October 30, 2012

Why Iran Wants to Attack America

Matthew Levitt, Foreign Policy

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An Iranian-American used car salesman pleaded guilty this month to conspiring with Iranian agents to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States. Mansour Arbabsiar's guilty plea would appear to be the end of this story, but in truth it raises more questions than it answers.

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