by Whitney Webb MPN (Jan. 2018)
Using the recent protests as
cover, the governments of the United States and Israel are advancing a
much larger plan for covert regime change against the Iranian
government, one born out of the “secret deal”
negotiated and signed between the two countries right before the widely
covered but relatively small protests in Iran began in late December.
That deal, negotiated between National Security Adviser and neocon darling H.R. McMaster
and his Israeli counterpart Meir Ben-Shabbat, secured the full
cooperation of the Trump and Netanyahu administrations in targeting
Iran’s “threatening activities” through a series of “memorandums of
understanding.” As the Times of Israel reported,
such cooperation is ultimately expected to translate into “steps on the
ground” — a vague way of implying that aggressive actions will soon
target Iran, including potential military action.
Yet, since the agreement was
announced in the press, the evidence seems to point to the development
of a more covert operation that is set to begin with the assassination
of a top Iranian general...
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