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Carter and Khomeimi's legacy: 45 years of turmoil

The February 11, 1979 revolt let to subsequent MIddle East turmoil, and engulfed in a storm of delusions, superstitions, disillusionment, and rebellion, Iranian society today teeters on the brink of collapse. Op-ed.

Carter and Khomeimi's legacy: 45 years of turmoil

From the ashes of oppression: A democratic Iran

Iran is on the brink of destruction, fueled by the incompetence of its rulers and the hidden anger of its people, and demands a thoughtful approach to governance in the looming post-regime era. America, take note. Russia is already there. Op-ed.

From the ashes of oppression:  A democratic Iran

Unveiling the shadows behind the massacre

'The Black Shabbat: A critical analysis of the October 7th tragedy'. Book Review.

Unveiling the shadows behind the massacre

Iran's Reign of Terror

The revenge of terrorist criminals on innocent Iranian youth. Op-ed.

Iran's Reign of Terror

45 years after the Shah: A predictable threat

America should have not let the Shah fall in 1979, but the CIA and Carter did not even understand the impending danger that the Islamic Shiite caliphate would pose to American interests in the Middle East. Russia was overjoyed. Opinion.

45 years after the Shah: A predictable threat

Four years after the elimination of Qasem Soleimani by the CIA

The U.S. and its allies still must navigate a landscape riddled with sectarian conflicts, power struggles, and extremist ideologies. Op-ed.

Four years after the elimination of Qasem Soleimani by the CIA

The Houthi terrorists: Unpacking Yemen's complex reality

Contextualizing Yemen's conflict: The rise of the Houthi Movement. Op-ed.

The Houthi terrorists: Unpacking Yemen's complex reality

The Middle East's path amid Iran's Shia Islamic Reich

The world is mutely observing the emergence of Iran’s Islamic Reich. If this continues, the current war will lead to a wider one. Op-ed.

The Middle East's path amid Iran's Shia Islamic Reich

Unmasking China's Hamas connection: A global concern

China's economic interests in the Middle East influence its stance on the Israel-Hamas war as do its relations with Russia and Iran. Op-ed.

Unmasking China's Hamas connection: A global concern

Media collusion The shameful alliance with terror

Rasing questions about media complicity in the October 7h massacre. Opinion.

Media collusion  The shameful alliance with terror

Casting a critical eye on the deceptive Ayatollah

The proclamations of this mendacious, deluded, and pseudo-religious cleric, his lies 100% contrary to reality, fan the flames of war. Op-ed.

Casting a critical eye on the deceptive Ayatollah

The threat of Iran's malignant influence

In the complex geopolitical landscape of the Middle East, the Iranian regime's "Axis of Resistance," poses a global threat. Op-ed.

The threat of Iran's malignant influence

IRGC-backed terrorist s: Threat to Israel and the Middle East

Hamas, PIJ, Hezbollah, Ansarullah, Jaish al-Shaabi, and ISIS all function as extensions of Tehran, promoting its nefarious agenda.Op-ed.

IRGC-backed terrorist s: Threat to Israel and the Middle East

Iran's threat to the Israeli-Saudi Peace framework

Iran knows that its ambition to be the major regional power is threatened by a normalization agreement between Israel and the Saudis. Op-ed.

Iran's threat to the Israeli-Saudi Peace framework

Unveiling the stealthy intrusion: Iran's espionage in US policy

This includes academic and scientific centers, commercial institutions, Islamic organizations, think tanks, and gov't media outlets. Op-ed.

Unveiling the stealthy intrusion: Iran's espionage in US policy

Iran's MOIS: a web of oppression and global malevolence

The recent sanctions imposed by the US underscore the imperative to curb MOIS's malevolent reach. Or we in the West will be sorry. Op-ed.

Iran's MOIS: a web of oppression and global malevolence

In memory of Mahsa Amini: Iran and the quest for change

On the web of politics and power dynamics in the Islamic Republic, obliteration of opponents and the yearnings of Iranian youth. Op-ed.

In memory of Mahsa Amini: Iran and the quest for change

Sept. 8, 1978: The shadow of PLO terrorism in Iran's Revolution

It is commonly seen as a popular uprising for freedom, but research reveals a darker side -terrorism, brutality and foreign influence.Op-ed.

Sept. 8, 1978: The shadow of PLO terrorism in Iran's Revolution

Biden turned away from the Iran uprising

Biden demonstrated a worrying naïveté about Iran policy. Perhaps it is time for Democrats to take some lessons from the past on Iran. Op-ed.

Biden turned away from the Iran uprising

The Moment of Truth in Iran has arrived

There is no hope for the nuclear deal revival, while Iran's mullahs are just waiting to crush protests. Op-ed.

The Moment of Truth in Iran has arrived

The Mossad Spymaster, analyzing relations with Saudi Arabia

The strengthening peace in the Middle East is the mullahs' funeral.Op-ed.

The Mossad Spymaster, analyzing relations with Saudi Arabia

The intricate labyrinth of the political stage in Iran

The political theatre in Iran is unpredictable, as numerous power-hungry figures twist facts and present a skewed picture of events. Op-ed.

The intricate labyrinth of the political stage in Iran

Islamic Jihad thugs are in the IRGC terrorist circle

Although there is no rational relation between their aims, Iran is happy to support PIJ terror against Israel. Op-ed.

