The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Saturday, July 07, 2007

News for 07-06-07

07-06-07 - Sen. Lieberman: Confront 'Proxy War' by Iran ** Sen. Joe Lieberman repeated his call for the United States to consider a military strike against Iran, saying Tehran is waging a "proxy war" by stoking anti-coalition violence in Iraq.

07-06-07 - Saudi Arabia downplays Iran military threat

07-06-07 - Ron Paul Tops McCain in Cash on Hand Paul's cash on hand puts him in third place in the Republican field in that important metric, although he is well behind leader Rudy Giuliani, who has $18 million in the bank, and Mitt Romney, with $12 million.

07-06-07 - Much of US Favors Bush/Cheney Impeachment: Poll Nearly half of the US public wants President George W. Bush to face impeachment, and even more favor that fate for Vice President Dick Cheney, according to a poll out Friday.

07-06-07 - Iran expects no new sanctions for now Iran expects the United Nations to hold off on new sanctions while Tehran pursues new talks with the UN atomic agency about its disputed nuclear work, a senior Iranian official said Friday.

07-06-07 - Errant Afghan Civilian Deaths Surge U.S. and NATO troops killed more noncombatants in the last six months than did Taliban insurgents, several tallies indicate.

07-06-07 - US Appeals Court Throws Out Ruling Against Eavesdropping The ruling allowed President George W. Bush?s administration to continue its controversial program of wartime spying on communications between US and foreign locations in suspected terror cases without first seeking a warrant.

07-06-07 - Rice warns of 'increasingly dangerous' Iran "So this is a very dangerous state with very dangerous policies and we need the help and support and intensify efforts of the international community to deal with Iran," she said. When all is said and done, Rice is a member of the Bush administration and thus an active participant in making the case for war.

07-06-07 - Search for bomb in car driven by Iranian national in West Palm Beach comes up empty Federal agents received a recent tip that Ghelichkani was obtaining a Florida driver's license while claiming he was an American citizen.

07-06-07 - The Honor of Ron Paul He may have become at last what he has always deserved to be: the most respected member of the U.S. Congress. He is also the only Republican candidate for president who is truly what all the others pretend to be, namely, a conservative. His career shows that a patriotic, pacific conservatism isn?t a paradox.

07-06-07 - Cheney on the Defensive Dick Cheney has been a destructive force on the checks and balances of American government for more than six years. He has subverted long-standing processes, procedures, protocols and laws to lead us into the tragedy in Iraq, and is now seeking to do the same with Iran.

07-06-07 - Novak: I'd print Valerie Plame Wilson's name again

07-06-07 - Syria, Jordan left in lurch on Iraq refugees - U.N. Syria and Jordan have received around 2 million refugees so far -- many burned and maimed -- with 2,000 new refugees alone pouring into Syria each day, said Ron Redmond, spokesman for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Western (that includes Israel) policies have made millions of people in the Middle East refugees.

07-06-07 - Libby and Vanunu

07-06-07 - Second strike ** If the US or Israel bombs Iran's nuclear facilities, can Iran strike back at Israel with weapons of mass destruction? This is obviously a vital question to answer before deciding whether to use the "military option.".....The Sunday Times has reported that the IAF is training to drop bunker-busting "mini-nukes" on Iran's installations because they are so heavily fortified.....If Iran retaliates with WMD against Israel, it is knowingly putting its own survival in grave, immediate danger because of America's far superior WMD arsenal, which includes nuclear weapons 'If Iran retaliates with WMD against Israel, it is knowingly putting its own survival in grave, immediate danger because of America's far superior WMD arsenal, which includes nuclear weapons' HUH? Notice the knee-jerk assumption that America will fight Israel's enemies for it.

07-06-07 - In pictures Palestinian refugees who fled fighting in north Lebanon camp

07-06-07 - Young Democrats want AIPAC to target GOP A Democratic Jewish group said it was "disappointed" that AIPAC had not yet rebuked Republicans for voting against a foreign aid bill that included funding for Israel.

07-06-07 - Lebanese defend 'abused' Palestinians from siege camp Lebanese rights activists on Friday rose to the defence of Palestinians from a besieged refugee camp in northern Lebanon at the centre of alleged "racism" and cases of abuse at the hands of the army.

07-06-07 - Hezbollah to send ex-minister to Paris dialogue Hezbollah will send a former cabinet member to participate in all-party talks in France aimed at breaking Lebanon's political deadlock, the Shiite opposition group said on Friday.

07-06-07 - Security and Defense: 'Iran is the driving force behind global terror' Iran will fast replace Al Qaeda as being the greatest boogeyman of all. Problem is, Iran has never attacked us. No matter. Neither did Iraq. Note the source.


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