The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Sunday, May 20, 2007

News for 05-19-07

05-19-07 - Carter blasts Bush on his global impact "I think as far as the adverse impact on the nation around the world, this administration has been the worst in history," Carter told the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in a story that appeared in the newspaper's Saturday editions. "The overt reversal of America's basic values as expressed by previous administrations, including those of George H.W. Bush and Ronald Reagan and Richard Nixon and others, has been the most disturbing to me."

05-19-07 - Carter condemns Blair's support for Bush "And I think the almost undeviating support by Great Britain for the ill-advised policies of President Bush in Iraq have been a major tragedy for the world," Carter told British Broadcasting Corp. radio.

05-19-07 - Iran says US should quit Iraq to curb 'terror' Iran said on Saturday the United States should withdraw its troops from Iraq because their presence is causing "terrorist" activity in the war-torn country.

05-19-07 - US raids made 2,000 Afghans homeless: Red Cross

05-19-07 - Iran nuclear chief likely to meet Solana in Spain Iran's nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani is likely to meet EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana in Spain for talks on resolving the standoff over Tehran's nuclear programme.

05-19-07 - Foreign Minister: Iran has no history of violence Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki Saturday reiterated Iran's position on pursuing uranium enrichment, despite UN and US warnings, insisting 'Iran has no history of violence.'

05-19-07 - Iran spent millions to restore Iraqi Shiite sites Iran has spent more than 64 million dollars to restore Shiite holy sites in neighbouring Iraq since the fall of Saddam Hussein.

05-19-07 - Minister: Iran will not attack Israel Mottaki rejected the Saudi peace initiative as doomed to fail and called, instead, for a "democratic free and fair referendum" where what he called original Muslim, Christian and Jewish Palestinians would vote and choose their own government, the Jerusalem Post reported.

05-19-07 - The Wolfowitz Touch ? or How to Lose US Credibility

05-19-07 - 10 Years On: Where Are the PNAC Signatories A word on Gaffney and Perle: the former is directing anti-Muslim videos for PBS. The latter is being given much airtime by PBS in order to deflect blame for the Iraq debacle.

05-19-07 - The Season of Hope The U.S. Senate just voted against withdrawing the troops from Iraq, in defiance of the overwhelming majority of Americans at this point


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