Iranian News Agency: Snowden Reveals Alien Plot

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The semi-official FARS News Agency repeated a conspiracy theory on the web. The story claims space aliens have taken over the U.S. They have run America since 1945, having previously run Nazi Germany.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep with another revelation by Edward Snowden. The former NSA contractor allegedly struck again. The Iranian news agency FARS says so. The semi official agency repeated a conspiracy theory on the Web. The story claims that according to Snowden, space aliens have taken over the United States, running America since 1945, having previously run Nazi Germany.

The article is illustrated by pictures of President Obama, Hitler and an alien resembling ET.

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