The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Sunday, May 28, 2006

News for 05-27-06

05-27-06 - The pretext for the attack on Iran has now been set US officials opposed to an attack on Iran fear the Bush Administration would take advantage of such terror attacks to launch an offensive that, according to the officials, would settle the Iranian nuclear crisis and boost the president?s approval rating.
The officials added that should the terror attacks be masterminded by a third party, they would still be used to justify an attack on Iran. This is the pretext for an attack on Iran by America that the neocons have been waiting for.

05-27-06 - U.S. Is Debating Talks With Iran on Nuclear Issue

05-27-06 - Russian envoy to visit Iran for nuclear talks

05-27-06 - Iranian politician urges U.S.-Iran ties Iran's former parliament speaker on Saturday urged direct talks with the United States to break down the "walls of mistrust," but said Tehran would not give up the right to produce nuclear fuel and pursue other technological advances.

05-27-06 - Official: Iraq civilian deaths unjustified Military investigators probing the deaths last November of about two dozen Iraqi civilians have evidence that points toward unprovoked murders by Marines, a senior defense official said Friday.

05-27-06 - Government Sees 'Israeli Fingerprints' in Islamic Jihad Leader Assassination

05-27-06 - White House invokes privilege in spy cases The Bush administration has asked federal judges in New York and Michigan to dismiss a pair of lawsuits filed over the National Security Agency's domestic eavesdropping program, saying litigating them would jeopardize state secrets.

05-27-06 - US in talks with Iraq over Turkish Kurdish rebels: ambassador Ankara has long been frustrated by US and Iraqi reluctance to clamp down on bases of the separatist Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in the mountains of northern Iraq, from where the rebels infiltrate neighboring Turkey to engage in anti-government violence.

05-27-06 - Iran takes court action against Saddam over war Iran has filed a lawsuit against ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein for his regime's 1980s war against Tehran, Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said in a joint statement with his Iraqi counterpart.

05-27-06 - Egypt president's top aide defends Iran's nuclear program

05-27-06 - Iran's Ahmadinejad says wants Europe on his side Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was quoted on Saturday as saying European nations should stand by his country in the dispute over its nuclear programme or suffer damages.

05-27-06 - Her majesty won't be wearing a burqa Born in Kuwait to Palestinian parents, her family fled to Jordan along with thousands of others when Saddam invaded in 1990

05-27-06 - Kudos to Congress From Israel


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