Iran’s sins seems to be overthrowing US puppet dictator, the Shah of Iran. US has never forgiven Iran for that. For much of the past 40 years, the Iranian crisis has been manufactured with a compliant media.
Gareth Porter is an American historian, investigative journalist, author and policy analyst specializing in U.S. national security policy. He has studied Iran for nearly 30 years. His book Manufactured Crisis, talks about how neocons within various administrations have waged successful misinformation campaigns on the American public. They have falsely claimed Iran is trying to covertly acquire nuclear weapons to support their various interests in the region.
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