"Operation Bite !", the headlines screamed. " US Plans to Launch Sneak Attack on Iran on April 6th !!"
Well, folks, April 6th has come and gone - here and in Iran - and no "4AM sneak attack" has been launched...BUT, this story has exposed a link between the Alex Jones 9/11 "Truthers" (AJTs) in the person of Webster Tarpley, and a retired Russian Colonel General named Leonid Ivashov ; who sounds on the face of things to be an FSB operative, specializing in disinformatsia : an AJT specialty.
An interesting website called "Verum Serum" has a fairly detailed report on the relationship between Webster Tarpley-author of most of the reports circulating on the internet , and General Ivashov.
The author speculates this was a "Truther" operation from the get-go , and that some of Iran's seemingly insane recent moves might have been motivated by this operation.
You may wonder why the AJTs would involve themselves in such an adventure. Are they "agents of influence" for Russia's FSB ? Are they merely " anarchists in neckties" who seek to de-stabilize the United States ?
Could it be this is all linked to speculation in gold stocks - something the leading "Truthers" ,many of the "patriot" radio networks, and certain of their political cronies are intensely involved in ??
(There's nothing like the threat of another international crisis to drive up the price of gold !)
Whatever the reasons , it is clear the "Truthers" may have bitten off more than they could chew with "Operation Bite" !