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Bombings: Iran Blames Israel

by Rabbi Shraga Simmons; Feb 15, 2012 at 05:41:56 AM

Israeli squirrel spies on IranIn the wake of this week’s bombings against Israeli targets in India and Bangkok, Iran is blaming Israel for attacking its own people.

We're used to this far-fetched Iranian paranoid smokescreening. Remember, these are the same folks whose intelligence agents arrested 14 squirrels for allegedly sneaking around with Western spy gear.

But now the mainstream media is chiming in with their own repugnant theories. Genieve Abdo, a frequent contributor to the New York Times, told Australian public radio that Israel had bombed its own diplomats in order to have an excuse to blame Iran:

Radio Host: Iran’s leadership says it’s sheer lies that it’s behind the attacks and [Iran says] that the Israelis have planted the bombs themselves to discredit Iran.

Geneive Abdo: Well I think that’s entirely possible. I mean, if you consider what the Israelis did for many years in Lebanon and other parts of the Middle East, that theory is not so farfetched.

This is a throwback to the 2006 Israel-Lebanon war, when Thomas Ricks, at the time a military correspondent for the Washington Post, told CNN that Israel purposely allowed Hezbollah to launch missiles into northern Israel – in order to have an excuse to retaliate. According to Ricks:

One of the things that is going on... is that Israel purposely has left pockets of Hezbollah rockets in Lebanon, because as long as they’re being rocketed, they can continue to have a sort of moral equivalency in their operations in Lebanon.

As the Iran-Israel battle heats up, be on the lookout for more of this libelous disinformation coming from the mainstream media.

HT: Michael Rubin / Contentions blog

February 15, 2012

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Visitor Comments: 3

(2) Karmen Nava, February 19, 2012 3:46 PM

There is a movement to blame Israel for all of the global problems today. There are multiudes of websites in every language blaming the Zionists as well as ing Christians who support Israel, and it is increasing. These provocative authors surely have an agenda and most people follow blindly without doing their own research. The Protocols of the Elders of Zion are again being circulated around the world. From my own research, the author was not even Jewish. How can the human race believe that only one group is responsible for all of the problems of the earth. Surely the despots who reside in every nation who infiltratte the politics and every major religions are involved. The renegade mafia of evil involved in so many secret organizations which conspire against the human race. Those people who have a regard for humanity and respect G-d´s Commandments do not take part in this vicious hatred.

(1) Lisa, February 16, 2012 10:56 AM

Where have you been??

Shraga, your blog puts the perfect finishing touch on Aish's website!! It's current & very insightful!! Thank you so much for keeping us plugged into whats "buzzing" today! Yasher Koach!

simon, February 19, 2012 3:58 PM

they are people they say things without sens

There are people they write against Israel writhout saing the true.

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