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by Struan Stevenson

The Finsbury Park mosque attack in London is the latest horrific outrage to stun public opinion.

 So many innocent lives have been taken in recent terrorist attacks that many people in the UK are now clamoring for an appropriate response.
 The tit-for-tat nature of these events plays perfectly into the hands of the terrorists, whose aim is to set one section of society against another.

by Ken Blackwell

Thirty years after President Reagan seized upon an historic opportunity to bring down the Iron Curtain, there are growing indications that President Trump can make similarly historic strides in the conflict between the US and the new Evil of our time:

by Heshmat Alavi

We have witnessed over the past four decades Iran’s desperate need to create turmoil inside its own borders and abroad to quell dissent, justifying all measures to achieve this.Through such a perspective we can analyze the unseen truth behind the events of the June 7th twin ISIS attacks in Tehran. The surfacing of more facts and evidence have raised speculation that this entire turn of events was a scenario blueprinted by Tehran.

by Heshmat Alavi

US President Donald Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia and the Riyadh Summit, with leaders of over 50 Muslim nations taking part, was a major turning point in the Middle East’s balance of power. This development also signaled the end of eight years of the Obama administration’s unbridled appeasement vis-à-vis Iran. And Tehran has very specifically received the message.

By Shahriar Kia

As the external policy of the Iranian regime is based on warmongering, stopping activities on the field of production mass destruction weapons by the regime is nonsensical. Shahriar Kia writes about Iranian regime’s goals and activities mainly on improving missiles programme after nuclear deal.

Less than a week after the U.S. Senate adopted sweeping new sanctions targeting Iran's Revolutionary Guards (IRGC)

By Amir Basiri

After passing a bill by the US Senate on ballistic missile development by the Iranian regime, it looks like a new round of challenges is on track after Obama’s administration. Amir Basir, analyst, has more about it. 

Last week, the Senate passed a bill that outlines a new round of sanctions against the Iranian regime for its ballistic missile development, arms transfers, support for terrorism, and human rights violations.

NCRI - The US Senate has adopted the “Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017” bill and left the Iranian regime trembling with fear. Media outlets in the country have described the bill as the “black hole” of sanctions. The bill is so comprehensive that it does not leave the Iranian regime with a lot of choice but to comply.Part of the bill deals specifically with sanctions on the country’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC).

Dr. Majid Rafizadeh

The Baghdad Post, June 20 2017 - The latest reports regarding Iran’s provocation in the Strait of Hormuz highlight the notion that Tehran is forcefully attempting to further strengthen its hold over this strategic choke point at the expense of regional stability, Dr. Majid Rafizadeh wrote in a commentary published by The National.

It should come as no surprise that Iran’s military has once again conducted significant moves in the Strait.

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2017 – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement Tuesday on reports that the House of Representatives is delaying consideration and passage of bipartisan legislation to sanction Iran and Russia. The Senate passed the bill last week 98-2:

BY ALI SAFAVI

RaddingtonReport, JUNE 21, 2017 - Usually, the hope is that after an election a country can move forward, the new leader’s agenda bolstered by a popular mandate. That is not the case with Iran.