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A Time to Betray

Monday, August 09, 2010

Reza Kahlili tells us about the inner workings of the notorious Revolutionary Guards of Iran, which he witnessed as an Iranian man in the ranks spying for the American government. A Time to Betray: The Astonishing Double Life of a CIA Agent Inside the Revolutionary Guards of Iran is a chronicle of lives torn apart by a terror-mongering regime that brought an age of religious fundamentalism under the Ayatollah Khomeini, and an account of his decades leading a double life informing on Iran: the country of his birth.

Guests:

Reza Kahlili

Comments [4]

Houman Irani from NY

Thank you for having REZA KAHLILI on the show.... I as an Iranian American citizen have the most respect for Mr. Kahlili and can not thank him enough for his unlimited amount of help that he is providing the Iranians by putting his own life on the line to help free IRAN and our people who are under the theocratic Satanic Islamic Regime in Iran and Hopefully just one day soon we can repay you for all your help and sacrifices that you have made in this way to help Iran and the world to be a better place... Thank you Reza Kahlili and we will be behind you 110% everywhere you need us Iranians to be to let our voices be heard together...

God bless you and all Freedom fighters around the world and God bless the Free and democratic United States of America

Aug. 09 2010 03:53 PM
Edward from Washington Heights AKA pretentious "Hudson Heights"

John Wills, Perhaps you would be more comfortable at that ultra left-wingnut, 9/11 "troofer" fundraising premium radio station on FM.

Aug. 09 2010 01:12 PM
John Wills

This has got to be the most unprofessional interview in memory aired on the station, more suited to right-wing radio, then a publically supported station which has some obligation to provide education and balance.

What did we learn? The U.S. has a truly wonderful foreign policy, and -- on the host's prompting -- we learn that Iran would have gladly used nuclear weapons against Iraq, when we egged on Sadaam to attack that country, and supported him in the effort.

This was a shameless piece of propaganda, and the host does belong on public radio.

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Aug. 09 2010 12:47 PM
Simeon Berman, MD from West Orange, NJ

In light of the recent reported death of Col. Sergei Tretyakov of the Russian FSV which is akin to our CIA, also known as Comrade J, theoretically the most important spy ever turned by the US and whose value continues to benefit the US.

Most importantly, through his efforts to tell the US of the very corrupt and worrisome trends in Russia, his efforts will continue to benefit the United States for many years from now.

Do you believe that he actually died or is his presence being recycled so he can continue to help the US having been put in the ultimate witness protection program?

As for the Iranian chemical complex that was supposedly destroyed last week, as reported by the web site www.Debka.com and soon after the Iranian president opened it up,

Question

Will this be the opening salvo of a behind the scenes new and significant offensive to destroy Iran's capacity to bring their nuclear material closer to fissionable levels which in tun will prevent it from getting closer to being able to make nuclear weapons?

Aug. 09 2010 12:21 PM

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