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by-Jazeh Miller

There have been reports from Western security sources indicating that Russia has been violating the arms embargo and sanctions imposed on Iran. The reports from a German newspaper state that Russia has been repairing Iran’s defence systems, heavy weapons and other equipment. The items are airlifted into Syrian territory and then transported by sea to Russia. This is a breach of the United Nations Security Council’s resolution 2231 on Iran.

by Jazeh Miller

The National Iranian American Council (NIAC) claims to be a non-profit organisation that is dedicated to promoting greater understanding between the American and Iranian people. The president of the NIAC, Trita Parsi, has been a sympathetic support of the Iranian regime that has voiced criticism about the Trump administration’s approach to Iran. He claims to be dedicated to peace.

By INU Staff

INU - Mohammad Ali Ja'fari, Commander-in-chief of the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), said on Sunday, August 13th, 2017 that some “accompany the enemy” to “undermine” the armed forces.

By INU Staff

INU - Because of the threat that the IRGC poses to regional stability in the Middle East, the U.S. Congress targeted it for sanctions in H.R. 3364- Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act. The House of Representatives bill expanded on the Russia sanctions that passed the Senate 98-2. The President reluctantly signed the legislation into law on August 2nd. This action against the IRGC is a step forward for U.S. foreign policy and the promotion of human rights for the Iranian people.

By INU Staff

INU - The lifting of economic sanctions that was part of the nuclear deal wit Iran has provided much of the funding of their ballistic missile program. The ability to project force beyond its borders, known as “over-the-horizon” capability, sets a nation apart from others. Nuclear-capable nations, such as the U.S., Russia, China, France and Great Britain have long had the ability to project force around the world. Iran’s ballistic missile program is meant to give it this capability.

By INU Staff

INU - United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed new sanctions into law along with measures against Russia and North Korea.


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