Aras Karim Habib

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Aras Karim Habib was "the head of the INC "information collection program"" [1] for the Iraqi National Congress (INC) under the leadership of Ahmad Chalabi (or Ahmed Chalabi). [2]

Aras Karim Habib was allegedly involved in negotiating asylum for Iraqi defectors in other countries, in exchange for their propagation of dubious quality intelligence in the new host country. [3]

He reportedly fled Iraq in May 2004 after an attempted arrest, as his information activities were suspected of being shared with the Iranian intelligence agencies. [4]

Shortly before he allegedly fled the country, he claimed to be collaborating with the American Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to pass intelligence to the media. [5]

Aras Karim Habib is also known as Aras Habib. [6]

Aras Karim Habib may also be known as Aras Karim or Aras Habib Karim. [7]

Articles and resources


  1. Jack Fairweather, "Heroes in Error", Mother Jones, March 2006
  2. Wikipedia "Iraqi National Congress", Wikipedia, 9 April 2009
  3. Ghassan Charbel "He Recounted to Al-Hayat the Story of a Long Chase that Changed Iraq and Shook the Balances of the Region", Al-Hayat, 31 March 2009
  4. Knut Royce, "Iran used Chalabi to dupe U.S., report says", "Seattle Times", 22 May 2004
  5. Jack Fairweather, "Heroes in Error", Mother Jones, March 2006
  6. Golnaz Esfandiari "Iraq: Governing Council’s Chalabi, Iran Reject Espionage Charges", Radio Free Europe, Radio Liberty, 24 May 2004
  7. Josh Marshall "TPM Blog May 16, 2004 - May 22, 2004" Talking Points Memo, 22 May 2004

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