Pictures of the Day: Tehran and Elsewhere (Amiri)
15-Jul-2010 (2 comments)

“We first have to see what has happened in these two years and then
we will determine if he’s a hero or nAn Iranian scientist returned to Tehran on Thursday to an uncertain future. American officials say he gave “significant, original” information about his country’s nuclear program but then turned his back on a C.I.A.-provided resettlement package of around $5 million, David E. Sanger and Mark Mazzetti report.

The scientist, Shahram Amiri, 32, was publicly greeted at home as a hero, though Iran’s foreign minister gave the first hints of official Iranian doubts of Mr. Amiri’s story that he was kidnapped by the C.I.A. in Saudi Arabia last year and then tortured.

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by yolanda on

Thank you for the interesting now IRI doubts its own lie that Amiri was kidnapped......I think it is pretty hard for him to come clean!!!!

Here is the excerpt from a CNN article:



The second official indicated Amiri will have to continue perpetuating the lie.

"His safety depends on him sticking to the fairy tale about pressure and torture. His challenge is to try to convince the Iranian security forces that he never cooperated with the United States. It's a tall order," the official said.




Poor Amiri

by IranFirst on


This poor guy's troubles are just starting. He better have some good stories for IRI intoregators