Books

  • The Ayatollah’s Hidden Hand: Tehran’s Covert Campaign to Undermine Its Principal Opposition, the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK) by Ivan Sascha Sheehan, Lincoln P. Bloomfield Jr. (Foreword by) In this informative and well-presented volume, Professor Ivan Sascha Sheehan pulls back the curtain on the regime’s propaganda franchise. He reveals the excessive investment of funding, infrastructure, and workforce frantically trying to convince Iranians and the world … Read More

  • Bipartisan U.S. Delegation Visits with MEK Opposition at Ashraf 3 In Iran’s Resurgent Resistance, Professor Ivan Sascha Sheehan, a counterterrorism scholar and leading authority on U.S. policy toward Iran, reflects on a journey made by a bipartisan delegation of senior U.S. officials deep into Iran’s resistance community and outlines how U.S. officials routinely fail to understand the Iranian regime’s nature, temperament, … Read More

  • On the front cover of the book, Terror Tagging, is imagery of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with pen in hand. Appearing before the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee in March 2011 where she discussed Iran, she seems poised to lift the terrorist designation of an Iranian opposition organization—the Mujahedeen-e-Khalq (MeK), a.k.a., the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI). The … Read More

  • The Obama administration is in the process of choosing among three options or is fashioning a policy package of all three concerning Iran: isolation, engagement, and regime change. Engagement can be used as a point of departure to buy time for internal regime change.

  • Toward a Responsible Troop Drawdown. The book explains why insurgents ceased attacking U.S. forces in Iraq and turned against al Qaeda, and how the U.S. drawdown can be achieved while preserving gains of the political-military surge.Professor Raymond Tanter headed a fact-finding delegation to Iraq to interview Sunni Awakening members, Iraqi Shiites, Iraqi and American officials, and the Iranian opposition based in … Read More

  • Following the liberation of Iraq in 2003, why are Iraqis still fighting? To extinguish the fires that burn in Iraq, one must discover why it is ablaze, what would move Iraqi politicians to put out the fires, and what would induce Iraq’s neighbors to quench the flames. So, what are the causes of violence in Iraq? First, the occupation of Iraq … Read More

  • Iran is emerging as the primary threat against the United States and its allies. Iran’s drive to acquire nuclear weapons, continuing support for and involvement with terrorist networks, publicly-stated opposition to the Arab-Israel peace process, disruptive role in Iraq, expansionist radical ideology, and its denial of basic human rights to its own population are challenges confronting U.S. policymakers. In trying to … Read More