11 octombrie 2021

Obits Blackout Claims That Reagan Conspired to Keep Hostages in Iran Until After 1980 Election

theintercept.com

Then-Iranian President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr holds a press conference on Dec. 3, 1980, in Tehran, Iran. At the time, 52 U.S. hostages held by Iran were facing their second Christmas in captivity.Photo: Bettmann Archive/Getty Images Abolhassan Bani-Sadr, Iran’s first president after the 1979 Islamic Revolution, died Saturday at age 88 in Paris.There have been remarkably few U.S. obituaries for such a significant figure. Only one mentions what is probably the most important fact about Bani-Sadr’s [...]