Skip to comments.Israeli counterterror chief’s son blames US for his 1988 assassination
Posted on 06/01/2014 1:13:13 AM PDT by BlackVeil
Twenty-five years after a famed Israeli counterterrorism operator died in a mysterious plane crash in Mexico, his son alleged on Friday that the death was an assassination, and pointed the finger of blame at the United States.
Amiram Nir was the counterterrorism adviser to former Israeli prime ministers Shimon Peres and Yitzhak Shamir in the 1980s, and played a key role in the Iran-Contra affair, a political scandal which involved officials in the Reagan administration secretly facilitating the sale of arms to Iran, including by Israel, in breach of an embargo. Nir died in late 1988 in a plane crash in Mexico. His demise has long sparked conspiracy theories,
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This story beats any thriller novel on the market.
Interesting detail - Iran’s current President Rouhani, apparently met with Mir, two years before his sudden death.
First I’ve heard of this; does anyone have any insight to share?
Sorry, I am not believing this chappie. Too many Israelis played both sides, usually because they are socialists at heart.
Odd, that - because the Torah claimed G*d forbid theft.
For Democrats, socialism is government theft.
In 1988 Iran Contra was over, what wasn’t over was the drug running operation and the drug runners continued to use Iran Contra as a cover.
Anyone raise questions about gun/drug running operation and it was covered up at every level.
I learned that first hand while living in Corpus Christi.
Had at least 3 attempts against my life possibly 4.
That 4th one still gives me a case of the butt puckers if it was in fact an attempt on my life.
Amiram Nir was the counterterrorism adviser to former Israeli prime ministers Shimon Peres and Yitzhak Shamir in the 1980s, and played a key role in the Iran-Contra affair, a political scandal which involved officials in the Reagan administration secretly facilitating the sale of arms to Iran, including by Israel, in breach of an embargo. Nir died in late 1988 in a plane crash in Mexico.1988 was 26 years ago, what happened, did he just now uncover all this? Or is it just another piece of misdirection by Partisan Media Shills on behalf of the Demagogic Party (Zero, Hitlery, Lurch, Plugs, etc)? I'll guess the latter.
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Well, his pop's identity is not exactly a secret, nor is pop's or Israel's cooperation with the Reagan administration during Iran Contra.
There's no there, there, in the son's charges, but if there's a there, there, it's getting long in the tooth.
“You should eat less beans.”
How quaint! I’ve not been called a Mexican before.
Does using argumentum ad hominum always do that to you?
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