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US Treasury Targets Iranian Intelligence

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posted on Feb, 17 2012 @ 09:21 AM
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They are now citing more than just nukes !!

The game is afoot.


First Publish: 2/17/2012, 2:35 PM -- Arutz Sheva, Israel

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on Iran's Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) for supporting terrorism, abusing human rights, and fueling unrest in Syria.

“Today we have designated the MOIS for abusing the basic rights of Iranian citizens and exporting its vicious practices to support the Syrian regime’s abhorrent crackdown on its own population,” David Cohen, the US Treasury Department undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, said in a statement.



Thursday's sanctions bar MOIS officials from travelling to the United States, freezes all property MOIS owns in the United States, and prevents US citizens or companies from dealings with MOIS.
The US Treasury Department imposed sanctions on Iran's Ministry of Intelligence and Security for exporting terror and violating human rights


I wonder what property the MOIS owns here in the U.S. and just WHO does "business" with them


Do you think the travel restriction will actually be effective


The MOIS IS a secret police spy agency after all



The U.S. is getting their ducks in a row





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posted on Feb, 17 2012 @ 10:22 AM
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Good catch...

While others are focused on the usually "He said, She said, Who struck Paul?"
This story is a bit more telling IMO. Cleaning house before possible hostilities?
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