ICFTO—The Washington Post reported at the most recent debate among Republican presidential nominees, former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum on Obama’s approach to large street protests of the elections in Iran in which Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was re-elected over a perceived moderate said:
Reuters, 13 Dec 2011 - Leaders of a U.S. House and Senate negotiating panel on Monday said they had agreed to compromise legislation imposing new sanctions that target Iran’s central bank, despite Obama administration misgivings over the measure. They said they hoped to pass it this week.
By SAM DAGHER
The Wall Street Journal, Baghdad, 22 Nov 2011- Weeks before the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Iraq, the commander of American forces here urged the Iraqi government to keep fighting extremists, especially the Iran-backed militias he said threaten to form a state within a state.
By Marc A. Thiessen
The Washington Post, 8 Dec 2011 - It went virtually unnoticed (and unreported by this newspaper), but last week a federal court found the government of Iran liable for the 1998 bombings of the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.
Wait, you say, wasn’t al-Qaeda was responsible for the embassy bombings?
AFP, Washington, 20 Nov 2011 -The United States is investigating whether Iran sent hundreds of special artillery shells for chemical weapons to the late Moamer Kadhafi regime in Libya, The Washington Post reported late Sunday.
When the last U.S. troops leave Dec. 31, Iraqi forces will destroy Camp Ashraf, home to thousands of Iranian refugees belonging to the MEK. Geoffrey Robertson on the appalling human-rights tragedy unfolding.
The Daily Beast, 9 Dec 2011 - The time bomb that is ticking toward a new human-rights disaster is near Baghdad, in a 25-acre compound, where 3,400 refugees from Iranian religious fascism await the cruelest of fates.
ICFTO- US Ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency Glyn Davies described said the recent importantIAEA report condemning the Iranian regime’s nuclear program leaves no doubt about Tehran’s activities in this field, AFP reported.
Reuters, Brussels, 1 Dec 2011 -Sweden’s Foreign Minister Carl Bildt said on Thursday he was prepared to agree to an oil embargo against Iran, but he questioned the effectiveness of such a measure.
The White House, 18 Nov 2011 - The United States welcomes today’s strong vote by the United Nations General Assembly on a resolution deploring the assassination plot against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to the United States.