The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

News for 10-09-06

10-09-06 - Russia: NKorea test greater than reported Russia's defense minister said Monday that North Korea's nuclear test was equivalent to 5,000 tons to 15,000 tons of TNT.

10-09-06 - Western powers dismiss Iran-N.Korea comparisons Although President Bush has named both countries as part of an "axis of evil," a U.S. official who declined to be named said: "North Korea is a different case ... I don't expect our strategy on Iran will change. Iran certainly won't get put on the back burner."

10-09-06 - U.S. proposes sanctions against N. Korea

10-09-06 - Iran warns of retaliation if sanctions imposed President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has vowed to impose retaliatory sanctions on world powers if the UN Security Council carries out threats to penalise Iran over its nuclear programme.

10-09-06 - Abramoff knew about war on Iraq a year before it happened

10-09-06 - Right to privacy destined for endangered list

10-09-06 - Opposition to Iraq War Reaches 61% in U.S.

10-09-06 - How Pakistani scientist sold bomb secrets to North Korea

10-09-06 - Ex-secretary Baker readies Iraq policy As secretary of state, Baker was a close adviser to Bush's father, President George H.W. Bush, before and during the first Gulf war in 1991, which forced Iraq to reverse its annexation of Kuwait but did not march to Baghdad to unseat President Saddam Hussein. Baker and other Bush advisers recommended against extending the war until Saddam was out of power. "As much as Saddam's neighbors wanted to see him gone, they feared Iraq would fragment in ways that would play into the hands of Islamic fundamentalists in Iran," Baker said.
Read that paragraph again, folks.

10-09-06 - Kim's message: War is coming to US soil

10-09-06 - Lebanon- Prelude to the Rape of Iran **

10-09-06 - Bush?s Nuclear Apocalypse ** The aircraft carrier Eisenhower, accompanied by the guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio, guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage, guided-missile destroyer USS Mason and the fast-attack submarine USS Newport News, is, as I write, making its way to the Straits of Hormuz off Iran

10-09-06 - Homeless men are aging on the streets So where does he go, this aging veteran, now that his legs and kidneys don't work and everything he owns fits inside the pair of pajama pants tied to his wheelchair?

10-09-06 - North Korea test 'alarm bell': Israel Israel has slammed North Korea's nuclear test as "provocative," arguing that it sounded an "alarm bell" for a world also facing the prospect of an atomic-armed Iran unless firm action is taken. Israel and its acolytes in our government have made sure that our attention has been focused more closely on Iran than on N. Korea. The results speak for themselves.

10-09-06 - Lebanese children trickle back to war-ravaged schools Israeli artillery pounded southern Lebanon and Beirut's southern suburbs in a bid to force out the guerrillas, killing around 1,200 people -- one third of those killed were children under 12 -- and destroying massive numbers of homes, apartments, businesses, bridges and schools.

10-09-06 - Sports programs help disabled veterans Army Pfc. Joshua Stein grew up in the water, swimming, diving and spearfishing at his native island of Saipan in the Pacific Ocean. Now, however, Stein is learning to water ski without his legs, which were blown off when a roadside bomb hit the Bradley fighting vehicle he was driving.

10-09-06 - Anti-Muslim video sparks new outrage against Denmark Danes have been warned against travelling to a number of Muslim countries after the release of a video showing young members of an anti-immigrant party mocking the Prophet Mohamed.

10-09-06 - Barghouti prosecutor to think tank Dvorah Chen started at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy on Oct. 5.

10-09-06 - Syria: US lacks Mid-East vision The implementation of UN resolutions by all parties - Syria, Israel, America, the UN and EU - was the only way to achieve peace, Mr Assad said.

10-09-06 - Syrian president's patient wait for peace

10-09-06 - 'N. Korea nuke test should worry Israel' "It could be a good thing," Sneh told Israel Radio, explaining that Israeli policymakers and advocates should use the developments in North Korea to convince the international community to "do something (about Iran) before it's too late."

10-09-06 - No Middle Way The breakup of Iraq has been the goal of the War Party from the very beginning: the atomization of the Arab states, and their degeneration into squabbling splinters, is a goal dearly beloved by the Likudnik progenitors of this war, and a partition plan would merely formalize it

10-09-06 - UN plans to resettle Palestinians from Iraq in Canada The UN refugee agency is hoping to resettle in Canada around 50 Palestinians who fled Iraq three years ago but is deeply concerned for the plight of thousands of others still stuck in Iraq, Syria and Jordan.

10-09-06 - Danish PM, Iran president condemn Muhammad cartoons

10-09-06 - Lebanese army: We'll use Hizbullah north of Litani The Lebanese army warned that should Israel attack Lebanon north of the Litani river, the military would be aided by Hizbullah armed forces to respond to the aggression, the Lebanese daily al-Balad reported Sunday


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