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Following the reports on espionage acts by "Lawrence E. Franklin" for Israeli government, complementary reports indicate that one of the main goals of Franklin revolved around supporting terrorist organization of Mojahedin-e Khalq.
Following the reports on espionage acts by "Lawrence E. Franklin" for Israeli government, complementary reports indicate that one of the main goals of Franklin revolved around supporting terrorist organization of Mojahedin-e Khalq. He was supposed to ruin Iran-US agreements on MKO-Qaeda deals. Jerusalem Post newspaper wrote in an article "Who's Larry Franklin?": "The FBI's investigation of Larry Franklin began not long after it was leaked that the Pentagon's Office of Special Plans sent two Defense officials, one of them Franklin, to Paris to meet with a dissident Iranian arms trader. The purpose of the meeting with Ghorbanifar was to undermine a pending deal that the White House had been negotiating with the Iranian government. At the time, Iran had considered turning over five al-Qaida operatives in exchange for Washington dropping its support for Mujahadeen Khalq, an Iraq-based rebel Iranian group listed as a terrorist organization by the State Department. Franklin met Ghorbanifar through Washington's neo-con guru Michael Ledeen."

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