Yeah, an Iranian who used to work for PressTV. Yeah, he's a great source.....Afshin Rattansi is a journalist, author of The Dream of the Decade the London Novels and an RT Contributor. Afshin Rattansi began his journalism career on The (London) Guardian in the late 1980s as one of the newspapers youngest ever columnists. He went on to work for Britains Channel 4, making ground-breaking primetime politics and culture documentary strands, covering the fall of the Berlin Wall with former BBC journalist Tim Sebastian in 1989. He worked and lived in Venezuela and Cuba in the early 1990s before spending two years analyzing political and environmental risk for Lloyds of London after the crash of its global insurance market. He went on to work at the BBC Economics Unit and BBC Breakfast News before leaving to launch the Dubai Business Channel in the U.A.E. as the networks Business Editor. In 2002, he returned to London to work for the BBCs flagship Today show and left after the death of British scientist David Kelly in the run-up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq. As the first English-language TV journalist on Al Jazeera Arabic, he worked on the strand Top Secret which identified the masterminds behind the 9/11 attacks on Washington and New York before their capture by US Authorities. Then after working as an editor at CNN International and a senior editor at Bloomberg Television in the run-up to the Lehman Brothers crash of 2008, he published a collection of four of his novels as The Dream of the Decade The London Novels. As US pressure increased on Iran, Afshin moved to Tehran to anchor the news on the new satellite TV channel, Press TV which was later banned in Britain. He set up Alternate Reality Productions in London in 2010 making Double Standards, a comedy satire show as well as other TV news commissions. His writing has also appeared in the New Statesman; Counterpunch; The Oldie; Plays and Players; Mitchell Beazleys Encyclopaedia of 21st Century; The Journal of the British Astronomical Association; Association of Lloyd's Members Journal; Critical Quarterly; Makers of Modern Culture (Routledge, 2007); Brought To Book (Penguin, 1994); Flaunt; Attitude. He is a founder member of the Frontline Club in London and he won the Sony Award for outstanding contribution to international media in 2002.
the author of the article looks credible
Guy's a master propagandist. Bombing Iran all the way from Chittagong! Sheesh.....these guys have been consuming too much anti-American dope, and putting the blame on us