FEATURE ARTICLE

Iranian Terror Plot: Fake, Fake, Fake

Iranian Terror Plot: Fake, Fake, Fake
 
Ernest Hancock 
Website: www.ernesthancock.com
Date: 10-11-2011
Subject: Propaganda

Fake, fake, fake " I’m talking about the latest anti-Iranian propaganda coming out of Washington, which claims the Iranian Revolutionary Guards were involved in a “plot” to take out the Saudi ambassador to the US and blow up both the Saudi and Israeli embassies. The narrative reads like a formulaic melodrama: two Iranians, one a naturalized US citizen, purportedly approached someone they thought was a member of a Mexican drug cartel " according to the indictment [.pdf], it was a “sophisticated” drug cartel, not the plebeian sort " and proposed paying him $1.5 million to murder Adel al Jubeir, the Kingdom’s ambassador in Washington " oh, and by the way, the Iranians supposedly said, “Are you guys any good with explosives?”

The key to understanding just how fake this story is can be found in the New York Times report, which informs us: