The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Sunday, November 12, 2006

News for 11-11-06

11-11-06 - What Is the Iraq War Really Like? The Veterans Tell Their Stories

11-11-06 - Remembrance Sunday Special: Remember the war of words

11-11-06 - W.House brands Iran, Hezbollah as terror "nexus" The White House branded Iran and Hezbollah on Saturday as a "global nexus of terrorism" and applauded an Argentine court for seeking the arrest of former Iranian officials in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center.

11-11-06 - US soldiers become citizens in Veteran's Day ceremony in Iraq

11-11-06 - Iran TV broadcasts 'US ship spy plane footage' Iran's Arabic language television station broadcast footage it claimed showed a US aircraft carrier cruising in Gulf waters it said was taken by an unmanned Iranian drone.

11-11-06 - Russia, Iran to work on resumption of six-party talks

11-11-06 - Iraqi official: War dead 100,000 Iraq's health minister says between 100,000 and 150,000 civilians have been killed in the war, far more than other previously accepted figures.

11-11-06 - Analysis / A meeting in handcuffs for Ehud Olmert, George Bush ** In an ideal world, Ehud Olmert and George W. Bush would finish the weighty part of their meeting in five minutes and move on to talking about their families, their children and sports. Bush would promise to destroy Iran's nuclear facilities and thus remove the existential threat hanging over Israel.....That will be Olmert's primary message to Bush. Will a veiled threat be sufficient to rouse the U.S. into saving Israel and attacking Iran? Will Olmert's promises to withdraw from the territories in exchange persuade the administration? "Will a veiled threat be sufficient to rouse the U.S. into saving Israel and attacking Iran? " And what veiled threat would that be? Israeli blackmail (refer back to my comments in a previous post this week).

11-11-06 - Warrantless wiretaps unlikely to be OK'd

11-11-06 - U.S. engineer indicted for passing secrets to Israel Gowadia is charged with passing information for an unspecified period to business sources in Israel, although he in no instance received payment for his services Received no payment? Then why did he do it?

11-11-06 - Threat to Blair as Democrats pledge inquiry on Iraq "We have found that there is substantial evidence the President, the Vice-President and other high-ranking members of the Bush administration misled Congress and the American people regarding the decision to go to war in Iraq, misstated and manipulated intelligence information regarding the justification for such war, countenanced torture and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment in Iraq, and permitted inappropriate retaliation against critics of their administration."
This really has been a long time coming. They should've listened to us 'conspiracy theorists' a lot sooner, eh?

11-11-06 - A Staggering New Bill For Iraq? The U.S. armed services have requested a $160 billion supplemental appropriation to fund the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in the remainder of fiscal year 2007

11-11-06 - Argentina order for Rafsanjani arrest 'baseless:' Iran

11-11-06 - Al-Qaeda in Iraq threatens to blow up the White House The authenticity of the message could not be independently confirmed.

11-11-06 - Eagleburger to join U.S. Iraq study group Eagleburger, a retired foreign service officer, served Baker as deputy secretary of state and became secretary of state in August 1992 when Baker became White House chief of staff.

11-11-06 - Cluster bomb kills Hezbollah guerrilla in Lebanon

11-11-06 - Outrage at London sting by US spies It is not known whether the sting operation is connected to a British investigation launched in August after Israel accused Britain of indirectly supplying Hezbollah terrorists with military night-vision equipment that helped them target Israeli soldiers in Lebanon.

11-11-06 - 'Israel Has Many Options' Wouldn?t it be worth trying to separate Syria and Iran?
I don?t believe Assad wants to be separated from Iran. What he wants is to recover the Golan Heights, and I don?t see any signs that he understands that he needs to pay for it. ???

11-11-06 - Hezbollah ministers quit cabinet

11-11-06 - Iran in UN protest over Israel 'military threats' "Unfortunately the Security Council's inaction over the Israeli regime's terrorist acts have emboldened this regime to continue its crimes and not heed the most obvious international principles and the UN convention,"

11-11-06 - War of Aggression Thwarted?

11-11-06 - Iran state media plays down Argentina

11-11-06 - Indonesians join UN peacekeepers in Lebanon amid tensions A first batch of Indonesian troops have flown in to Beirut to join a UN peacekeeping force, whose commander warned of growing tensions in south Lebanon.

11-11-06 - AIPAC Eats New Congress Critters for Lunch

11-11-06 - Waging war won't eliminate terrorism, says Jesuit magazine

11-11-06 - Analysis: Full plate for Bush, Olmert More whining that America isn't doing enough with regard to Iran. We're real sorry, but we're in this clusterf#ck that is Iraq at the moment.


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