Discussion: Iran Sentences Washington Post Journalist To Prison

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There’s no way for any of us to know, but it wouldn’t surprise me one bit if he was guilty.
That’s what we DO.

Iran has historical reasons to feel a little bit touchy about the possibility of CIA operatives in their country.

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There is also “historical” record of totalitarian theocracies grabbing innocent people off the streets to use as political bargaining chips —


The CPJ says 30 journalists were behind bars in Iran in 2014, making it the second worst jailer of reporters, after China.


Sure. Which is why I said we have no idea what is true.
I only mentioned the one possibility because we in the US already have the “Iran is doing despicable shit” part well covered. Hell, we even called them evil for overthrowing our dictator.