Skip to comments.Iranian Alert - November 13, 2004 [EST]- IRAN LIVE THREAD - "Americans for Regime Change in Iran"
Posted on 11/12/2004 9:35:35 PM PST by DoctorZIn
The US media still largely ignores news regarding the Islamic Republic of Iran. As Tony Snow of the Fox News Network has put it, this is probably the most under-reported news story of the year. As a result, most Americans are unaware that the Islamic Republic of Iran is NOT supported by the masses of Iranians today. Modern Iranians are among the most pro-American in the Middle East. In fact they were one of the first countries to have spontaneous candlelight vigils after the 911 tragedy (see photo).
There is a popular revolt against the Iranian regime brewing in Iran today. I began these daily threads June 10th 2003. On that date Iranians once again began taking to the streets to express their desire for a regime change. Today in Iran, most want to replace the regime with a secular democracy.
The regime is working hard to keep the news about the protest movement in Iran from being reported. Unfortunately, the regime has successfully prohibited western news reporters from covering the demonstrations. The voices of discontent within Iran are sometime murdered, more often imprisoned. Still the people continue to take to the streets to demonstrate against the regime.
In support of this revolt, Iranians in America have been broadcasting news stories by satellite into Iran. This 21st century news link has greatly encouraged these protests. The regime has been attempting to jam the signals, and locate the satellite dishes. Still the people violate the law and listen to these broadcasts. Iranians also use the Internet and the regime attempts to block their access to news against the regime. In spite of this, many Iranians inside of Iran read these posts daily to keep informed of the events in their own country.
This daily thread contains nearly all of the English news reports on Iran. It is thorough. If you follow this thread you will witness, I believe, the transformation of a nation. This daily thread provides a central place where those interested in the events in Iran can find the best news and commentary. The news stories and commentary will from time to time include material from the regime itself. But if you read the post you will discover for yourself, the real story of what is occurring in Iran and its effects on the war on terror.
I am not of Iranian heritage. I am an American committed to supporting the efforts of those in Iran seeking to replace their government with a secular democracy. I am in contact with leaders of the Iranian community here in the United States and in Iran itself.
If you read the daily posts you will gain a better understanding of the US war on terrorism, the Middle East and why we need to support a change of regime in Iran. Feel free to ask your questions and post news stories you discover in the weeks to come.
If all goes well Iran will be free soon and I am convinced become a major ally in the war on terrorism. The regime will fall. Iran will be free. It is just a matter of time.
Then you need to read a LOT More.
You don't have a clue who the Persian people are or what's going on in Iran.
Tkathy is another radical fundamentalist who wants all Muslims dead. With Osama, Hezbullah, etc on the Muslim side people like Tkathy on our side - the radical ideology continues.
I have never advocated military intervention in Iran unless our nations security is threatened.
I have been advocating support for a popular revolt against the regime or a national referendum on their form of government where an legitimate democracy is on the ballot.
Seventy per cent of Iranians are under 30.
The vast majority of those born since the Islamist revolution want to replace the current theocracy with secular democracy.
Iranian democracy advocates do not and have never desired military intervention, but rather solidarity expressed in official policy.
John Kerry promised the mullahs of Tehran he would "repair the damage done to relations by the Bush Administration since 9-11."
America rejected that and re-elected a president who publicly promises to promote democracy.
America defeated Communism without invasion; so let us defeat Islamist fascism.
We and the Israelis may have to do some surgical removal/destruction of their nuclear sites/personnel via air strikes. I guess that still would not be considered an invasion.
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