Brian Hook

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  • qassemi 2018-12-03 20:13

    Iran: Brian Hook enters ‘childish show’

    Tehran won’t reject neighbors’ positive gesture: Qassemi

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that Iran seeks a stable Middle East region and will not give negative response to any positive gesture by any neighboring country.

  • zarif 2018-09-21 12:16

    Zarif dismisses U.S. talks offer, says U.S. broke nuclear deal 

    TEHRAN- On Thursday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hit back at a U.S. offer of negotiations, saying the United States had violated the terms of the 2015 nuclear accord.

  • Medea Benjamin 2018-09-21 11:38

    CodePink con-founder Medea Benjamin interrupts Trump official's warmongering Iran speech

    After senior State Department official and head of the Trump administration's so-called "Iran Action Group" Brian Hook delivered a hawkish speech on Wednesday trashing the Iran nuclear accord and praising the White House's deeply harmful sanctions, CodePink co-founder Medea Benjamin interrupted the event and condemned Hook for "making the case for war with Iran."

  • Mike Pompeo and Brian Hook 2018-09-03 10:45

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Why Did the White House Form the "Iran Action Group"?

    Exactly sixty-five years ago, a CIA-backed coup toppled Mohammad Mosaddegh, Iran’s prime minister. The goal of the coup was to strengthen the West’s ally Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. On Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the creation of a new Iran Action Group to coordinate U.S. policy toward the Islamic Republic in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • EU sending ‘wrong message’ with Iran aid package: U.S. envoy 2018-08-26 09:52

    EU sending ‘wrong message’ with Iran aid package: U.S. envoy

    TEHRAN – The top U.S. envoy on Iran has criticized a European Union decision to give $20.7 million in aid to Tehran on Friday, saying it sent “the wrong message at the wrong time,” Reuters reported.

  • qassemi 2018-08-21 08:36

    Iran says U.S. ‘action group’ is psychological warfare

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that a new Iran Action Group in the U.S. State Department is a “psychological warfare” which will yield no result.

  • Brian Hook 2018-08-20 09:50

    Who is Brian Hook?

    On the eve of the 65 anniversary of the coup against the democratically elected government of Mohammad Mossadeq, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo named senior policy adviser Brian Hook as Washington’s special representative for Iran.