Iran

Iran must stop prosecuting Baha’is

Iran must stop prosecuting Baha’is

Since the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran, Baha’is have been systematically persecuted as a matter of government policy. During the first decade of this persecution, more than two hundred Baha’is were killed or executed.
Hundreds more were tortured or imprisoned, and tens of thousands lost jobs, access to education, and other rights solely because of their religious beliefs.

Tehran-Hamas ties warming up

Tehran-Hamas ties warming up

The move came after representatives from the Islamic Republic and the Palestinian terror group conducted intensive discussions in Lebanon over the last two weeks, according to London-based Arab language newspaper Asharq Al-Awsat. Members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards and senior Hezbollah figures were among those at the talks in Lebanon.

Give North Korea the Iran treatment

Give North Korea the Iran treatment

In dealing with North Korea, the Trump administration should look to Iran. Specifically, it should take a page out of the Obama administration’s Iran sanctions playbook and apply against North Korea the tool used successfully to bring Iran to the nuclear negotiating table — “secondary sanctions” on those who do business with the regime.