Why are US Taxpayers Funding a ‘Voice of the Mullahs’ in Iran?

“As the US special representative for Iran, I receive complaints regularly about Voice of America’s Persian service. Iranian viewers say its American taxpayer-funded programming often sounds more like the ‘Voice of the mullahs’ than the ‘Voice of America,’” US Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook writes in the New York Post.

“This is a priority for the Trump administration, because supporting the Iranian people includes giving them access to independent and truthful reporting.”

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