Alireza Jafarzadeh on Fox Report
Fox Report Weekend
Congress Considers Backing
Pro-Democracy Groups in
Steve Centanni: Hi Page,
this move on Capitol Hill to throw support to Iranian opposition groups is
consistent with President Bush’ promise to stand behind the people of
Alireza Jafarzadeh (FNC Foreign Affairs Analyst): I think because everyday there are people being hanged and executed in the country, there is already bloodshed, extensively all over the country; I think the people of Iran are ready to do whatever it takes to bring down the Ayatollahs and end 25 years of the bloody tyranny of the regime.
Steve Centanni: President
Bush believes in promoting the spread of freedom around the world, and
supporting the Iranian opposition would be one way to do it. But one expert
Dennis Ross (FNC Foreign Affairs Analyst): Because I think if we do things in a very open way then it’s simply supporting a principle. If it looks like we are doing it through covert means, who is it you are joining with? How reliable are they? I mean our history of doing covert business with Iranians is not exactly a happy one.
Steve Centanni: Senator Santorum’s bill is expected to be introduced on Capitol Hill next week. So far its not exactly known which opposition groups will be helped by the bill or exactly what kind of support they’d get. Page?