The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Wednesday, February 08, 2006

News for 02-07-06

02-07-06 - Cheney dismisses criticism of spy program

02-07-06 - Russian Ultranationalist Leader Expects U.S. to Attack Iran in Late March "The war is inevitable because the Americans want this war,"....He went on to add that the publication of Prophet Muhammad cartoons in the European press was a planned action by the U.S. whose aim is "to provoke a row between Europe and the Islamic world".

02-07-06 - Poll: Growing Number of People Fear Iran Achieving the neocon dream, one scared sheeple at a time.

02-07-06 - Iran has much of what it needs for nuclear bomb: US US officials have said Iran was at least five years away from producing its own nuclear bomb And anyway, at least since August Cheney has been preparing to blame any new 911-style attacks in America - on Iran.

02-07-06 - Bush Plan Would Trim Survivor Benefits "They can't resist trying to cut Social Security and to cut a survivor's, a widow or widower's benefits; it just shows how warped the priorities are in this budget." Thus do Americans further suffer for the neocon's war(s).

02-07-06 - White House Asks Saudi Arabia for Calm The Bush administration urged Saudi Arabia on Monday to help ease Muslim tensions over published cartoons of Islam's Prophet Muhammad, but it also criticized cartoons and articles in the Arab world that attack Christians and Jews

02-07-06 - Analysis: Iran-India pipeline uncertain India's decision to vote to report Iran to the U.N. Security Council puts into doubt the future of a gas pipeline the two countries were looking to build through Pakistan.

02-07-06 - TAC to Standard?Challenge Accepted by Patrick J. Buchanan Cui bono? Who would benefit from a U.S. war with Iran? Who is prodding us into it? Are they looking out for America first?
Were they looking out for America first in the run-up to the Iraq war? Hell no.

02-07-06 - 'Israel might come to miss Saddam' "Is the situation better in Iraq today compared to what it was before?" he asked. "From the Israeli point of view, we could come around to missing Saddam," Wow. The audacity to gripe that America didn't achieve the result that the neocons pushed for using bogus intel some of which came from Israel -is unparalleled, and yet not really a surprise.

02-07-06 - Fear of U.S. Drove Iran's Nuclear Policy

02-07-06 - Bush Calls Danish PM to Express Solidarity President Bush has called Denmark's prime minister to express "our support and solidarity" in the wake of violence over the publication of caricatures of the prophet Muhammad Keep in mind - the neocons want this to be a war with Islam, a 'clash of civilizations'.

02-07-06 - Cheney says Iran nuclear situation 'dangerous'

02-07-06 - Iran paper seeks cartoon revenge Hamshahri says it wants to test the boundaries of free speech, echoing the reasons European papers gave for publishing the caricatures.

02-07-06 - Tensions rise in Denmark-Iran row

02-07-06 - Free speech in Europe: mixed rules "Most of Europe would not dare mock the Holocaust, and rightly so," says Inayat Bunglawala of the Muslim Council of Britain. "Newspaper editors exercise good judgment every day when it comes to printing material so as not to cause offense, so why not on this occasion?"

02-07-06 - Hawks have warplanes ready if the nuclear diplomacy fails What began as a military operation to maintain a balance of power in the Middle East, could instead plunge the region into another conflict.

02-07-06 - As 'Neocons' Leave, Bush Foreign Policy Takes Softer Line Neoconservative has since come to refer to a brand of foreign policy that advocates promoting democracy abroad, unilaterally and with military force, if necessary Wrong. Neoconservative = "All are interventionists who regard Stakhanovite support of Israel as a defining characteristic of their breed" Whose War?

02-07-06 - Five die amid global cartoon protests

02-07-06 - NATO troops open fire on Afghan demonstrators NATO peacekeepers exchanged gunfire with protesters who attacked their base Tuesday in another day of deadly demonstrations in Afghanistan over the publication of caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad, officials said. Three demonstrators were killed

02-07-06 - Russia, Iran Call for Political Settlement in Middle East

02-07-06 - Cartoons are a purposeful provocation Rose told the international paper owned by The New York Times that "he would not publish a cartoon of Israel's Ariel Sharon strangling a Palestinian baby, since that could be construed as 'racist.'" ....Rose traveled to Philadelphia in October 2004 to visit Daniel Pipes, the Neo-Con ideologue who says the only path to Middle East peace will come through a total Israeli military victory. Rose then penned a positive article about Pipes, who compares "militant Islam" with fascism and communism.

02-07-06 - Following Orders Is No Excuse The maelstrom set in motion by the treachery of the neoconservatives, people whom Powell has described as "crazy," has already cost tens of thousands of dead and wounded and hundreds of billions of dollars, destroyed America's reputation, and radicalized Middle East politics.

02-07-06 - Displaced Gush Katif settlers Like many of the other 9,000 or so former residents of Gush Katif, Sternberg hasn?t yet benefited from compensation packages promised to the settlers by the Israeli government. That's because Israel is waiting on the American government to fork it over. Anyone doubt they'll get it, even given the fact that our own Katrina victims are looking overseas for their own assistance?

02-07-06 - Iraq's Sadr criticizes Israel, U.S. for spreading strife in Mideast "Both Iraq and Syria are under U.S. pressure. We have good relations, but our common enemies, Israel, the United States and Britain, are trying to spread strife among us,"


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