USA Finding Ways to Support Iran’s Green Movement


USA Shifts Iran Focus to Support Opposition by Jay Solomon, Wall Street Journal

“WASHINGTON —

USA finding ways to support Green Movement

USA finding ways to support Green Movement

“The White House is crafting new financial sanctions specifically designed to punish the Iranian entities and individuals most directly involved in the crackdown on Iran’s dissident forces, said the U.S. officials, rather than just those involved in Iran’s nuclear program.”

“Since the opposition movement’s demonstrations recently peaked after the death of reformist Islamic cleric Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri, a number of Iran scholars in the U.S. said they have been contacted by senior administration officials eager to understand if the Iranian unrest suggested a greater threat to Tehran’s government than originally understood.”

“The tone has changed in the conversation,” said one scholar who discussed Iran with senior U.S. officials. “There’s realization now that this unrest really matters.”

for full report :

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB126300060937222569.html?mod=WSJ_World_LeadStory

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