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DrDebug Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-18-06 05:57 AM
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31. Iran-Contra for dummies
Edited on Sun Jun-18-06 06:11 AM by DrDebug
To answer your question what Coke can buy, we have to look at Iran-Contra which appears to be very similar to this thing and there are even interlinking players and companies.

Simpilified overview on the inner working

October Surprise X-Files (Part 7): Bush & a CIA Power Play
By Robert Parry

(...) at 2:12 p.m., Oct. 27, 1980, George Bush called Richard Allen, a senior Reagan foreign policy adviser who was keeping tabs on Carter's hostage progress. Bush ordered Allen to find out what he could about Connally's tip. Allen's notes, which I discovered many years later in an obscure Capitol Hill storage room, made clear that Bush was in charge.

"Geo Bush," Allen's notes began, "JBC -- already made deal. Israelis delivered last wk spare pts. via Amsterdam. Hostages out this wk. Moderate Arabs upset. French have given spares to Iraq and know of JC deal w/Iran. JBC unsure what we should do. RVA to act if true or not."

Codes used:
Geo Bush = George H.W. Bush
JBC = John Connally
Spare pts / spares = Weapons
RVA = Richard Allen
JC = Jimmy Carter
JC deal = October Surprise, ie. keeping the hostages until after the election of Ronald Reagan.

That little game was totally financed with drugs money and it paid for:
  • The kick starter: President Reagan and Vice President George H.W. Bush
  • Guerrilla warfare in Central and South America
  • A war between Iraq and Iran

    Was the Ayatollah working with Bush against Carter? According to this document they had a deal as well:

    How our covert wars have created enemies across the Middle East and brought terror to America.
    by Mark Zepezauer
    Common Courage Press, 2003, paper

    (...) Khomeini was indeed willing to bargain for military equipment. But unfortunately for the Carter administration, according to investigative journalist Robert Parry, the bargain was made with a group of ex-CIA officers who supported the Reagan-Bush presidential campaign. Abolhassan Bani-Sadr was the civilian president of Iran in the first year of the revolution. In his memoirs, he explained that Khomeini's anti-American rhetoric was just show business for the masses, and that behind the scenes the Ayatollah had no problems dealing with the "Great Satan." For instance, in 1983 the U.S. secretly provided lists of leftist infiltrators in the Iranian government, which Khomeini used for mass roundups and executions.

    According to numerous witnesses, representatives of the mullahs met in Paris with William Casey (later named CIA director) and other Reagan campaign officials in October 1980. This was done behind Carter's back and also behind Bani-Sadr's back, and though both caught wind of what was happening, they were unable to stop it. Iran agreed to keep the hostages until Carter was defeated for reelection, in return for $40 million in military equipment. Shipments of U.S. arms through Israel commenced shortly (5 minutes) after Reagan was inaugurated. About the same time Bani Sadr was forced from office and fled Iran under threat of assassination. The nationalist fervor surrounding the embassy seizure allowed Khomeini and the mullahs to purge centrists from the government; soon clerics controlled both the judiciary and the military. (...)

    Atta's trip to Canada

    The Official Conspiracy Theory is one huge pile of lies. And that it was drug running operation in Florida just got covered up as well, because maybe the Venice Atta team needed to be dissolved and they agreed to be the patsies for 9/11, because that cleared them from the real deal. So Atta made his appearance in Portland just before leaving the US and was in Canada before the airplane hit the WTC. Some of the other names - many of which are still alive - are just random names picked from a bag, however they needed some other guys with a story, like Atta.
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