The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

News for 06-19-07

06-19-07 - Iran says Russia may not let U.S. use Azeri radar

06-19-07 - Iran says won't rule out using oil as a weapon Iran will not rule out using oil as a weapon if the United States resorts to military action against the Islamic Republic over its nuclear program, an Iranian oil official said in remarks published on Tuesday.

06-19-07 - Outside View: Iran arming the Taliban? Had a reporter not asked about the charges, literally in the last three minutes of the briefing, the truth might never have come out at all...... Iran was a major supplier of the Northern Alliance, which drove the Taliban from power. The Iranians have provided massive numbers of weapons and massive amounts of supplies to various Northern Alliance groups. As a result, the country is flooded with Iranian materiel. A very interesting article.

06-19-07 - US finds neglected Iraqi orphans The children were discovered last week by a US military advisory team that was out on patrol with Iraqi soldiers.
The emaciated boys, some near death, were left naked and covered in their own excrement on concrete floors, images broadcast by CBS News showed......Lt Duperre said the soldiers found three members of staff cooking for themselves when they entered the orphanage. Inside was a kitchen full of food and a storeroom stocked with piles of brand-new clothing. The soldiers believed it was being sold to local markets instead of giving it to the disabled children.

06-19-07 - Republican Thompson highlights serious Iran threat ** Military action must always remain an option and world powers must agree on the nature of what Thompson called the "very, very serious threat" from Tehran.

06-19-07 - Video: Remembering the USS Liberty: Four Decades Later

06-19-07 - Navy mistakes are blamed for capture of hostages by Iran The capture of British sailors and marines by Iran in the Gulf was the result of a series of mistakes by the Navy, and the decision to let the freed hostages sell their story to the press was a "collective failure of judgement" by the Ministry of Defence, two official inquiries have concluded.

06-19-07 - U.S., Russia: Iraq had no WMDs

06-19-07 - Olmert to ask Bush to neutralize Hamas Olmert met with members of AIPAC and National Security Council advisor Steve Hadley shortly after his arrival in Washington.

06-19-07 - Bush says all options on table on Iran ** At the start of a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, Bush was asked if military action remained an option for dealing with Iran.

06-19-07 - Olmert plays down prospects for Syria talks "I don't think that if someone wants to speak directly, he needs the involvement of America in order to allow these negotiations to take place," Olmert told reporters at the start of a meeting with U.S. President George W. Bush. Why does Israel keep using the US as an excuse not to initiate peace negotiations with Syria?

06-19-07 - Russian fighter planes sale to Syria alarms Israel

06-19-07 - MEMRI is ?propaganda machine,? expert says


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