The Iranian History 2002 AD

 


Bush Invents Axis Of Evil

Jan, 29, 2002 AD

American Soldier posing with Helmets belonging to Iranian martyrs during the Iran-Iraq war in Baghdad's swords of Qadesiya monument. US ambassador in Baghdad prevented Iraqi Prime Minister from destroying this sign of shame: walking in Saddam's footsteps.On Jan, 29, 2002, in the state of the union address by President George W.Bush of the U.S.A, he denounced Iran, Iraq, and North Korea as the axis of evil. The U.S. administration alleged baselessly that Iran was sympathetic to the Taliban in Afghanistan and supportive to Al-Qaeda. White House reiterated accusations against Iran and called Iran a rogue state that supported terrorism. Economists knew that the whole scenario was to find necessary pretext to start a war. The real reason behind animosity against Iran was support for Palestinian resistance against Israel alongside providing help for Hezbollah in Lebanon. On the other hand, US entered an economic recession after Bush was elected and Washington needed a stimulus to boost the economy. A method that had worked in the past was military expenditure that pushed up the supply curve. This did not work in Bush's time because; they ignored the facts that the American economy had become heavily dependent on Chinese imports, and that national debt became enormous enough to accumulate a gigantic interest payback, and most important of all, US lost credibility after lying about weapons of mass destruction to start a war in Iraq. Then after photographs of systematic torture in Abu-Ghoraib and Guantanamo Bay prisons surfaced, support from American public for the administration also dropped to a quarter percent.
One other great fact in deterioration of public respect towards US is the internet; On Feb, 4, 2008, Pentagon's information operations roadmap overtaken by AIPAC brings up that an internet, with the potential for free speech, is in direct opposition to their goals and that the internet should be dealt with as an enemy "weapons system".
Now, a look at the history of all imperialist and colonist states will tell us about the inevitable failure of arrogant and adventurous foreign policies. (Updated: Jan, 29, 2012)





Iran Plane Crash Kills 117

Feb, 12, 2002 AD

A very beautiful shot :Taban Air's Tupolev Tu-154 airplane passes by Milad Tower with Alborz Mountains in the background Tehran 2008(BBC) - All 117 people on board an Iranian passenger plane died when it crashed into snow-covered mountains in the west of the country, government officials have confirmed.
The plane was totally destroyed and scattered in small pieces across the mountain
Four government officials were among those who perished on the Tupolev 154, which disappeared from radar screens while flying from Tehran to Khorramabad on Tuesday morning, an official told the Reuters news agency.
The aircraft was operated by Iran Air Tours, a subsidiary of the state carrier Iran Air.
Local witnesses said the plane crashed in flames into the Sefid Kooh (White Mountain), with a big explosion, as it was landing in the city about 375 km south-west of the capital.
Four of the victims are reported to be Spaniards, who the Spanish foreign ministry says had travelled to Iran on a sales mission for an electrical goods company.
A local official told the French news agency AFP that the wheels and other pieces of the plane had been located near the village of Sarab Doreh, west of Khorramabad. He said mountaineers would be needed to recover the bodies from the area.
The Civil Aviation Organization of Iran said over 100 rescue workers were at the scene.
"But given that the mountain is covered in snow it will be very difficult to reach the aircraft quickly," the organization said.
The cause of the crash is not known, but President Mohammad Khatami has ordered an immediate inquiry.
It is the latest in a series of incidents involving ageing Russian-built aircraft leased by companies in Iran.
Members of parliament have already called for the resignation or impeachment of the transport minister, whose predecessor died in another air crash in May last year.
Under US sanctions, Iran has had difficulty obtaining spare parts for its ageing fleet of Boeing aircraft purchased before the 1979 Islamic revolution and relies increasingly on planes leased from the former Soviet Union.
Iran has said the US stance on spare parts endangers the lives of innocent passengers. (Updated: Feb, 14, 2012)





Court Bans The Freedom Movement

Jul, 28, 2002 AD

Mehdi Bazargan, and Ayatollah Taleghani, members of Iranian Freedom Movement seen in 1979An Iranian court dissolved one of the country's oldest opposition parties, sentencing some members to jail and banning others from political activity for up to 10 years. The Iran Freedom Movement party, is a religious nationalist party formed more than 40 years ago. The party members formed the backbone of the interim government after the 1979 revolution but eventually was pushed aside by more extreme groups. The party's leader, Mehdi Bazargan was assigned prime minister by Ayatollah Khomeini but he resigned in protest over the seizure of the American embassy in Tehran by hard-liners.
The Revolution Court sentenced 21 members of the Freedom Movement to prison terms ranging from 9 months to 10 years and banned them from political activity for 10 years. Twelve members were sentenced to jail terms of 4 months to 2 years and ordered to pay fines. The dissidents were charged with seeking to topple the regime, spreading rumors and lies, and having links with foreigners; cliché charges that has been used to silence voices of dissent. The regime gradually misinterpreted initial promises of freedom and independence that poured millions of Iranians to the streets in protest to Pahlavi dictatorship.
Ebrahim Yazdi, the secretary general of the party, was out of the country receiving medical treatment when the others were put on trial but still faces charges. He objected to holding the trials behind closed doors and disputed the charges, saying the party had merely been critical of the government. The Freedom Movement inherited ideals of Mosaddegh's National Front, a liberal party that was also banned after the CIA backed coup in 1953. (Updated: Mar, 14, 2009)





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