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Author of Fake Iran Story Invited to White House as Iraq ‘Expert’

President Bush met yesterday with a small group of what the White House described as “experts” on Iraq, a meeting most notable for its inclusion of Amir Taheri. Taheri wrote the recent op-ed piece in a Canadian newspaper claiming that Iran was passing a law forcing Jews, Christians, and other religious minorities to wear yellow stripes in public. The fact that the story was quickly exposed as deliberately inflammatory fiction apparently hasn’t affected the Bush administration’s opinion of Taheri.

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May 31, 2006 - Posted by | Culture of Corruption

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