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"Fake News" often supports US foreign policy objectives: 5-year old Reuters report on property seizures in Iran a case in point

A comparison between a five-year-old Reuters article and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s speech about property confiscation in Iran shows a type of symbiosis that could help cast a backward glow over President Donald Trump’s move to re-impose sanctions lifted after a nuclear deal with Iran, writes journalist Ivan Kesic.


“Ayatollah Khamenei has his own personal, off-the-books hedge fund called the Setad, worth $95 billion,” Pompeo said. Reuters had found no evidence of Khamenei putting the assets to personal use.

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