The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Tuesday, July 04, 2006

News for 07-03-06

07-03-06 - America needs another Independence Day

07-03-06 - NORAD air base on heightened alert No reason given for 'Bravo-Plus' security level

07-03-06 - LAST STAND - The military's problem with the President's Iran policy. * A former senior intelligence official told me that people in the Pentagon were asking, "What's the evidence? We've got a million tentacles out there, overt and covert, and these guys"-the Iranians-"have been working on this for eighteen years, and we have nothing? We're coming up with jack shit." ...The military leadership is also raising tactical arguments against the proposal for bombing Iran, many of which are related to the consequences for Iraq

07-03-06 - N. Korea vows nuke response to U.S. attack

07-03-06 - US troops suspected of raping Iraq teenager: mayor The Iraqi woman at the center of a rape-murder inquiry by the U.S. military was no more than 16 years old when she was killed along with her parents and young sister four months ago, the local mayor said on Monday.

07-03-06 - Iran has until July 12 to stop enrichment Western powers will reactivate efforts to punish Iran through possible U.N. Security Council sanctions unless it suspends uranium enrichment and agrees to talks on its nuclear program by July 12, diplomats said Monday.

07-03-06 - Navy pledges to safeguard Hormuz Strait Iran has a commanding position on the Strait of Hormuz, a strategic channel at the mouth of the Gulf that is a conduit for close to two-fifths of globally traded oil.

07-03-06 - Iran says call to suspend enrichment not 'reasonable' Iran's chief nuclear negotiator said the international community's proposal for Tehran to suspend uranium enrichment was unreasonable, ahead of a key meeting with the EU on the nuclear dispute.

07-03-06 - Report: Abramoff Had FBI Data The FBI report, which focused on security concerns in the Pacific, warned of possible terrorist threats against U.S. military assets on Guam and the Northern Marianas. It was completed in spring 2002 and recently made public.

07-03-06 - Britons tire of cruel, vulgar US: poll People in Britain view the United States as a vulgar, crime-ridden society obsessed with money and led by an incompetent president whose Iraq policy is failing, according to a newspaper poll.

07-03-06 - Russia vows to aid 'normalisation' in Gaza Strip crisis Unlike the West Russia does not consider Hamas a "terrorist" organization and several top Hamas leaders visited Moscow earlier this year at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin following the Hamas victory in Palestinian elections.

07-03-06 - Iran President slams UN over Mideast violence Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has slammed the United Nations for its slowness to act against violence in the Palestinian territories that followed the abduction of an Israeli soldier by Palestinian militants.

07-03-06 - U.S. envoy warns N. Korea on provocation

07-03-06 - Raped Iraqi woman feared US troops: report A woman apparently at the center of a rape-murder probe by the U.S. military in Iraq was only 15 and voiced fears about soldiers' advances before she and her family were killed in March, the Washington Post said on Monday. If these allegations are proven in a court of law, then this soldier should receive the maximum sentence allowed by law. This is hideous.

07-03-06 - War on terror ruling worries GOP senators Two Republican senators said Sunday that Congress must rein in the Supreme Court ruling that international law applies to the Bush administration's conduct in the war on terror.

07-03-06 - Judge Waits to Deicde Libby Delay Request

07-03-06 - Syria will move on crisis only if Israel holds fire

07-03-06 - Palestinians urge UN to stop Israel US Ambassador John Bolton is against another council meeting, saying the body had debated the crisis on Friday "and as of now, we don't see a point in meeting further." John Bolton - Israel's new ambassador to the UN.

07-03-06 - Iranian Jews oppose Gaza operation A statement published Sunday in the formal internet website of the Jewish community in Iran said that "the Jewish congregation in Iran censures the human rights violations of the Palestinians in the Gaza strip by the Zionists and is grieved by this occurrence."

07-03-06 - U.S. envoy: Syria must arrest Meshaal John Bolton called on Syrian authorities to arrest Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal.

07-03-06 - Assad steps up support for Palestinians amid soldier crisis "Syria stands shoulder-to-shoulder with the Palestinian people in their crisis and faced with Israeli repression,"

07-03-06 - Lieberman May Campaign As Independent Facing a stronger-than-expected Democratic primary challenge and sagging poll numbers because of his support of the Iraq war, Sen. Joe Lieberman said Monday he'll collect signatures for an independent campaign if he loses next month's primary. Lieberman would appear to be a neocon.


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