Category Archives: Iran

On This Day — Remembering 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 July 3 2019 — On July 3 1988, Iran … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Meet Trump’s New Iran Man : CIA Michael D’Andrea

“Michael D’Andrea has been revealed to be the Chief of the CIA’s Counter Terrorism Center for the last many years. He replaced Robert L. Grenier as head of CTC in 2006. He is well known as the originator of the … Continue reading

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General Qassem Soleimani : “I Will Stand Against You” [UPDATE : Oil Waivers to End in May]

“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 November 4 2018 … Continue reading

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Robert A. Levinson — FBI Statement on Anniversary of His Disappearance [2019]

“We share our deepest sympathy with his family which has suffered from his absence for over a decade. We will not rest until the Levinson family is whole again. Iran committed to cooperating with the United States to assist us … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Alan Dershowitz Confirms “October Surprise Conspiracy Theory”

“Mr Karrubi agreed in the second Madrid meeting to cooperate with the Reagan campaign about the timing of any hostage release. In return, he was promised that the Reagan Administration, once in office, would return Iran’s frozen assets and help … Continue reading

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On This day — Anniversary of the Islamic Revolution (February 11 1979)

“You will see we are not in any particular animosity with the Americans. [The Islamic Republic of Iran] will be a humanitarian one, which will benefit the cause of peace and tranquillity for all mankind. (…) It is advisable that … Continue reading

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

“We don’t blow up civilian airliners up in the air…” Former CIA Director John McLaughlin “The number, 655, is a flight number: Iran Air 655. If you’ve never heard of it, you’re far from alone. But you should know the … Continue reading

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On This day — Ayatollah Khomeini Returns to Iran (February 1 1979) [2019]

“You will see we are not in any particular animosity with the Americans. [The Islamic Republic of Iran] will be a humanitarian one, which will benefit the cause of peace and tranquillity for all mankind. (…) It is advisable that … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Former MOSSAD Chief : “Israel’s Biggest Threat Is Potential Civil War, Not Iran.”

“If a society crosses a certain line in its division and hatred, then it is a real possibility to see a phenomenon like a civil war.” Tamir Pardo — Former Mossad chief February 1 2017 — The most pressing threat … Continue reading

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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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