The US did not pay a $400 million “ransom” to Iran. Here’s what actually happened.

WSJ and right wing media are miss-characterizing the payments to Iran insinuating that the money was in exchange for hostages, were in fact the money was owed to Iran based on a military purchase in 1979 that was never delivered.

Publisher: Vox | Author: Zack Beauchamp

TAGS
iran, obama, right wing media, and smear campaign
DATE PUBLISHED
2016-08-05 (Modified: 2016-08-05)

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