018 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ The Lion and the Sun are traditional emblems of the Persian nation. They remained the official symbol of Iran until the 1979 revolution, when the “Lion and Sun” symbol was removed from public spaces and government organizations. Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

NYT’s Passive, Misleading Coverage Of Iran Political Protests Draws Mockery, Outrage

January 3, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ As the protests in cities and towns across Iran enter their sixth day, the New York Times has caught a lot of flak in the wake of its passive, often misleading initial coverage of the political uprising again the mullahs and (moderate) President Hassan Rouhani, as people rebel against the oppressive […]

What The US Should Do As Protests Escalate In Iran Against The Islamist Regime

January 3, 2018 by

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By James Phillips ~ Iran has been rocked by a wave of protests against the Islamist regime since Dec. 28. Popular demonstrations ignited by smoldering resentment about Iran’s mismanaged economy quickly escalated to political denunciations of Tehran’s rulers. President Donald Trump was quick to offer support to the protesters in a series of tweets. At 7:44 […]

Iranian Anti-Government Demonstrations

January 1, 2018 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ According to the Wall Street Journal: Anti-government demonstrations broke out for a third day across Iran on Saturday, extending some of the country’s most widespread street protests in nearly a decade, with protesters demanding an end to the Islamic Republic regime and the rule of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. […]

A Tourist’s Iranian Surprises

August 21, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Jamie Maslin is a British travel writer, but when he told friends that he intended to hitch-hike the Silk Road route of Marco Polo, one that would take him through Iran, they warned him against it, fearing he would be arrested as a spy and likely killed. Instead, he ended up […]

The Story of Taraneh Mousavi

February 4, 2012 by

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By Amil Imani ~ Rape is a cruel violation of a helpless victim. In addition to the physical torment involved, rape reduces the victim to subhuman status. Under the barbaric rule of the Mullahcracy in Iran, however, sexual assaults have become instruments of policy for extracting false confessions, satisfying the boundless sadisms and sexual perversities […]

Iran’s Problem

January 15, 2012 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon The latest report from the Washington Post: Iranian scientist involved in nuclear program killed in Tehran bomb attack “TEHRAN — A scientist linked to Iran’s nuclear program was killed in his car by a bomb-wielding assailant on Wednesday, a bold rush-hour attack that experts say points to a further escalation in […]

Iran in Convulsion (the Death Spiral Continues)

January 6, 2012 by

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By Dr. Michael Ledeen Big news from Iran, confirming once again that the hapless regime in Tehran proceeds down its death spiral. The first is the spectacular collapse of the national currency, which has lost 35% of its value since September. The second headline, in an extraordinary press conference by the effective commander of the […]

Islam Was Not For Me

December 29, 2011 by

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By Amil Imani The full text for this video can be found at this link: Islam Was Not For Me Amil Imani maintains a website at www.amilimani.com  and he is the author of the riveting book Obama Meets Ahmadinejad and his new thriller Operation Persian Gulf. Read more from Amil Imani at his blog site […]

Negotiating With the Devil

December 22, 2011 by

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By Amil Imani Iran’s mullahs have repeatedly indicated their willingness and ability to help restore order in Iraq, on the condition that the United States packs up and leaves the region. And now that US forces have left Iraq, the Islamic regime clearly is one of the strategic winners in this deadly game. The mullahs […]

Stop Iran’s Mullahs and Support the Iranian People

December 3, 2011 by

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By Amil Imani and Arash Irandoost The illegitimate government of the Islamic Republic of Iran is a “quisling” entity that has betrayed its people, its traditions, its glorious pre-Islamic achievements, and is working against Iran’s national interest. Iran, under the stranglehold and machinations of the Mullahs, has been transformed, in less than three decades, as […]

Does Obama Know the Difference between Great Britain and England?

November 30, 2011 by

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By Nile Gardiner It is gratifying to see President Barack Obama condemn the disgraceful storming of the British Embassy in Tehran by thugs acting at the behest of the Iranian regime. After all, Obama has been notoriously slow in the past to criticise the brutal actions of the Iranian government after initially extending the hand […]

Memories of Munich, Threats from Tehran

May 24, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba By 1938, Hitler had already made plans for the conquest of Europe or at least the parts he could not get without firing a shot. He had annexed Austria earlier that year. In Munich, Czechoslovakia’s Sudetenland was handed over to Germany by England, France, and Italy. The Czechs were not invited to […]

Iran’s Reasons For Wanting The Bomb Affects Sanctions

April 20, 2010 by

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By William R. Hawkins On April 14th, the State Department sent out a twitter about its concern over the “provision of increasingly sophisticated weaponry into Lebanon.” The issue had come up at the daily press briefing of Assistant Secretary Philip Crowley, who was asked about reports that Syria is giving Scud ballistic missiles to the […]

Iran: Blinding The World With Science

January 17, 2010 by

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Satire by  Shawn Goodwin It has been a difficult six months for the Islamic Republic of Iran. Last June’s presidential elections were about as fair as an American Idol vote, and equally as puzzling. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the country’s version of William Hung, won in a landslide victory, even though most polls predicted the challenger would […]

Iran In 2010

December 30, 2009 by

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FROM ONE YEAR TO THE NEXT The world watches as the Iranians battle against the illegitimate Ahmadinejad regime that stole the last election and set up show trials of the opposition. The Iranians are fighting the nasty regime that tortured, raped, and murdered demonstrators and dissenters. Interesting to note that, as Ahmadinejad threatens the world, […]

An Absentee And Complacent President

December 29, 2009 by

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By Rory Cooper By now, you’ve heard the news.  On Christmas Day, a 23-year-old Nigerian named Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab tried to blow a full Northwest Airlines jet out of the air above Detroit. The only events that stopped this from happening were courageous passengers and a faulty explosive device. If either one of these two […]

Obama’s Filter

July 6, 2009 by

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The digital world has opened up a flood of people to people communications. Blogs, which were cutting edge last week now seem almost staid and old-fashioned. And if there’s a tsunami of info, how easy to delete stuff with a click of the mouse. You’d think that Barack Obama, America’s first “digital” President would have […]

Obama: I Don’t Want To Meddle

June 27, 2009 by

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By William Warren. See more Cartoons and Great Articles at NetRight Nation Blog

Health Care – Cap And Tax – And More

June 26, 2009 by

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From The Patriot Post Fri Digest – Vol. 09 No. 25 THE FOUNDATION “Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition.” –Thomas Jefferson GOVERNMENT & POLITICS But Polls Say People Want Government Health Care… The Leftmedia were in overdrive this week backing up their […]

Shame On You, Mr. President

June 26, 2009 by

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By Nancy Morgan Graphic video (Not for the young or anyone disturbed by violent images) of an Iranian woman being shot dead while watching the Iran protests with her father is sweeping the net. While Iran state media is doing its best to put a muzzle on foreign media reporting on the violent revolution unfolding […]

Women Of Iran: Throw Down Your Headscarves

June 25, 2009 by

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By Ruth King When the French résistance was fighting the Nazis in 1940, the British and the Americans encouraged them with oratory but withheld any material help. This led the French to say “the British will fight the Nazis to the last drop of French blood.” I hesitate to encourage the women to resist to […]