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  • Biden’s ‘Confidence Building’ for Iran a Huge Strategic Mistake

    by AMCD advisor Walid Phares As of early 2021, the Biden administration implemented the so-called “salami slices” method, that is, to release seemingly unrelated streams of cash and allowing the monies to reach the coffers of the regime in Tehran, Iran. The process is sophisticated and avoids an official removal of sanctions. Seen as “confidence building […]

  • AMCD Meets with Scott Stephenson, Candidate for Congress (Wa-8)

    On May 26, 2022, members of AMCD met with Mr. Scott Stephenson who is running for the Republican nomination in Washington State’s 8th district. If successful, he will run against incumbent Kim Schrier (D) in the fall in a traditionally Republican seat. Mr. Stephenson has put everything he has on the line, even quit his […]

  • AMCD meets with Loren Culp, Candidate for Congress (WA-4)

    On May 12, 2022, members of the American Mideast Coalition for Democracy met with Loren Culp who is running for Congress in Washington State’s 4th District. Mr. Culp previously ran for governor for Washington State in 2020. He obtained the most votes of any Republican candidate for governor in Washington state history, but still lost […]

  • REPORT:  2022 Conference for a Free Lebanon

    Policy strategies to liberate Lebanon from Iran’s occupation and disarm Hezbollah militia April 26, 2022Library of CongressMembers Room OPENING REMARKS: John Hajjar, Director for the World Council of the Cedars Revolution and Co-chair for the American Mideast Coalition for Democracy opened the conference by saying unequivocally the Islamic Republic of Iran and its proxy, Hezbollah, […]

  • Phares: America’s 5 Strategic Challenges in Asia

    by AMCD advisor Dr. Walid Phares By the beginning of Obama’s second term, Washington planned to gradually reposition U.S. military power from the Greater Middle East into the Pacific region as a projected (but remote) counterweight to China’s growing power. The move, however, aimed at setting up the U.S. presence in and around Australia, away […]

  • AMCD Meets with General Ernest C. Audino

    April 11, 2022 General Ernest C. Audino serves as District Director for Congressman Michael Walz (Fl. 6). He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1983 and retired from the Army in 2011. He served multiple assignments in armor, cavalry, infantry and Stryker units. Other key assignments include service as an […]

  • AMCD Praises American Accountability Foundation’s Lawsuit Against Voice of America

    March 30, 2022 The American Accountability Foundation (AAF) filed a lawsuit accusing the Voice of America of withholding communications that demonstrate the broadcasting service’s role in disseminating “messages opposed to American interest” after the VOA ignored over sixty Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests from the watchdog group.  AAF alleges: “VOA has been infiltrated by anti-American, pro-Islamic state […]

  • AMCD Meets with Hung Cao, Candidate for Congress in Virginia’s 10th District

    On March 24, members of AMCD met with Mr. Hung Cao, who is running for Congress in Virginia’s 10th district. Mr. Cao came to America at age four after the fall of Saigon. His father had been Deputy Administrator of Agriculture for the government of South Vietnam and after emigrating to the US, he traveled […]

  • AMCD Issues Statement on Ukraine

    While it is commendable for the US to be cautious concerning entering a possible nuclear conflict with Russia, the American Mideast Coalition for Democracy encourages a more forceful response on the part of the Biden administration to force Russia to the negotiating table to save as much of Ukraine as is possible. “Putin demonstrated his […]

  • Newsletter October – December 2021

    October On October 7, 2021, members of AMCD met with Guila Fakhoury, daughter of Amer Fakhoury, an American citizen who was lured back to Lebanon, detained and tortured in September of 2019 on the orders of Hezbollah. The Trump administration succeeded in obtaining his release, but he died not long afterward. The family then created the […]