“We first have to see what has happened in these two years and then
we will determine if he’s a hero or nAn Iranian scientist returned to Tehran on Thursday to an uncertain future. American officials say he gave “significant, original” information about his country’s nuclear program but then turned his back on a C.I.A.-provided resettlement package of around $5 million, David E. Sanger and Mark Mazzetti report.
The scientist, Shahram Amiri, 32, was publicly greeted at home as a hero, though Iran’s foreign minister gave the first hints of official Iranian doubts of Mr. Amiri’s story that he was kidnapped by the C.I.A. in Saudi Arabia last year and then tortured.