The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Saturday, May 19, 2007

News for 05-18-07

05-18-07 - World should adapt to Iran atom advances: ElBaradei

05-18-07 - Iran tells US to stop 'meddling' in scholar detention The US military has said another two Iranians are also being held in Iraq but have provided no details

05-18-07 - But who was right ? Rudy or Ron? by Patrick J. Buchanan Osama bin Laden in his declaration of war in the 1990s said it was U.S. troops on the sacred soil of Saudi Arabia, U.S. bombing and sanctions of a crushed Iraqi people, and U.S. support of Israel's persecution of the Palestinians that were the reasons he and his mujahedeen were declaring war on us. ........We do not excuse ? but we must understand. Tell 'em, Pat!

05-18-07 - Haaretz: Poll: 71% of Israelis want U.S. to strike Iran if talks fail ** Fully 71 percent of Israelis believe that the United States should launch a military attack on Iran if diplomatic efforts fail to halt Tehran's nuclear program, according to a new poll. A similar article also appears on Newsmax: Israeli Poll: U.S. Should Strike Iran

05-18-07 - Military strike on Iran would be catastrophic: Pakistan PM ** Pakistani Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz said that a military strike on Iran over its nuclear activities would be "catastrophic" and hoped US-Iranian talks this month would reduce tensions.

05-18-07 - Iraqis finding a haven in Sweden

05-18-07 - US legislators want to get even tougher on Syria The new bill, the Syria Accountability and Liberation Act, calls for sanctions on individuals and states that transfer goods and technology that can aid Syria's efforts to develop unconventional weapons I bet we can all guess who is behind that one.

05-18-07 - Iraqi refugee tide strains Syrian open-door policy

05-18-07 - Rudy simply ignores facts Paul did not back down, and for good reason. Unlike Giuliani, the Texan has actually read the record.

05-18-07 - Iran is safe ... for now ** Despite the bluster, there is no serious prospect of an American or Israeli military attack on Iran this year.

05-18-07 - Thank You, Ron Paul Paul thus becomes the first person in mainstream politics--he's been in Congress many years--to acknowledge that U.S. foreign policy has had bad consequences not only for people in the Middle East but for Americans at home as well.

05-18-07 - YouTube: The American Cause

05-18-07 - Forum leaders differ on Mideast future During one politically charged panel, Saeb Erekat, a top aide to the Palestinian president, chided Iranian hard-liner Mohammed J.A. Larijani, telling him Iran should stop its anti-Israeli rhetoric and instead help create a Palestinian state alongside Israel.

05-18-07 - Blair tipped to be World Bank president as disgraced Wolfowitz resigns

05-18-07 - Iran not seeking Israel destruction: Larijani Iran's national security chief Ali Larijani on Friday denied Tehran was promoting the policy of wiping Israel "off the map," blaming a deliberate distortion by the Western media.

05-18-07 - House rejects funding caveat on Iran ** The American Israel Public Affairs Committee, which favors a robust posture against any possible Iranian nuclear threat, strongly opposed the amendments. Two Jewish members close to AIPAC, Reps. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.) and Gary Ackerman (D-N.Y.), had kept similar language from appearing in the bill?s original text. Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), the House speaker, allowed the amendments to go forward to placate anti-war Democrats.

05-18-07 - Neoconservatives Gather To Applaud Scooter Libby And Ponder Next Targets For Regime Change The Christian Science Monitor writes that ?Commentary advocates passionate support for Israel, and regime change in at least half a dozen countries deemed hostile to US and Israeli security and interests.? Along those lines, in the most current issue of the magazine, Norman Podhoretz argues "The Case for Bombing Iran."

05-18-07 - Open Letter to Saul Anuzis on Ron Paul Debate Ban

05-18-07 - Conservatives Push Joint Israeli-U.S. BMDS The Democratic-controlled House passed its version of the fiscal 2008 defense authorization legislation May 17, including a last-minute provision pushed by conservative Republicans to further integrate the U.S. ballistic missile defense system (BMDS) with Israel. Thus does the America-Israel clusterf*#k deepen, thanks to its agents on Capitol Hill.

05-18-07 - New law to require referendum before future Israeli withdrawals The law was supported by a concerted effort on the part of a lobby for the Golan Heights communities, who maintain that a potential Israeli withdrawal from the Golan Heights will be much less likely to occur if it will require the approval of a national referendum.

05-18-07 - Poll finds policy, values hurt U.S. in Muslim world "There have been specific complaints that the U.S. favors Israel over the Palestinians and the Arab world as whole ... and exploits the Middle East for its oil,"


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