Summer 1939 Alert from Iran Focus, with thanks to JE:
Tehran, Iran, May 19 — A senior Iranian cleric accused the United States on Friday of targeting Iran’s borders and masterminding attacks in the south of the country.
“The enemy has planned to create insecurity in the country”s border regions”, Ayatollah Mohammad Emami-Kashani told Friday prayers worshippers in Tehran. His remarks were aired on state television.
“Our enemies, which are the United States and Zionists, have targeted Iran’s border security, economy, universities, and science”, he said, adding that the U.S.”s Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was behind such activities.