TV News LIES

Thursday, Aug 25th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Politics War With Iran? US Neocons Aim to Repeat Chalabi-Style Swindle

War With Iran? US Neocons Aim to Repeat Chalabi-Style Swindle

E-mail Print PDF

John Bolotonn 1991, Iraqi exiles set up the Iraq National Congress (INC) with funding from the CIA. Under the leadership of Ahmad Chalabi, and flush with tens of millions dollars in US government funding, the INC allied itself with the neoconservatives in Washington and unceasingly beat the drums of war, presenting itself as the popular democratic alternative to Saddam Hussein and feeding faulty intelligence to an eager media and Bush administration.

Eventually, they succeeded in dragging the United States into disastrous war that cost Americans and Iraqis their lives and caused incalculable damage to American prestige and power. Now, history may be repeating itself.

A segment of our political establishment that is chafing at the bit for a military attack on Iran has found their INC, in the form of the Mujahedin-e-Khalq Organization (also known as the MEK, or MKO), a radical Islamic terrorist group with Iranian roots that has been designated a terrorist organization since the State Department created the Foreign Terrorist Organization list in 1997.

Appearing before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on June 24, John Bolton, the former ambassador to the UN under President Bush, reiterated his calls for military action against Iran and openly expressed his support for the MEK.

Weeks later, former Bush attorney general Michael Mukasey appeared before the Oversight and Investigation Subcommittee and called for the US to delist the MEK. Mukasey was even photographed prior to the hearing receiving counsel from the leadership of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, the MEK's political wing, which is also designated as a terrorist organization.

TVNL Comment: Bolton was a ranking member of the NeoCON Artists.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Donald Trump Used Campaign Donations to Buy $55,000 of His Own Book

Trump buys own book with donor dollarsDonald Trump used his campaign funds to buy thousands of copies of his own book at...

Donald Trump Jacked Up His Campaign’s Trump Tower Rent Once Somebody Else Was Paying It

Trump raised rent at Trump Towers campaign hqtrsAfter bragging for a year about how cheaply he was running his campaign, Donald Trump is...

Appeals court: Week of early voting shouldn't return to Ohio

early votingA federal appeals court on Tuesday rejected a judge's order to restore a week of early...

The (likely) real story behind Colin Powell’s email advice to Hillary Clinton

Powell advice on emailWhat was almost certainly in the email Powell sent Clinton was the story of his successful...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!