Volume: 1 - Issue:  25311 May 2012
Iran Update - ISDCI Newsletter
Iran Update

Greetings!

 

We are delighted to present you with the current issue of Iran Update, a publication of International Solidarity for Democratic Change in Iran (ISDCI).  You can see ISDCI's latest events on our website at: International Conferences 

Information shows Iran Accelerating Nuclear Bomb Development
ISDCI

Iranian dissidents revealed today that Iran' theocratic government is mounting efforts to acquire nuclear bomb while talks on this issue between the country and western powers continue. Read On... 

Senior U.S. Military Commanders Who Served at Camp Ashraf Reject "Absurd" Allegations by State's Lawyer against Camp's Residents
PR News Wire

Allegations by the State Department lawyer on lack of access to, and suspicion of existence of weapons and ammunition at Camp Ashraf are absurd and insult the professionalism and integrity of U.S. troops who served at Camp Ashraf, senior U.S. military commanders say in a statement, a copy of which was provided to the U.S. Committee for Camp Ashraf Residents (USCCAR). Read On... 

Sorry, Joe, most of Iran's nuclear progress has come under Obama
The Washington Post

Speaking in Atlanta Tuesday, Vice President Biden lashed out at the Bush administration for its failure to stop Iran's drive toward a nuclear weapon.  Read On... 

Group Sees Sign of Iran Cleanup at Nuclear Site
The New York Times

New commercial satellite imagery of an Iranian military site that has remained off limits to international nuclear inspectors shows recent activity that suggests the Iranians have tried to clean up a suspected explosives testing chamber there, a group that tracks nuclear proliferation said Wednesday.  Read On... 

Iran nuclear talks: Are sanctions on the table?
The Christian Science Monitor

A senior Iranian figure stated that Iran's 'minimum expectation' for the upcoming negotiations was a lifting of some sanctions, but sanctions are notoriously hard to remove. Read On... 

Commentary: How is it that Ahmadinejad Is still Iran's president?
Kansas City

 

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) announced on April 28th that it would resume discussions with Iran on May 14-15, the first in two months since the last meeting over concerns about Tehran's nuclear activities ended in failure.  Read On... 

 

Subvert the Law; Betray the Nation!
The Hunffington Post

The Mujahedeen-e-Khalq (MEK) was blacklisted by the Clinton administration to placate the Iranian mullahs in 1997. In 2012 the fallacy of that approach is self-evident. While it may be difficult to understand the U.S. Government's decision to label as terrorists a group of Iranian dissidents exiled in Iraq its recent perversion of the truth is most alarming.  Read On...
 

U.S. official doubts Iran can find alternative to central bank
Reuters

A top U.S. Treasury official said on Thursday that he was skeptical that Iran could find an alternative payment system to its central bank, which is the target of U.S. sanctions aimed at depriving Tehran of funds needed to develop its nuclear program. Read On... 

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