The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Thursday, January 11, 2007

News for 01-10-07

01-10-07 - U.N. nuclear inspectors arrive in Iran Iran says that as a signatory to the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty, it has the right to develop a peaceful nuclear power program. But the Security Council in December imposed limited sanctions on Iran for its refusal to cease uranium enrichment - a process that can produce the material for either nuclear reactors or atomic bombs.

01-10-07 - Bush boosts troop numbers in Iraq

01-10-07 - Bush vows action on Iran, Syria; beefs up defense in Middle East ** Announcing his latest strategy to tame Iraq, Bush said he had ordered the deployment of an additional carrier strike group and Patriot anti-missile systems in the Middle East to beef up regional security. Because we are about to strike Iran.

01-10-07 - Iraq's migrants from violence The true scale of the refugee exodus from Iraq is impossible to calculate, but the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) says that during some periods this year it has run as high as 100,000 a month.

01-10-07 - Bush policy means second tours in Iraq, military says

01-10-07 - How Congress may block a troop 'surge'

01-10-07 - Division of congressional posts seems to favor Jewish issues Perhaps the most prominent pro-Israel boost is of Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), who becomes majority leader. Hoyer is on a first-name basis with much of the board of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee and has been to Israel multiple times, exhibiting broad knowledge of its political workings.

01-10-07 - Recent events fuel Arab ire toward U.S.

01-10-07 - Israel's Olmert upbeat on Iran nukes amid China talks

01-10-07 - Ayalon: Israel is not alone ** Iran has attempted to dispatch emissaries to try and get the United States to rule out military action against Tehran, and their efforts have failed, former Israeli Ambassador to the US, and Co-Chairman of the Nefesh B'Nefesh aliyah program, said during an interview with Ynetnews.

01-10-07 - China 'reassures' Olmert on Iran "China made it absolutely clear that it opposes an Iran with a nuclear bomb," Mr Olmert told reporters after the 90-minute meeting with the Chinese premier.

01-10-07 - Intelligence concerns hindering UN Hariri probe: US official The US official said the reticence of the 10 governments "could involve intelligence" secrets, but he declined to elaborate. Yeh, that the Mossad was likely operating in the area at the time - coincidentally, I'm sure.

01-10-07 - Is US Army blocking use of Israel's anti-RPG weapons in Iraq?

01-10-07 - Distracting Congress from the Real War Plan: Iran **

01-10-07 - Top lawmakers query Interpol on Iran Rep. Tom Lantos (D-Calif.), chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.), its ranking member, wrote Ronald Noble, Interpol?s secretary general, asking why his agency "appears to have taken the unusual step of undertaking its own review of the evidence," according to a statement released Wednesday by the two congressional offices. Israel's top two agents on Capitol Hill.

01-10-07 - Community expects U.N. choice to continue strong backing of Israel In 1997 he put his name ? alongside fellow Bush allies Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld and Paul Wolfowitz ? to the statement of principles of the newly formed Project for a New American Century, a conservative group that advocated global American leadership, increased defense spending and promotion of American values abroad.

01-10-07 - After Tehran Holocaust conference, anti-Zionist Jew shunned in Vienna Three lawsuits have been filed against a Viennese rabbi who attended a Holocaust denial conference in Iran in December. Unreal.

01-10-07 - Terror trial defendants described as humanitarians Hoarse from hours of talking, defense attorneys said Wednesday that two men accused of bankrolling Hamas terrorists sought to ease the plight of downtrodden Palestinians but never violated the law.

01-10-07 - IDF: Growing chance of war on Lebanese, Syrian fronts

01-10-07 - Terror suspect halts British hearing

01-10-07 - Why no outrage from community as Bush ignores embassy pledge? When ZOA President Morton Klein met with Bush for several minutes at a Newark Airport hotel in 2000, he raised only one point: Would a President Bush move the embassy? "No," was the reply, since it would "screw up the peace process." When those views hit the press, the Bush campaign staff went into full damage control, insisting with straight faces that their boss must have been misunderstood.
It's bothersome that someone who worked at the Justice Department (and who also worked at AIPAC) is advocating America officially recognize Israel's illegal annexation of Jerusalem.


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