The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Saturday, June 30, 2007

News for 06-29-07

06-29-07 - US soldiers kill 4 Afghan civilians: rights group

06-29-07 - Bush looks to his father to mend relations with Putin

06-29-07 - British public urged to stay alert after bomb find London's counter-terrorism police chief says a bomb found in a car in central London could have caused significant injuries or deaths if it had exploded.

06-29-07 - US missile shield a waste of money: Clinton Mr Clinton said the defence system, parts of which are to be deployed in Poland and the Czech Republic, had created unnecessary difficulties with Russia, which denounces the plan as an attempt to undermine its defence capabilities.

06-29-07 - House Narrowly Defeats Measure to Defund Vice President?s Office The measure was defeated 209-217, with most Republicans and 24 Democrats siding with Cheney. GOP Presidential candidate Ron Paul of Texas and Walter Jones of North Carolina voted in favor of defunding Cheney?s office.

06-29-07 - Bargaining with Tehran ** The prospect of U.S. military action against Iran is making headlines ? again

06-29-07 - Lebanese troops kill 3 Palestinians Lebanese troops killed three protesters after firing on Palestinian civilians demanding to return to their homes at a besieged refugee camp.

06-29-07 - UNHCR calls for seriously ill Palestinian children in Iraq to be medevaced The Palestinians are being attacked or trashed in other states as well. They are the new Jews.

06-29-07 - UN closes Iraq WMD inspectorate

06-29-07 - Petrol pressure drives oil price

06-29-07 - India, Iran, Pakistan closer on gas pipeline deal

06-29-07 - Fitzgerald eyed perjury early for Libby Midway through his CIA leak investigation, Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald was pretty sure of two things: First, he wasn't going to charge White House aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby with revealing a covert operative. And second, he thought Libby's testimony was a bunch of lies.

06-29-07 - Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich Welcomes Israeli Homeland Security Groups 6/28/2007 In an effort to continue building the Illinois Department of Homeland Security and the state?s partnership with Israel, Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is welcoming a group of Israeli homeland security firms. 'Welcome to Israel! Err, I mean welcome to America!'

06-29-07 - Groups call on U.S. to press Israel on cluster data Thirty-three organizations are calling on the U.S. to obtain site information on Israel?s cluster bomb strikes against Lebanon last summer.

06-29-07 - Bush proclaims some Syrians non grata President Bush banned travel to the United States for Syrian and Lebanese individuals deemed to support terrorism or the undermining of Lebanon's government.

06-29-07 - Senate considers cluster bombs restrictions The bill is likely to be referred to the full Senate sometime next week and includes $2.44 billion appropriated for Israel by the U.S. House of Representatives last week..... A standalone bill with similar restrictions, sponsored last year by Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-Calif.), who is Jewish, was defeated, reportedly after strong lobbying against by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.

06-29-07 - Palestinians back Iran bomb The survey, taken by the Pew Global Attitudes Project, found that 58 percent of the Palestinian public are in favor of Tehran acquiring atomic weapons, making Palestinians the only Middle Eastern population not opposed to an Iranian bomb.

06-29-07 - EMET honors five Arab Americans A Washington pro-Israel think tank honored five Arab-Americans who have spoken out against radical Islam.
Also honored at the June 20 Endowment for Middle East Truth dinner on Capitol Hill were Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) and Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.), as well as counterterrorism investigative journalist Steven Emerson. Lackeys of the Israel lobby.

06-29-07 - Standing his ground and then some Shouting Hedges down and hurling profanities at audience members who chided him for his support for the Iraq war, the celebrated author reached his crescendo ahead of schedule and stalked off the stage

06-29-07 - US Elites Can't Decide Who Should Rule Palestinians "We are enabling their hatred when we provide support without insisting that the Palestinian people - not just Abbas and Fatah, but the people -convincingly forswear revolution, terrorism, violence, ethnic-cleansing, and the goal of eliminating Israel." 200 + years later, we're telling another people to accept the harsh rule of an occupying power and all the atrocities that it entails. Further, the Palestinians were the ones that were ethnically cleansed from the region to make way for Israel - this Israeli policy still goes on to this day.

06-29-07 - Bantustans for the Palestinians Not surprisingly, neocons and other elements in the far right flank of the pro-Israel community are celebrating what they hope is the end of the two-state solution.

06-29-07 - Siege or no siege, Lebanon's Ziad and Amal wed "The Palestinians are an oppressed people... We have lived all our lives fleeing from one place to another and now it is the turn of the new generation. This is our fate," sighed Ziad's aunt, Khaldieh, 58.

06-29-07 - J'lem: Bolton is too pessimistic on Iran "It is possible that his comments were meant to expedite the process," the official said 'Pipe down, Johnboy! We didn't give you the cue yet!'


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