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Did Iranian Agents Dupe Pentagon Officials?

Irancove @ June 8, 2008 # 8 Comments

McClatchy has the story: WASHINGTON — Defense Department counterintelligence investigators suspected that Iranian exiles who provided dubious intelligence on Iraq and Iran to a small group of Pentagon officials might have “been used as agents of a foreign intelligence service … to reach into and influence the highest levels of the U.S. government,” a Senate […]

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Michael Ledeen in the WSJ

Irancove @ June 8, 2008 # 4 Comments

Michael Ledeen’s sensationalist article titled “Iran and the Problem of Evil” predictably appears in Murdoch’s Wall Street Journal. Like Amir Taheri’s article “The Problem With Talking to Iran”—which appeared in the WSJ two weeks ago—Michael Ledeen has a long and reprehensible history of deception and warmongering regarding Iran which is detailed here, here and here. […]

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Iran Alleges US Bribed Iraqi MPs on Security Pact

Irancove @ June 8, 2008 # 4 Comments

Via Juan Cole and the USG Open Source Center: The USG Open Source Center translates an Iranian radio broadcast that alleges the US is trying to bribe members of the Iraqi parliament to pass the proposed security agreement with the US, with the alleged bribes totaling $3 bn. No source is given for the allegation, […]

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