The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Sunday, March 26, 2006

News for 03-25-06

03-25-06 - Russia denies it told Saddam about US invasion moves "It is not the first time that such unfounded accusations have been made against Russian intelligence," SVR spokesman Boris Labussov told AFP.

03-25-06 - Iran only week or two away from pilot uranium enrichment - diplomats The diplomat, who asked not to be named due to the sensitivity of the issue, said the cascade might be ready to begin enrichment as quickly as "within a week, maybe a week or two longer."

03-25-06 - Iran to soon access full nuclear technology: Ahmadinejad Ahmadinejad also called for a "Middle East without nuclear arms."

03-25-06 - U.N. to Inspect Iran Enrichment Program a senior agency official dropped such reservations Saturday as he called the U.S. claims that an agency briefing on the advances made by Iran on enrichment was a bombshell "pure speculation and misinformation." "It comes from people who are seeking a crisis, not a solution" to the confrontation over Iran, the official said.

03-25-06 - Fears of Iran's role in Iraq loom over Arab summit

03-25-06 - Iran, Syria blast Israel over nuclear programme Top officials from Syria and Iran, close allies under severe pressure from the international community, stood together to denounce Israel's nuclear programme as a threat to the Middle East.

03-25-06 - Details Released on Iraq Hostages' Ordeal Both Canadians are "deeply grateful to all those who worked for them and prayed for their release," David said. "Their heads are swirling."

03-25-06 - India and Iran stress need for closer ties

03-25-06 - Bush shuns Patriot Act requirement When President Bush signed the reauthorization of the USA Patriot Act this month, he included an addendum saying that he did not feel obliged to obey requirements that he inform Congress about how the FBI was using the act's expanded police powers.

03-25-06 - US accuses Iran of Iraq duplicity US Ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad has said Iran is publicly professing support for Iraq's political process while backing militias and insurgents.

03-25-06 - Rights forum seeks removal of pro-Israeli adviser With the new post, Bethlehem, a former adviser to Ariel Sharon, will be responsible for advising Foreign Secretary Jack Straw on a host of several controversial issues such as Guantanamo Bay, the occupation of Iraq and the legality of any pre-emptive strike against Iran..."We are appalled that the Foreign Office is employing someone who has a very distinct bias in favour of Israel,"

03-25-06 - Iran to talk with US conditionally: Ahmadinejad

03-25-06 - Freed Kember thanks rescue troops

03-25-06 - Hebron Team Rejoices in the Release of Their Colleagues in Baghdad We are humbled by the statements of support from the Muslim community around the
world in acknowledging CPT's work in Palestine and Iraq and in their continual
calls for the release of our teammates.

03-25-06 - Slain American became a peace activist after 9/11

03-25-06 - Prince's call over 'God's word'

03-25-06 - Ethics reform stalling in Congress But GOP leaders are at odds over proposed limits on privately funded travel. See also Pro-Israel Activists Block Travel Reform

03-25-06 - The Israel Lobby Honestly, these things are fairly well known to Washington insiders and those who pay close attention. But the paper is significant exactly because what it says is quite true, and as a result of this it is difficult for respectable, objective sources to publish this kind of information. Because the influence of the lobby is not openly discussed the net effect is that there is a powerful and often hidden warping of both our foreign policy and news reporting.

03-25-06 - Bush makes the ultimate commitment to Israel

03-25-06 - Are the neocons losing it? by Patrick J. Buchanan

03-25-06 - Of Israel, Harvard and David Duke The Washington Post reports on the study of the Israeli lobby, albeit on page B05. Gives a fairly balanced report as well, save for the title. Evidently someone felt the need to play the David Duke card in an attempt to add negative connotations to this report before anyone even had a chance to read the article.

03-25-06 - In Dark Times, Blame the Jews Playing the anti-Semite card - again, this tactic is pointed out in the study of the Israeli lobby in its effectiveness as a tool to silence critics of this lobby and of Israel.


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