Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Don't Expect a lot of Transparancy on State Department Iran Grants

Wall Street Journal
Washington Wire
October 6, 2006, p. 4

ANONYMOUS: State Department will award more than 20 grants of as much as $1.5 million for Iran-related democracy and human-rights work, most of it outside Iran. Since U.S. fears Iranian meddling, "don't expect a lot of transparency" on who gets awards, a State official says.

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