The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Sunday, July 09, 2006

News for 07-08-06

07-08-06 - Gallup: Almost Two-Thirds Want Iraq Withdrawal A new Gallup poll finds that roughly 2 in 3 Americans urge a U.S. withdrawal from Iraq, with 31% wanting this to start immediately.

07-08-06 - Shock in Beirut at arrest of Lebanese 'US plot mastermind'

07-08-06 - U.S. asks to exhume remains of Iraqi girl U.S. investigators have asked Iraqi authorities to help them navigate cultural sensitivities to exhume the body of a teenager allegedly raped and murdered with her family by American soldiers, a military official said Saturday.

07-08-06 - Iran says "terrorists" should not be let into Iraq Iran, accused by the United States of stirring up an Iraqi insurgency, said on Saturday "terrorist" groups should be stopped from entering Iraq because they created an excuse for foreign troops to stay.

07-08-06 - US marine officers negligent in Haditha investigation: NY Times Top US Marine Corps officers in Iraq failed to properly investigate reports of the killings of 24 civilians by marines in the town of Haditha, the New York Times reports, citing two Pentagon officials.

07-08-06 - Kim's Rockets Clear the Air by Patrick J. Buchanan

07-08-06 - FBI plans new Net-tapping push The FBI has drafted sweeping legislation that would require Internet service providers to create wiretapping hubs for police surveillance and force makers of networking gear to build in backdoors for eavesdropping, CNET has learned. The backdoors may already be there, depending on who made the software....

07-08-06 - Nation Breaking - A soldier discovers that training the Iraqi army is not President Bush?s priority. During our first month in Mosul, we were unable to conduct basic training due to Ramadan, so we opted to focus our efforts on facilities upgrade. But our requests to KBR?Kellogg, Brown and Root, Halliburton?s subsidiary company?failed because the contractor would not service any facility housing Iraqis, only Americans.

07-08-06 - Iraq's oil production could reach nine million barrels a day Iraq's oil production could reach 9.0 million barrels a day in 2016, up from around 2.4 million barrels currently, the head of international oil producer Heritage Oil, said.

07-08-06 - Iran's Ahmadinejad attacks Israel at Iraq conference

07-08-06 - Rumsfeld visit said scrapped Rumsfeld, who was expected for high-level talks in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv next week, canceled the trip out of concern it could be perceived as open U.S. support for IsraelĀ“s offensive in Gaza Bolton's actions at the UN have made sure this perception holds true.

07-08-06 - US Army sparks a fashion craze in militant Gaza "This is the new fashion in the market," says Shorah. "It's a show of force, because the US army is powerful. It's a symbol of strength and of our refusal to put down arms."

07-08-06 - ABC NEWS OMITS Mention of AMERICA and ISRAEL The question is why the AP chops off the end of the sentence that mentions Israel. Many news outlets rely on the AP and end up with reports that omit what AP omits. Scroll down a little to read this story. Why else would AP omit that? They are a pro-Israeli outfit - and it's no coincidence since mainstream American news channels, newspapers, etc rely mostly on the AP for their news wire needs.


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