Conspiracy Theory

Mohammad Reza Naqdi, commander of the Basij, September 14, 2014

“The command center of the ISIL is in the White House; the US itself has created this cancerous tumor and deflected stream in the region, and its plan to fight the ISIL is also the continuation of the same evil plot that it has pursued so far.”“Basij Commander: ISIL Taking Orders from White House,” Fars News Agency, September 14, 2014, http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13930623000438.

Mohammad Reza Naqdi, commander of the Basij, June 18, 2014

“The scene they have created in Iraq is the result of the United States’ behind-the-scene attempts to sow discord and they are certainly the main mastermind of these events.”“Basij Commander Blames US for Volatile Situation in Iraq,” Fars News Agency, June 18, 2014, http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13930328000806.

Mohammad Ali Jafari, commander of the IRGC, April 2014

“The (Islamic) Revolution is opposed to the hegemonic system and the new world order and all of the foreign policy slogans and positions are based on this pivot, including defending the Palestinian and Syrian people who are today targeted by the enemy.”“IRGC Top Commander: Transfer of Experience Iran’s Only Military Aid to Syria,” Fars News Agency, April 21, 2014, http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13930201000866.

Mohammad Reza Naqdi, commander of the Basij, March 27, 2014

“Whenever there is a slaughter, the footprint of the European governments, including Britain, can be readily seen.”“Commander: Basij to Hold Exhibition on EU Human Rights Violations,” Fars News Agency, March 17, 2014, http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13921226000544.

Mohammad Reza Naqdi, commander of the Basij, January 27, 2014

“The crimes you are witnessing in all countries ruled by dictators and human-rights-violating rulers are backed by the US.”“Basij Commander: US Main Supporter of All Dictators, Terrorists,” Fars News Agency, January 27, 2014, http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13921107000870.

Mohammad Reza Naqdi, commander of the Basij, August 3, 2013

“The Zionist are trying to stage a sectarian war among Muslims with the help and support of the US and Britain in a bid to delay their destruction.”“Iranian Commander Asks Muslims to Keep Vigilant against Zionists’ Divisive Plots,” Fars News Agency, August 3, 2013, http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13920512000527.

Mohammad Reza Naqdi, commander of the Basij, February 2011

“Western intelligence agencies are searching for a mentally challenged person who can set himself on fire in Tehran to trigger developments like those in Egypt and Tunisia.”Saeed Kamali Dehghan, “Iran Protests See Reinvigorated Activists Take to the Streets in Thousands,” Guardian (London), February 14, 2011, http://www.theguardian.com/world/2011/feb/14/iran-protests-reinvigorated-activists.