"Instead of hyperventilating about Iran, the US should cut ties with allies like Saudi and UAE, which fuel instability across the region with a bloody war in Yemen and support for military thugs in Libya and Sudan." -- Sunjeev Bery, Director, Freedom Foward
"There’s a deepening alliance between the repressive monarchies of the Middle East and a repressive Israeli government, which essentially functions as a military dictatorship as far as Palestinians are concerned," Bery told TRT World.
"Is the Trump administration attempting to concoct a false pretext to justify launching a war against Iran? ... Commentators quickly likened the accusations to the Gulf of Tonkin incident ..."
"We urge you to cancel your astonishing May 14th event 'celebrating tolerance' with the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates. The UAE is a brutal monarchy with a bloody record of human rights violations, repression at home, and support for anti-democratic forces abroad."
Ironman is teaming up with Bahrain's dictatorship to launch its first Middle East triathlon.
Freedom Forward seeks an end to U.S. support for dictators, kings, and nondemocratic governments. We envision a world in which U.S. foreign policy is fully aligned with the hopes and aspirations of people who desire freedom. For too long, U.S. foreign policy has directly contradicted U.S. government rhetoric. While U.S. officials talk about freedom, the … Continue reading About Freedom Forward
In a speech delivered last month, US diplomat Andrew J. Shapiro revealed the enormous extent of US military aid to Israel -- including his goal of increasing that aid and reducing Congressional oversight. Freedom Forward Analyst Patrick J. Finn, PhD, has written an insightful review of Shapiro's speech -- as well as what Shapiro failed … Continue reading Analysis: A US Diplomat Ignores Israel’s Occupation