The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Saturday, January 27, 2007

News for 01-26-07

01-26-07 - Report: US adopts new lethal strategy against Iranian agents in Iraq **

01-26-07 - Iran former president warns against US threats Influential former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has called on Iranian officials to act with caution against US threats aimed at curbing Iran's nuclear ambitions.

01-26-07 - US warns Iran of global wrath if it cranks up nuclear capacity ** "And if they think that they can get away with 3,000 centrifuges without another Security Council resolution and additional international pressure then they're very badly mistaken," Burns said.

01-26-07 - US unveils tougher line on Iranians in Iraq ** Bush's comments came as US and Iraqi officials confirmed a report in The Washington Post that US forces were now authorized to kill or capture Iranian spies or members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard.

01-26-07 - Rockefeller: Cheney applied 'constant' pressure to stall investigation on flawed Iraq intelligence In the 45-minute interview, Rockefeller said that it was "not hearsay" that Cheney, a leading proponent of invading Iraq, pushed Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., to drag out the probe of the administration's use of prewar intelligence.

01-26-07 - Iran rejects UN's chief inspector The move follows a ban on 38 inspectors from four countries that Tehran imposed on Monday. The inspectors are from key Western nations that had pushed for UN sanctions against Iran for refusing to stop enriching uranium.

01-26-07 - US says its has proof Iran is interfering in Iraq ** The Los Angeles Times said the US government lacks any proof of Iranian involvement in Iraq and that some observers fear there is a US plot under foot for a military operation against Iran. Before attacking Iraq in March 2003, the administration of President George W. Bush said it had irrefutable evidence dictator Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction, but no such weapons have been found since in the country.

01-26-07 - Iran condemns Bush's capture or kill order ** Iran says United States President George W Bush's order to his military to capture or kill Iranian agents in Iraq is a terrorist act that shows he has lost control of his senses.

01-26-07 - The Ideologue by Patrick J. Buchanan Churchillian it was not. Yet the State of the Union seemed a success if Bush's purpose was to buy time from Congress to wait and see if his surge of US forces into Iraq might yet succeed.

01-26-07 - Iran Attack **

01-26-07 - Iran gas price formula 'agreed' Iran, Pakistan and India have agreed on a pricing formula for the delivery of Iranian gas via a $7bn pipeline, a top Iranian energy official has said.

01-26-07 - US missile system to counter Iranian threat ** America's proposed missile defence sites in Poland and the Czech Republic are designed to counter the potential missile threat from Iran and will not affect Russian security, a senior US defence official said.

01-26-07 - Jordan's king gives US Iraq plan six months to work

01-26-07 - Ex-CIA Official Testifies About Libby's Calls

01-26-07 - U.S. slams Canada for complaining about Arar case

01-26-07 - Bolton: U.S. following flawed Iran plan In an interview with Fox News airing Wednesday night, Bolton said that contrary to administration claims, the U.N. Security Council U.N. Security Council resolution against Iran that was approved last month is "very weak."

01-26-07 - Canada to pay Arar $10.5 million for Syria ordeal In Washington, Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy (news, bio, voting record) issued a statement saying he was seeking answers as chairman of the Senate judiciary committee as to why Arar was sent to Syria.

01-26-07 - Russia will not extradite Lugovoy to Britain: Ifax Russia would not extradite Andrei Lugovoy if Britain asked for him to be handed over to stand trial for poisoning ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko, a source in the prosecutor-general's office told Interfax news agency on Friday.

01-26-07 - Israeli army blows up two Hezbollah bunkers The Israeli army says it has blown up two Hezbollah bunkers discovered near the Jewish state's border with Lebanon.

01-26-07 - Gordon R. England, then Navy Secretary, was honored with JINSA?s Henry M. "Scoop"Jackson Distinguished Service Award in 2001 England is currently OUR Deputy Secretary of Defense.

01-26-07 - Candidates court Israel, cite Iran risks

01-26-07 - Al-Qaida No. 2: PA Chair Abbas is a 'traitor,' sold Palestinian land

01-26-07 - Israel hails UN condemnation of Holocaust denial Diplomats in New York have said the resolution, which does not name any country, was inspired by the behaviour of Iran, where certain leaders, including President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, have described the Holocaust as a "myth."

01-26-07 - Khatami slams controversial Holocaust conference Iran's former president Mohammad Khatami has criticised a controversial conference on the Holocaust -- held in Tehran late last year -- in an interview published in Israel's mass-selling Yediot Aharonot.

01-26-07 - Iran's Khatemi denies criticising Holocaust conference "I never gave any interview to any Israeli newspaper and the comments attributed to me have been made up,"

01-26-07 - Lebanon clashes fuel civil war fears

01-26-07 - Hillary the Favorite in Race for Jewish Donations Clinton, he said, "has personally proved herself to the Jewish community on Israel, on which she was once questioned." Read on.

01-26-07 - Netanyahu urges pension to quit Iran Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly urged Massachusetts pension fund officials to pull money out of businesses that deal with Iran.

01-26-07 - Fear of a Shia full moon "If the Americans succeed, we will be able to regain Iraq. The extremists want to defeat the Americans at the expense of losing Iraq. If Iraq is divided into two sectarian states, they will be magnets for sectarian war across the Muslim world."

01-26-07 - Beirut lifts curfew after clashes A civil war for every state in the region. Iran and Syria are the next candidates for 'democratization'- neocon-style.

01-26-07 - Fearing Iran Israel fears an Iranian bomb will only enhance Iran's confidence to shape the future of the region as it likes. Israel's nukes have pretty much guaranteed Israel's confidence to shape the future of the region as IT likes.

01-26-07 - Saudi ambassador says U.S., Iraq should agree before troop withdrawal Prince Turki called for the revival of the Middle East "road map for peace", first outlined by Bush, that aims to establish an independent Palestinian state.

01-26-07 - Palestinian cleric denies ties to militants that got him deported

01-26-07 - Hezbollah buries dead, urges Lebanese unity

01-26-07 - Jewish Shoah conference participants banned from Israel Neturei Karta members who attended Iran's Holocaust denial conference to be denied entrance to Israel by Interior Minister Bar-On, according to Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper

01-26-07 - U.N. condemns Holocaust denial The resolution was passed by consensus, without a vote; Iran dismissed it as a political ploy.

01-26-07 - June 4 date set for AIPAC staffers case The judge in the classified information case against two former AIPAC staffers set a June 4 trial date Oh sweet mystery of life at last I've found thee....OHHHH....

01-26-07 - Hezbollah blames clashes on Israel Hezbollah?s leader said Israel was to blame for internecine violence in Beirut.

01-26-07 - Bush commemorates Auschwitz liberation President Bush commemorated the liberation of Auschwitz with a call to reject Holocaust denial, particularly from Iran.

01-26-07 - Holocaust-denial law for Europe? The European Commission on Friday backed the criminalization of Holocaust denial in the 27-member European Union.

01-26-07 - U.N. adopts Holocaust denial resolution Venezuela, while supporting the resolution, said Israel's "excesses under the pretext of legitimate defense has led to a new holocaust against the Palestinian people."


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