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On This Day — The CIA exfiltrates 6 diplomats from Iran (January 28 1980) [2021]

“Mehrabad is like many Middle Eastern or South Asian airports. Although of fairly modern construction, the people who pass through as travelers or hang around to greet or see travelers off make an orderly transit impossible. This was another reason … Continue reading

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On This Day — CIA Exfiltrates 6 Diplomats From Iran (January 28 1980) [2020]

“Mehrabad is like many Middle Eastern or South Asian airports. Although of fairly modern construction, the people who pass through as travelers or hang around to greet or see travelers off make an orderly transit impossible. This was another reason … Continue reading

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On This Day — CIA Exfiltrates 6 Diplomats From Iran (January 28 1980)

“Mehrabad is like many Middle Eastern or South Asian airports. Although of fairly modern construction, the people who pass through as travelers or hang around to greet or see travelers off make an orderly transit impossible. This was another reason … Continue reading

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CIA Master of Disguise Tony Mendez Dies at 78

“We always say there’s nothing as lovely as the feeling of wheels up. In this case we were still in Iranian airspace for a while, so everybody was holding their breath until we were out of Iran completely. And then … Continue reading

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