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Did Mossad kill German politician involved in Iran-Contra scandal?

Released on 2012-08-05 00:00 GMT

Email-ID 1686093
Date 2010-11-22 18:01:23
Did Mossad kill German politician involved in Iran-Contra scandal?

Posted on November 22, 2010 by intelNews| Leave a comment
Uwe Barschel

Uwe Barschel

Accusations of Israeli involvement in the suspicious death of a German
politician have been revived, following new autopsy evidence revealed by a
medical examiner. The case involves the death of Christian Democratic
Union politician Uwe Barschel, who on October 11, 1987, was found dead in
the bathtub of room 317 of the Beau-Rivage hotel in Geneva, Switzerland.
His sudden death occurred less than a month after he was forced to resign
from the post of Governor of West Germany's Schleswig-Holstein state,
following his involvement in a dirty-tricks campaign against his rival
Bjo:rn Engholm, of Germany's Social Democratic Party. Swiss authorities,
based on an initial postmortem that revealed lethal levels of barbiturates
in Barschel's system, ruled the death a suicide. But now Dr Hans
Brandenberger, who was one of the toxicological experts that examined
Barschel, claims that he is possession of new evidence that points to
murder as the cause of the German politician's death. Speaking on Sunday
to Germany's quality Welt am Sonntag broadsheet, Dr Brandenberger said
that computer analysis of the original 1987 autopsy data makes it "next to
certain that Barschel was injected with [the strong sedative] Noludar
shortly before his death through the rectum". The toxicologist claims that
the strong tranquilizer was part of a complex cocktail of drugs that was
force-fed to the German politician after he was sedated, probably with the
help of a spiked drink. Dr Brandenberger's allegations have breathed new
life to claims that Barschel was in fact murdered by Israeli intelligence
agency Mossad, who targeted him because of his inside knowledge of
Iran-Contra scandal dealings. Specifically, Barschel is said to have known
about an alleged transfer of Israeli military aircraft to the Islamic
Republic of Iran, facilitated under United States oversight through German
mediators. Following his resignation from his governor post, he had
threatened to publicize insider accounts of the alleged transfer. During
the Iran-Contra Scandal (1985-1986), Israel acted as Washington's conduit
in supplying US-made weapons to Iran and then channeling the profits to
the Contras paramilitary mercenaries fighting Nicaragua's Sandinista
government. Incidentally, Israel did so in full knowledge of the fact that
the Iranian government was at that time the primary military supplier of
Palestinian militant group Hamas.


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