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WikiLeaks: U.K. University Traded Iran Information For U.S. Funds


A recently released WikiLeaks cable suggests that Durham University in northeast England may have been involved with the U.S. State Department in gathering information on Iran, in return for $300,000.

Read more from the university's newspaper, "The Palatinate." And here.

-- Golnaz Esfandiari

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