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Iran Nuke Laptop Data Came from Terror Group

POLITICS: Iran Nuke Laptop Data Came from Terror Group
By Gareth Porter

WASHINGTON,(IPS) - The George W. Bush administration has long pushed the "laptop documents" -- 1,000 pages of technical documents supposedly from a stolen Iranian laptop -- as hard evidence of Iranian intentions to build a nuclear weapon. Now charges based on those documents pose the only remaining obstacles to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) declaring that Iran has resolved all unanswered questions about its nuclear programme.

But those documents have long been regarded with great suspicion by U.S. and foreign analysts. German officials have identified the source of the laptop documents in November 2004 as the Mujahideen e Khalq (MEK), which along with its political arm, the National Council of Resistance in Iran (NCRI), is listed by the U.S. State Department as a terrorist organisation.

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Added: Mar-13-2008 
By: think_ffs_unbanned
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Iraq, Iran, News, Middle East
Tags: Iran, Nuke, Laptop, Data, Came, Terror, Group
Location: Tehran, Tehran, Iran (load item map)
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