Posts Tagged ‘MEK’

News and views from around the web posted to the Wonderland Wire:

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A TONDAR member in Iranian custody tells the State-run media his connection to the group originated through a U.S.-run media corporation.

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Former C.I.A. analyst Ray McGovern’s article at AntiWar.com sums the strongly reported ties between the U.S. government and Jundallah, a Balochi separatist group dubbed as a terrorist organiztation, in light of the Iranian government’s arrest of its leader.

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Jundallah has claimed responsibility for attacking a “unity gathering between Sunni and Shia tribal leaders”. The rising death toll was last reported at 49.

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Former U.N. weapons inspector Scott Ritter discussed the latest farce surrounding Iran civilian nuclear program with Scott Horton at AntiWar Radio, Tuesday (49:08):

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Anne Applebaum makes the case for a U.S. taxpayer-funded “human rights campaign that battles Iran from within”.

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Iraq launces attack on U.S.-backed terror group;  Majority of  U.K. see Afghan War ‘unwinnable’; Colombia joins U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan; Chicago Police issue new “deadly force” policy;  Deaf, disabled man tasered for not listening; HuffPo hires David Axelrod’s son as an editor; Walter Block is an anarchist; and more… (more…)

Over 100 tortured to death in U.S. custody; A Nobel laureate and former U.S. Congresswoman kidnapped by Israel; Glenn Greenwald on the Washington Establishment recognizing Obama mimicking Bush on civil liberties; The history of Honduras leading to the military coup; and more… (more…)

Brian Ross for ABC News in 2007 and Seymour Hersh for The New Yorker in 2008 reported the Bush Administration’s Presidential Finding enacting a C.I.A. plan to use propaganda to push regime change in Iran. Democrats in Congress backed the $400 million dollar appropriation. The July ’08 article by Mr. Hersh quotes a member of the House Appropriations Committee: “[I]t will take another year before we get the intelligence activities under control…. We control the money and they can’t do anything without the money. Money is what it’s all about. But I’m very leery of this Administration.” (more…)

Scott Horton, host of AntiWar Radio, interviews Gareth Porter on the ‘smoking laptop’ used to falsely show Iran pursuing nuclear weapons program. (more…)