Islamic Jihad thugs are in the IRGC terrorist circle

If they are laughing at Khamenei to his face, change is imminent

Khamenei, with the same ambiitions as Cyrus the Great, is now an object of laughter despite his violent dictatorship based on fear.Op-ed

If they are laughing at Khamenei to his face, change is imminent

The consequences and import of Reza Pahlavi's visit to Israel

The Crown Prince of Iran changed the political theatre in Iran and in its diaspora. Do not let it go to waste. Op-ed.

The consequences and import of Reza Pahlavi's visit to Israel

Israel, a friend of Iran's historic legacy

A Jewish Iranian expresses the hopes of the anti-mullah Iranian diaspora and the people of Iran from Reza Phalavi's visit to Israel. Op-ed.

Israel, a friend of Iran's historic legacy

Biological terror in Iranian schools

Nobody in Iran trusts officials and religious fundamentalist figures who are opposed to girls' education to find the perpetrators. Op-ed.

Biological terror in Iranian schools

The boasting of an Iranian thug threatens national security

Idle threats? This man dreams of starting a war with the US and obliterating Israel. Op-ed.

The boasting of an Iranian thug threatens national security

Terrorist Mullahs: quitting NPT and assaulting Israel

There was a period of calm, and then a woman who removed her headscarf at a conference will lead to an uproar of nationwide protests.Op-ed.

Terrorist Mullahs: quitting NPT and assaulting Israel

Antisemitism is a long-cherished value for the mullahs

Ilhan Omar spreads the mullah's lies and antisemitic tropes, equating the US and Israel with terrorist groups. Op-ed.

Antisemitism is a long-cherished value  for the mullahs

Labeling IRGC as a terrorist group - it is the EU and UK's turn

The European Parliament has done so, Biden realized that he cannot whitewash them and the rest of the world must follow suit. Op-ed.

Labeling IRGC as a terrorist group - it is the EU and UK's turn

Khamenei's new police commander is a lunatic thug

The kangaroo Islamic court of mullahs is ruling to execute young protesters amid crack down on the anti-regime’s nationwide protests. Op-ed.

Khamenei's new police commander is a lunatic thug

First Charlie Hebdo, then the world

IRGC threats against Charlie Hebdo are the tip of the iceberg. Iran is out to control the world and a new government is crucial. Op-ed.

First Charlie Hebdo, then the world

To the mullahs: Will you soon be swinging from lampposts?

The mullahs undoubtedly believe they will be safe after regime change, but there is no guarantee after their present brutality.Op-ed.

To the mullahs: Will you soon be swinging from lampposts?

When will the Mullahs' regime fall?

The mullahs' regime faces a shrinking economy, internal crisis, devastating environmental disaster, and a succession crisis, Op-ed..

When will the Mullahs' regime fall?

Iranian protesters feel a huge sense of betrayal

The Democrats seem to like to support diplomacy with the mullahs and that means no new Iran, no end to supporting terror, no freedom. Op-ed.

Iranian protesters feel a huge sense of betrayal

The young protesters have sculpted the New Iran

The only chance Iran has is to get rid of these toxic, worthless mullahs and ayatollahs. Op-ed.

The young protesters have sculpted the New Iran

80 days of protests in Iran and still no leader

There is no way diplomacy or dialogue works with Shia’ mullahs, so the rebels need a charismatic leader, but none has appeared. Op-ed.

80 days of protests in Iran and still no leader

The CIA reports about Iran

American diplomacy's attempts to engage in dialogue with the savage mullahs is fruitless. The CIA must act on the real situation.Op-ed.

The CIA reports about Iran

A mullah’s flag with a hole in is the symbol of the revolution

The revolutionaries in Iran know the historic symbolism of a flag with a hole - and their own historic symbolism of a Lion and Sun. Op-ed.

A mullah’s flag with a hole in is the symbol of the revolution

The Iranians will never forget or forgive Qatar!

The young generation in Iran will never forget or forgive Qatari flagrant support for silencing their public statements at the games. Op-ed.

The Iranians will never forget or forgive Qatar!

Reformists are plotting a coup against the Iran Revolution

So-called reformists, separatist and terror groups as well as pro-regime forces are working to nip the revolt in the bud. Op-ed.

Reformists are plotting a coup against the Iran Revolution

The likelihood of regime change in Iran

The question is "how many lives must be lost to get the world's awareness?".There are ways to help the protesters. Op-ed

The likelihood of regime change in Iran

Iranian-backed “sleeper cells” and US Counterintelligence

In case the mullah's regime is endangeredl, it could activate 'sleeper cells' all over the US. Op-ed.

Iranian-backed “sleeper cells” and US  Counterintelligence

The Mullah’s regime, Saudi Arabia, and Netanyahu

Israel and Saudi Arabia's intelligence centers, GIP or Mossad, know well that IRGC head Salami is a psychopath and his words a bluff. Op-ed.

The Mullah’s regime, Saudi Arabia, and Netanyahu

The wordless West and regime change in Iran.

The lack of partnership among the opposition alarmed the silent West so it did not to support the Iran revolution. Op-ed.

The wordless West and regime change in Iran.

CIA, Mossad, and regime change in Iran

Mullahs have absolutely no place in the future of a free Iran, just like Nazis in today’s Germany. The world must support the revolt. Op-ed.

CIA, Mossad, and regime change in Iran

Biden's Iran policy is a disaster!

These are not sporadic protests or a feminist revolution. This is a Revolution of the Iranian people against the mullahs. Help us! Op-ed.

Biden's Iran policy is a disaster!