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Bombshell Report: Obama Admin Sanctioned Money Laundering Scheme for Iran

JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ It has long been apparent that the Obama Administration was so intent on brokering a nuclear deal with Iran that it was...

Limiting the Coming War

BY EARL H. TILFORD “War is the realm of the unexpected.” — B. H. Liddell Hart, 1950 Early 19th century Prussian general and philosopher Carl von Clausewitz identified...

Congress's August Recess: Take Action

LIBERTY ALERT: EAGLE FORUM Congress’s annual August recess officially began this week as senators left Washington. Representatives and senators will spend much of the next...

Congress’s August Recess: Take Action

LIBERTY ALERT: EAGLE FORUM Congress’s annual August recess officially began this week as senators left Washington. Representatives and senators will spend much of the next...

Christians Urge Congress to Do More In Fight Against ISIS

ABIGAIL A. SOUTHERLAND, ACLJ Last week Congress heard testimony from individuals in Iraq and Syria who have personally witnessed the extreme brutality of ISIS –...

Bipartisan Members of the House Warn President Obama of Nuclear Iran

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL Washington, DC - Last Friday, a bipartisan group of 367 Members of Congress sent a letter to President Obama emphasizing that...

Pastor Saeed Writes Heartbreaking Christmas Letter

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ American Pastor Saeed Abedini – a U.S. citizen imprisoned for his Christian faith – has written a heartbreaking letter from his prison...

Obama Wants Iran to Have Nukes

BY ALAN CARUBA The President’s lack of attention and indifference to years of intelligence reports and analysis is leading to a potential horror in which...

Pastor Saeed Abedini: Beaten and Forcibly Removed From Hospital & Returned to Iranian Prison

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ After spending two months in an Iranian hospital, we learned today that Pastor Saeed Abedini was removed from the hospital and taken...

Pastor Saeed Abedini: Beaten and Forcibly Removed From Hospital & Returned to Iranian Prison

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ After spending two months in an Iranian hospital, we learned today that Pastor Saeed Abedini was removed from the hospital and taken...

US Pastor Saeed Remains in Iranian Hospital, Instead of Prison

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ American Pastor Saeed Abedini remains in a hospital room instead of a prison cell.  As we reported in mid-March, Pastor Saeed was...

The American Pawns of the American Government

DAVID FRENCH, ACLJ Yesterday Kathryn highlighted Naghmeh Abedini’s heart-wrenching congressional testimony. Her husband, an Iranian-American pastor, is being held in perhaps Iran’s deadliest prison, imprisoned simply because of...

Obama’s ‘Quiet Diplomacy’ = Public Betrayal of Pastor Saeed

JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ Amid growing outrage at the Obama administration’s determination to strike a deal with jihadist Iran that not only allows Iran to enrich...

You Cannot Negotiate With Iran?

RON PAUL, TEXAS STRAIGHT TALK You cannot negotiate with Iran. That is what they told us for years. The Iranian leadership is too fanatical, they...

President Obama Builds on His Legacy of Betrayal

DAVID FRENCH, ACLJ We just made a “deal” with a country that is holding and torturing an American pastor — without even bothering to secure...

What Cannot Be Said About Iraq


BY RON PAUL October was Iraq’s deadliest month since April, 2008. In those five and a half years, not only has there been no improvement...

Chuck Hagel is ‘Willfully Blind’ About Iran

JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ On March 2, 2007, Sen. Chuck Hagel delivered a speech at Rutgers University that has attracted more than its share of controversy....

Congress Makes Strong Bipartisan Call for Pastor Saeed’s Release

NATHANAEL BENNETT, ACLJ As Pastor Saeed’s story continues to sweep the globe, and as we at the ACLJ prepare to take his case to the...

Iran Mocks Justice – Convicts and Sentences American Pastor Saeed

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ Our worst fears have been realized. This morning in Tehran on an empty promise that American Pastor Saeed Abedini might be released,...

