The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Wednesday, February 22, 2006

News for 02-21-06

02-21-06 - Bush Shrugs Off Objections to Port Deal Brushing aside objections from Republicans and Democrats alike, President Bush endorsed the takeover of shipping operations at six major U.S. seaports by a state-owned business in the United Arab Emirates. He pledged to veto any bill Congress might approve to block the agreement.

02-21-06 - Jewish Republican heads Libby defense fund Mel Sembler, a board member of the Republican Jewish Coalition and the U.S. ambassador to Italy from 2001-2005, is spearheading the Libby Legal Defense Trust.

02-21-06 - Iran spurns Russian demand for enrichment freeze

02-21-06 - Jewish teacher chains himself for peace A Jewish teacher in California chained himself to a bench to protest the Iraq war and poverty.

02-21-06 - At Spy Agencies, No Good Deed Goes Unpunished Shays and his colleagues listened to a litany of retaliations taken against people who have spoken out about abuse of Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib, illicit federal wiretapping, and other alleged misconduct.

02-21-06 - The Provocateurs The "war of civilizations" touted by the neoconservatives as "World War IV" is darkening the horizon with frightening speed

02-21-06 - Report probes US custody deaths Of the 98 deaths, at least 34 were suspected or confirmed homicides,

02-21-06 - Jewish leaders want Ahmadinejad banned in Europe The European Jewish Congress, meeting at the weekend in Vienna, agreed to make a formal request soon to the European Parliament asking European Union member states to declare him "persona non grata," the group said in a statement on Tuesday.

02-21-06 - Four charged over guerrilla T-shirts Danish police have charged four people selling T-shirts bearing the logos of Colombian and Palestinian guerrillas with supporting banned terrorist groups.

02-21-06 - European consistency on Holocaust denial wanted The European Jewish Congress will lobby European governments to synchronize their laws on anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial.

02-21-06 - Reaction to Hamas victory is gift to Iran's leaders Ms Rice warned regional countries, including Iran, to think twice before trying to thwart Washington

02-21-06 - THE NEW AMERICAN POLICE STATE The neoconservatives are using the war to achieve their agenda of Israeli hegemony in the Middle East. Police agencies are using the war to make themselves less accountable


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