The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Monday, June 26, 2006

News for 06-25-06

06-25-06 - CIA officer claims US ignored warnings about WMD errors "The CIA officer took his pen," he recounted in an interview, "and crossed out the whole paragraph" in a statement to be presented by then secretary of state Colin Powell to the United Nations. "A few days later, the lines were back in the speech. Powell stood before the UN Security Council on February 5 (2003) and said: 'We have first-hand descriptions of biological weapons factories on wheels and on rails.'"

06-25-06 - War's Iraqi Death Toll Tops 50,000

06-25-06 - Iranian nuclear assessment worries US They were commenting on a confidential International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) obtained by AFP and supplied to the US.

06-25-06 - Iran repeats oil is potential weapon in atomic row

06-25-06 - Data brokers and buyers anger Congress Almost every piece of personal information that Americans try to keep secret -- including bank account statements, e-mail messages and telephone records -- is semi-public and available for sale.

06-25-06 - U.S. plays terror card in hearing on AT&T wiretap lawsuit A lawsuit accusing AT&T of illegally collaborating in government electronic surveillance will help terrorists communicate "more securely and more efficiently'' unless it is promptly dismissed, a Bush administration lawyer argued in a packed San Francisco courtroom Friday.

06-25-06 - US soldiers charged over Iraqi's death The US military has charged a soldier with voluntary manslaughter for shooting an unarmed Iraqi man in February.

06-25-06 - Iran urges patience on nuclear incentives Iran said Sunday it was seriously considering incentives to halt its nuclear program and that the United States and other nations should be patient about getting a response.

06-25-06 - Money-tracking leak angers Cheney

06-25-06 - Bomb found at Hariri-owned TV in Beirut

06-25-06 - Wary of U.S., Syria and Iran Strengthen Ties

06-25-06 - Bike rally supports wounded war vet Among the riders at the benefit were many servicemen and servicewomen who said they were glad to help one of their own. Veterans need and deserve our support whether or not Americans agree with the reasons for which we went to war.

06-25-06 - 9/11 conspiracy theorists gather at LA conference The "9/11 and the Neo-Con Agenda" conference comprised two days of seminars, video presentations and talks by groups including "Scholars for 9/11 Truth," and an appearance by actor Charlie Sheen.

06-25-06 - Iran to host Holocaust conference later this year Ahmadinejad, an ultra-conservative who came to power in a surprise victory last June, has provoked international condemnation with a number of anti-Israeli and anti-Jewish remarks. They include labelling Israel a "tumour" and calling for the Jewish state to be "wiped off the map" or moved as far away as Alaska. On the Holocaust, he has claimed it is merely a Western invention used to legitimise Israel.


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