Crossfire War – Tehran Denies Accusations of Italian Paper on Iran Al-Qaeda

Crossfire War – TEHRAN WATCH – Mediterranean Theatre: Tehran/Rome; Iran Denies Accusations of Italian Paper Il Folio of having Connections to Al – Qaeda

Night Watch: ROME – Iran’s Embassy in Rome has written an angry letter to the editor-in-chief of the Italian paper Il Folio due to a highly accurate and courageous article by Daniele Ranieri that Iran has connections to Al-Qaeda and has been playing a negative role in Iraq. Tehran has obviously been insulted again by the truth just as they were angered when Pope Benedict XVI made the historically verifiable speech at Regensburg University in Germany last September when he mentioned, quite accurately, that Islam has often spread through war. [IRNA]

Tehran is of course using these articles and statements as further justification for attacking Italy, especially its political capital Rome and financial capital Milan. Since 9-11 – 2001 Tehran has directed terror attacks against Italy, including a planned attack that was uncovered and directed at the naval base at Naples. The attack had been timed to coincide with the arrival of a British Admiral. But what has made Rome even more of a strategic target of Tehran was the extreme importance of the Rome Conference in July on the crisis in West Asia (Middle East) that was held during the height of the fighting between Israel/Hezbollah – Tehran. Europe’s UNIFIL force emerged from the conference. Right after their arrival in Lebanon, Tehran then had Al-Qaeda, as reported at the time, declare UNIFIL to be an enemy of Islam. That is a diplomatic way of saying an enemy of Tehran.

Regular readers of know that for more than two years I have blatantly stated that arranging flight school training was beyond Bin Laden and that he is nothing more than an amorphous video decoy for Tehran. But that the reason the lost alliance of London-Washington have their prestigious foreign policy experts blame him is because of the engineering services, based in San Francisco, were invited to Iran the day after the Gulf War ended in 1991 through their London branch office, as shown on CNN and hinted by Dr. Henry Kissinger on the Sunday morning news show This Week. Since then 52 of the engineering firm’s employees have been killed in Iraq. Tehran of course does not want their corporate employees, including its board of directors, private stock holders, senior consultants and lobbyists to serve the Allied war effort.

Nor has it been a mystery that Tehran is the principal financier – organizer-trainer and armor of Islamic groups and militias attacking the London-Washington occupation of Iraq. With Tehran’s strong fitful protest they are actually admitting the truth of the Il Folio article.

The Rome Conference was the most obvious indication to date of Rome being the most strategic capital – government in the West in this World War III, a parallel to London’s role in World War II. That significance has not been lost on Tehran.

Willard Payne is an international affairs analyst who specializes in International Relations. A graduate of Western Illinois University with a concentration in East-West Trade and East-West Industrial Cooperation, he has been providing incisive analysis to NewsBlaze. He is the author of Imagery: The Day Before.