From this week’s spinwatch. I love to know how the big PR consultancies
make a buck.
“BKSH & Assocs., Burson-Marsteller’s lobbying wing, is representing
Radio Sedaye Iran (Radio Voice of Iran), the Beverly Hills-based
network that advocates regime change in Iran,” reports O’Dwyers.
Former BKSH clients include Ahmad Chalabi and his Iraqi National
Congress. In fact, BKSH staff for the Iranian account include the
former INC/ Chalabi account head and the senior advisor to the 2000
Republican National Convention. While Radio Sedaye Iran says a U.S.
invasion of Iran would “raise an enormous stink in the Moslem
world,” it says “the danger of Islamic radicals in Iran getting
nuclear weapons is too great to ignore.”
The conservative think-tank American Enterprise Institute also works with Radio Sedaye Iran, in what London’s Financial Times called “a new step in
the efforts of the U.S. right to influence regime change in the