Category Archives: Iran Flight 655

Suspicious Aviation Tragedies — Overview

“Governments lie. They do it all the time. And, much as we’d like to believe otherwise, the US government is no exception. There were times when we may have believed otherwise. But after Vietnam and Watergate, we know better.” Ted … Continue reading

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Suspicious Aviation Tragedies — Iran Flight 655 (July 3 1988)

“I will never apologize for the United States — I don’t care what the facts are… I’m not an apologize-for-America kind of guy.” George H. W. Bush — August 7 1988 On July 3 1988, Iran Air Flight 655 was shot down by a … Continue reading

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Former CIA Director John McLaughlin Tells a Whopper: “We don’t blow up civilian airliners…”

“The shoot-down of Iran Air flight 655 was an accident, but that is not how it was seen in Tehran. The Iranian government assumed that the attack had been purposeful. … Tehran convinced itself that Washington was trying to signal … Continue reading

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