Keith Olbermann discusses Cagan’s hateful remarks on Iranians

Washington DC – On the October 1 edition of Countdown with Keith Olbermann – preceding a discussion segment with Sy Hersch about his New Yorker article spelling out the real possibility of a military conflict between the US and Iran – Mr. Olbermann discussed the bigoted comment made by Debra Cagan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Coalition Affairs in the US Department of Defense: "I hate all Iranians" NIAC has called for Ms. Cagan to be removed from her post and has launched an ACTION ALERT for members of the community to voice their displeasure.

 

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Trita ParsiTrita ParsiDr. Trita Parsi is the founder of the National Iranian American Council and an expert on US-Iranian relations, Iranian foreign politics, and the geopolitics of the Middle East. Parsi is the 2010 recipient of the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order. He is an award-wining author of two books, Treacherous Alliance - The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran and the US (Yale University Press, 2007) and A Single Roll of the Dice - Obama's Diplomacy with Iran (Yale University Press, 2012). Treacherous Alliance won the Council of Foreign Relations Arthur Ross Award in 2008 (Silver medallion). A Single Roll of the Dice was selected as The Best Book on The Middle East in 2012 by Foreign Affairs. Parsi currently teaches at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. He tweets at @tparsi.
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