Embassy Row: India strikes back over diplomat’s arrest

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“I was astonished when John Kerry told members of Congress that the whereabouts of the Iranian dissidents was classified,” he told Embassy Row.

In a letter to Mr. Kerry, Mr. Stevenson also questioned whether the Obama administration is abandoning the dissidents in order to secure a deal with Iran on its nuclear program.

Iran has long pursued the dissidents of the Paris-based National Council of Resistance of Iran, declaring them traitors and terrorists.

Also this week, a court in Spain opened an investigation into Faleh Fayad, Iraq’s national security adviser, accusing him of crimes “against the international community” over his suspected role in the Camp Ashraf massacre.

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James Morrison joined the The Washington Times in 1983 as a local reporter covering Alexandria, Va. A year later, he was assigned to open a Times bureau in Canada. From 1987 to 1989, Mr. Morrison was The Washington Times reporter in London, covering Britain, Western Europe and NATO issues. After returning to Washington, he served as an assistant foreign editor ...

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