Foundation for Democracy in Iran

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The Foundation for Democracy in Iran is a U.S.-based opposition group to the Government of Iran, established in 1995 with grants from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), with a mission of democracy promotion and human rights advocacy. It is approved by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.[1]

RightWeb suggests it is the personal project of Kenneth Timmerman, and "During the George W. Bush presidency, FDI has served as a conduit for bad news on Iran, often bemoaning what it regards as the lack of initiative by U.S. leaders in taking aggressive action against Tehran."[2]