The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Sunday, July 08, 2007

News for 07-07-07

07-07-07 - Airstrikes kill scores of Afghan civilians: officials NATO and U.S. airstrikes have killed scores of Afghan civilians this week, residents and officials said on Saturday, deaths likely to deepen discontent with foreign forces and the Western-backed Afghan government.

07-07-07 - Iranians visit captives in Iraq Iranian officials have for the first time been allowed to visit five prisoners held by US forces in Iraq.

07-07-07 - Plague of bioweapons accidents afflicts the US Deadly germs may be more likely to be spread due to a biodefence lab accident than a biological attack by terrorists.

07-07-07 - Two more Republican senators join critics of Iraq policy while expressing sharp disagreement with the strategy of "surging" the number of US troops in Iraq, Senators Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Judd Gregg of New Hampshire stopped short of backing legislation that would force the White House to begin a drawdown of US troops in Iraq.

07-07-07 - U.S. Marines face new probe over eight Iraq deaths Up to 10 U.S. Marines are under investigation for the deaths of eight Iraqi prisoners during the November 2004 battle for Fallujah, marking the third war crimes probe of Marines at California's Camp Pendleton, a government spokesman said on Thursday

07-07-07 - Al-Qaeda linked to operations from Iran A senior US official said the information had produced different assessments. ?The most conservative, cautious intelligence assessment is that [the Iranian authorities] are turning a blind eye. But there are a lot of doubts about that,? he said.

Making the case for war. The gauntlet of cow flop is being laid down, one steaming puckerfull at a time.

07-07-07 - French official suggested Bush was behind September 11 A senior French politician, now a minister in President Nicolas Sarkozy's government, suggested last year that U.S. President George W. Bush might have been behind the September 11, 2001 attacks, according to a website.

07-07-07 - Librarians Describe Life Under An FBI Gag Order

07-07-07 - Russians charge Litvinenko-linked man with spying Russian authorities have charged a former tax inspector with spying for Britain.

07-07-07 - Nigeria fears push oil over $76

07-07-07 - Congressman wants to censure Bush over Libby commutation Rep. Robert Wexler, D-Fla., plans to introduce a resolution that would censure President Bush over his decision to commute the prison sentence faced by former vice presidential aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, the congressman said Thursday.

07-07-07 - How Scooter Skated by Patrick J. Buchanan why did Bush rush to spare him even one day behind bars? Three explanations come to mind. The first is that Bush capitulated to intense pressure from the neoconservative commentariat led by the Wall Street Journal and the Weekly Standard.
To these folks, Scooter is no felon. Scooter is a hero. In the neocon network, Scooter was the pivot man in the veep's office moving the cherry-picked intel on Saddam's WMD, Saddam's nukes, and Saddam's ties to 9/11 and al-Qaeda to a collaborationist press as determined as he was to smash Iraq and Iran, secure Israel, and control the Middle East.

07-07-07 - Jailed conscientious objector hits out against Libby clemency

07-07-07 - 'Syria removing Golan army checkpoints' The London based Al-Hayat reported Saturday that Israel was "concerned" that Syria's decision to remove military checkpoints on the road to Kuneitra on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights could be a preparation for war.

07-07-07 - In pictures: Lebanon's leftover munitions The captions of these photos strangely do not relay just exactly who dropped those bombs and when(three days before the ceasefire was to take effect, which Israel knew about).

07-07-07 - UN lambasts donor countries over Iraq refugee inaction

07-07-07 - Lebanon army urges Islamists to end seven-week conflict The Lebanese army called on Fatah al-Islam extremists in a besieged refugee camp on Saturday to surrender and bring an end to fighting that has raged for nearly seven weeks.

07-07-07 - Ross: Risk of war


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