U.S. Policy

November 18, 2011
On Nov. 18, 2011, a resolution by the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency expressed concern about Iran’s controversial nuclear program based on the latest report. Specifically, the IAEA Board of Governors:1. Expresses deep and increasing concern about the unresolved issues regarding the Iranian nuclear…
November 17, 2011
The following are excerpts from Congressional testimony at a Nov. 15 hearing on the Obama Administration’s policy toward Iran. The three officials appeared before the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee National Security, Homeland Defense and Foreign Operations Subcommittee…
November 17, 2011
The following are excerpts from Congressional testimony at a Nov. 15 hearing on the Obama Administration’s policy toward Iran. The three analysts appeared before the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee National Security, Homeland Defense and Foreign Operations Subcommittee.     Dr…
November 3, 2011
The following statement was released on Nov. 2 by the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The committee adopted two bipartisan bills aimed at strengthening and expanding U.S. sanctions on Iran and other rogue regimes. To view Chairman Ros-Lehtinen’s full remarks during the markup, please click here.…
October 27, 2011
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton interview with Kambiz Hosseini of the Voice of America’s Parazit show on Oct. 26, 2011: QUESTION:  So, Madam Secretary, thank you for taking time to answer our audience’s questions.  We were supposed to do this way earlier.  We assume you were too busy taking down…
October 27, 2011
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton interview with Bahman Kalbasi on Oct. 26, 2011:    QUESTION:  Secretary Clinton, thank you very much for sitting down with the BBC.  And the response to our call for questions has been overwhelming.  The thousands of viewers we have across the Persian speaking…
October 26, 2011
Congressional testimonies on Oct. 26, 2011 before the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence and Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Management.   Dr. Lawrence J. Korb, Center for American Progress Action Fund   It is imperative that the United…
October 26, 2011
The following is an excerpt from testimony by Col. Timothy J. Geraghty, USMC (retired) on Oct. 26 before the Joint Subcommittee Hearing: Iranian Terror Operations on American Soil. Geraghty was commander of the Marine peacekeepers in Lebanon.              October 23, 2011 marked the twenty-eighth…
October 20, 2011
The following is an excerpt from Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s interview with NBC’s Today Show on Oct. 12 about Iran’s alleged terrorism plot.     QUESTION:  Let’s talk about the news of the day, this plot by some members of the Quds Force to take out the Saudi ambassador at a…
October 19, 2011
The following is a Press Statement from the State Department on the U.N. Human Rights Report:We welcome the first interim report by the UN Special Rapporteur for human rights in Iran, Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, and take note of his assessment regarding the Iranian government’s “pattern of systemic…