Thursday, November 8, 2007

State Department "effectively kills" a program to disburse millions of dollars to Iran's liberal opposition

From the NYSun, here
"..... predicted the $20 million devoted to supporting the activities inside the Islamic Republic would be relegated to what he called "safe initiatives" such as student exchange programs, and not the more daring projects he and his deputy, David Denehy, funded, such as training for Web site operators to evade Internet censorship, political polling, and training ........"
"...The decision .......comes as American diplomats are exploring more meetings in Baghdad with Iranian envoys..."

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