Posted tagged ‘Shahram Amiri’

Come on, let’s twist again

2010/07/16

Another twist in the tale of  Shahram Amiri, the Iranian scientist who has claimed that the CIA kidnapped and tortured him while on a pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. Turning up earlier this month when he walked into the Pakistani Embassy in Washington, D.C., Amiri is now “safely” back in his home country. Iranian authorities must now decide whether he is a spy or a hero. To counter allegations that the CIA offered Amiri money in exchange for top secret Iranian documents, American sources have responded by claiming he had been funneling them information even before his “kidnapping.”

Even Chubby Checker would be impressed by all the twists.

U.S. Says Scientist Aided C.I.A. While Still in Iran

By DAVID E. SANGER and MARK MAZZETTI
Published: July 16, 2010

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