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Time to ‘Man Up’ on Iran – The Jerusalem Post

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Time to ‘Man Up’ on Iran - The Jerusalem Post - OpinionTANTER & SHEEHAN: Time to ‘Man Up’ on Iran – The Jerusalem Post

Professors Raymond Tanter and Ivan Sascha Sheehan in The Jerusalem Post on the need for the pro-Israel community to act on behalf of Iranian dissidents under fire in Iraq.

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By Raymond Tanter, Ivan Sascha Sheehan
March 4, 2013

“Man up” on Iran? The phrase appears to suggest preparations for military action. But being tough on Iran means acting to facilitate regime change from within. Tehran pays more attention to domestic threats than international pressures, including sanctions or threats of military action.

There is broad consensus that the Iranian regime is a threat to Israel and the United States. Economic sanctions and threats of military action against Iran’s nuclear program are assumed to be the only tools with which to confront Tehran. But one of the lessons of the Arab revolts against dictatorial regimes is the need to pay attention to opposition groups before radical Islamists seize control during periods of domestic unrest. This lesson was also manifest in the 1979 Iranian Revolution when a secular coalition, including the Mojahedin (now more commonly referred to as Mujahedeen-e-Khalq or MEK), was able to oust the Shah but lacked a plan to stave off Islamists who now run the Islamic Republic of Iran.

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Sheehan Quoted in The Washington Times

Posted in congress, counterterrorism, delisting, democracy, diplomacy, dissident, foreign policy, intelligence, international relations, iran, iran policy committee, MEK, military, NCRI, negotiation, nuclear, obama, PMOI, policy, politics, preemptive, quoted, rajavi, regime change, sanctions, sheehan, state department, terrorism, threat on November 17, 2012 by Professor Sheehan

Embassy Row: They’re Back – The Washington Times – James Morrison – November 16, 2012

Dr. Ivan Sascha Sheehan’s remarks at a reception in the U.S. Congress were featured in an article in The Washington Times on November 16, 2012.

Click here for photos of the reception in the U.S. Congress.

Will Obama, Romney Meet the Commander-in-Chief Test? – Syndicated – Opinion

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SHEEHAN: Will Obama, Romney Meet the Commander-in-Chief Test? – Syndicated – Opinion

Dr. Ivan Sascha Sheehan on how the presidential candidates should tackle Middle East issues in Monday’s foreign policy focused debate.

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Clinton’s Diplomatic Missile Launched at Tehran – The Jerusalem Post

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Raymond Tanter and Ivan Sascha SheehanTANTER & SHEEHAN: Clinton’s Diplomatic Missile Launched at Tehran – The Jerusalem Post – Opinion

Professors Raymond Tanter and Ivan Sascha Sheehan in The Jerusalem Post on Secretary Clinton’s diplomatic bombshell ricocheting through Iran.

Print Edition: The Jerusalem Post Op-Ed Page – September 3, 2012

Now the Cards are on the Table – Haaretz

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SHEEHAN & TANTER: Now the Cards are on the Table – Haaretz – Opinion

Professors Ivan Sascha Sheehan and Raymond Tanter take to the pages of Haaretz to address the U.S. decision to remove the Iranian opposition from the State Department’s Foreign Terrorist Organization list.

Print Edition: Haaretz Op-Ed Page – September 28, 2012.