Watch as the British press starts putting the spin on the whole Basra state of affairs, doing their job helping Washington to demonize Iran. Until
recently the 'foreign insurgents' were all coming out of Syria. Now they're suddenly all from or supported by Iran and Hezbollah.
The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity
, said the technology had come from Hezbollah in Lebanon via Iran and produced an
"explosively shaped projectile".
He said that dissidents from the Mehdi army, a militia controlled by the radical Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr, were suspected of carrying out the
One of their leaders, Ahmed al-Fartusi, was arrested by British forces recently and was "currently enjoying British hospitality", as the official
It was that arrest which sparked off an anti-British protest in Basra recently.Please visit the link provided for the complete story.
Thanks for the spin, Mr. "Anonymous Official", but the anti-British protest in Basra was sparked by SAS spies posing as Iraqis with a car full of
weapons shooting dead a couple of Iraqi policeman, and then being extracted by British army tanks.
Iran blamed as militias step up Basra violence - timesonline.co.uk
Tehran’s involvement may be linked to Britain’s hardening position on its nuclear programme.
The clashes and the arrest of two undercover soldiers was almost certainly triggered by the arrest at the weekend of Sheikh Ahmed al-Fartusi, the
leader of the Mahdi Army, a banned militia loyal to Moqtada al-Sadr.Please visit the link provided for the complete story.
How about the arrest of the two "undercover soldiers" (whatever that means) was triggered by the fact that they were pretending to be Iraqis and
shot and killed Iraqi policemen, and that a growing portion of the Iraqi populace suspect the coalition of carrying out false flag operations to
incite civil war and unrest? Hmmm...
Britain blames Iran for Iraq attacks on troops -
Washington and London have long accused Iran of fomenting unrest in Iraq, but the allegations, made by British officials under condition of
, were more detailed than previous public remarks.
While Iran's government has publicly denied it supports Iraqi militia, "there was some suggestion that this could be elements of the Iranian
Revolutionary Guard that were involved."
British troops have come under attack several times in recent weeks, most notably in a riot after British forces attacked a jail to free undercover
soldiers they said had been turned over to a Shi'ite militia by police
.Please visit the link provided for the complete story.
More "anonymous officials". They sure get around don't they. I love the Newspeak where "spies" become "undercover soldiers", like this is some
drug sting or something.
I used to think the British press were inoculated against this disease that is spreading through our media, but more and more it appears I was wrong.
Winston Smith is doing his job well, but some of us still remember...