Dr Michael Doran, former senior director in the US National Security Council

Security Expert Warns Abut Need to Counter Iran

Azita Carlson 30 April 2019 197 Hits

By Azita Carlson

A Middle East security expert said that the approach of most Western nations towards the dangers posed by Iran and its proxies is inadequate, during a recent trip to Australia and New Zealand, and emphasised the need to contain Iran.

Dr Michael Doran, former senior director in the US National Security Council, said: “I think there are three steps. Number one, we need to reach a global consensus, or at least a consensus in the West, that the restrictions on the Iranian nuclear program have to be permanent.”

Brigadier-General-Hossein-Salam

What Does the Appointment of a New IRGC Head Mean?

Navid Felker 29 April 2019 255 Hits

by Navid  Felker

The appointment of Major General Hossein Salami as the new head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) indicates that Iran may be seeking to project strength to the world from its weak position, according to political scientist Dr Majid Rafizadeh.

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei appointed Hossein Salami as the new head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC)

Hossein Salami's IRGC Appointment Is Not a Big Deal

Navid Felker 24 April 2019 280 Hits

by Navid  Felker

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei appointed Hossein Salami as the new head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) just days after the US designated the IRGC as a terror group.

Salami is often seen as a hardliner by the West, most notably for his mocking comments after taking US Marines hostage, and he certainly has characteristics and morals that are alien to all peace-loving people. However, it is important to note that no one in the Iranian Regime is a moderate and no one is a hardliner. They are all playing different parts of the same song with Khamenei as a conductor.

Iran's supreme leader Ali Khamenei has appointed Brigadier General Hossein Salami as the new head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps

US Gives Exemptions on IRGC Designation

Saeed 22 April 2019 302 Hits

By Saeed

The US has given large exemptions to foreign governments, companies, and NGOs dealing with Iran's Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), according to three current and three former US officials, so they will not automatically face sanctions, even though Washington designated the IRGC as a foreign terrorist group last week.

What does the IRGC terrorist designation mean?

What Does the IRGC Terrorist Designation Mean?

Editor 19 April 2019 277 Hits

By Staff writer, SF

The US has taken a tough stance on the Iranian Regime ever since Donald Trump came to power in 2017.

This can be seen in the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) in 2018 and subsequent reimbursement of sanctions, as well as this month’s decision to place the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) on the US State Department’s List of Foreign Terrorist Organisations (FTOs).

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)

IRGC Should Be Blacklisted by Europe

Azita Carlson 15 April 2019 227 Hits

By Azita Carlson

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) was finally placed on the United States Foreign Terrorist Organizations List (FTO) where it belongs. This move, which was long overdue and heavily anticipated, was welcomed by the majority of Iranians and those in the Iranian diaspora because the IRGC is the tool that the Regime uses to crush any and all dissent.

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