|Thursday, September 20, 2012|
|Weekly Commentary: Why Is Iran Pissing Off The Diving Board?|
Weekly Commentary: Why Is Iran Pissing Off The Diving Board?
Dr. Aaron Lerner Date: 20 September 2012
Today there was a startling development: In an interview published in today’s
"We have sometimes delivered false information in order to protect our
Again, these are remarks that a senior Iranian official made for
The fact that Iran saw fit to publicly state that they provide false
After all, the expectation was that Iran has been deceiving international
But it’s one thing to deceive and quite another to openly admit to it –
Iran is, as the Hebrew saying goes, “pissing off the diving board.”
And by doing this Iran is sending a message loud and clear that they no
This would appear to be a stunning shot across the bow.
But is Iran really seeking confrontation?
Why should Iran seek conflict with Mr. Obama given the president’s “no
Iran isn’t seeking confrontation with the U.S.
Iran is seeking to ridicule America.
By openly admitting to engaging in deception it expects to show the world
Media coverage of this development has been fairly minor today.
But if in the days to come there is no significant and substantive American
Dr. Aaron Lerner, Director IMRA (Independent Media Review & Analysis)
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