The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Wednesday, May 02, 2007

News for 05-01-07

05-01-07 - Bush vetoes Iraq withdrawal bill

05-01-07 - Price Tag for War in Iraq on Track to Top $500 Billion

05-01-07 - Iranian envoy holds talks in Iraq After meeting Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, Mr Larijani denied Iran was stoking violence in Iraq. Instead he blamed Iraq's troubles on American "misbehaviour and misconduct".

05-01-07 - Iran rules out Rice 'dialogue' at Iraq conference

05-01-07 - Iran fights discussion of nuclear compliance at UN conference Iran on Tuesday blasted nuclear weapons powers for failing to honor promises to disarm and insisted that a conference here on non-proliferation drop a call for compliance that could target Tehran.

05-01-07 - Afghans angry at 'cruel attack'

05-01-07 - The Pentagon's chronic neglect of Iraq vets

05-01-07 - Rice backs off Iraq 'imminent threat' claim, then redefines term

05-01-07 - Rice Falsely Claims U.N. Inspectors Thought Saddam Hussein Had WMD

05-01-07 - Iran gives $1 billion in credit to Iraq

05-01-07 - Terror attacks increase, says US The number of people killed around the world in terror attacks rose by 40% last year to more than 20,000, the US State Department has said.

05-01-07 - One lie leads to another

05-01-07 - Ex-CIA Analyst Accuses Tenet of Hypocrisy For Not Speaking Out Earlier on White House Push For War I think people like Dick Durbin have to change their whole mindset and realize that they are not a subservient branch of government. You know, I?m a Virginian, and I think George Mason and James Madison and Tom Jefferson of rolling over in their grave. Here?s Durbin saying, ?I knew that the war was going to be fought on false pretenses, but I was sworn to secrecy.? Well, he was sworn to defend the Constitution of the United States from all enemies, both foreign and domestic. And that?s what he ought to have done Amen.

05-01-07 - World Bank ethics chief disputes Wolfowitz claims "Contrary to what the staff rules allowed for, Mr. Wolfowitz's proposal explicitly insisted on the possibility of maintaining professional contacts with Ms. Riza," said Melkert, who has been at the U.N. Development Program since March 2006.

05-01-07 - Riyadh is in no mood to accept American scrutiny Any move by the US Justice Department to pursue the bribery investigation into BAE Systems could aggravate frayed relations between America and Saudi Arabia.

05-01-07 - Ex-CIA Chief: I Prevented Pollard Deal in 1998 Best thing he ever did.

05-01-07 - Reagan diaries reveal president's private musings Reagan believed Begin "took wrong option" and noted that "Begin informed us after the fact" but that "we are not turning on Israel -- that would be an invitation for the Arabs to attack. It's time to raise H--l."
On February 6, 1982, he noted that "trouble brewing in the Middle East" ahead of the Israeli invasion of southern Lebanon and that, "Right now Israel has lost a lot of world sympathy." He said one particularly devastating bombing and artillery attack on western Beirut in August 1982 had led King Fahd of Saudi Arabia to call the White House "begging me to do something." "I told him I was calling P.M. Begin immediately. And I did -- I was angry -- I told him it had to stop or our entire future relationship was endangered. I used the word holocaust deliberately & said the symbol of war was becoming a picture of a 7-month-old baby with its arms blown off."

05-01-07 - Hezbollah: War report proves our victory Hezbollah said the Winograd Commission report into last summer's war proved that the terrorist group had won

05-01-07 - UNHCR gives Syria US$2.06 million to boost health care facilities and skills The donation is in addition to 11 ambulances that UNHCR is delivering to the Ministry of Health, Syrian Arab Red Crescent and the Palestinian Red Crescent.

05-01-07 - Syria blames US, Israel for refugee influx Syrian Vice President Farouq al-Shara yesterday blamed the ?violent policies? of the US and Israel for the plight of millions of Iraqi and Palestinian refugees in the Middle East.


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