The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Friday, May 11, 2007

News for 05-10-07

05-10-07 - Boy, 10, guilty of beating homeless Army veteran Prosecutors say the boy, another 10-year-old and Jeremy Woods, 17, ganged up on John D'Amico, 58, as he and a friend walked through a Daytona Beach neighborhood on March 27. The older man was beaten and stoned with a concrete block.

05-10-07 - Cheney addresses troops in Iraq

05-10-07 - US accuses Tehran of harrassing three Iranian-American women

05-10-07 - Syrian action over Iraq, terror key to better US ties: Rice Addressing members of Congress after she held an unprecedented meeting with her Syrian counterpart Walid Muallem last week, Rice said any improvement to US-Syria relations hinged on progress on those fronts.

05-10-07 - US holds Iranians as bargaining chips

05-10-07 - Is Condi Hiding the Smoking Gun? George Tenet is just the latest to join this blame game, which began more than three years ago when his fellow Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Tommy Franks told Bob Woodward that Douglas Feith, the Pentagon?s intelligence bozo, was the ?stupidest guy on the face of the earth? (that?s the expurgated version).

05-10-07 - Six nations discuss Iran Earlier, the U.S. representative at the meeting, Under Secretary of State Nicholas Burns, had said the United States would give Iran until the June 6-8 summit of major industrial nations to comply, otherwise sanctions could be increased at that time.

05-10-07 - Surging oil prices widen US trade gap as China deficit narrows

05-10-07 - Former Powell aide says Bush, Cheney guilty of 'high crimes' Lawrence Wilkerson, who was chief of staff to then-Secretary of State Colin Powell, said on the public radio program On Point Thursday that "Bill Clinton's peccadilloes ... pale in significance" when compared to the "high crimes and misdemeanors" of Bush and Cheney.

05-10-07 - Bush changes plan for emergency shadow government President Bush yesterday issued a national security directive that would, in the event of a catastrophic attack on the federal government, assign the responsibility of running a shadow government to the White House, not the Department of Homeland Security, according to a Washington post report

05-10-07 - The Rising Antiwar Tide Rep. Ron Paul, who has always opposed the Iraq war, stands out in the crowd of Republican aspirants to the Oval Office, a giant among the GOP's wannabe-presidential pygmies ? and his campaign has more support than the "mainstream" media seems willing to acknowledge. ABC News had to cave after excluding Paul from their presidential poll, which the libertarian Republican promptly won. John McLaughlin and Pat Buchanan have both practically endorsed him. ....Hagel's dramatic dissent from Republican orthodoxy on the war has enraged the neocons, especially Dick Cheney, their patron and protector My guys, right there :)

05-10-07 - Endgame emerges as Wolfowitz fights to stay on at World Bank

05-10-07 - Group says Syria kills 4 militants on Iraq border An Islamist group claiming links to al Qaeda said on Thursday that Syrian security forces have killed four of its members while they were trying to cross into neighbouring Iraq, and vowed revenge.

05-10-07 - Assad rejects working with Hariri court if sovereignty harmed

05-10-07 - Al Qaeda tactics expand in Gaza Gazan security officials say they know that Johnston is being held by the Dogmoush clan, which is demanding a large tract of land in Gaza ? a piece of one of the evacuated settlements that Israel left to the Palestinian Authority in August 2005. According to this analysis, the clan leaders want to extort promises for land from the Palestinian Authority, meanwhile biding time by cloaking the issue in global jihadist themes.
Israel wants Al Qaeda in Gaza that way they can make the final push to conflate their 'war on terror' with ours; the basic goal of which is to foist their enemies on us (Iraq, Iran, Syria, Palestinians, etc).

05-10-07 - A rare trip through Hizbullah's secret tunnel network Israel had seriously underestimated its foe and Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and other top officials are fighting for their political survival as a result.

05-10-07 - UN: Assad is not preparing for war While Syria is repairing its military positions along the border with Israel, its army has not beefed up its forces on the Golan Heights, Austrian Maj.-Gen. Wolfgang Jilke, commander of the UN force deployed along the border, has told The Jerusalem Post in an exclusive interview

05-10-07 - Living with Iran's terror label Iran is at the top of the US State Department's list of states which it says sponsors of world terrorism. Fariba Sahraie from spoke to Iranians living in North America and found mistrust of Iran is as strong in Canada as the US.

05-10-07 - NSC denies Rice-Abrams rift ** The Forward article described a briefing last week that Abrams delivered to Jewish leaders under the auspices of Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.), the only Jewish Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives. At that briefing and in other forums, Abrams reportedly said Rice's recent push to accelerate Israeli-Palestinian peace talks was "just process" and that President Bush would apply an "emergency brake" against any pressure on Israel.
It's 'just process' to get the Arabs on board for war with Iran. My guess.

05-10-07 - Bush nominates RJC leader as envoy Siegel, a regional president for the Jewish National Fund, is a major Bush fund-raiser

05-10-07 - Give the Arab Peace Initiative a Chance The report made no mention of the sheer damage inflicted. Lebanon?s airports, bridges and power plants were systematically ravaged. Villages were destroyed, and more than an eighth of its population displaced. The bombardment caused an estimated $7 billion in damage and economic losses while leaving behind 1.2 million cluster bomblets that continue to kill and maim innocent people. Most important, the war took the lives of more than 1,200 Lebanese citizens, the vast majority of them civilians.

05-10-07 - U.S. official: Peace effort aimed at lessening Arab, EU pressure ** U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor Elliott Abrams on Thursday told a group of Jewish Republicans that the efforts the United States is now investing in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is aimed at lessening the pressure from ?Arabs and the Europeans, who weren?t happy with the United States? in its past approach. Why the sudden interest in pleasing those 2 groups NOW? The coming war on Iran.

05-10-07 - Rice: Syria real problem in Middle East the US is unimpressed with Syria's peace overtures, US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Thursday, adding that "in terms of the Middle East, the Syrians are a real problem" for leaders who wish to pursue peace.

05-10-07 - US official: America appeasing Arabs, EU Abrams also told the meeting that he would guard against the bureaucrats at the State Department taking over American Middle East policy, as well as Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice falling into the "Clintonian mode" of needing to point to achievements to secure her legacy as her term concludes, according to someone at the discussion.

05-10-07 - Iran delegate confronts Jewish speaker from US An Iranian delegate stunned the audience at an international inter-faith dialogue here yesterday when he angrily interrupted an American panelist who said Tehran wanted to eliminate all the Jews in Israel.

05-10-07 - Livni advances Israeli-Arab talks ** The Israeli foreign minister met her Egyptian and Jordanian counterparts, as well as Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, in Cairo on Thursday as part of recent attempts at rapprochement between Jerusalem and the Arab League. Coincidentally, Cheney was just in the region trying to lobby these same folks. Methinks that the real agenda here is the upcoming war on Iran. If it's not, then why doesn't Livni meet with her PALESTINIAN counterparts? That is who Israel is trying to negotiate peace with, no?

05-10-07 - House appropriators: Sack Al-Hurra chief The letter was led by Rep. Steve Rothman (D-N.J.), who has criticized Register for allowing Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah and other terrorist leaders to speak at length on the channel.


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