The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Friday, June 02, 2006

News for 06-01-06

06-01-06 - Saudi Arabia: Oil market 'oversupplied, over-priced'

06-01-06 - 6 world powers agree on Iran incentives

06-01-06 - Iran's military plans for invasion by U.S. Iran, apparently anticipating an American invasion, has quietly been restructuring its military and testing a new military doctrine that calls for a decentralized, Iraqi-style guerrilla campaign against an invading force.

06-01-06 - Iran rejects US conditions for nuclear talks "We support dialogue in a fair and unbiased atmosphere, but we will not talk about our undeniable and legitimate rights, because this is the right of our people according to international laws and treaties," Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki told reporters.

06-01-06 - US soldiers kill two Iraqi women A pregnant Iraqi woman in labour and her cousin were shot dead by US forces as they rushed to hospital along a closed road, police and relatives say.

06-01-06 - US tightens security on New England-Canada border The tougher screening was confined to New England Because of the millions of illegal Canadians streaming across the border?.. What about the southern border?

06-01-06 - Hamas' Zahar hails China trip as a success China, which only forged diplomatic relations with Israel in 1992 and has traditionally been seen as pro-Palestinian, made no apologies for inviting Zahar and giving Hamas the political recognition.

06-01-06 - Blix panel prods Israel, Iran on nuclear agenda Iran and Israel should both end nuclear enrichment as part of a renewed drive to rid the Middle East of weapons of mass destruction, a panel led by former U.N. arms inspector Hans Blix said on Thursday.

06-01-06 - Economy signals it is downshifting

06-01-06 - New 'Iraq massacre' tape emerges The BBC has uncovered new video evidence that US forces may have been responsible for the deliberate killing of 11 innocent Iraqi civilians.

06-01-06 - Killings, abductions in Baghdad leave Palestinians in Iraq scared and angry A fresh spate of killings and kidnappings in Baghdad and a renewed death threat have led to mounting anger, panic and fear among the Palestinian refugee community in Iraq. Hundreds have fled to border areas.

06-01-06 - Bolton: "This is Put Up or Shut Up Time For Iran," Unilateral Military Action Is "On The Table"

06-01-06 - Eleventh US soldier convicted over Abu Ghraib scandal

06-01-06 - US orders ethical training for troops

06-01-06 - Spanish court throws out 9/11 conviction Spain's Supreme Court on Thursday threw out an al-Qaida suspect's conviction for conspiracy to commit murder in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, weeks after prosecutors acknowledged the evidence against him was weak.

06-01-06 - A hot paper muzzles Harvard At Harvard and other schools, the Mearsheimer-Walt paper proved simply too hot to handle ? and it revealed an academia deeply split yet lamentably afraid to engage itself on one of the hottest political issues of our time.

06-01-06 - EU lawmakers seek travel ban on Iranian leader A group of 75 European Union lawmakers called on Thursday for Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to be banned from entering the bloc until he renounces inflammatory statements on Israel and the Holocaust Weren't these the same people that cried for freedom of speech when faced with the uproar about the Mohammed cartoons?

06-01-06 - Police offered robot eye Police forces using older versions of Israel-based Nice's software include, Devon and Cornwall, Hampshire, Herts., the Met., South Yorks., and Strathclyde. Nice software can also be used to spy on telephone conversations and internet traffic. Prisons, casinos, airports, banks, call centres, transport networks and 75 per cent of the Fortune 100 companies use the system for these purposes, as well as analysing CCTV footage for suspicious behaviour. Police forces are busy establishing control room links with town centre and other public CCTV networks.

06-01-06 - Olmert in DC - Bold Ideas and Ugly Intentions Chief among Olmert's priorities is establishing common cause with the US administration over Iran. Applauding Bush's bravery in standing up to the global terror threat posed by Iran's "imminent" development of a nuclear capability

06-01-06 - Candidate Returns Donor Check Tied To Al Qaeda "This is America, so you are presumed innocent until proven guilty, but I just don't want the appearance of impropriety," McCloskey told the Stockton Record in a story published Thursday. "I'll send it back."
Pete McCloskey is a true patriot, and I hope he gets re-elected. We need more like him in our Congress.


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