State Dept. & White House Condemn Iran, Call for Release of Saeed

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ Very important developments in Washington today concerning the case of American Pastor Saeed Abedini, who is imprisoned – and current whereabouts unknown...

Saeed’s Whereabouts Unknown to Family, Raises Concerns

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ Iranian guards turned away the family of American Pastor Saeed Abedini this morning when they attempted to visit him in Evin Prison. ...

American Pastor Saeed – Shut Out of His Iranian Trial

JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ It's unlike any judicial system in the world. Yesterday, American Pastor Saeed Abedini went to court in Iran with his attorney to...

Saeed’s Bail Rejected – Will Iran Uphold Religious Liberty?

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ Today Pastor Saeed Abedini appeared before Judge Pir-Abassi in Branch 26 of the Iranian Revolutionary Courts.  The prosecutor charged Pastor Saeed with...

State Department, White House Spoke Out for Pastor Youcef, Why Not Saeed?

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ An American citizen stands trial before an infamous “hanging judge” after sustaining beatings and abuse by his Iranian captors simply because of...

49 Members of House and Senate Urge State Department Action on Saeed’s Behalf

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ 37 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 12 U.S. Senators sent letters to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on behalf...

NSC: “Release” American Citizen Saeed Abedini “Immediately”

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ The U.S. Government has for the first time provided a public statement demanding the “release” of Pastor Saeed Abedini, an American citizen...

Religious Freedom Day But Not for Pastor Saeed

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ Today is Religious Freedom Day.  As President Obama proclaimed, “Today, we also remember that religious liberty is not just an American right;...

White House Has No Statement on Trial of American Citizen in Iran

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ White House Press Secretary Jay Carney was asked today about American Pastor Saeed Abedini who has been abused and faces trial in...

Iran Pursues Sham Trial Against American Pastor in One Week

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ American Pastor Saeed Abedini’s Iranian lawyer was finally permitted to see Saeed’s court file.  What he discovered is that Pastor Saeed’s trial...

Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani Again Free

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani was just released in Iran. A leader in Pastor Youcef’s church has confirmed to the ACLJ that Iranian authorities released...

Does a Hagel Nomination Mean a Giant Leap Forward for Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ Since 1948, the hostile governments of the Middle East have done everything in their military power to completely destroy the state of...

Congressmen Pitts and Ellison Again Demand Iran Release Pastor Youcef

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ Representatives Joe Pitts (PA-16) and Keith Ellison (MN-5) released a statement today, condemning Iran for re-arresting Christian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani and demanding...

Pastor Saeed’s Wife Speaks Out

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ Christian Pastor Saeed Abedini, an American citizen, is languishing in an Iranian prison because of his faith. He is separated from his...

Pastor Nadarkhani: “What Your Prayers Did for Me”

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ Christian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani recently spoke at an international human rights conference in London about his imprisonment in Iran for his faith. He...

The Gaza Trap—Earl H. Tilford

EARL H. TILFORD, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Even though Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced an Israel-Gaza ceasefire, it’s apparent that Gaza still...

Nuclear Iran Seeks Apocalyptic Holy Man

BY SHARON SEBASTIAN President Barack Obama knows who the enemy is. September 11, 2012 was clear evidence that the killing of Osama Bin Laden was...

A Tourist’s Iranian Surprises

By Alan Caruba Jamie Maslin is a British travel writer, but when he told friends that he intended to hitch-hike the Silk Road route of...

Latin America a terrorist recruitment bonanza for Iran, Hezbollah, warn Israelis

BY JIM KOURI While President Barack Obama participated in last month's Summit of the Americas in Colombia, none of the nations' leaders even hinted about...

Christians Tried on Easter in Iran for Their Faith

JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani is just one example of the rampant persecution of Christians going on around the world. Now, there are new reports...

U.S. War Game Sees Dangers of Israeli Strike Against Iran

MILITARY, NEWSROOM AMERICA A classified U.S. military war game forecasts dire consequences, including a wider regional conflict, in the event Israel launches a military strike...