July 29, 2012
Iran a Partner for Peace?!
Kofi Annan, in his role as U.N. special envoy to Syria, recently made the shocking announcement that Iran has offered "encouragement and cooperation" in dealing with Syria and "should be a part of the solution." Annan's statement seems to indicate, without offering any supporting evidence, that Iran has assisted efforts to prevent the Assad government from massacring its own citizens. The reality is closer to the opposite. Last March, WikiLeaks published e-mails detailing thousands of Iran's state-sponsored Islamic Revolution Guards killing Syrian troops for refusing to fire on innocent protesters. Furthermore, leaked documents from the Syrian president's office show that Iran has given over $1 billion to the Central Bank of Syria, thereby helping Assad to overcome severe sanctions imposed by the U.S., the EU, and the Arab League. Enlisting the help of Iran, a nation that brutally murders and represses its own population while funding global terrorism, to solve...(Read Full Article)