The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Monday, May 28, 2007

News for 05-27-07

It was June 8, 1967

Our men were viciously attacked 40 years ago
and the perpetrators got away with it.

05-27-07 - Iran says keeping word to Russia over atomic plant Iran has met its commitments to Russia over building the Islamic Republic's first nuclear power plant and is ready to go beyond those commitments to assist the work, an Iranian official said on Sunday.

05-27-07 - Iran says EU nuclear talks back on schedule

05-27-07 - Iran protests alleged U.S. spy networks Iran summoned the Swiss ambassador Sunday to protest what it called recently uncovered U.S. espionage networks, state television reported, the day before the Islamic republic planned ambassador-level talks with the U.S. on Iraq.

05-27-07 - Iran says U.S. aims to "lift spirits" with war games Iran dismissed on Sunday U.S. naval war games on its doorstep as a morale-boosting exercise for American soldiers, days after a large flotilla of U.S. ships entered the Gulf in a show of military muscle.

05-27-07 - 3rd CIA Officer Confirms Ron Paul On Roots of Terrorism McGovern then quoted the 9/11 Commission Report regarding the motivation of Kahlid Sheik Mohammad, the ringleader of the September 11th attacks: "Kahlid Sheik Mohammad was motivated not by any antipathy resulting from his stay in the United States [where he had attended college years before], but by his profound hatred for U.S. policy toward Israel ? favoring Israel one-sidedly."
The LA Times, the only paper in the US (to my knowledge) and subsequently the Kentucky Leader Herald, are the only two news outfits nationwide to give significant airtime to the real motive for the attaks on 911. This article can still be found at the Internet Archiver. If any of our politicians or pundits are telling you that we were attacked because we are free, they are either grossly misinformed or liars. "They're over HERE, because we're over THERE"- PJ Buchanan

05-27-07 - Iran losing interest in nuclear power station: Russian official

05-27-07 - Afghan civilian deaths stir NATO unease

05-27-07 - GOP Rivals Embrace Unproven Iraq-9/11 Tie many GOP candidates have recently echoed Bush?s longstanding assertion that Iraq is the ?central battlefront? in the worldwide war against Al Qaeda and have declared that Al Qaeda would make Iraq its base of operations if the United States withdraws ? notions that Scheuer said do not withstand scrutiny.

05-27-07 - U.S. disbands unit created to pressure Iran and Syria State Department and White House officials said the dissolution of the group was simply a bureaucratic reorganization, but many analysts saw it as evidence of a softening in the U.S. strategy toward the two countries. It comes as the Bush administration has embarked on a significant new effort to hold high-level meetings with Iran and Syria. Well but meanwhile, the Bush admin is conducting 'black ops' in Iran.

05-27-07 - Effecting Regime Change in Iran ** There is reportedly a heated debate underway between members of the Cheney Cabal ? who want to bomb-bomb-Iran ? and members of the Condi diplomacy crowd, who want to conduct "covert" destabilizing operations within Iran and to impose crushing sanctions on the Iranians, themselves.

05-27-07 - Iran: No detail on missing American Iran said Sunday it had "no exact report" about an Iranian-American employee of a U.S. foundation promoting democracy missing after a visit to his homeland - one of several people believed detained in Iran amid rising tensions with the United States.

05-27-07 - Bush sanctions 'black ops' against Iran **

05-27-07 - Report: Cheney aide clearing path to bomb Iran ** Cheney's team wants to work with Israel, nudging the country at some key moment to mount a small-scale attack on the suspected site of Iran's nuclear infrastructure, which could lead to an Iranian counter attack on US forces stationed in the Persian Gulf, Clemons reports.

05-27-07 - Behind the eyes of the warmongering US hawks whose bright idea was it to let Richard Perle, the US hawk known as the 'prince of darkness', make a PBS documentary arguing that the world needs more military 'interventions'? It is just odd that PBS would allow this warmongering neocon any airtime at all, let alone a complete special. Same goes for neocon Frank Gaffney and his 'documentary' about Muslims. PBS has clearly fallen under the influence.

05-27-07 - Former U.S. defense chief: Israel must not attack Iran ** They are trying to get us to do it.

05-27-07 - Czech Leader Backs U.S. Missile Defense The anti-missile system is also likely to be on the agenda when President Bush visits the two NATO members during a trip to Europe in June.

05-27-07 - Protesters Barred From Cheney?s West Point Speech A federal appeals court on Friday denied an organization permission to stage an antiwar demonstration on Saturday on the grounds of the United States Military Academy at West Point, where Vice President Dick Cheney is to deliver the commencement address.

05-27-07 - Fear-Mongering and Fiction: Cheney Addresses West Point Grads The veep last spoke at West Point four years ago. He is still peddling the phony link between Iraq and Al Qaeda.

05-27-07 - Ya'alon: Bring down Iranian regime, send ground troops into Gaza ** Attempts to prevent the nuclearization of Iran will fail, according to former Israel Defense Forces chief of staff Moshe Ya'alon, who asserted that the military option should be examined and the Iranian regime should be brought down.

05-27-07 - Bush okayed 'soft revolution' in Iran ** The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) received presidential approval for a covert operation in Iran aimed at destabilizing the Islamic Republic by "non-lethal" means, ABC news reported early Saturday morning.

05-27-07 - I lost my son to a conflict I oppose. We were both doing our duty Andrew J. Bacevich also writes for The American Conservative.

05-27-07 - Jumblatt downplays Lebanon army action at camp Fresh fighting broke out on Sunday between the Lebanese army and militants in a Palestinian refugee camp, but a senior member of the governing coalition said there were no plans to end the standoff by military means.

05-27-07 - The refugees who refuse to flee Nahr al-Bared

05-27-07 - UN agency: More than 5,000 families have left Palestinian refugee camp A majority of families from a besieged Palestinian refugee camp caught in the crossfire between Islamic militants and the Lebanese army have fled the crowded camp but thousands of people remain trapped inside, a U.N. official said Sunday.

05-27-07 - 'Wiped off the Map' ? The Rumor of the Century The full quote translated directly to English: "The Imam said this regime occupying Jerusalem must vanish from the page of time."


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