Alex Constantine - July 29, 2008
Related article: "Cheney Trying to Create Casus Belli, Direct Special Ops in Iran, and Provoke the Entire Shiite World," by Gary Leupp, Dissident Voice, July 3rd, 2008:
"In his latest New Yorker piece Seymour Hersh connects the resignation of Adm. William Fallon as CENTCOM commander in March to his efforts to control “Special Operations” conducted by CIA and U.S. military personnel within Iran. These operations, designed to produce regime change in Iran, have been conducted outside the normal chain of command and beyond the pale of congressional oversight, although the Democratic leadership in Congress (including Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Intelligence Committee chairman John D. Rockefeller IV, and House Intelligence Committee chairman Silvestre Reyes) has accepted the presidential “Finding” that authorizes them. ... "