The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Friday, June 29, 2007

News for 06-28-07

06-28-07 - White House asserts executive privilege President Bush, moving toward a constitutional showdown with Congress, asserted executive privilege Thursday and rejected lawmakers' demands for documents that could shed light on the firings of federal prosecutors.

06-28-07 - U.S.: Iran, NKorea missile threat rising The top U.S. missile defense official warned Thursday that the ballistic threat from Iran and North Korea was rapidly growing and defended Washington's plans to base parts of its anti-missile shield program in Central Europe. But NATO called for more evaluation of the potential danger, saying there was "no assessment of the immediacy of that threat to NATO and Europe."

06-28-07 - Richardson: No preconditions for Iran talks "If we want Iran to improve its behavior, we would do well to stop threatening to attack them,"

06-28-07 - Officials: Soviet-Era Caches, Not Iran, Arming Taliban

06-28-07 - Libby becomes inmate No. 28301-016 For years he was known as chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney and assistant to President Bush. On Wednesday, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby became federal inmate No. 28301-016.

06-28-07 - Russia to keep contacts with Hamas - diplomat

06-28-07 - Iran says not favouring Hamas

06-28-07 - New Iran sanctions would cover gasoline Under the Iran Sanctions Enhancement Act of 2007, announced Thursday by Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and Rob Andrews (D-N.J.), sanctions would be placed on any company or individual that supports Iran?s ability to import gasoline after Dec. 31

06-28-07 - Turkish general seeks Iraq raids The head of the Turkish armed forces has repeated his view that a military incursion into northern Iraq would help to defeat Kurdish rebels based there.

06-28-07 - Cheney, master of stealth, readies himself for the final act of 'imperial' vice-presidency Cheney will have his heart pacemaker installed next month and even with mortality knocking on the door, there is every possibility he will engineer yet another foreign policy surprise, possibly against Iran......It is the fresh details of Cheney's secretive and loyal coterie of officials at work that provides the most telling insight into how he pulls the strings of the federal government. Cheney, not Bush, wears the pants.

06-28-07 - Lessons in counterterrorism This week, Zaryk and a dozen other law enforcement officers representing police departments from Maryland to California are here to learn from their Israeli counterparts about methods and techniques for preventing bombings, securing airports and border crossings and performing mass rescue operations. The trip is sponsored by the Anti-Defamation League, a U.S.-based, pro-Israel, Jewish advocacy group that has trained hundreds of law enforcement officials about domestic and international terror.
The Israelization of America continues.

06-28-07 - Israel model for Iraq, says Bush LOL.

06-28-07 - Fresh fighting in north Lebanon Military officials say the clash occurred near the village of Qalamoun, five kilometres south of Tripoli.


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