June 23, 2011
Ex-CIA Spy: Obama Administration is delusional, it's weak, and it's confused.
Ex-CIA spy and author of A Time to Betray Reza Kahlili, recently had an excellent interview in The Objective Standard with Craig Biddle. Kahlili -- being that he once was embedded in Iran's Revolutionary Guard -- provided a treasure trove of information. A little backstory. Kahlili was initially hopeful about the Iranian revolution that ousted the shah, and he was convinced by a friend to join the Guard. But his view of the revolution soon changed. Excerpt from the interview: Several months later came the seizure of the U.S. Embassy. That was the beginning of my awakening to the fact that the country was not going in the right direction and that a radical minority was taking over... And then the new government went back on its promise that the clerics would not interfere in government matters... The clerics started enforcing Islamic law, which was not supposed to be part of the new government. Soon Khomeini and other clerics declared that they were representatives...(Read Full Post)