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Iran: President Admits Economy Is in Tatters

Iran: President Admits Economy Is in Tatters

By Shahriar Kia

When U.S. President Donald Trump warned the Iranian regime that he would pull out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA), or 2015 Iran nuclear deal, Iran made threats that it too would pull out. Trump eventually decided that he would pull the United States out of the agreement, but Iran’s threat of exiting never materialised.

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Iran Regime Wastes Money on Failed Space Launch While People Starve

Iran Regime Wastes Money on Failed Space Launch While People Starve

By Mahmoud Hakamian

The Iranian regime’seconomy is in freefall, which means that many vital construction projects have closed down, and the budget for ministries like education, transportation and healthcare has decreased significantly, yet the mullahs have still been able to find money for their security forces and missile test projects.

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Pompeo: We Must Confront Iran Regime in Middle East

Pompeo: We Must Confront Iran Regime in Middle East

By Amir Taghati

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has visited eight countries in one week, meeting with royalty and elected officials, to unite the Middle East behind the idea that Iran’s regional influence must be rolled back and their militias must be confronted because the Iranian Regime poses “the greatest threat of all” to the region through its “campaigns of terrorism and destruction”.

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Iran Regime on the Verge of Economic Collapse

Demonstrations in the Tehran bazaar by merchants and shopkeepers over rising inflation in the country in June 2018

By Mahmoud Hakamian

The acceleration of Iran regime’s economic collapse is a grave concern. Economists look toward the economic situation of Venezuela and compare the inflation rate and the conversion rate of USD to Venezuela currency with the inflation rate and conversion rate of Iranian rials to USD. The Iranian people wonder, “Will Iran become the next Venezuela?”

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Iran Regime Increases Defence Budget Again Despite Economic Crisis

Iran Regime Increases Defence Budget Again Despite Economic Crisis

By Amir Taghati

The Institute for International Strategic Studies (IISS) based in London has carried out an analysis of the Iran’s 2018-2019 budget. It has concluded that the regime’s defence spending will be rising. There is a rise of almost 84 per cent in the funding for the country’s police force.

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Signs of a Faltering Regime in Iran

Signs of a Faltering Regime in Iran

By Reza Shafiee

Hardly anyone believes these days that Tehran's regime is in control. Second round of US sanctions hit hard Iran's theocratic regime on November 4th; a day meaningful both for Iran and the United States. November 4, 1979 marks the start of a 444 days of captivity for American diplomats in Iran. Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani's new plan is "hope-therapy" for pushing back against protests caused by economic challenges in the country. That does not mean the Iranian regime has slowed down the crackdown on protesters. The regime hanged over 30 prisoners in November.

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Character Assassination

By Ali Safavi

Character assassination, a particularly repugnant political tactic, has been employed extensively throughout history. An extreme case in contemporary American history, McCarthyism, has since been condemned by the public and political circles, both Democrat and Republican. Slander, distortion, fabrication and sophistry are the tools of the trade. Hitler’s propaganda minister, Joseph Goebbels, believed that the bigger the lie, the more convincing. Machiavelli taught that the ends justify the means. Both “principles” are applied in character assassination.

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