The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Sunday, March 04, 2007

News for 03-03-07

03-03-07 - US expert on Russian intelligence shot in Washington US authorities were Saturday investigating the shooting of a US expert on Russian intelligence who was shot outside his house in a Washington suburb, an FBI spokeswoman said.

03-03-07 - Mid-East vow to curb sectarianism Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah have agreed to work together to fight sectarian strife in the Middle East.

03-03-07 - Report: National Guard unprepared for domestic missions Stretched thin by the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the National Guard is less prepared now than it's ever been to respond to a major terrorist attack, a natural disaster or another domestic crisis, a congressionally appointed panel has found.

03-03-07 - Iran touts nuclear prowess with new banknote The new 50,000 rial note -- at around five dollars worth more than twice the value of any other note in circulation -- sports a picture of the standard nuclear insignia of electrons in orbit around an atom.

03-03-07 - Clinton doesn't support attack on Iran ** Former President Bill Clinton said Friday sanctions against Iran were working better than people think and questioned whether a military strike would work to end its nuclear program

03-03-07 - Iran war weapons fuel Iraq insurgency Risking their lives, Iraqi shepherds are increasingly venturing into these deadly fields to dig up mines planted during the Iran- Iraq war two decades ago, according to U.S. soldiers, who say insurgents then use the mines to fashion roadside bombs that kill American troops.

03-03-07 - US Sen. Reid favors bill restricting attack on Iran ** Reid, in his remarks to reporters on Thursday, acknowledged the Pentagon's assurances. But he added, "There are many out there much smarter than I am who believe the administration is ramping up to have the same thing happen in Iran that happened in Iraq."

03-03-07 - 'Threat to the world' Iran's nuclear weapons program poses the "most serious threat to the world," Israeli Ambassador Sallai Meridor warned. "There is limited time (to stop Iran), and the question is, 'What will be done with that time,' " he said in an interview with National Public Radio's "All Things Considered" program.

03-03-07 - Transcript of remarks by Senator Barack Obama at the AIPAC Policy Forum, Chicago, Illinois, March 2, 2007 It is far too dangerous to have nuclear weapons in the hand of a radical theocracy.....Last summer Hezbollah attacked Israel. By using Lebanon as an outpost for terrorism and innocent people as shields, Hezbollah has also engulfed that entire nation in violence and conflict and threatened the fledgling movement for democracy there.
You don't say? Then why isn't Israel's nuclear program being forced to undergo the same scrutiny. Notice that Obama repeats Israel's claim that Hezbollah used 'innocent people as shields'. Not only did Human Rights Watch debunk that myth in its exhaustive research of that conflict, but just the other day, ISRAEL was caught on film by the AP USING INNOCENTS AS HUMAN SHIELDS.

03-03-07 - Judge rejects request by Muslim charity He refuses to declassify FBI evidence despite a recently unsealed document that falsely accused officials of anti-Jewish slurs.

03-03-07 - Israeli economy bounces back from war Israel's economy has more than recovered from the setbacks of the Lebanon war, new data revealed. Then it doesn't need our taxpayer aid.


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