Former US Pacific Fleet Commander: We Could’ve Taken Out Khomeini At the Knees, More

Frank talk has become a rare commodity in this town. Most of the time one is subjected to a lot of ‘happy talk’. This goes for politicos, government officials, as well as think tank types. So when someone says something that goes against the narrative, and is right, one takes notice. Or at least you should. …

Europe, are we still allies? European Banking Powerhouse Fined for Cuba, Iran Sanctions Violations

According to the U.S. government, less than a year after the 09/11 terrorist attacks on the United States by radical Islamists, a European financial services powerhouse engaged hide the ball tactics to help terrorist states and other bad apples evade U.S. economic sanctions. It is still taking place. Europe, are we still allies? The Treasury Department Office …

Argentine Prosecutor’s Death May Warrant U.S. Economic Sanctions, More

Terrorism in Latin America. Que? Yes, it’s there. It is exists and it is fueled by the likes of Iran, Venezuela, Cuba, and many others in the Americas and the Middle East. Yet media pays little, if any, attention to it. Equally bizarre is the curious ambivalence that reeks from pockets of the U.S. foreign policy establishment. If …

Day Before Congressional Testimony on Iran Terror, Argentine Prosecutor “Dies”

(Updated; 12:46PM) Supporters of freedom and rule of law lost a staunch supporter in Argentina this weekend. As reported in credible news outlets in Argentina and Israel, since not even the Argentine President has issued a statement, one of the Iranian regime’s biggest nemesis in the Western Hemisphere – prosecutor Alberto Nisman – was found …

Iran Efforts to Circumvent U.S. Export Control Laws Pay Off, Eventually

Haaretz reported yesterday that the Iranian Air Force had fired up at least one U.S.-made Phantom fighter in the battle against radical Islamic terrorism. According to Haaretz: The Iranian Air Force is bombing Islamic State (ISIS) targets inside Iraqi territory. It is an intensification of Iran’s military involvement on the side of the Shia regime …

Iran: If You Play With Matches, Sooner or Later You’ll Get Burned

Accident? Intentional? No matter. The incident near an Iranian military facility that reportedly shook windows of buildings located up to nine miles away from the site is a reminder of the need for full visibility on the range of Iranian activities that pose, or could pose, a threat to U.S. security and interests.  Relying on Iranian …

Commerzbank Employees May Be on Chopping Block Over Iran Sanctions Violations

Commerzbank is in the news again this year over violations of U.S. economic sanctions on Iran. According to a Reuters exclusive, New York regulators want employees fired for processing unlawful transactions involving the Iranian regime. An unnamed source with New York’s Department of Financial Services told Reuters that he or she wants a lot more …