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(From Guardian Unlimited)
Iran's assassination plot against Saudi Arabia's ambassador in Washington has produced widely varying reactions. Curiously, some US "experts" on Iran questioned the veracity of the Obama administration's statement of the case, arguing it was uncharacteristic for Tehran to use intermediaries like Mexican drug cartels rather than old standbys like Hezbollah.
Apparently, under this sceptical view, the official terrorist rule book prohibits creativity and innovation. And at least some intelligence community denizens were miffed that DEA and FBI gumshoes uncovered the conspiracy , not "real" intelligence professionals. In reality, the sceptics are simply revealing their own blindness to Tehran's maliciousness.
In fact, for the Tehran regime, …