The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Monday, February 12, 2007

News for 02-11-07

02-11-07 - Iran says wants to stay within nuclear rules

02-11-07 - Official says U-S commanders in Iraq showed lawmakers explosives that came from Iran ** Senator Joe Lieberman of Connecticut says he has seen some of the evidence and says he is "convinced" that Iran has been supplying insurgents in Iraq. No comment.

02-11-07 - Pentagon plan for Nevada bomb test stirs outcry in 3 states The Pentagon plans to test a 700-ton ammonium nitrate and fuel oil "bunker buster" weapon at the Nevada Test Site, a 1,375-square-mile chunk of desert.

02-11-07 - US accuses Iran over Iraq bombs ** US claims the bombs were smuggled from Iran cannot be independently verified.

02-11-07 - US baiting Iran retaliation ** White House officials are taunting Iran into an action the United States could use as an excuse for an attack, a former security official told Newsweek, the magazine reported.

02-11-07 - Democrats Urge Administration to Go Slow With Iran Evidence ** "Every leader in the region and every observer, every expert here in our country, tells us that Iran does not want a complete and total implosion in Iraq," Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry said Sunday.....Sen. Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., said the administration could be laying the groundwork for an attack on Iran and that "I'm worried about that. That's how we got into the mess in Iraq," by relying on what Dodd called "doctored information." Senate Intelligence Committee member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., said, "the administration is engaged in a drumbeat with Iran that is much like the drumbeat that they did with Iraq. We're going to insist on accountability."

02-11-07 - Intelligence on Bin Laden whereabouts has gone 'cold': US general Neocons will soon allege that he's in Iran, no doubt.

02-11-07 - Gates dismisses Putin remarks as blunt spy talk

02-11-07 - Douglas Feith Responds to Criticism CHADWICK: That again is a position that the inspector general seems to disagree with quite sharply. He concludes that a basic problem was that you were a policy person. You were formulating and advocating for a policy that you thought was the right thing to do, in this case the war in Iraq. And then you are presenting reports from your office that present themselves as neutral intelligence analysis when they're not.

02-11-07 - It is No Use Blaming Iran for the Insurgency in Iraq ** The US media, gullible over WMD, is showing itself equally gullible over this exaggerated Iranian threat.

02-11-07 - Syrian gets 12 years at 9/11 trial

02-11-07 - Envoy: Iran poses no threat to Israel Iran's nuclear program is not a threat to Israel and the country is prepared to settle all outstanding issues with the International Atomic Energy Agency within three weeks, its top nuclear negotiator said Sunday.

02-11-07 - Israeli missile test 'successful' One of the missiles was fired at night and destroyed what Israeli media said was a target similar to Iran's long-range Shahab-3 missile.

02-11-07 - Muslims face hatred, curiosity in U.S. heartland

02-11-07 - A Greater Israel After al-Qaeda?s terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, Bush spotted a political opportunity to implement a long-held neoconservative strategy for eliminating anti-Israeli governments in the Middle East, whether or not they represented security threats to the United States.


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