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Three 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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On This Day — Former FBI Robert A. Levinson Vanishes in Iran (March 9 2007) [UPDATE : Message from FBI Director Christopher Wray- March 26, 2020]

“My husband served this country tirelessly for decades. He deserves better from all of us and from our government. He deserves our endless pursuit to bring him home, to fight day and night and leave no stone unturned.” Christine Levinson … Continue reading

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On This Day — Former FBI Robert A. Levinson Vanishes in Iran (March 9 2007) [UPDATE : Statement from the Levinson Family – March 25, 2020]

“My husband served this country tirelessly for decades. He deserves better from all of us and from our government. He deserves our endless pursuit to bring him home, to fight day and night and leave no stone unturned.” Christine Levinson … Continue reading

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On This Day — Former FBI Robert A. Levinson Vanishes in Iran (March 9 2007)

“My husband served this country tirelessly for decades. He deserves better from all of us and from our government. He deserves our endless pursuit to bring him home, to fight day and night and leave no stone unturned.” Christine Levinson … Continue reading

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On This day — Anniversary of the Islamic Revolution (February 11 1979) [2020]

“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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On This day — Ayatollah Khomeini Returns to Iran (February 1 1979) [2020]

“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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On This Day — Tehran Releases 52 US Hostages After 444 Days (January 20 1981) [2020]

“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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Three Years Ago — Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani Takes Many Secrets to His Grave (January 8 2017)

“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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On This Day — The Assassination of Qassem Soleimani (January 3 2020)

“If you think the war in Iraq was hard, an attack on Iran would, in my opinion, be a catastrophe. Iranian capacity to wage a series of terror attacks across the Middle East aimed at us and our friends, and … Continue reading

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Robert A. Levinson — FBI Statement on Anniversary of His Disappearance [UPDATE : Quick note on Levinson’s Court case]

“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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