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Anatomy of a Lie: How Iran Covered
Up the Downing of an Airliner

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Posted By: StormCnter, 1/28/2020 6:54:57 AM

When the Revolutionary Guards officer spotted what he thought was an unidentified aircraft near Tehran’s international airport, he had seconds to decide whether to pull the trigger. Iran had just fired a barrage of ballistic missiles at American forces, the country was on high alert for an American counterattack, and the Iranian military was warning of incoming cruise missiles. The officer tried to reach the command center for authorization to shoot but couldn’t get through. So he fired an antiaircraft missile. Then another. The plane, which turned out to be a Ukrainian jetliner with 176 people on board, crashed and exploded in a ball of fire.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Knotwyrkin 1/28/2020 6:58:22 AM (No. 300155)
Now do the same thing with the US Government and Flight TWA 800.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Wizard of is 1/28/2020 7:20:21 AM (No. 300173)
The New York Times reporters and editors are experts on the subject of lies.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: JrSample 1/28/2020 8:13:15 AM (No. 300224)
There is also the possibility that someone was on that plane that the regime did not want to leave the country and they ordered the plane to be shot down. Someone needs to look at the flight manifest and see if some nuclear scientists were defecting. It was funny how they announced arrests of those involved and the first person arrested was the man who videoed the incident and put in on the internet.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 1/28/2020 9:39:40 AM (No. 300326)
#3 I am also suspicious of the passenger list and the supposedly accidental motives. I found it beyond statistical possibility that it was a coincidence to have an earthquake at a nuclear site on that very day when nuclear scientists were said to be defecting.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Lawsy0 1/28/2020 10:15:56 AM (No. 300367)
The New York Times is an Irani asset.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: TexasHillCountry 1/28/2020 11:04:47 AM (No. 300416)
It also sounds like the IRGC, charged with preserving the ayatollahs' revolution, is the Iranian equivalent of the Nazi SS, each member of which swore personal loyalty to Adolph Hitler.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: philsner 1/28/2020 11:19:35 AM (No. 300436)
I will never create any kind of account at the NYT. "Note to Ldotters . Please do not post from sites requiring registration. These will be automatically deleted."
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Chuzzles 1/28/2020 11:49:59 AM (No. 300481)
They could cover it up, thanks to media outlets like yourselves, buying every bit of hate that they choose to serve up. Then you recycle it to us, your fellow citizens.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: judy 1/28/2020 5:05:54 PM (No. 300753)
The NY Times made more over the killing of one terrorist Trump authorized than The 147 people Iran shot down.
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