The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Friday, June 16, 2006

News for 06-15-06

06-15-06 - Iran 'will not bow to pressure' Iran will not bow to Western pressure over its nuclear programme, the country's supreme leader has said, according to Iranian state media.

06-15-06 - Russia to Launch Arabic-Language Satellite Channel Russia is planning to launch an Arabic-language satellite news channel as it seeks to reassert itself on the world stage and expand its political and commercial influence in the Middle East, The Financial Times reported Thursday.

06-15-06 - Supreme Court gives police more power In a boost to aggressive police tactics and a setback to the privacy rights of business and home owners, the US Supreme Court has rejected the legal principle that evidence obtained in violation of the so-called knock-and-announce rule must be excluded from use at a trial.

If someone bursts into your house, and you are an armed citizen, how quickly will you know it's the cops? In other words, this will put both cops and citizens in danger with regard to homeowners that protect their house via firearms.

06-15-06 - Congress struggles to ramp up oversight The moves signal that Congress is trying - again - to revive its flagging oversight role of an executive branch that is claiming broad wartime powers

06-15-06 - US in Iraq greatest danger to global peace?

06-15-06 - US sues New Jersey over phone company subpoenas The U.S. government has sued the New Jersey Attorney General's office on grounds of security concerns to prevent it from asking telephone companies if they gave customer call records to the National Security Agency.

06-15-06 - Thousands resign from Britain's reserve army amid concern over Iraq

06-15-06 - Lebanon accuses Israel of car bombing The government has decided to complain to the U.N. Security Council about Israeli attacks in Lebanon, Information Minister Ghazi Aridi said following a Cabinet meeting where Defense Minister Elias Murr reported on the car bombing.

06-15-06 - World Bank says in talks on aid to Palestinians World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz said on Wednesday the bank wants to help deliver aid to Palestinians and is in discussions with the Quartet of Middle East negotiators on how it can be done. A neocon at the World Bank (playing "good cop" to the US government's "bad cop": 'Well, we want to help the poor Palestinians.. but it's up to the US government').

06-15-06 - US insists on right to develop arms for outer space The United States on Tuesday reasserted its right to develop weapons for use in outer space to protect its military and commercial satellites and ruled out any global negotiations on a new treaty to limit them.

06-15-06 - US says Iran offer more carrot than stick "The focus at this point in time, of course, is trying to show to the Iranian regime a positive path that is available to it, and to the Iranian people," national security adviser Stephen Hadley told reporters.

06-15-06 - Russian president blasts United States after Asian security summit The Russian leader also spoke out strongly against U.S. efforts to mount a financial blockade of the Hamas-led government in the Palestinian territories.

06-15-06 - Military blocks media access to Guantanamo

06-15-06 - Authors of Israel Lobby Paper Get Warm Reception at Military College It was evident to me during my visit that many at the Naval War College were familiar with the paper. By one report, the College came under pressure from an unnamed congressman to cancel the talk, but the College stuck by its cannonballs.

06-15-06 - Iran, Syria sign defense agreement "Our cooperation is based on a strategic pact and unity against common threats. We can have a common front against Israel's threats,"

06-15-06 - Olbermann Disses Mearsheimer and Walt Critique For Olbermann and his bosses, selling our government down the river to Likudites, who engineered the Iraq invasion and are in the process of engineering aggression against Iran, is mere ?trivia? falsely predicated,? thus revealing, once again, the corporate media is faithfully watching the backs of the neocons, an act that should turn the stomach of every American

06-15-06 - Israel, Egypt Jordan on alert for al-Qaeda attack Egypt, Jordan and Israel are on high alert for possible large-scale attacks by al-Qaeda members in response to last week's killing of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the global terror group's leader in Iraq, security sources said.

06-15-06 - UN Security Council extends, widens UN probe of Hariri murder

06-15-06 - Scholar: A Nuclear Iran Spells Doom for Israel "If - just if - the American-led coalition will not come to the right decision at the right time, then the onus will fall on the shoulders of Israel. And we will know what to do."....."We believe the entire land of Israel is Jewish land by right," said Olmert.....Moreover, he added, "Israel does not meddle in America's business."
It's up to America to 'protect' Israel. And if America won't do it, THEN Israel will act on its own behalf. That last statement above by Olmert is positively hilarious.


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