The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Saturday, February 25, 2006

News for 02-24-06

02-24-06 - Poll: Americans See Iran As Enemy No. 1 Iran has replaced Iraq as the country Americans consider to be their greatest enemy, according to a Gallup Poll Stampeding the sheeple into war, one successful neocon propaganda campaign at a time. This story may be propaganda in and of itself in preparation for the coming strikes on Iran. Perhaps this ties in with the UAE port deal which the Bush admin is so readily defending. Will they be blamed for any attack on a US port which would then ultimately be blamed on Iran?...

02-24-06 - Pentagon Told to Release Gitmo Transcripts A federal judge ordered the Pentagon on Thursday to release the identities of hundreds of detainees at Guantanamo Bay to The Associated Press, a move which would force the government to break its secrecy and reveal the most comprehensive list yet of those who have been imprisoned there.

02-24-06 - Sept. 11 Report Ties Bin Laden to UAE "National technical intelligence confirmed the location and description of the larger camp and showed the nearby presence of an official aircraft of the United Arab Emirates. But the location of bin Laden's quarters could not be pinned down so precisely,"

02-24-06 - Iran pressing on with uranium enrichment A diplomat, who like others interviewed asked not to be named due to the sensitivity of the issue, said the 10-centrifuge cascade cannot enrich uranium very far, "maybe to one percent or slightly more," far below the three to five percent needed for nuclear fuel and the over 90 percent preferred for atomic weapons.

02-24-06 - Iranian FM lashes out at Washington over terrorism "Unfortunately, our region is affected by terrorist groups like the Taliban, like Al-Qaeda, but the main question is, who was the cause of the establishment of such groups in our region?"

02-24-06 - Iran Offers Data on Secret Uranium Project Tehran's overture appeared to be an attempt to blunt the threat of firm U.N. Security Council action in coming weeks

02-24-06 - Syria disputes US charges it incited cartoon mobs Syria on Friday disputed U.S. charges it had incited mob violence over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad, saying Damascus had done its best to protect embassies during violent protests and would pay for damages.

02-24-06 - Bush Admin. Won't Reconsider Ports Deal

02-24-06 - Identity of Official to Be Kept From Libby

02-24-06 - Rice: Arabs fear Iraq sectarian violence spillover While few countries are threatening to isolate Iran, Rice said the world agreed the country should curb its nuclear programs.

02-24-06 - All at sea in the Middle East's perfect storm The neoconservative theorists behind the Iraq intervention and the drive for democracy in the Middle East are in intellectual retreat or - like Paul Wolfowitz and John Bolton - have been shifted to new jobs.

02-24-06 - Arab firm to delay US ports deal The president of the Arab American Institute, James Zogby, has described some of the language being used against the deal as "shameful and irresponsible".

02-24-06 - Report: NSA continues controversial data-mining program Americans need to understand that many interests are using the "war on terror" to achieve their agendas. The Federalist Society is using the "war on terror" to achieve its agenda of concentrating power in the executive and packing the Supreme Court to this effect. The neocons are using the war to achieve their agenda of Israeli hegemony in the Middle East

02-24-06 - Hamas' Moscow Trip Angers Israel Oh dear.

02-24-06 - London mayor suspended for "Nazi" jibe London's feisty Mayor Ken Livingstone was suspended for a month on Friday for comparing a Jewish reporter to a concentration camp guard, a verdict the mayor said struck "at the heart of democracy." There's another fine example of that 'freedom of speech' - European-style.

02-24-06 - UAE terminal takeover extends to 21 ports

02-24-06 - U.S. official: NATO not ready for Israel "I think if this issue were to be put on the table formally within NATO, I think we?d find it immediately very controversial with a large number of countries saying not ready, not now,"

02-24-06 - Libby Lawyers Question Fitzgerald's Clout

02-24-06 - Jill Carroll update Al Arabiya, which has helped the Monitor try to win the release of Jill Carroll, suffers the loss of a news crew in Iraq.

02-24-06 - Arianna Huffington, Racial Profiler She jumps on the Dubai-bashing bandwagon


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