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Hassan Dai: Unrepentant Fraud

Balatarin

If you ask US Iranians to identify their community’s loudest mouthpiece for Neocon-MEK disinformation, chances are Hassan Dai would place high on the list. And it seems like almost every month something new appears to reaffirm that view.

 

Dai's latest blunder came in the multiple orgasms he had covering a report linking two anti-MEK activists to Iranian intelligence. The report by the Library of Congress was leaked to Neocon Bill Kristol’s Washington Free Beacon. The MEK’s online operation immediately distributed the report with its own interpretation, and Hassan Dai followed suit a day later.

 

But Dai’s excitement was to be short lived. In what appears to be an unprecedented move by the Library of Congress, they retracted the report for inaccuracy, as its findings were revealed to trace back to the MEK.

 

In the aftermath of the embarrassment, the Library of Congress has distanced itself from the report and most of the report’s online occurrences have been pulled (fringe Neocon publications notwithstanding.)  

 

Dai’s piece has yet to be withdrawn, and no corrections have been issued.

 

Publishing bogus stories using faulty sources is nothing new for Mr. Dai. The real story here is Dai's emergence as the instrument of choice by the MEK and Neocons to spread their message in the Iranian community. If the MEK takes up an issue today, Dai can be expected to echo it tomorrow.

 

Dai’s latest misinformation debacle follows explosive revelations just weeks earlier exposing his deep financial ties with pro-war, pro-MEK, anti-Iranian racists like Daniel Pipes who coordinated and directed his attacks inside the Iranian community.

 

It is important to keep perspective however; by himself, Hassan Dai is a nobody. But for Rajavi and his Neocon sponsors, he serves a useful purpose. Daniel Pipes is happy to use Dai as a smelly brown megaphone to serve his ends, only to toss aside like a roll of toilet paper when its usefulness has reached its end. With Dai’s “journalistic” blunders piling up, it won’t be long before the Neocons turn to someone else to do their dirty work.  

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faramarz

Faramarz

The blogger here, Kourosh Ighani is one of the 60 attendees at the NIAC Leadership meeting back in Sept. in DC.

I believe that he should've disclosed that information.

Kourosh_Ighani

Kourosh Ighani

Your claim is simply false. If you have the evidence please present it. If you do not, you should apologize for lying.

SoosanKhanoom

akaDarya With life as short as a half-taken breath, don't plant anything but love. - Rumi

Mr Sherok Holmes, I mean Faramrz,
Don't you think that if the blogger had any intention to hide anything he would not be blogging here under his full name? You may have a faster internet connection but we can google ! duh !

NIAC stands for National Iranian American Council and it has many members ( thousands). This organization functions under the watchful eyes of the United States Government . So, please do not make it sounds like an underground rap group in IRI that needs to be reported to VF for further punishment ... Hellooooooo we are living in the land of free ...
Now, if you do not like NIAC then do not join it. Set up an organization ... who knows if it is more fun than NIAC I may even join you ..

: )

Kourosh_Ighani

Kourosh Ighani

This claim by Faramarz is simply false. If he has the evidence he should present it. If he doesn't, he should apologize for lying.

faramarz

Faramarz

C'mon Soosan Khanoom,

Give me some credit for exposing these frauds!

But you are right, it only took me a couple of minutes to blow their covers! So it wasn't that hard.

And Trita and the interns want to represent me and us! Are you out of your mind? Even my cat has a bigger brain than NIAC!

divaneh

divaneh

He didn't need to disclose it. It is obvious that this is a NIAC job.

faramarz

Faramarz

Please introduce yourself and let us Iranian-Americans (not US Iranians!) know why you want to champion our cause! Shouldn't you be talking about Nazanin Afshin Jam or the closure of the nest of spies in Ottawa?

But to be honest, when people show up out of nowhere with a character assassination piece like this, and without any history on this site and their stuff gets featured, you wonder!

faramarz

Faramarz

The standard operating procedure by NIAC in the past several years has been like this.

He would write a piece and have a minion or an intern post it here. Then when we react, he comes in with one of his user id's, like Iraj Khan and copy and paste some stuff from the site. But he never replies to the questions, and neither any of his minions are authorized to reply!

And that's how things are at Camp NIAC!

RedWine

شمیرانزاده Researches (reporter & tv journalist) and presents information (Social,Art) in certain types of mass media and also working in diffrent european tv channels

فرامرز خان، دستِ شما درد نکند که پرونده سیاه دشمنانِ ایران زمین را رو کرده و روشنگری میکنی‌ ...

faramarz

Faramarz

شراب جان عزیز، اون کسی که بخواد به ماها جوانان غیور ایران زمین از پشت خنجر بزنه، هنوز از مادر زاده نشده

irajkhan

iraj khan Peace Is The Way

Jenabe Kourosh,
These anti-Iranians need to be exposed. We need people like you who do the research and expose their line of lies and deceits.
Good job, keep it up.

Fred

Fred

These rehearsed, well done and keep it up messages are so, what do they say, yah, it is so NIAC Lobbyish.

faraway

faraway

All this character assassination for defending TP??? Dai might be this or that but it won't change the facts about himself or NIAC.


