The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Saturday, June 23, 2007

News for 06-22-07

06-22-07 - Iran denies minister's comments on 'uranium stockpile' Iran on Friday denied local media reports that the interior minister announced the Islamic republic had ramped up its nuclear capacity and built up a significant stockpile of enriched uranium.

06-22-07 - IAEA and Iran agree to draw up action plan Larijani also spoke of "good progress," but they reported no breakthrough in the core dispute -- Iran's defiance of U.N. demands to stop uranium enrichment.

06-22-07 - Have We Forgotten 2003 Already? by Rep. Ron Paul ** This resolution is an exercise in propaganda that serves one purpose: to move us closer to initiating a war against Iran.

06-22-07 - Afghan air strike kills 25 civilians, 20 Taliban

06-22-07 - Commander: U.S. did not know children were at raid site

06-22-07 - Time Is Running Out For U.S. In Iraq According to the latest (June 1-3) Gallup polling data, 71% of the U.S. public believes the campaign in Iraq is going "badly or very badly," a record high, and a majority now support a timetable for withdrawal.

06-22-07 - Iran has 'no preconditions' for US talks

06-22-07 - Report: IAF preparing for Iran strike **

06-22-07 - Justice Dept. opts out of whistle-blower suits Justice Department has opted out of at least 10 whistle-blower lawsuits alleging fraud and corruption in government reconstruction and security contracts in Iraq, and has spent years investigating additional fraud cases but has yet to try to recover any money.

06-22-07 - MiG Sales to Syria Denied Russia is not planning to supply fighter jets to Syria, the head of the state-run arms exporter said, denying a Kommersant article about such sales.

06-22-07 - Obama promises strict White House ethics rules

06-22-07 - Invite Ron Paul to Iowa on June 30th

06-22-07 - Whistleblower: Halliburton cooking its books

06-22-07 - Jewish groups back travel insurance law "We urge you to act to protect travelers to lawful foreign destinations from unfair and discriminatory insurance practices," said the letter, signed by, among others, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the Anti-Defamation League and representatives of the Reform, Conservative, Orthodox and Reconstructionist streams.

06-22-07 - Lebanese army rings refugee camp

06-22-07 - Jewish settlers fear Golan withdrawal A major water basin lies under the Golan Heights providing Israel with about a third of its water supplies. No kidding?!

06-22-07 - GOP writes AIPAC to explain 'no' vote The Republican leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives is sending a letter to AIPAC explaining why the party voted against a foreign aid funding bill that includes $2.4 billion for Israel.

06-22-07 - Wexler queries EU failure to ban Hezbollah A top Jewish congressman held hearings on the European Union's refusal to place Hezbollah on its terrorist list.

06-22-07 - Footlik gets Jewish backing in House bid Signatories include Mort Zuckerman and Shoshana Cardin, both former chairmen of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations; Alan Solomont, a backer of the Israel Policy Fund now leading fund-raising for Illinois Sen. Barack Obama's bid for the Democratic presidential nomination; Steve Grossman, a past president of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee and now a lead-fundraiser for Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.), also seeking the presidency; and Alan Dershowitz, the Harvard law professor and writer.

06-22-07 - Clashes at Lebanon siege camp ease as clerics meet militants Lebanese troops used artillery, tanks and machine guns against Islamists holed up in a Palestinian refugee camp on Friday despite the government saying the offensive had ended.

06-22-07 - Israeli attack was deliberate The order to abandon ship was given and life rafts were put over the side. The torpedo boats then closed and machine gunned all the rafts, sinking them.

06-22-07 - USS LIBERTY - 'A lie told well is immortal' "If it was an accident, it was the best planned accident I've ever heard of."

06-22-07 - Anti-Pelosi measure defeated A measure that would have kept the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from using State Department funds to visit Syria was overwhelmingly defeated.


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