Maryam Rajavi is widely respected as the determined and principal inspiration behind the leading democratic opposition movement

Maryam Rajavi is widely respected as the determined and principal inspiration behind the leading democratic opposition movement

Introductory remarks by Ambassador Mitchell Reiss, former Director of U.S. State Department Policy Planning and Special Envoy to the Northern Ireland Peace Process. He chaired a panel discussion on Iran entitled “Protests in Iran and the Role of the Opposition” in Paris, 29 June 2018, organized jointly by FEMO and APA. Participants in the panel included: • Michael Mukasey, former…

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The protests are not confined to Tehran, they are widespread throughout Iran

The protests are not confined to Tehran, they are widespread throughout Iran

Michael Mukasey, former U.S. Attorney General, addressed a panel discussion on the subject of “Protests in Iran and the Role of the Opposition” in a Paris suburb on June 29, 2018. The event was jointly organized by FEMO and APA. His remarks follow: We are indeed at a very hopeful time. I think though there are dangers lurking if we’re…

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We are facing the end of this regime

We are facing the end of this regime

Struan Stevenson, Coordinator for Change in Iran, former President of the European Parliament’s Delegation for Relations with Iraq, addressed a panel discussion on the subject of “Protests in Iran and the Role of the Opposition” in a Paris suburb on June 29, 2018. The event was jointly organized by FEMO and APA. His remarks follow: Thank you very much. The…

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Are sanctions the best and most appropriate response?

Are sanctions the best and most appropriate response?

Introductory remarks by Ambassador Lincoln Bloomfield, Distinguished Fellow and Chairman Emeritus at the Stimson Centre, former Assistant Secretary of State for Military Affairs. He chaired a panel discussion on Iran entitled “IRGC and Sanctions” in Paris, 29 June 2018, organized jointly by FEMO and APA. Participants in the panel included: • Robert Joseph, Ambassador, U.S. Special Envoy for Nuclear Nonproliferation…

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Change in Iran will come from the exasperation of the Iranian people

Change in Iran will come from the exasperation of the Iranian people

Mr. Bruno Tertrais, Deputy Director of the Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique (FRS), addressed a panel discussion on the subject of “IRGC and Sanctions” in a Paris suburb on June 29, 2018. The event was jointly organized by FEMO and APA. His remarks follow: Thank you, Lincoln. You asked provocative questions, so I will try to give you provocative replies…

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Sanctions against the IRGC can be a substantial contribution to approaching democracy in Iran

Sanctions against the IRGC can be a substantial contribution to approaching democracy in Iran

Eduard Lintner, former Deputy Minister of Interior of Germany, addressed a panel discussion on the subject of “IRGC and Sanctions” in a Paris suburb on June 29, 2018. The event was jointly organized by FEMO and APA. His remarks follow: Thank you very much for your kind invitation. But I have to apologize because I use the translation because my…

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Sanctions work best when they’re coupled with support for the people

Sanctions work best when they’re coupled with support for the people

Ambassador Robert Joseph, U.S. Special Envoy for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security until 2007, addressed a panel discussion on the subject of “IRGC and Sanctions” in a Paris suburb on June 29, 2018. The event was jointly organized by FEMO and APA. His remarks follow: Good to see you and let me also…

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