U.S. Officials Peddle False Intel to Support Terror Plot Claims by Gareth Porter + Franklin Lamb: US anti-Iran plot doomed to failure

by Gareth Porter
Featured Writer
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crossposted at IPS
Oct. 17, 2011

WASHINGTON, Oct 17, 2011 (IPS) – Officials of the Barack Obama administration have aggressively leaked information supposedly based on classified intelligence in recent days to bolster its allegation that two higher- ranking officials from Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) were involved in a plot to assassinate Saudi Ambassador Adel al-Jubeir in Washington, D.C.

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FBI Account of “Terror Plot” Suggests Sting Operation by Gareth Porter + Pepe Escobar: Iranian plot was an inside job

Updated: Oct. 15, 2011 added 2 video interviews with Gareth Porter

by Gareth Porter
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
crossposted at IPS
Oct. 13, 2011

WASHINGTON, Oct 13, 2011 (IPS) – While the administration of Barack Obama vows to hold the Iranian government “accountable” for the alleged plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador in Washington, the legal document describing evidence in the case provides multiple indications that it was mainly the result of an FBI “sting” operation.

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