The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Tuesday, February 21, 2006

News for 02-20-06

02-20-06 - Silence the War Drums Those reading this bill may find themselves feeling a sense of déjà vu. In many cases one can just substitute "Iraq" for "Iran" in this bill and we could be back in the pre-2003 run up to war with Iraq. And the logic of this current push for war is much the same as was the logic used in the argument for war on Iraq.

02-20-06 - Iran Toughens Stance in Russian Nuke Talks Iran's top negotiator dismissed Russia's call for his country to freeze its domestic enrichment program, and the two delegations ended the day of nuclear talks without any apparent breakthrough.

02-20-06 - Iran to pursue atomic research despite Russian plan "The Iranians will try to throw sand in everybody's eyes, as they have for the last three years," the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, John Bolton, said of the Moscow talks

02-20-06 - Top Pentagon lawyer warned of abuse of US detainees

02-20-06 - US threatens to cut Iraq aid over Tehran links

02-20-06 - Churchill, Hitler, and Newt by Patrick J. Buchanan Iran has missiles that can hit Israel, but no nuclear warheads. Israel could put scores of atom bombs on Iran. The United States, without losing a plane, could make the country uninhabitable with one B-2 flyover and a few MX and Trident missiles.

02-20-06 - They came for the bloggers ? and took the right of Free Speech from all Americans

02-20-06 - Isolation of Hamas, Iran focuses of AIPAC's upcoming conference The final day of the conference is reserved for lobbying on Capitol Hill, and organizers tell JTA that lobbying for the Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act will top the agenda....Iran will still play a major role at the conference. The opening plenary, featuring former nuclear inspector David Kay and John Bolton...Last week, AIPAC distributed talking points to Congress members promoting legislation initiated by Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) and Tom Lantos (D-Calif.) AIPAC designates the agenda at Capitol Hill, a fact that goes against the very ideals upon which this country was built. Despite all of the ballyhoo about the AIPAC scandal, NOTHING has changed with regard to their power and their overwhelming influence over our government.

02-20-06 - U.S. Ambassador Says Iran Meddling in Iraq

02-20-06 - Iran Supports End to Cartoon Violence

02-20-06 - Annan hopes UN power struggle won't derail reforms developing nations suspect Washington is trying to use the reform campaign for its own ends, by enhancing its grip on U.N. policymaking while shielding its own actions such as its Guantanamo prison camp from international scrutiny

02-20-06 - Iran leader urges Muslims to fund Palestinians

02-20-06 - Iran denies wanting to "wipe Israel off the map" "We believe that those people who make efforts to free their countries should not be regarded as terrorists,"

02-20-06 - MacKay confident of Iraq hostages' release The Christian Peacemakers were last seen in a Jan. 31 videotaped message, in which their captors threatened to kill them.

02-20-06 - Israel's Hamas policy could boost Iran, deepen Palestinian woes

02-20-06 - Putin Features in Israeli Campaign Ad An Israeli campaign ad featuring President Vladimir Putin's image has sparked outrage from the Russian government, leading to an official complaint from the Foreign Ministry and an apology from former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

02-20-06 - Who You Calling a Neocon?


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