Category Archives: Iran

On This Day — 1953 Iranian Coup d’État [August 19 – CIA Op TP/AJAX]

“Yes, my sin — my greater sin and even my greatest sin is that I nationalized Iran’s oil industry and discarded the system of political and economic exploitation by the world’s greatest empire. This at the cost to myself, my … Continue reading

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

“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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People’s Mujahedin of Iran : From Terrorist Group to US Best Friends

“There is a viable opposition to the rule of the ayatollahs, and that opposition is centred in this room today. The behaviour and objectives of the regime are not going to change, and therefore the only solution is to change … Continue reading

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Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson : “On Iran, Trump Follows the Iraq War Playbook”

“When we had made a judgment that we have to sort of decimate the top of the Baath leadership, none of us understood that this was going … to go down to every last schoolteacher. Every one of them had … Continue reading

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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 On July 3 1988, Iran Air Flight 655 was shot down by a … Continue reading

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Pompeo, Tehran and a Mysterious Murder in the Netherlands [Hafte Tir Bombing – June 28 1981]

“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 — 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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Saudis Will Build Nukes If Tehran Does [Flashback]

“We will do whatever it takes to protect our people. We have made it clear that if Iran acquires a nuclear capability, we will do everything we can to do the same.” Saudi Arabia Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir “Soon after Khan’s admission … Continue reading

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Will Trump Target Iran? [UPDATE]

“I would not have made [the Iran Nuclear Agreement], but we will not get a great deal out of ending it now.” Henry Kissinger — Former U.S. Secretary of State “President Obama’s approach has bought Israeli more time than any military strike … Continue reading

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Trump Aides Hired Israeli Spooks

“The idea was that people acting for Trump would discredit those who were pivotal in selling the [Iran nuclear] deal, making it easier to pull out of it.” Unnamed source “These are extraordinary and appalling allegations but which also illustrate … Continue reading

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