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National Edition News cover for June 30, 2014 - To change Iran, a rally of strange bedfellows: Maryam Rajavi, the leader of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, addresses thousands of exiled Iranians in Villepinte, north of Paris, Friday June 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Rermy de la Mauviniere)

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Exiled Iranians gathered in Villepinte, France, to listen to Maryam Rajavi, the leader of the National Council of Resistance of Iran. (Associated Press)

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Maryam Rajavi, the leader of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, said the message of the rally Friday in France was that the "religious fascism" governing Iran "must be overthrown." (Associated Press)

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Exiled Iranians gathered in Villepinte, France, to listen to Maryam Rajavi, the leader of the National Council of Resistance of Iran. (Associated Press)

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FILE - In this March 19, 1987 file photo, President Ronald Reagan taps his forehead at the White House while responding to a reporter's question during a news conference at which he said he never deliberately lied to the public, despite admitting to a misstatement about Israeli involvement in the Iran-Contra affair. In a 1986 radio address admitting to missteps in the Iran-Contra scandal, the president famously said "mistakes were made" - a passive acknowledgement of wrongdoing that didn't directly implicate anyone. (AP Photo/Dennis Cook, File)

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Iran's Mehrdad Pooladi, left, holds Argentina's Lionel Messi during the group F World Cup soccer match between Argentina and Iran at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Saturday, June 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani gestures as he speaks during a press conference in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, June 14, 2014. Rouhani says the international sanctions regime has crumbled and will not be rebuilt even if Iran and world powers fail to reach a final nuclear deal by a July 20 deadline. Iran and the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council plus Germany reached an interim deal in November that limited Iran's uranium enrichment program in exchange for the easing of some sanctions. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

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FILE - This Sept. 21, 2008, file photo shows Iranian basij paramilitary volunteers, affiliated to the elite Revolutionary Guard, attending a parade ceremony, marking the 28th anniversary of the onset of the Iran-Iraq war (1980-1988), in front of the mausoleum of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, just outside Tehran, Iran.

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrives at Geneva International airport, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, in Geneva, Switzerland, for the Iran nuclear talks. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, Pool)

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National Edition Opinion cover for June 11, 2014 - Iran on a nuclear roll (Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times)

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In this picture released by the official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei addresses in a ceremony marking 25th death anniversary of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini at his shrine just outside Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, June 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader)

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Iran Nuclear Negotiations Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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Iran Nuclear Negotiations Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani waves as he arrives to deliver a speech during a ceremony marking the 25th death anniversary of Ayatollah Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic, at his shrine just outside Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, June 3, 2014. Iran's moderate president said Tuesday that his administration will defend the Islamic Republic's nuclear rights and work to end international sanctions that have devastated its economy. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

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Iran Human Rights Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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Iran Human Rights Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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American Pastor Saeed Abedini is serving an eight-year prison sentence for proselytizing his Christian faith in the Islamic Republic of Iran. (American Center for Law and Justice)

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FILE – This Feb. 20, 2014, file photo shows Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., standing in defeat after a divided Senate derailed Democratic legislation providing $21 billion for medical, education and job-training benefits for the nation's veterans, as the bill fell victim to election-year disputes over spending and whether to slap sanctions on Iran on Capitol Hill in Washingtons. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)