This report shows that the Iranian regime seeks to exploit the coronavirus and the loss of life to boost its own status by getting the sanctions lifted without abandoning the rogue behavior which caused the imposition of sanctions in the first place. It demonstrates that it is the regime, not the sanctions, which is causing huge fatalities.
The theocracy ruling Iran views the COVID-19 catastrophe as a political opportunity that it can exploit in its domestic and foreign policies. Which explains why, despite knowing about the outbreak and spread of the virus in Iran, it ignored warnings and deliberately misled the public to prevent the virus from impacting its orchestrated February 11 anniversary festivities and the February 21st sham parliamentary elections.
The kleptocratic regime has launched a massive international campaign advocating the lifting of the sanctions imposed due to its terrorism, human rights violations and nuclear weapons program. While this orchestrated campaign is playing out on the world stage, inside Iran the regime tries to downplay the number of fatalities.
To advance its objective, the regime falsely claims that international sanctions are the root cause of Iran's lack of medical resources and equipment, as well as treatment options and pharmaceuticals.
This report seeks to show that Tehran's campaign is replete with lies and misleading claims. The correct policy is not to give in to this campaign, but rather to pressure the regime to unleash the available resources that belong to the Iranian people and that are urgently needed to combat the human tragedy unfolding in Iran
The Regime's Offensive Against Sanctions
Facts Speak Louder Than Words
Official U.S. Position
Terrorism Overrides Healthcare
Theft and Hoarding of Medical Resources
The Iranian People's Wealth in the Hands of Khamenei and the IRGC
Khamenei and Rouhani Sending People Back to Work at the Height of the Pandemic
Attacking Americans in Iraq to Divert Attention Away from the Coronavirus Crisis
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