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OCTOBER 2022

CIA Director Admits US Lied About Iran

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CIA Director Admits US Lied About Iran

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The Persian country stopped and did not resume its nuclear weapons program.

Written by Lucas Leiroz, researcher in Social Sciences at the Rural Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; geopolitical consultant.

American officials are starting to admit Washington’s lies about Iran. William Burns, director of the CIA, said on Wednesday, July 20, that Iran has never resumed its nuclear weapons production program since it was interrupted, in 2004. The statement only confirms the suspicion of several analysts around the world, but it is truly impressive that it came from the head of American intelligence. Indeed, it reveals that Washington really bases its interventionist foreign policy on lies and distortions.

During his speech at the Aspen Security Forum in Colorado, Director Burns stated: “Our best intelligence judgment is that the Iranians have not resumed the weaponization effort that they had underway up until 2004 and then suspended, so that’s something, obviously we at CIA and across the US intelligence community keep a very, very sharp focus on”.

Earlier, in December of last year, the Director had already stated something similar to these lines, indicating that there were insufficient reasons for the US to believe that Iran planned to produce nuclear weapons. However, on neither occasion did Burns clarify why the US government had repeatedly mentioned this hypothesis of resuming the program in recent years, even without any scientific basis to justify the narrative.

Interestingly, it was not just Burns who recently commented on this topic. Tamir Hayman, director of Israeli intelligence, has already stated that Tel Aviv has not found evidence that Tehran plans to develop nuclear weapons, despite the fact that there is a large process of uranium enrichment.

“To the best of our knowledge, the directive has not changed, and they are not heading toward a breakout. They are not heading toward a bomb right now: It may be in the distant future. (…) There is an enriched amount [of uranium] in volumes that we have not seen before and it is disturbing (…) At the same time, in all other aspects of the Iranian nuclear project, we see no progress – not in the weapons project, in the financial area, not in any other sector”, he said.

According to the official speech of the Iranian State, any research related to the nuclear weapons program was stopped in 2004, with no interest in converting the current nuclear program into an atomic weapons platform. More than a mere political attitude to avoid sanctions, the Iranian government has also stated on several occasions that the decision to abstain from producing nuclear weapons is a consequence of the Shiite religion itself, which has an official role in the country’s theocratic regime. For Shia Islam, producing and using weapons of mass destruction is considered a sin – and it would be unethical on the part of the Shia government to disobey the principles of its own religion.

However, the mere act of not possessing nuclear weapons is not exactly what interests the US in the Iranian case. The peaceful use of nuclear technology could also become “dangerous” to American interests. Peaceful and clean nuclear technology allows, for example, high levels of industrial and scientific development, in addition to boosting military power, even without the possession of warheads – as, for example, through the manufacture of propulsion submarines. Obviously, any form of material development of its geopolitical enemies is seen by the US as a “problem”, which is why Washington tries to completely neutralize the Iranian nuclear program.

However, the main point is that the narrative around the Iranian nuclear program has become a kind of “rhetorical weapon” for the US. With this speech, it became possible to mobilize the entire international society against the “nuclearization”, justifying sanctions, military operations and even terrorist-like attacks with the objective of assassinating Iranian officials. In fact, the Iranian nuclear program has functioned in terms of US-Iran tensions in a way similar to the narrative around the “invasion against Ukraine”, in terms of tensions with Russia. They are mere baseless narratives that serve as a basis for maneuvers on the international arena.

It remains to be seen what the practical result of all this scenario will be from now on. Burns did not comment on the case for nothing. He has tried to take a more pragmatic line with Iran, given his experience in the negotiations of the 2015 deal – later unilaterally abandoned by the US. The Director does not see the possibility of a conflict with the Persian country as positive and bets on some level of diplomacy to guarantee American interests, even if concessions have to be made.

But in order for diplomacy to really advance and to materialize in agreements, it is not enough to admit that the nuclear weapons narrative is false, it is necessary that all sanctions be banned, and that Washington removes the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) from its list of terrorist organizations, in addition to establishing a truly neutral and impartial nuclear monitoring mechanism that does not act in an interventionist manner or violate Iranian sovereignty. Until this is achieved, there will be no concrete possibility of agreement.

