The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Friday, December 22, 2006

News for 12-21-06

12-21-06 - French soldiers had bin Laden in the crosshairs: documentary French soldiers in Afghanistan had Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in their crosshairs -- twice -- but did not receive the order from their US commander to open fire, a French documentary reported.

12-21-06 - Iran defiant on nuclear energy despite looming sanctions In Washington, US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said her government was seeking last-minute changes to the draft UN resolution ahead of the vote.

12-21-06 - Mussa hails Syrian support for Lebanon mediation efforts Syria is supporting Arab League efforts to mediate a crisis between pro- and anti-Damascus forces in Lebanon, the bloc's chief Amr Mussa said after talks with President Bashar al-Assad.

12-21-06 - US marines face Iraq murder trial

12-21-06 - Contractors Lost in Pentagon Bureaucracy The Pentagon is still struggling to get a handle on the unprecedented number of contractors now helping run the nation's wars, losing millions of dollars because it is unable to monitor industry workers stationed in far-flung locations, according to a congressional report

12-21-06 - Broken Army, Broken Empire by Patrick J. Buchanan Americans must learn how to mind our own business and cease to meddle in other nation's quarrels. Iraq was never a threat to the United States. Only our mindless intervention has made it so.

12-21-06 - Iran sanctions won''t achieve targeted goal but increase nuclear race - they will rather unleash a nuclear race in the world in general and the region in particular, analysts said on Thursday.

12-21-06 - Palestinians have become targets in Iraq's chaos It was the bloodiest assault so far in what has become a long stream of attacks on Palestinians, whose community has been here since the establishment of Israel in 1948 but who've never been granted Iraqi citizenship.

12-21-06 - US compensation lawsuit against Ya'alon dropped In the United States last week the Washington DC District Court threw out a civil lawsuit against former IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. (res) Moshe Ya'alon demanding compensation on behalf of the families of those killed in the Lebanese village of Qana in 1996.

12-21-06 - First Arab peacekeepers deploy in Lebanon

12-21-06 - Jailed Syrian dissident prods Bush on Palestine, Iraq In his December 13 statement, Bush called on Syria to free all political prisoners and to halt "intimidation and interference" which, he alleged, had been hurting Lebanon's embattled democracy.

12-21-06 - EU Parliament member: Syria's peace intentions genuine


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