Even as she denounced the alt-right’s hate mongering, as secretary of state she laid the groundwork to enable Iran, the biggest state-sponsor of hate, to line its pockets to expand its terrorist operations and anti-Semitic intentions. Iran is a major player in backing regimes of hate, misogyny and theocracy, from Hamas to Hezbollah and Syria. The State Department itself reports on on how Iran has been unwilling to identify and bring to justice senior al-Qaida members in its custody. Iranian-backed groups operating in Iraq have exacerbated sectarian tensions in Iraq and contributed to human rights abuses, primarily against Sunni civilians.
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Carrie Sheffield is the founder of Bold. She is passionate about storytelling to empower and connect others. A founding POLITICO reporter, Carrie contributed on political economy at Forbes and wrote editorials for The Washington Times. After earning a master’s in public policy from Harvard University, she managed credit risk at Goldman Sachs and researched for American Enterprise Institute scholar Edward Conard. She earned a B.A. in communications at Brigham Young University and completed a Fulbright fellowship in Berlin.