Amir Basiri, Washington Examiner

Amir Basiri

Washington Examiner

Contact Amir

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

  • Unknown
  • Washington Examiner
  • Algemeiner
  • The Hill
  • Breitbart News

Past articles by Amir:

SWIFT-ly take action against Iran's mullahs

With a new round of U.S. sanctions targeting the Iranian regime’s oil, banking, and shipping sectors, close attention is needed on the mullahs’ ability to continue financing terror groups across the Middle East and beyond. → Read More

Mike Pompeo warns Europe: Iran plots terror attacks while trying to salvage nuclear deal

Regretfully, European states have not been as firm in their response to the Iranian regime’s terrorist incursions in their countries. → Read More

The Iranian regime alone deserves blame for their failing economy

As the world unites to support Iranian protesters and their rightful demands, the regime of Iran is finding it harder and harder to escape the consequences of its 40-year-long rule of violence and tyranny. → Read More

Trump can turn off the spigot of international cash flowing to Iran's regime

Senior members of Congress are asking the Trump administration to take action and demand global leaders ban Iran’s regime from enjoying access to international financial systems, according to a letter sent to the Treasury Department by Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., chair of… → Read More

The Iranian people won’t unite around the regime’s flag

A recent Washington Post op-ed criticized President Trump’s withdrawal from the nuclear deal, arguing that the decision will turn attention inside Iran back on the United States. → Read More

How to stand alongside Iran’s people

If you do business in Iran, you’ll probably be funding the mullahs’ regime and the Revolutionary Guard in one way or another. That’s a known fact. As a reminder, the guard, or IRGC, was sanctioned in its entirety by the United States in October. → Read More

Trump's strike on Syria sends strong message to Iran

The April 14 multinational precision strike against the Bashar Assad regime’s chemical weapons facilities came with a clear political message to Syria and Iran. → Read More

For one day, Iranian people defy regime during annual festival

Two months after massive uprisings erupted across Iran, the ruling regime is still hard-pressed to re-establish its control over the country. The regime’s waning power was emphasized again on Tuesday when protesters poured to the streets on the occasion of Iran’s Fire Festival. Iran’s rulers have always been disdainful of the Fire Festival, an ancient Persian tradition that takes place on the… → Read More

Apple and Google are letting Iran's cyber surveillance go unchecked

The Iranian regime allegedly used the same apps to identify and arrest activists in the weeks following the recent nationwide protests in Ir... → Read More

Iran is using fake polls to discredit the nationwide protests

The poll does a poor job of hiding the true intentions of its organizers, which is to further buy time for a regime whose departure is long... → Read More

Iran increases its military budget in response to nationwide protests

The Iranian regime has a long-standing history of putting its survival and hegemonic ambitions before the interests of the welfare of its pe... → Read More

The world must not forget the plight of Iranian protesters

It is up to the international community to step up for the rights of the protesters who linger in Iran's prisons, a responsibility it has no... → Read More

On Iran protests, non-intervention is not an option

The international community must intervene before another regional and global crisis erupts. → Read More

Iranian protests give the world a chance to correct its mistakes

Iranian opposition leader Maryam Rajavi called the protests the “death knell for the corrupt dictatorship of mullahs, and the rise of democr... → Read More

Iran is holding the world hostage with its human rights violations

Last week, Iran’s foreign minister tacitly threatened that Tehran would resume its nuclear program if European states doubled down on its ba... → Read More

Tehran's futile attempts at discrediting the cause for regime change in Iran

With regime change in Iran gaining increasing support both at home and abroad, Tehran is frantically resorting to the oldest trick in its bo... → Read More

Sanctions are not keeping aid from reaching Iranian earthquake victims

The Iranian regime has already made a debacle of the disaster relief and is preventing aid that already exists in the country from reaching... → Read More

Hezbollah's defeat could unravel Iran's Middle East ambitions

A firm policy is taking shape against their belligerence in the region following the resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, the... → Read More

Don't let Iranian President Hassan Rouhani trick you — he's no moderate

It won’t surprise those who know the true nature that governs all the factions that compete within the theocratic regime ruling Iran. → Read More

Trump sets the stage for new policy toward Iran

There are clear signs the JCPOA isn't working. → Read More