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Washington DCorruption

Mike Pompeo about CIA: We Lied, We Cheated, We Stole.

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hunter bidé lab pork !

iZelosnky you Pedos Lgtbs with cookies iff you dont send more tons of drugs im going to show my anus !!!!

hunter bidé lab pork !

heill pedo crack cookies !!!

FudgyVonFirstenberg

For god sakes Iran make 20 nukes at a minimum. These criminals won’t leave you alone until you do. And until then NONE OF US ARE SAFE.

Ashok Varma

Americans are the most despised savages on earth. They are liars, cheats, murderers, racist and pure trash. No one takes the US banana republic seriously. They are totally isolated now and just have the evil Anglo-Zionist colonies like UK, Australia, Canada, and NATO toadies to boss around.

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Must be a shocking revelation to braindead citizenry of merica & urope, long known to SF community members. Please allow me to wish him to go to hell.

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Yuri

“amerikans have been liars and braggarts for 3 centuries”. Daniel Boorstin

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Ashok Varma

Americans or whatever they are, most hated scum on earth. Loudmouth, obnoxious braggarts and pure losers. JAI RUS!

Yuri

“”obama’s job is to lie to a nation of liars”. Kiese Laymon

hunter bidé lab pork !

the CIA Evan lies to CIA !!! the rest is just corrupted clowns !!!

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hunter bidé lab pork !

but the jews are not anti semontic !!! just some parazites !!!

Washington DCorruption

“Don’t let your left hand know what your right hand is doing”

GW Bush

hunter bidé lab pork !

obama obomba senil pedo is not anti semontic !!! hillary clintoris is not anti semantic !! soros is not a black lgbt climate changer of pedo is anti estrombotic !!! i think to be anti ss semutic jew is not a gay terrorist !!!!

hunter bidé lab pork !

We Lied, We Cheated, We Stole. but we are not anti strombolic not evan terrorist not evan pimps of nato proxytutes !!! we need more Clowns !!!!!

tampa

The empire of lies

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Jnoub

Because Iran enemies posses nuclear weapons, it can be argued that Shias possessing nuclear weapons won’t be a sin as a deterrent. If Iran ever reverses the fatwa of nuclear weapons not being a sin, Iran 100% has nuclear weapons

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hunter bidé lab pork !

Joe Biden is an Hologram of Hitler with 99 years old !!!!

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hunter bidé lab pork !

trying to go to moscow to see the circus !!!

hunter bidé lab pork !

and he is the rostchiken bastard prostipute of napoleon !!!

Jnoub

Despite Russia being sanctioned this badly, their citizens have held a lot better than if Americans would’ve lost Macdonalds

Assad Defeated Zionists

So that means all those directly responsible for the killing of scientists are criminals and can be referred to Interpol for eventual prosecution.

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Jnoub

Well the Torah does say it permissible to kill non Jewish children because they can pose a potential risk to Jews when they grow up

Yuri

“the men amerikans most admire dare to tell them the most extravagant lies; the men they most despise try to tell them the truth”. HL Menkhen

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Matt

I’ll ask this question again… and again…

Why has the Russian Federation placated the UN whore h0u$e for 30 years, with the overthrow of the legitimate and sovereign Ukraine government in 2014 being the “la$t $traw” and “red line” crossed by the MI6/Mossad/CIA cabal!?…

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Ivan Freely

Short answer: RealPolitik.

Edit: Don’t get me wrong. I would love to see the UN disbanded but, there’s simply too many that bought the lie.

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Matt

Might as well come out an say it. Were these 5 observers Russian Jews?… https://wikispooks.com/wiki/9-11/Israel_did_it/Dancing_Israelis

CDM

Thats easy: because Russia was weak after Gorbachev/Yeltsin treason. It still didn’t fully recovered, the whole purpose of Maidan etc is not to allow it to fully recover.

Florian Geyer

Because 30 years ago Russia did not have the military ability to confront NATO, Matt.

Today the Russian military does have the ability to confront and defeat Nato.

Slava Rossiya

Ivan Freely

Anyone surprised? LOL

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David

Even when the yanks try to tell the truth, nobody believes a single word.

