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Iran sentences Princeton graduate student
to 10 years for espionage, report says

Washington Post, by Erin Cunningham & Carol Morello

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 7/16/2017 6:37:40 PM

Istanbul - A Chinese American student Iran has accused of espionage was sentenced by an Iranian court to 10 years in prison, the judiciary’s official news agency reported Sunday, a move likely to raise tensions with the Trump administration ahead of a deadline to waive some Iran sanctions. The Mizan news agency named the American as 37-year-old Xiyue Wang, a graduate student and researcher at Princeton University. The report said he was born in Beijing and is a dual Chinese American citizen, but that information could not be confirmed. Earlier in the day, judicial spokesman Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejehi announced

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Well, we saw what can happen if you get a ten-year stint in North Korea for some infraction as a US citizen. Wonder if the "Death to America" Iranians will be any kinder. Of course, now that 0bama has given them ability through their oil to become the dominate force in the Middle East through nuclear blackmail someday soon, it´ll be interesting to see how this plays out.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: varkdriver, 7/16/2017 6:50:50 PM     (No. 11320930)

A 37-year-old ´student´? Yes, I know, he was working on a PhD on the Qajar Dynasty in Iran. Any reason you had to travel all the way to that hellhole? You couldn´t go to a library or on-line research?

He was arrested last summer, during the Obummer Dynasty, about the time that jet loaded with cash was on short final. Hussein couldn´t have said, "Hey, release Mr. Wang, or that jet will go missed approach..."

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 7/16/2017 7:42:25 PM     (No. 11320949)

Why do these "college" types do such outlandishly stupid traveling abroad? How dumb do you have to be to get a degree? If one of these dopes managed to get admittance to Heaven I recon it would be a short while before they would be visiting Hell.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: seamusm, 7/16/2017 10:40:42 PM     (No. 11321028)

Chinese national? Probably IS a spy.

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