Volume: 1 - Issue:  15626 August 2011
Iran Update - ISDCI Newsletter
Iran Update



We are delighted to present you with the current issue of Iran Update, a publication of International Solidarity for Democratic Change in Iran (ISDCI). 

General SHELTON: Unshackle Iran's main opposition
The Washington Times

Refusal to remove MEK's terrorist designation betrays democracy


Indeed, the MEK should never have been designated as an FTO in the first place. An ardent opponent of the mullahs who run Iran, the MEK was put on the U.S. list in 1997 as a gesture to Tehran at a time when U.S-Iranian relations seemed to be thawing.  Read On...

Moment of truth for Iran
United Press International

The moment of truth is upon us. The Iranian regime has raised the nuclear stakes even while struggling under international sanctions. Read On... 

France calls Libya victory summit, warns Syria
EU Observer

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has called a high-level meeting on Libya's post-Gaddafi future and promised support - but no military action - for opposition forces in Syria. Read On... 

JPMorgan to Pay $88.3 Million for Sanctions Violations
the New York Times

JPMorgan Chase has agreed to pay $88.3 million as part of a settlement with the Treasury Department. Read On... 

Time to stop coddling Iran
The Jerusalem Post

The Obama administration's ongoing support of the Libyan resistance in Tripoli highlights the valuable role that opposition organizations play in support of US security interests. Read On... 

Members of Congress Voice Support for Iranian-American Rally
PR Newswire

Members of Congress and senior former U.S. officials will voice support for a major rally by thousands of Iranian-Americans in solidarity with Iran's pro-democracy movement on Friday.  Read On... 

Iranian Exile Group Lobbies To Get Off Terrorist List
NPR Radio

An Iranian exile group is ramping up its lobbying campaign to get off a U.S. terrorist list, and the issue has sparked a fierce debate among foreign policy experts about the wisdom of such a move. Read On... 

Other Suggested Readings:


Maryam Rajavi congratulates Libyan people's victory as great development towards democracy in the region 

Secretary Clinton, it's time to delist the PMOI  

NPR: NEAL CONAN Interview with governor Howard Dean 

Video: Taking 'missteps' toward Iran and Iraq?

Dear Secretary Clinton, Saving 3400 MEK Lives is not a Political Decision  

Elizabeth Rubin: "Yellow Journalist" Par-Excellence  

American Credibility at Risk On Foreign Policy Front, Too 

Trita Parsi and NIAC's Handy Iran Experts Again  

Ambassador Butler, You Are on the Wrong Side!  

U.S. envoy aids Iran's mullahs

Unanimous Adoption of House Amendment for Ashraf

Who Set Iran's Washington Lobbyist on Fire?


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