Category Archives: Iran

On This Day — Tehran Frees US Hostages After 444 Days (January 20 1981)

“It is now very clear that there were two separate agreements, one the official agreement with Carter in Algeria, the other, a secret agreement with another party, which, it is now apparent, was Reagan. They made a deal with Reagan … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani Takes Many Secrets to His Grave

“With what is happening in the U.S. and the possible instability that is going to come in U.S. policy you needed a voice of reason and pragmatism that had some heft to it. He was that voice. Losing that voice … Continue reading

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Pompeo, Tehran and a Mysterious Murder in the Netherlands [UPDATE — Intel Today Analysis Confirmed]

“Today, the Iranian Quds Force conducts covert assassination operations in the heart of Europe.” Mike Pompeo — US Secretary of State (May 21 2018) “It’s unlikely to be true. There is no evidence to back the claim that currently they … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — “Brussels Professor” Faces Death Penalty in Iran

“The only explanation for this legal error is that Djalali’s so-called lawyer colluded with Judge Salavati of the Iranian Revolutionary Court, who sentenced him to death after physical and psychological torture, and without any fair or public trial .” VUB … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — MEDINT : Iran Supreme Leader at Death’s Door?

“Most believe that the current Supreme Leader will pass from the scene in the next few years due to old age and illness. If this happens, the process by which he is replaced will be a defining moment for the … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Will Trump Target Iran?

“I would not have made [the agreement], but we will not get a great deal out of ending it now.” Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger (November 2016) “One of the most discouraging aspects of the filling out of the … Continue reading

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General Qassem Soleimani : “I Will Stand Against You” [UPDATE]

“Come! We are waiting.  You start this war, but we will finish it.” Major-General Soleimani — Head of the elite Quds Force “Iran will continue selling oil. We will proudly break the sanctions.” Iran President Hassan Rouhani The leader of … Continue reading

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo — “US Government Determined to Change the Behavior of Ayatollah Khomeini”

“Today, Secretary Mnuchin and I will discuss one of the many lines of effort to achieve these fundamental changes in the Iranian regime’s behavior as directed by the President. While important, these economic sanctions are just a part of the … Continue reading

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On This Day — Ayatollah Khomeini Declares US “The Great Satan” (November 5 1979)

“In this revolution, the Great Satan is America that gathers around other devils blatantly… If we see the US, this great Satan, raising chain and bringing the devils together around him, it is because the US grip over our country … Continue reading

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General Qassem Soleimani : “I Will Stand Against You”

“Come! We are waiting.  You start this war, but we will finish it.” Major-General Soleimani — Head of the elite Quds Force The leader of Iran’s elite Quds Force, General Qassem Soleimani, has responded to US President Donald Trump’s announcement … Continue reading

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