Heshmat Alavi (@HeshmatAlavi )

Heshmat Alavi

Bio Covering #Iran & #MidEast, especially what MSM wont.

Have a passion for exposing Tehran apologists/lobbyists.

Parler — parler.com/profile/Heshma…

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For those interested in learning more about #Iran's meddling in the U.S., especially through their lobby group NIAC, please read this thread.
twitter.com/HeshmatAlavi/s…

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The Obama admin was in bed with Iran’s regime & its lobby group NIAC, based on emails by the U.S. State Dept.

“I have chatted with NIAC folks over the years”
“we do have a relationship with NIAC”

NIAC sought the Obama admin’s advice on paying President Clinton for a speech.

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Puneet Talwar served as the Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs from 2014 to November 2015.

Talwar served as a top Middle East advisor to Barack Obama and played a central role in the backchannel diplomacy that produced the Iran nuclear deal.

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April 22, 2009—Parsi’s email to Puneet Talwar requesting a meeting at the White House to brief him on a secret meeting between Iranians and Americans in Amsterdam on April 19, 2009, and another meeting between Iranians and the Israelis.

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January 30, 2009: Revealed: Recent U.S.-Iran nuclear talks involved key officials (UPDATED)
foreignpolicy.com/2009/01/30/rev…

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December 3, 2008—Follow up email from NIAC inviting Members of Congress to meet with Ahmadinejad’s delegation.

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November 25, 2008—NIAC Legislative Director Emily Blout invites Members of Congress to participate in a secret meeting with Ahmadinejad’s delegation led by Hashemi Samareh in Vienna scheduled for December 2008.

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September 17, 2008—NIAC invites Members of Congress to meet with Ahmadinejad’s deputy in New York.

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Parsi testifying he also met with Ambassador Soltanieh, who was the Iranian ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency at the time.

August 17, 2008—Emails exchanged between Parsi & Soltanieh.

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December 2, 2010—Parsi testified in court about his participation in secret meetings with Ahmadinejad’s envoys.

Parsi also testified he met with Hashemi Samareh, Ahmadinejad’s deputy, in two of the three meetings that Parsi attended.

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Parsi was regularly active in arranging meetings between U.S. politicians & Iranian regime envoys during Ahmadinejad’s presidency.
iraniansforum.com/index.php/fact…

Dec 19 & 26, 2007—Parsi says individuals being groomed for this meeting need to be “acceptable for NIAC and Tehran.”

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NIAC continued pushing this policy in 2017 as reports began circulating of the Trump admin possibly designating the IRGC.
“Don’t Label the IRGC,” originally on Foreign Affairs
foreignaffairs.com/articles/unite…

Syndicated on the same day on NIAC’s website
niacouncil.org/news/dont-labe…

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Parsi & NIAC have long opposed any sanctions & designations by the U.S. against Iran’s Revolutionary Guards.

In 2007, Parsi wrote “Terror Label for Guard Corp Entrenches US-Iran Enmity,” originally on NIAC’s website then taken down.
ipsnews.net/2007/08/politi…

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July 17, 2007—NIAC meets with head of the Iranian regime’s interests in Washington, DC

Email from Iranian regime official Mohammadi to Babak Talebi of NIAC.

Mohammadi wrote this email on behalf of Rahmani, head of the interest branch.

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Mohammadnia went on to become the regime’s ambassador to Albania in 2016.

He was subsequently expelled from Albania for his role in plotting terrorist attacks against the Iranian opposition MEK stationed in that country.

ncr-iran.org/en/ncri-statem…

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June 14, 2007—Email from Parsi to Gholamhossein Mohammadnia seeking a meeting with him and Zarif to “follow up on previous discussions.”

Mohammadnia was a senior deputy of Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence & Security.
bit.ly/2JoeuKG

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February 16, 2007—Parsi sends an email to Zarif requesting a meeting to discuss a proposal from two Members of Congress who seek connection with Iranian MPs. Parsi asks for Zarif’s assistance.