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How Deep Was the Obama-Iran Relationship?

By Amir Basiri

The Obama administration’s effort to engage Iran remained a matter of suspicion until the 44th American president left the White House. Concerns began mounting especially after Obama turned his back on the 2009 uprising  in parallel to the revelation of secret correspondence with Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. 1,371 more words


"Iran backers met more than 30 times with senior Obama admin official"

Former Iranian Official, Pro-Tehran Lobbyist Hosted at Obama White House Dozens of Times
by Adam Kredo
January 13, 2017

Two high-level Iranian government backers, including a former Islamic Republic official and another accused of lobbying on Tehran’s behalf, were hosted at the Obama White House for more than 30 meetings with top officials at key junctures in the former administration’s contested diplomacy with Iran… 74 more words

Israel & Middle East

Iran resorting to new lobby efforts after Donald Trump victory

Shocked after Donald Trump won the presidential election in the United States, Iran has resorted again to its lobbying efforts to shift the attention of the international community. 79 more words