NCRI-US Nowruz Panel Experts Discuss Prospects for Change in Iran

Press Coverage: Policy Experts Assess Tehran’s Threat, Prospects for Change in Iran

Washington, DC, March 25, 2022 – To celebrate the ancient Nowruz and the beginning of the Iranian New Year, the U.S. Representative Office of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI-US) held an online conference on Friday, March 25, 2022, to discuss Iran’s growing internal unrests, Tehran’s nuclear defiance and regional aggression, the regime’s support for the invasion of Ukraine, and prospects for fundamental change in Iran. Distinguished policy and national security figures discussed a framework for an Iran policy aimed at neutralizing Tehran’s malign conduct and in support of the Iranian people’s aspirations for freedom and democracy.

Press coverages of the conference appear below.

The Washington Times Report

Biden faces growing pressure over nuclear talks, rumored plan to pull Iran’s IRGC from terror list

By Ben Wolfgang – The Washington Times – Friday, March 25, 2022

The Biden administration is playing with fire as it considers lifting the formal terrorism designation on Iran’s elite military force, former U.S. officials and national security scholars said Friday, warning that American lives will be at greater risk if Washington makes such a concession in a bid to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. …

Washington Times report: Keep IRGC on the FTO List
Washington Times Coverage of the NCRI-US Conference on Change in Iran

“Being on the list does make some entities and some people reluctant to deal openly with the IRGC. But think of the effect of taking the IRGC off the list,” former U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey said at Friday’s NCRI event. “That would be, in effect, the United States saying the IRGC … is not itself a terrorist organization. The IRGC, in essence, will have been given the Good Housekeeping seal of approval by the U.S. government.” …

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