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Sun Dec 2, 2012, 06:56 PM

14. According to Gary Sick, Yasser Arafat, Abolhassan Bani-Sadr...

Eyewitness accounts, evidence, plus the way history unfolded between 1981 and 1987 make it look likely the GOP and the Ayatollah did business way before the Iran-Contra Thing.

There is evidence that members of the Reagan-Bush camp met with representatives of the government of Iran in Washington DC. There are allegations that Bill Casey and George Bush flew to Paris to meet with Iranian higher-ups. The end result is that Iran held the hostages until the minute Pruneface was sworn in.

The story makes sense when one considers that months later, the Reagan-Bush administration gave Israel the OK to send US weapons and spare parts to the Iranians, who were locked in a war with Iraq.

There are several excellent books on the October Surprise available by Barbara Honegger, Gary Sick, Abolhassan Bani Sadr, and Robert Parry.

BTW: One of the people who met with Iranian middlemen in Washington is former Judge Lawrence Silberman, the fellah appointed by George W Bush to head the commission charged with finding out why there were no WMDs in Iraq when US intelligence said there were. Small world.

Hereís a good overview:

http://www.wrmea.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1632:reprise-of-the-october-surprise-is-the-worst-surprise-still-to-come&catid=131


Hereís a link to ConsortiumNews.comís excellent work:

http://www.consortiumnews.com/archive/xfile.html

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