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Bipartisan House Members, Distinguished Panel Dissect Iran Nuclear Deal, Explore Options

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July 24, 2015
Bipartisan members of the United States Congress joined a distinguished panel of experts to evaluate U.S. nuclear deal with Iran andexplore policy options going forward.  Ambassador Lincoln Bloomfield moderated discussions of a distinguished panel of experts which included Ambassador James B Smith (U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia from 2009-2013), Ambassador Joseph DeTrani (Former Director of National Counter Proliferation Center), Fortune Magazine columnist, Mrs. Nina Easton, and Dr. Michael Makovsky (CEO, JINSA).

OIAC US Briefing;  July 24, 2015

OIAC US Briefing;
July 24, 2015

Congressmen Ted Poe (R-TX), Brad Sherman (D-CA), Randy Weber (R-TX), and Mike Coffman (R-CO) also addressed the audience.  Congressman Poe highlighted Iran’s rights violations and noted that democratic regime change is the best policy option to address the Iranian threat.  Mr. Sherman also rejected the nuclear accord and announced plan to introduce legislation to hold Iran accountable for terrorism and human rights record.  Deal or no deal, Mr. Rep. Sherman added, “sanctions are not going away.”  Iranian Resistance leader, Mrs. Madam Rajavi also spoke to event participants via live video link.

The famed Iranian Olympian, Mr. Eskandar Filabi (lower left) joins GW University political science students for a photo at the OIACUS sponsored briefing, July 24, 1015

The famed Iranian Olympian, Mr. Eskandar Filabi (lower left) joins GW University political science students for a photo at the OIACUS sponsored briefing, July 24, 1015

In a Statement, OIAC-US had noted that the agreement represents a significant retreat by the Ayatollahs but regrettably fails to block Tehran’s pathways to a nuclear bomb. Organization of Iranian American Communities (OIAC-US) is deeply concerned that the unwarranted concessions provides the extremist rulers in Iran tens of billions of dollars to further feed the roots of terrorism in the region.

 

 

 

 

 



 





Media Coverage:

Fox Business TV  – 3 minutes

http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/4372910153001/ambassador-bloomfield-on-nuke-deal-worries-/?playlist_id=933116635001#sp=show-clips/all-shows

Ambassador Bloomfield on nuke deal worries

Former Assistant Secretary of State Ambassador Lincoln Bloomfield on Saudi Arabia?s concerns over the Iran nuclear deal.

Bloomberg TV – 6 minutes

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2015-07-24/iran-nuclear-deal-technically-enforceable-smith-says

Iran Nuclear Deal Technically Enforceable, Smith Says

Former U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia James Smith talks about the nuclear agreement reached with Iran and the implications for Middle Eastern nations.

OIACUS Briefing, July 24, 2015

Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA) speaks at OIACUS Congressional Briefing, July 24, 2015


OIACUS Congressional Briefing, July 24, 2015

OIACUS Congressional Briefing, July 24, 2015

 

OIACUS Congressional Briefing, July 24, 2015

OIACUS Congressional Briefing, July 24, 2015

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