Mitchell Reiss: Next US president needs to actively and progressively promote regime change in Iran

Mitchell Reiss: Next US president needs to actively and progressively promote regime change in Iran

Mitchell Reiss, President and CEO of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation in Virginia, former director of policy planning at the U.S. Department of State with special emphasis on Iraq, Iran and the Arab-Israeli conflict, addressed the panel on “One year After Nuclear Deal”, Paris, 8 July 2016. Mitchell Reiss outlined what the future US policy should be and said, “The next president of…

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Lincoln Bloomfield: Rouhani sought regime change in Saudi Arabia

Lincoln Bloomfield: Rouhani sought regime change in Saudi Arabia

Lincoln Bloomfield, Chairman of the Board of Henry L. Stimson Center, a non-partisan security think tank in Washington, D.C. and served as the assistant secretary of state for political military affairs from 2001 to 2005 Ambassador Bloomfield referred to Rouhani’s speech at the UN General Assembly last fall when he called for a different management of Mecca and said, “The title…

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Robert Torricelli: It is impossible to reach an accommodation on middle ground with Iran

Robert Torricelli: It is impossible to reach an accommodation on middle ground with Iran

Robert Torricelli, Member of the US Senate from 1997 to 2003 and served 14 years in the U.S. House of Representatives before being elected to the Senate, addressed the panel on “One year After Nuclear Deal”, Paris, 8 July 2016. Robert Torricelli commented on Iran nuclear deal and said, “No one can seriously believe that given the gap between the West and…

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Robert Joseph: We must change course dramatically and recognize that the regime will not moderate

Robert Joseph: We must change course dramatically and recognize that the regime will not moderate

Robert Joseph, he was the United States Special Envoy for Nuclear Nonproliferation and the Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security until 2007 Ambassador Joseph reiterated, “We must change course dramatically, we must recognize that the regime will not moderate, we must pressure the regime from every possible direction, we must deny it access to the international financial…

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Frances Townsend: Aggression rising since nuclear deal on the part of the Iranian regime

Frances Townsend: Aggression rising since nuclear deal on the part of the Iranian regime

Frances Townsend, former Homeland Security Advisor to United States President and TV personality, addressed the panel on “One year After Nuclear Deal”, Paris, 8 July 2016. Frances Townsend emphasized, “The one thing that is absolutely consistent since the signing of the nuclear deal is increasing aggression on the part of the Iranian regime… This aggression is sort of unbridled whether…

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Phillip Crowley: I am not an optimist about the nuclear agreement

Phillip Crowley: I am not an optimist about the nuclear agreement

Phillip Crowley, Assistant Secretary of State from 2009 to 2011 and former senior director of public affairs for the United States National Security Council and Special Assistant to the President for national security affairs, addressed the panel on “Crisis in the Middle East, Prospects and Solutions“, Paris, 8 July 2016. Phillip Crowley in part said, “I am not an optimist about the nuclear agreement……

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Marc Ginsberg: Crisis of leadership in the US and Europe

Marc Ginsberg: Crisis of leadership in the US and Europe

Marc Ginsberg, US ambassador to Morocco from 1994–1998 and former Deputy Senior Adviser to the President of the United States for Middle East Policy, addressed the panel on “Crisis in the Middle East, Prospects and Solutions“, Paris, 8 July 2016 Marc Ginsberg expressed his concern about the policies adopted towards the Middle East and said, “There is a crisis of leadership in the…

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John Baird: “People of Iran are watching and they will remember who stood by them”

John Baird: “People of Iran are watching and they will remember who stood by them”

John Baird, former Foreign Minister of Canada, addressing the panel on “Policy review on Iran” in Paris on June 30, 2017. Moderator was Ambassador Lincoln Bloomfield, distinguished fellow and Chairman Emeritus at the Stimson Center, former Assistant Secretary of State for Military Affairs. Remarks by John Baird follow: Thank you very much for having me. I think we need to…

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Senator Joe Lieberman: “nothing about Iran’s behavior has changed in the couple of years since the Iran nuclear agreement was signed”

Senator Joe Lieberman: “nothing about Iran’s behavior has changed in the couple of years since the Iran nuclear agreement was signed”

Joseph Lieberman, former US Senator and Vice Presidential candidate, addressing the panel on “Policy review on Iran” in Paris on June 30, 2017. Moderator was Ambassador Lincoln Bloomfield, distinguished fellow and Chairman Emeritus at the Stimson Center, former Assistant Secretary of State for Military Affairs. Remarks by Senator Lieberman follow: Thanks, it’s great to be back here. As we gather…

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