The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Saturday, March 04, 2006

News for 03-03-06

03-03-06 - Pentagon reveals Guantanamo names The US defence department has released the names and nationalities of some of the inmates detained at its Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba.

03-03-06 - Iran, EU Inch Toward Possible Compromise diplomats familiar with the talks told The Associated Press that after months of deadlock, the two sides explored plans that essentially would allow Iran small-scale enrichment after reimposing its freeze for an undefined period to rebuild international trust.

03-03-06 - 'War on terror' trials could allow evidence obtained through torture

03-03-06 - Use Diplomacy on Iran Case, Say Americans Many adults in the United States think military action against Iran is unwarranted at this point, according to a poll by the New York Times and CBS News

03-03-06 - Iran-EU bid for atomic deal before IAEA meet fails Iran and top EU powers failed on Friday to resolve a standoff over its nuclear work before a U.N. atomic watchdog meeting next week that may lead to Security Council action over fears Tehran seeks nuclear bombs.

03-03-06 - German spies aided US invasion of Iraq: report Three German spies helped the US military invasion of Iraq in 2003, in an intelligence-sharing deal approved in late 2002 by top German officials, The New York Times said.

03-03-06 - Ten Against Patriot Act Reauthorization

03-03-06 - AP: AC-130 Gunships Returning to Iraq

03-03-06 - Russian experts predict Iranian nuclear bomb in five years Iran will have nuclear weapons within five years at the latest and the world should from now on get used to the idea, according to an experts' report due to be presented to the Russian foreign and defence policy council.

03-03-06 - US lawyers attack Israeli security agent "It's embarrassing that this kind of argument would be going on in an American courtroom," Deutsch said, comparing the methods used by Israel in its occupied territories in 1993 with those once employed in South Africa and Chile. It violated not only international human rights but the U.S. Constitution's guarantees, he said. We will now allow confessions extracted by torture, and this is exactly where our (neocon) Pentagon got it from.

03-03-06 - A Fearful Master We're fighting for "freedom" in Iraq ? but certain Web sites are off limits to U.S. soldiers

03-03-06 - I Do Not Wish to Be Associated With Torture As a matter of conscience, I am returning the Intelligence Commendation Award medallion given me for "especially commendable service" during my 27-year career in CIA. The issue is torture,

03-03-06 - Russia at Center Stage in World Diplomacy

03-03-06 - Israeli: Pollard gave good info Rafi Eitan, Pollard?s Israeli intelligence handler, told Yediot Achronot that Pollard?s information was so important that Israeli officials did not consider ending the operation, even though the target was the United States.

03-03-06 - UN REFUGEE AGENCY 'SERIOUSLY CONCERNED' FOR THOUSANDS OF PALESTINIANS IN IRAQ The United Nations refugee agency today voiced serious concern over the safety of thousands of Palestinian refugees in Iraq, some of whom have reportedly been directly targeted and killed in the continuing violence there

03-03-06 - Resolution calls for Israel in NATO The non-binding resolution, which aims for Israel?s full inclusion in NATO, was introduced this week by Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen By now it is abundantly clear judging from the amount of legislation submitted on behalf of a foreign nation, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is the US Congress' representative of Israel.

03-03-06 - State Dept. Says Russia Helped With Hamas The Bush administration credited Russia on Friday with putting the extremist Palestinian group Hamas on notice that it must renounce terrorism and accept Israel.

03-03-06 - Couple remember wedding bombing

03-03-06 - Snort The difference between the ports and possible monitoring of the telephone system and intelligence computers is that everybody will know if something goes wrong at the ports ? and will be quick to blame Dubai for it ? while monitoring of secrets can take place for years without anyone having the slightest idea.

03-03-06 - Daniel Pipes, the expert of hate Daniel Pipes could not be considered as an unconditional supporter of the Israeli government. He has actually criticized it sometimes, especially when he has reproached it for not repressing Palestinian populations enough. Pipes believes Palestinians must be annihilated

03-03-06 - Official: No Hamas-UAE connection ?To the best of my knowledge, the United Arab Emirates government has no relationship with Hamas,? Welch said Thursday in testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives on the recent Hamas win in Palestinian Authority legislative elections.

03-03-06 - UN drafters fail to end terrorism treaty impasse The dispute over the treaty?s scope centers mainly on how to treat Palestinian suicide bombings and Israeli military actions in the Palestinian West Bank and Gaza.


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