Op Ed: After Treatment Of Domestic Critics, Western Support For Iranian Protestors Rings Hollow

“The World Is Watching,” the US recently warned Iran, as related by the BBC. The report stated: The US says “the world is watching” how Iranian authorities respond to anti-government protests that have broken out in several cities. A White House statement said Iranians were fed up with “the regime’s corruption and its squandering of the nation’s wealth to fund terrorism.” President Donald Trump has also published multiple tweets on the matter, excoriating Iran for human rights abuses.

Treasury Department Announces Latests Sanctions Against Corruption and Human Rights Abusers

The new executive order, signed by President Donald Trump, was built on the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act passed by Congress last year. The order imposes sanctions on thirteen human rights abusers and corrupt actors, as well as 39 affiliated individuals and entities.

Deep Pockets, Deep Cover: The UAE Is Paying Ex-CIA Officers To Build A Spy Empire In The Gulf

Sanchez, a veteran of the CIA clandestine services, has been working for the crown prince of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates for the past six years to build large pieces of its intelligence services from the ground up, six sources with knowledge of the matter tell FP.