Reza Kahlili, who reportedly has an Israeli accent, has written: "A Time to Betray: The Astonishing Double Life of a CIA Agent Inside the Revolutionary Guards of Iran."
The book contains obvious CIA propaganda lies, but it does lead one to consider the possibility that Iran's Revolutionary Guards, and other top Iranian institutions, have indeed been infiltrated.
Manucher Ghorbanifar is an Iranian.
Reportedly he works for Mossad. (Manucher Ghorbanifar)
In 1984 it was Michael Ledeen, a Jew, who reportedly proposed illegally selling arms to Iran using the services of Manucher Ghorbanifar.Iranian Model Shermine Shahrivar (Website for this image)
Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's family's original surname, Sabourjian, is a Jewish name.
And what of Rafsanjani?
"It has been said that the ubiquitous Rafsanjani family and also Ayatollah Vaez-Tabasi ... are deeply involved in the drug trade..." (Opium, Brown Sugar & Mullahs in Iran « Plateau of Iran )
In 1980, Reza Passendideh, a nephew of Khomeini, attended a meeting with a leading Republican in Madrid.
In 1980, it appears that Iran was part of the October Surprise plot to help Reagan beat Carter in the presidential election.
After Reagan's election, the US rewarded Iran by supplying it with weapons via Israel. (October surprise a)
However, according to the Los Angeles Times, 8 August 2010, the US and EU are failing to isolate Iran
China, Russia, India and Turkey are "seizing investment opportunities in defiance of sanctions imposed by the West."
These countries say that they accept the weaker sanctions imposed on Iran by the UN Security Council, but are under no obligation to follow the rules that the US and EU added in July.
China and Turkey have sold gas to Iran.
Russian will soon begin shipping gas to Iran.
China, Russia, India and Turkey "have signed deals or opened talks on investments worth billions of dollars in Iran's oil and gas fields, petrochemical plants and pipelines."