- US And Israel Fabricating Lies to Provoke War with Iran: Ex-CIA Officer
A former American counter-terrorism specialist and military intelligence officer of the CIA says some elements in the Donald Trump administration in collaboration with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are fabricating lies in order to provoke a war with Iran.
“The United States is moving dangerously forward in what appears to be a deliberate attempt to provoke a war with Iran, apparently based on threat intelligence provided by Israel,” Philip Giraldi wrote in article published on Friday.
“The claims made by National Security Advisor John Bolton and by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that there is solid evidence of Iran’s intention to attack US forces in the Persian Gulf region is almost certainly a fabrication, possibly deliberately contrived by Bolton and company in collaboration with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu,” he stated.
“It will be used to justify sending bombers and additional naval air resources to confront any possible moves by Tehran to maintain its oil exports, which were blocked by Washington last week. If the US Navy tries to board ships carrying Iranian oil it will undoubtedly, and justifiably, provoke a violent response from Iran, which is precisely what Bolton, Pompeo and Netanyahu are seeking,” he noted.