Iran

#Debate

‘Our ‘maximum pressure’ on Iran failed — unless the goal was to help China’, Washington Post

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A rebuke to the Trump regime, from the WP Editorial Board. July 21, 2020. Original post here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/global-opinions/our-maximum-pressure-on-iran-failed–unless-the-goal-was-to-help-china/2020/07/20/484ae90a-c847-11ea-b037-f9711f89ee46_story.html THE TRUMP administration’s “maximum pressure” campaign against Iran has manifestly failed to achieve either its stated or unstated aims: It has not […]

#Research

Iranian Public Opinion 2019, University of Maryland

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This report covers findings from three surveys fielded in May, August, and early October 2019, to evaluate how the Trump administration’s “maximum pressure” campaign is affecting public opinion in Iran. PDF below and original post here: https://cissm.umd.edu/sites/default/files/2019-10/Iranian%20PO%20under%20Maximum%20Pressure_101819_full.pdf

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Iran’s missile strike on US airbase in Iraq

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Series of articles on Iran’s missile strike on the US airbase in western Iraq, in response to the assassinations of anti-terrorist commanders Abu Madhi al Muhandis and Qassem Soleimani. Iran’s attack on Iraq shows how precise missiles have become https://www.economist.com/science-and-technology/2020/01/16/irans-attack-on-iraq-shows-how-precise-missiles-have-become […]

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Facebook begins censorship purge after Trump’s assassination of Iranian General Soleimani.

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A selection of articles following the Trump regime’s assassination of Iran’s General Qassem Soleimani, and the subsequent Facebook purge of posts sympathetic to the region’s leading commander of anti-terrorist operations. Facebook’s Soleimani Ban Flies in Face of First Amendment https://www.commondreams.org/views/2020/01/15/facebooks-soleimani-ban-flies-face-first-amendment […]

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Another Amnesty fake, over Iran

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Amnesty International has faked yet another human rights story, in support of the parallel US state department campaign against Iran. The group claims 24 year old Yasaman Aryani has been jailed for 16 years for ‘campaigning against wearing a hijab’. […]