The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Monday, October 16, 2006

News for 10-15-06

10-15-06 - Iran to pursue atomic work despite pressure: agency

10-15-06 - US presses to enforce North Korea resolution

10-15-06 - "Cold War Shivers": War Preparations in the Middle East and Central Asia ** The overall significance of these military drills must be assessed in relation to the sequence of Russian, Chinese and Iran war exercises conducted since late August. There is a consistent pattern. These war games are not isolated events. They are part of a carefully coordinated endeavor, in response to the US-NATO military build-up. They should also be considered as acts of deterrence, intended to display military capabilities to deter military action by US led coaltion......The issue is not whether the war will or will not take place but what are the instruments at our disposal which will enable us to shunt and ultimately disarm this global military agenda.

10-15-06 - Russia baulks at military action SANCTIONS on North Korea should not even hint at a use of military force, Russia's Defence Minister Sergei Ivanov was quoted by Russian news agencies as saying overnight.

10-15-06 - U.S. soldier charged with smuggling weapons from Afghanistan Federal authorities suspected him of misusing operation funds and searched his baggage on Aug. 24 as he was returning to the United States, according to the indictment, and authorities found 32 pounds of plastic explosives, grenades and guns.

10-15-06 - 2 ordered not to discuss Gitmo claims A paralegal and a military lawyer who brought forward allegations about prisoner abuse at the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been ordered not to speak with the press, lawyers and a military spokeswoman said Saturday.

10-15-06 - China fears consequences of North Korea collapse A huge flow of refugees, a stronger U.S. presence in the region and economic pressures that could impact the stability of its government -- those are the worst fears for China in the event its neighbor, North Korea, collapsed.

10-15-06 - Bolton vows to 'build pressure' on N Korea

10-15-06 - Displease a Lobbyist, Get Fired The exchange illustrates how, more than two years after the corruption scandal surrounding the now-disgraced Abramoff came to light, people are still learning the extent of the lobbyist's ability to pull the levers of power in Washington. What did Rove and Abramoff talk about during their meetings, and why?

10-15-06 - Expecting U.S. Help, Sent to Guantánamo

10-15-06 - Iran threatens to limit nuclear inspection if sanctioned You know, this is getting to be like an SNL skit. This guy just runs down a list of the same old threats every few weeks or so. I mean. Can he change it up a bit? Maybe throw in a zinger every week or so? C'mon. 'Ok, this week we threaten limiting inspections. No wait that was last week's threat. Can't do that. I know. Let's threaten with oil! The oil always gets them.. '

10-15-06 - OPEC consensus to one million bpd cut: Algerian minister OPEC is set to announce a cut in its production by one million barrels of oil a day to check the slide in global prices, Algeria's Energy Minister Chakib Khelil has said. Bastards.

10-15-06 - 1 Man Still Locked Up From 9/11 Sweeps

10-15-06 - Hamas slams Jordan for plan on transferring Palestinian refugees to Canada Atef Adwan, Minister of Refugees of the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas)-led government, on Sunday accused Jordan of planning to transfer hundreds of Palestinians, who fled violence in Iraq, to Canada. The new Jews.

10-15-06 - Hamas denies reports saying it considers attacking U.S. interests You remember now, Aaron Klein who is presumed to be the same Aaron Klein of WND contributed to that TIME report. See news for 10-13.

10-15-06 - Israel calls for tough UN action on 'demented' Iran US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, warned Tuesday however that the resolution on Iran would likely take more time to draft than the one now being considered for North Korea.

10-15-06 - Muslims are the new Jews I reserve that phrase for the Palestinians who have been: forcibly expelled from their properties, had their properties seized, have been ghettoized and walled in, are deemed inferior by Zionists both past and present, are deemed a 'demographic problem' by Zionists both past and present, are collectively punished for the sins of a few, are impoverished and starving as most of the 'civilized world' turns a blind eye, are severely dehumanized in the Western media (at the behest of pro-Israeli media 'watchdogs'), are in need of a homeland

10-15-06 - Tensions despite Israeli PM pageantry in Russia Behind the official pageantry to mark 15 years of renewed diplomatic ties between Russia and Israel, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert?s visit to Moscow this week will be tense, notably over Iran?s nuclear ambitions, observers say.

10-15-06 - Syria aiding arms smuggling into Lebanon: Israeli official "Syria is continuing to sabotage the implementation of (UN Resolution) 1701 and is playing a conspirator's role in sabotaging (Lebanese Prime Minister Fuad) Siniora's ability to carry out his agenda," Like clockwork with this sh@t.

10-15-06 - How Hezbollah Defeated Israel - Part Two: Winning the Ground War "We knew they were going to do this," Ilay Talmor, an exhausted Israeli second lieutenant, said at the time. "This is territory they say is theirs. We would do the same thing if someone came into our country."......"It seemed to them (USAF officers) that Israel threw away the book in Lebanon. This wasn't surgical, it wasn't precise, and it certainly wasn't smart. You can't just coat a country in iron and hope to win."

10-15-06 - I was wrong on Iraq General Cosgrove has apologised to Federal Police boss Mick Keelty for criticising Mr Keelty's view that the Iraq war inspired terrorist attacks in Spain.

10-15-06 - We're stuck in civil war that has no end in sight At the same time you've got to have a comprehensive and sustained effort at peace in the Middle East - something that pulls together all players and resuscitates dealing with the festering problem of Israel and Palestinian territories.

10-15-06 - Italy hands over UN Lebanon naval force to Germany The Italian navy has handed over to German command the UN naval force tasked with intercepting arms shipments along Lebanon's coastline following Israel's war with the Shiite movement Hezbollah.

10-15-06 - Peace Activists Beware: Homeland Security May Be Reading Your E-Mail, and Passing it on to the Pentagon


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