Anti-Trump NY Times Writer Arrested for Working as a Secret Agent of the Iranian Gov’t

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NY Times journalist arrested for working as Iranian spy

Anti-Trump New York Times writer Kaveh Afrasiabi was arrested last week and charged with acting and conspiring to act as an unregistered foreign agent for the Iranian government.

If convicted, Afrasiabi could be imprisoned for 10 years. reports: Federal prosecutors also accuse Afrasiabi of emailing Iranian officials, advising “retaliation” after the U.S. military airstrike that killed Iranian military general Qasem Soleimani, BizPacreview reports. 

At the time of the strike, he proposed the Iranian government “end all inspections and end all information on Iran’s nuclear activities pending a [United Nations Security Council] condemnation of the [United States’] illegal crime.” Afrasiabi claimed the move would “strike fear in the heart of [the] enemy.” 

Afrasiabi, a former political science professor, lives in Massachusett but is also a citizen of Iran. The Department of Justice claims that he has allegedly been “publishing books and articles that advance Iranian viewpoints while secretly employed by the Iranian mission to the United Nations,” which is a direct violation of the Foreign Agents Registration Act. 

The Department of Justice issued a press release: “Afrasiabi allegedly sought to influence the American public and American policymakers for the benefit of his employer, the Iranian government, by disguising propaganda as objective policy analysis and expertise.” 

The U.S. Attorney’s office also accused the writer of pushing propaganda to the American public. 

“Our arrest of Kaveh Afrasiabi makes it clear that the United States is not going to allow undeclared agents of Iran to operate in our country unchecked.” 

Allegations include that Afrasiabe was paid, directed and controlled by Iran in order for him to lobby U.S. government officials to aid Iran’s interests, both politically and financially. He has supposedly been involved with Iranian propaganda for a very long time. 

“For over a decade, Kaveh Afrasiabi pitched himself to Congress, journalists, and the American public as a neutral and objective expert on Iran,” John C. Demers, Assistant Attorney General for National Security said. 

“However, all the while, Afrasiabi was actually a secret employee of the Government of Iran and the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations who was being paid to spread their propaganda. In doing so, he intentionally avoided registering with the Department of Justice as the Foreign Agents Registration Act required,” he added. 

Afrasiabi was released Friday under the condition that “he have no contact with any known, current, or former members of the Iranian government unless in the presence of his lawyer.” 

As this situation directly pertaining to our national security unfolds, we’ve barely heard a peep from the mainstream media.

That is quite frightening.


  1. They need people to actually believe the game of snakes and ladders theyre playing with humanity is real .They need people to play along .Its really the same class war that’s been going on since Pharoah enslaved the Jews .

  2. Turkey or the eastern roman empire is the most powerful dunning nation Not Iran And you must remember it was from Turkey that the people who formed Venice and then tbe British empire came Not Iran. Not China but Turks who converted to Judaism in the 12 and 13 centuries .They who formed the City .Not Chinese .Not Germans.Turks from Constantinople . People think they’re Jews .No ,mot originally and because they married Jewesses doesnt make their children jewish except they go to temple..That’s why some expert geneticists say tberes actually no Jews really left at all Theyve been I remarried out of genetic identify .And Iran might as well stop pretending to be an islamic republic as well because the people there are rapidly moving away from fundamentalism In fact they are now like christianity was in the west in the 60 s In its final death throes By the 70s hardly anyone went to church any ore except in some isolated places where theres nothing else to do And then they go for cake and conversation

    • How pray tell does auticorrect derive dunning ,and then spell check doesnt underline it ,out of Sunni ? How does it do that ? Why ?

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