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General News    H3'ed 2/17/11

The Back Story on Iran's Clashes (A Special Report)

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"The efforts of the supreme leader [Khamenei] were focused on trying to bring Mousavi and Karrubi back into the folds of the revolution," Kazem Jalali, a member of the National Security and Foreign Policy Commission at the Majlis, told the Fars news agency.

"But these persons have purged themselves from the system," Jalali said. "The parliament demands the strongest punishment for Mousavi and Karrubi."

Though the U.S. news media may present this confrontation in the black-and-white shades of a morality play, it is truly a drama with no pure heroes -- and with a complex back story that encompasses more than three decades of international intrigue and betrayal.

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Robert Parry broke many of the Iran-Contra stories in the 1980s for the Associated Press and Newsweek. His latest book, Secrecy & Privilege: Rise of the Bush Dynasty from Watergate to Iraq, can be ordered at secrecyandprivilege.com. It's also available at
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