One of the absolute journalistic treasures WND brings you exclusively are investigative reports from Reza Kahlili, former CIA operative as a spy in the Iranian Revolutionary Guard. Kahlili, a pseudonym to protect his identity, is a counterterrorism expert and currently serves on the Task Force on National and Homeland Security, an advisory board authorized by Congress. He is the author of the award-winning book “A Time to Betray.”
Here’s part of his most recent exclusive report in WND:
Al-Qaida is teaming up with Iran to stage massive terror attacks on French and German targets in the next three months, according to an inside source.
Those targets include French Socialist Party headquarters, commerce centers and the Paris Metro rapid transit system.
The supreme leader of the Islamic regime, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, held a meeting in Tehran with four top commanders of al-Qaida one month ago at which it was decided to attack certain countries in Europe, France and Germany included, according to the source in Khamenei’s office who can’t be named for security reasons.
The Islamic regime planned these massive terrorist attacks on the world stage, the source said, over the increasing push to oust Syrian President Bashar Assad and Iran’s collapsing economy from sanctions over its nuclear program.
Seventeen al-Qaida terrorists are en route to France to join four already there, according to the source.
Iran wants revenge against France for its support of Israel, the push to oust Assad and leadership in confronting the Islamic regime over its nuclear issue. France has spearheaded increased pressure on Iran within the European Union. It also passed a law banning the full-face Islamic veil, which brought al-Qaida on board as it now sees France as an enemy of Islam, the source said.
Three of the four al-Qaida commanders who met with Khamenei, according to the source, are: Adam Yahiye Gadahn, born and raised in America as Adam Pearlman. He is one of the top 11 leaders of al-Qaida and routinely travels to Iran to collaborate with the Islamic regime. Others are Abdul Rahim Baboyeh, also known as Abu Faraj, and Esam Alzekri, also known as Abu Mohammad.
After the Tehran meeting, members of the regime’s Quds Forces met with the al-Qaida operatives in Pakistan to finalize the terrorist plot, the source added.
The attacks are to take place on the 11th day of January, February or March, the source said, as that day represents a code for al-Qaida’s top 11 commanders who have formed the top leadership since its inception.
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Read his compelling story in “A Time to Betray: The Astonishing Double Life of a CIA Agent Inside the Revolutionary Guards of Iran.”
It’s a true story as exhilarating as a great spy thriller, as turbulent as today’s headlines from the Middle East. This 2010 National Best Books Award-winner, “A Time to Betray” reveals what no previous CIA operative’s memoir possibly could: the inner workings of the notorious Revolutionary Guards of Iran, as witnessed by an Iranian man inside their ranks who spied for the American government. It is a human story, a chronicle of family and friendships torn apart by a terror-mongering regime, and of the adult choices of three childhood friends during the Islamic Republic that yielded divisive and tragic fates. And it is the stunningly courageous account of one man’s decades-long commitment to lead a shocking double life informing on the beloved country of his birth, a place that once offered the promise of freedom and enlightenment – but instead ruled by murder and spirit-crushing oppression.
Reza Kahlili grew up in Tehran surrounded by his close-knit family and two spirited boyhood friends. The Iran of his youth allowed Reza to think and act freely, and even indulge a penchant for rebellious pranks in the face of the local mullahs. His political and personal freedoms flourished while he studied computer science at the University of Southern California in the 1970s. But his carefree time in America was cut short with the sudden death of his father, and Reza returned home to find a country on the cusp of change. The revolution of 1979 plunged Iran into a dark age of religious fundamentalism under the Ayatollah Khomeini, and Reza, clinging to the hope of a Persian Renaissance, joined the Revolutionary Guards, an elite force at the beck and call of the ayatollah. But as Khomeini’s tyrannies unfolded, as his fellow countrymen turned on each other, and after the horror he witnessed inside Evin Prison, a shattered and disillusioned Reza returned to America to become “Wally,” a spy for the CIA.
So when Reza Kahlili tells you to keep certain dates circled in your calendar, you should listen.
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