Bush Authorizes New Covert Action Against Iran

clipped from blogs.abcnews.com

The CIA has received secret presidential approval to mount a covert « black » operation to destabilize the Iranian government, current and former officials in the intelligence community tell the Blotter on ABCNews.com.

The sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitive nature of the subject, say President Bush has signed a « nonlethal presidential finding » that puts into motion a CIA plan that reportedly includes a coordinated campaign of propaganda, disinformation and manipulation of Iran’s currency and international financial transactions.