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ewagner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-14-07 08:24 AM
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8. Just heard on NPR
that a Sunni group was claiming responsibility..

In a way that makes sense. It's widely believed that Iran is supporting the Shiia and the Shiia militia (which makes the claims of Iranian weapons killing our troops ludicrous) in Iraq against the Sunni, so Sunni retaliation isn't that hard to believe.

The other possibility is that this is some kind of "false flag" operation by either the Iranian government as stated above or possibly by a US funded surrogate group....

who knows? :shrug:
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  -On CNN: Al Qaeda strikes with bus bomb in IRAN itsmesgd  Feb-14-07 08:02 AM   #0 
  - You know how the admin is going to spin this don't you?  thecorrection   Feb-14-07 08:06 AM   #1 
  - Al-Caca are Sunni and Iranians are mostly Shia -- tho Dimson probably doesn't know that  Supersedeas   Feb-14-07 09:28 AM   #17 
  - Pretty much the only al Queda in Iran are in Iranian jails...  htuttle   Feb-14-07 08:07 AM   #2 
  - MEK is linked to al Qaeda?  yibbehobba   Feb-14-07 08:26 AM   #10 
     - Before and shortly after the invasion of Iraq, BushCo claimed they were  htuttle   Feb-14-07 08:53 AM   #13 
     - I'm wondering about that too.  cool user name   Feb-14-07 09:22 AM   #14 
  - By the way,  mmonk   Feb-14-07 08:08 AM   #3 
  - They'll change the story and reframe the attackers as Saddam Loyalists ...  ShortnFiery   Feb-14-07 08:09 AM   #4 
  - The bus was on it's way to Iraq and blew up too soon. n/t  jannyk   Feb-14-07 08:13 AM   #5 
  - Jondollah did it, where did you get al-Qaeda from?  originalpckelly   Feb-14-07 08:14 AM   #6 
  - Reuters: "a shadowy Sunni Muslim group Iran has linked to al Qaeda"  muriel_volestrangler   Feb-14-07 09:28 AM   #18 
  - Did CNN change the report?  yibbehobba   Feb-14-07 08:21 AM   #7 
  - They originally reported that Al Qaeda had bombed a bus load of Iranian republican guard troops  itsmesgd   Feb-14-07 08:25 AM   #9 
     - They probably made the same mistake...  yibbehobba   Feb-14-07 08:27 AM   #11 
     - Aren't they called the Revolutionary Guard?  ContraBass Black   Feb-14-07 09:25 AM   #15 
        - sorry, typo  itsmesgd   Feb-14-07 09:27 AM   #16 
  - Just heard on NPR  ewagner   Feb-14-07 08:24 AM   #8 
  - Please see also:  cool user name   Feb-14-07 08:27 AM   #12 
  - Special Ops n/t  MilesColtrane   Feb-14-07 09:33 AM   #19 
     - ding ding ding!  Norquist Nemesis   Feb-14-07 09:38 AM   #20 
 

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