Re-branding Al-Qaeda as "something to do with Iran" only helps drive the public opinion on war - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ciantic
    • 24.04.13 | 13:27 (IDT)

    It's ridiculous that Al-Qaeda is affiliated with Iran, everybody knows that they are instead funded by hardliners in Saudi Arabia, not Iran. It's entirely sectarian rhetoric and ideology does not work with Iran. However American public is ignorant, they largely does not know the difference of Iran and Saudi Arabia in this matter, so branding the Al-Qaeda as "Iran's ally" only helps getting the American public on the side of war propaganda against Iran. I don't doubt the plot, but this connection is far fetched, and conveniently serves the anti-Iran rhetoric.

    from the article: Canada train plot begs the question: What is the connection between Al-Qaida and Iran?
    First published 09:48 24.04.13 | Last updated 09:48 24.04.13
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