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Antitrolltroller

Sigh. Yet another lie by the greatest liars of liars the USG. Just like Iraq’s WMD’s. Just like Bolton admitting that the USG has participated in coups. How many more lies will it take for the USA’s allies to say no more! We will not support you anymore in your wars! Now lift the sanctions from Iran and let it become the economic powerhouse it was meant to be FFS!

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Wayne Gabler

OMG, Iran has never had a nuclear weapons program. Even when the CIA is exposing their corruption, they have to try and show they were telling the truth at some point. That is a skill chronic liars can never master.

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zman

This article only causes one to ask questions…such as, if they do not believe they desire nukes, then one must believe the narrative of ‘nuclear competition’, which is ridiculous. But, say it’s true, why then do they keep insisting on including Iran’s missiles and drones in re-negotiations? Iran has always been in compliance, there has never been a time when they were not when JCPOA was in force. The truth, as most everyone knows, is Israel, who has claimed Iran was on the very brink on attaining a weapon for at least the last 20 years, was never happy that only nuke capable delivery (missiles) were banned. Iran agreed, because they had a different strategy. Israel knows that Iran needs no nukes or the headaches associated with them. Everyone involved knows it, it is just as the Iranians suspected, it was all the same song and dance. To the US (and most importantly, Israel) the neutering of Iran was the only way any ‘re-negotiation’ was going to go. Iran’s answer has repeatedly been “no re-negotiation”, saying there was no need, as Iran was always in compliance. So, the revelation from this guy is yet more smoke screen, perpetuating the failed ‘nuke’ theme, but downgrading it to ‘nuclear’ theme…but they still include missiles/drones.

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Yuri

Amerika is a decayed dying empire desperately attempting to delay final collapse in next few years—except for lies imperialism and sanctions vs 42 nations they have nothing but moron burger flippers only a tiny bit more intelligent that jens….unable to compete in anything except crack pipes and lgbt degeneracy they accelerate their demise w another defeat in ukraine

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tommy tranny sawyer

we will soon have ukraine food trucks in omaha w piroshki, galupsti permeni and plov—I am tired of lgbt burgers

Richebourg

I think the Euro weenies are in a much worse position, dependent on others for almost everything. Certainly basic food and energy. Over here in Amerika, we are self sufficient in food and energy if need be. But the days of American hegemony are drawing to a close. Hopefully our elites don’t take the rest of us into destruction.

Emrisrex

Americans lie about everything, I don’t believe a word that comes out of there at all.

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Donnchadh

And those like Professors/Lecturers etc who speak the truth are booted out of their jobs -blacklisted by US Big Business and are constantly watched by the FBI- I have an unclassified file by the FBI admitting they spy on their own citizens via every mobile app available.

Richebourg

Most of the professors I know are glad to be monitored by the globalist state. They are all woke weenies.

TomB.

John 8:44: Your father is the devil, and you want to fulfill your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and did not exist in the truth because there is no truth in him. If he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own property, because he is a liar and the father of it.

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Pertti

Yeah..like the old story: it is not news if a dog bites a man, but it is if a man bites a dog.

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Peter Jennings

It’s funny how these revelations come to light after the fact. Every cia director knows what is really going on beneath their own propaganda.

Why are these ‘oh yeah’ moments not done by sitting cia directors? Probably because the rules for employment mean allegiance to the intelligence even if it is wrong or malicious. The long game result of this kind of policy also means that, inevitably, the country’s citizens cop the lot for the mistakes and warmongering of bent politicians and weapons suppliers.

The cia are responsible, along with many other agencies, not necessarily american, for the current ills of the world. As long as these agencies are solely accountable to the state and not the people, all hell awaits. Destroying citizen’s rights to accurate information will only accelerate the process.

In the days of rule by shysters and monsters, good luck people.

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mike l hutchings

if the CIA power pimps aren’t lying, they are killing and making a joke of our constitution

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Sink

No Nukes? No reason for 911 attack? Who attacked? Why?

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Richebourg

I think we know who and why.

Richebourg

No need to read this article. It’s like a “no kidding”. Just remove Iran and replace with fill in the blank.

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