Iason Athanasiadis is a British-Greek writer, photographer, political analyst, and television producer. He specializes in the Middle East.
In his latest article in the Guardian he writes that according to a high-level former official in the Clinton administration “September’s mysterious Israeli strike on Syria was a successful test of an American missile against the new Russian radar system that Moscow sold to Damascus and Tehran, ahead of a strike against Iran. According to the source, the Syrians were warned in advance through back-channels that they would be getting hit and advised to keep mum about it as it was “not personal“.”
Sleep-walking to war ,Recent talk at Harvard – the intellectual powerhouse of the US suggests understanding of the Iran problem is sadly lacking.
Ari Fleischer, who was once the face of the Bush administration when they were selling the war on Iraq, is now in charge of running a $200 million anti-Iran PR campaign. Link via Another Irani Online (an informative blog)