[Marxism] REAL NEWS NETWORK: Video -Hersh on Iran covert operation

Walter Lippmann walterlx at earthlink.net
Tue Jul 1 11:15:52 MDT 2008

July 1, 2008
Secret war against Iran underway

Seymour Hersh says Democratic Party leaders 
signed on to secret war against Iran

In an article in the "New Yorker", Seymour Hersh says that the
President got up to 400 million dollars in a “Presidential Finding”
and that top democrats were involved. An unidentified source told
Hersh:"The Finding was focused on undermining Iran's nuclear
ambitions and trying to undermine the government through regime
change." The funds were requested at the same time that a US National
Intelligence Estimate late last year stated that Iran had halted any
kind of Nuclear Weapons program they may have had by 2003. Despite
the report the Bush administration and many in congress continue to
talk about Iran as a nuclear threat. In an interview with CNN, Hersh
talked about Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney: "They believe that
their mission is to make sure that before they get out of office next
year, either Iran is attacked or it stops its weapons program," As
well, a non binding resolution with bipartisan support is moving
quickly through the house. The resolution calls on the White House to
ban the export to Iran, of refined petroleum or gasoline and for
"stringent inspection requirements on all persons, vehicles, ships,
planes, trains, and cargo entering or departing Iran," and would give
the President free reign in dealing with Iran including a naval


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