This past Sunday there was a suicide attack in Iran that killed some Iranian Revolutionary Guards. Since the attack, Iran has been blaming the USA
and Britain for the attacks. The question is, did the USA have any hand in any part of the terrorist bombing in Iran?
Let's rewind time.
"Bush sanctions 'black ops' against Iran" (May 2007)
Mr Bush has signed an official document endorsing CIA plans for a propaganda and disinformation campaign intended to destabilise, and eventually
topple, the theocratic rule of the mullahs.
Plans include: Currency manipulation to destabilize the economy and sabotage with regards to the Iranian nuclear program.
Links to Organizations:
"US funds terror groups to sow chaos in Iran" (Feb. 2007)
Specific links to Jundullah:
In a move that reflects Washington's growing concern with the failure of diplomatic initiatives, CIA officials are understood to be helping
opposition militias among the numerous ethnic minority groups clustered in Iran's border regions.
The operations are controversial because they involve dealing with movements that resort to terrorist methods in pursuit of their grievances against
the Iranian regime.
"ABC News Exclusive: The Secret War Against Iran" (April 2007)
A Pakistani tribal militant group responsible for a series of deadly guerrilla raids inside Iran has been secretly encouraged and advised by
American officials since 2005, U.S. and Pakistani intelligence sources tell ABC News.
The group, called Jundullah, is made up of members of the Baluchi tribe and operates out of the Baluchistan province in Pakistan, just across the
border from Iran.
More detail on Clandestine Operations: "Preparing the Battlefield" (July 2008)
This article is rife with information and is worth taking the time to read the whole thing.
In June 2008 Hersh gave an interview on NPR:
The role of the media in all of this, is one of ignorance. There is no discussion or analysis of claims made by Tehran, simply acknowledgment that
the accusations were made.
TEHRAN, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Iran's military accused the United States and Israel of terrorism as it held a funeral on Tuesday for high-ranking
commanders killed in the deadliest attack in the Islamic Republic since the 1980s.
Whenever a militant attack takes place inside Iran, government officials frequently identify Britain or the US as the instigators.
Over the past five years, it has become a standard Iranian position that the Anglo-US alliance is a source of unrest in Sistan-Baluchistan and other
The media does not need to analyze the accusations because we have been demonizing Iran since at least 2001. By not examining the claim they allow
the propaganda they've been feeding the public to fill in the gap: This is simply Iran trying to blame us, since we are picking on them for having a
Reality is relative. There may be an absolute truth to the happenings in the world, but this truth is easily misinterpreted by our brains, our
willingness to deceive one another, our desires to control people and populations in order to maintain the current power structure/order of things.
Why doesn't the media dig up past information and reports about the USA funding and seeking to destabilize Iran through covert operations? Because
it would prove Iran's allegations of western involvement.