Trita will have another lawsuit on his hand if he does not stop. I am tired of this kabuki theater already...

http://iranian.com/posts/view/post/3763

ArtificialIntelligence

Artificial Intelligence

More NIAC misinformation garbage here. Where is your friend Trita Mr Iqhani?
Trita published once or twice here and ran away when he realized the no one was buying his B.S.

HassanDai6

HassanDai

Mr. Ighani,
You seem overjoyed to discover my "fraud". I should add some point to cool you down
The picture you have chosen comes directly from a MOIS site from inside Iran. What relation between me in US and my brother praying in Iraq? (Keshidan mar rouye takhteh)
I based my article and interviews on a "REAL' Congressional report. The report is "allegedly" pulled today. My article was written a week ago. We don't call it a fraud.
I also based my interview on the fact that Homeland security denied Masoud Khadabandeh and Anne Singleton from boarding the London - Washington flight to come to US for a NIAC event because they were considered Iranian agents.
I also based my interview and article on several court documents and testimonies by British politicians attesting that mentioned 2 individuals work for Iranian regime.
I also refer to Dutch and German services publicly pointing to these individuals as Iranian agents.
The journal you refer in your piece quotes the Federal research chief as saying: ""The report was pulled for revisions after the Division staff identified a passage that should have been caveated but was missed in the initial reviews,"
Nothing in his declaration points to the different parts of the reports about Iranian agents who worked with NIAC. In fact, the quote mentions ONE passage of the report but the Khodabandeh issue is in several part of the report. Therefore, I assume that for the Congress, the controversial issue is not about NIAC's collaborators.
The main part of the report under attack is the 30000 staff.
It is however very interesting that Russian TV, NIAC and some self proclaimed left activists are so hard at work to diminish the number of Iranian agents from 30000 to a lower number and prove that MOIS is not a threat?
The collaboration between Khodabandeh-NIAC during the past several days to discredit a report against the MOIS strengthened my belief that they all work for the Iranian regime and are directly related to MOIS.
Finally, do not be too overjoyed as the corrected report will be posted and I am afraid you, NIAC and MOIS agents will be embarrassed.

Kourosh_Ighani

Kourosh Ighani

Mr. Dai,

I am stunned that you claim the report you used was "allegedly" pulled. Your claim is false. It was pulled. We must agree on basic facts first and interpret after.

This is a crucial point underpinning the story. Will you still dispute that it was pulled? Please answer this question. Facts matter.

Secondly, you write that you say you "assume" the revisions will be made in certain parts of the report, and thus may not affect your story.

Is this journalism Mr. Dai?

You refuse to correct your article to mention that the report you're relying on is under revision because of "assumptions"?

Third, the investigative piece disputing the report's findings was a New York based non-proift, not Russian TV. You further place blame on "self proclaimed left activists" when you yourself claim to be a progressive.

Due to a lack of detail in your original piece, please clarify the circumstances that Khodabandeh and Singleton were denied entry into the United States. Specifically, was this because they were former MEK members or because they were "considered Iranian agents"?

If these two individuals were indeed MOIS agents, why were they (in a post-911 world) not immediately arrested upon entry into the US? Why were they sent back to the UK, an ally, where they openly live their lives?

Since we have you, a few unanswered questions would be welcome.

- Have your brother, sister, or any member of your family at Camp Ashraf ever been involved in acts of terrorism?

- How long were you in Iraq? How much time have you spent at Camp Ashraf? How many times have you met Maryam Rajavi?

- Were you at any point involved in acts of terrorism during your stay? Were you witness to any?

- Do you believe the MEK has ever engaged in terrorism and why did you support its delisting? Do you consider the organization a cult?

- Were you forced by the MEK to divorce your first wife? Are you still prohibited from contacting your son?

- If you are indeed a "progressive", why are so many of your associates openly pro-war Neocons?

- What are your thoughts on Daniel Pipes' designation of people like you as smelly brown people? Do you condemn this and other racist statements by your financial backers?

We can only wait for the corrected report, which somehow you know with certitude will be published. In the meantime you have much to answer for. I impatiently await your response.

Fred

Fred

Your language and angle of attack is very much like NIAC Lobby cyber assassins.
Are you connected in away to the NIAC Lobby which according to Federal court documents is very chummy with various high officials of the Islamist Rapist republic?

NasirKhosrow

Nasir Khosrow Poet, scientist, philosopher, mystic and traveler

Unlike your language, huh Fred, which is so unlike the Neo-Con pro-Zionist cut-throat propagandists IC has come to know so well - not!

masoudA

masoudA

Agha Kourosh -
Why do you feel like you need to attack enemies of the Islamic Republic? be it MEK, or Mr. Daei? Why is it that us Iranians never accept mistakes and keep following empty wagons - in your case NIAC.

NasirKhosrow

Nasir Khosrow Poet, scientist, philosopher, mystic and traveler

Thank you for your article. Needed to be said.

irajkhan

iraj khan Peace Is The Way

This Lier was saying in court papers that I am Trita Parsi!
Can you believe anything that is said by these losers, Saddam supporters, Israel supporters here?