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The Iran Primer

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US Charges Iran More Active Worldwide

            On May 31, two senior U.S. officials detailed Iran’s growing role in extremist activities worldwide.

Clinton’s Parting Words on Iran

            During her last week as secretary of state, Hillary Clinton made several comments on Iran and unfinished U.S. business.

U.S. Issues Iran Travel Warning

            On December 7, the State Department warned that U.S.

U.S. Condemns Iran’s New Education Policy

On August 21, State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland issued the following statement condemning Iran’s new education policy.

Part II: U.S. Assesses New Sanctions

On July 31, the Obama administration provided a briefing on the new U.S. sanctions on Iran.

Part II: U.S. Slams Iran on Baha’is

The State Department’s annual International Religious Freedom report focused particular attention on Iran’s Baha’is, the country’s largest religious minority at between

Part I: Iran “Horrible” on Religious Freedom

On July 30, 2012, the U.S. Department of State released its annual International Religious Freedom Report, which highlighted serious human rights violations in Iran.

Department of State’s Human Rights Report on Iran

The following is from the executive summary of the State Department issued its Human Rights Report for 2010:

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