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Narwani: US officials offered my friend cash to take down Tehran’s power grid

By Sharmine Narwani It took a country-wide power outage in Venezuela, whispers of a cyberattack, and smugtweets from US officials to make me suddenly recall the cloak-and-dagger story of a close Iranian-American friend nine years ago. My friend, an engineer — who I will not name for obvious reasons and who I will call ‘Kourosh’ for the purpose of this […]