Former member of Canada's House of Commons and Secretary of State
David Kilgour is co-chair of the Canadian Friends of a Democratic Iran. He was a member of Canada's House of Commons for almost 27 years and also served as Secretary of State for Latin America & Africa (1997-2002) and later Secretary of State for Asia-Pacific (2002-2003).
Many regard Iran's regime as ISIS's godfather. The single-minded focus on ISIS by the West facilitated the expansion of Iran's destabilizing efforts in other countries and will continue to do so. The appeasement of Iran's mullahs has paved the ground for terrorist organizations such as ISIS and al Qaeda.
The Canadian House of Commons is one of few parliaments in the world to have formally acknowledged and denounced one of the worst crimes against humanity in recent history. In the summer of 1988, Ayatollah Khomeini issued a religious edict ordering the death of any political prisoner who failed to demonstrate loyalty to the regime.
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