On Saturday, the European Union’s highest-ranking energy official announced that Europe has decided to stick with the Iran nuclear deal, despite America’s withdrawal earlier this month. “We have sent a message to our Iranian friends that as long as they are sticking to the (nuclear) agreement the Europeans will … fulfill their commitment. And they [...]
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On May 9, a panel discussion occurred in Washington, on the topic of: Iran's Ballistic Missile Buildup. To moderate this well-timed event, Dr. Ali Safavi welcomed Ms. Rebeccah Heinrichs, a Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute. There she specializes in nuclear deterrence, missile defense, and counter-proliferation. And she has also testified before Congress. Alireza Jafarzadeh gave the [...]
President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Iranian nuclear deal leaves Iranian leaders with the grim realization that the era of endless concessions from the West is over and that their own grip on power continues to slip. On Tuesday, Trump announced he was exiting the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or [...]
Recent reports reveal how the Iranian regime has been using malicious apps to spy on users’ smartphones. The report was issued in one of the most recent publications of the France-based National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), widely held as the most influential Iranian opposition party. In the report, NCRI exposes the attempts of [...]
For years, the Iranian regime has been struggling to rein-in access to Internet services because it knows full-well providing unharnessed access to the Internet will defeat its censorship machine. The mullahs ruling Iran had a first-hand experience of what the Internet can do in 2009, when images and videos of the regime’s brutality toward peaceful [...]
Millions of smartphone users in the United States, and around the world, are vulnerable to being spied-on by the Iranian government, according to a new report. And apparently all it takes is downloading the wrong app. The report, "Iran: Cyber Repression," was recently published by the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), considered to [...]
Iran may be using apps on App Store and Google Play to spy on millions of people around the World, report claims
A new report claims the Iranian regime is using apps available to download on Apple's App Store and the Google Play Store to spy on users around the world The report claims state officials have embedded 'malicious codes' in apps like the Mobogram instant messenger application to monitor users' activity Mobogram is widely used in [...]
Iran’s intelligence services have “significantly accelerated” spying on their own citizens in the wake of anti-regime protests that rocked the nation, according to an extensive investigation released Thursday by a leading Iranian exile dissident group. The Paris-based National Council of Resistance of Iran, relying on what it says include sources inside the government, contends the country’s Islamic [...]
Anti-government demonstrations that erupted Thursday and have since spread across Iran represent the most serious challenge to the theocracy that has ruled the nation since seizing power in the 1979 revolution. The U.S. government needs to support the protests with actions to put pressure on the repressive forces of the Iranian government. Such actions should include: Most [...]
Gene and Russ welcome the Deputy Director of the Washington office of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, author of The Iran Threat (Palgrave MacMillan; New York 2008), and president of Strategic Policy Consulting, Alireza Jafarzadeh. Jafarzadeh is an Iranian policy expert who has been on the forefront of efforts to ensure that the Iranian regime does not acquire [...]