The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Friday, July 20, 2007

News for 07-19-07

07-19-07 - Iran shows new scholars' footage

07-19-07 - Another Step Toward War with Iran ** Iranian influence in Iraq is now becoming the accepted reason among American political elites as to why US forces are failing. The Lieberman amendment also claims that Iran is providing a safe-haven for al Qaeda fighters, even though the group is allegedly blowing up Iraqi Shias daily.

07-19-07 - No Evidence of Iran?s role in violence and instability in Iraq ? confirms British Foreign Minister

07-19-07 - Gates shows hurt over war deaths The moment came as he described writing notes to the families of soldiers who had died in the conflict, calling them "our country's sons and daughters".

07-19-07 - Plame lawsuit dismissed in CIA leak case

07-19-07 - Vets' Disability Pay Is Widely Disparate

07-19-07 - RAF scrambles to intercept Russian bombers RAF fighter jets were scrambled to intercept two Russian strategic bombers heading for British airspace yesterday, as the spirit of the Cold War returned to the North Atlantic once again.

07-19-07 - Ahmadinejad mocks Israel, praises Lebanon during Syria visit Iran's President Mamoud Ahmadinejad mocked Israel and called for Lebanese unity during meetings in Damascus Thursday with his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad and Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah.

07-19-07 - Can't Find Osama? Attack Iran Instead by Philip Giraldi ** The neoconservative architects of the Pentagon assault on Iraq that has turned that country into a failed state and a magnet for terrorism have left for greener pastures, but not a one has admitted to error or been publicly admonished. Several, including Vice President Dick Cheney and the National Security Council's Elliot Abrams, are still in positions of power, advocating a new war as part of a larger conflict that will go on indefinitely, everywhere. Former CIA official Philip Giraldi breaks it down for you.

07-19-07 - A Wake-up Call ** As even diehard Republican Patrick J. Buchanan observed on July 17, with three US aircraft carrier battle groups in congested waters off Iran, another Tonkin Gulf incident could easily be engineered to set us at war with Iran. If Bush?s intentions were merely to bomb a nuclear reactor, he would not need three carrier strike forces. Lately, the administration has switched to blaming Iran for the war in Iraq. The US Senate has already lined up behind the latest lie with a 97-0 vote to condemn Iran.

07-19-07 - Jordanian FM: Peace with Palestinians before Syria

07-19-07 - AIPAC panel lobbies on Iran About 100 members of AIPAC's executive committee meeting in Washington this week pushed bills that would tighten existing sanctions, as well as enable state and local governments to divest from Iran.

07-19-07 - Google's neocon publicist Valleywag points out that Google's spokesman, Australian Rob Shilkin, penned several pieces four years ago praising the Iraq war. From personal experience via my Neocon Watch newsgroup at Google, I can tell you that someone at Google does not take too kindly to anti-Neocon sentiment.

07-19-07 - Saudis at foreign battles embarrass homeland Lebanese officials say dozens of Saudis are among militants of the Fatah al-Islam militant group which has been battling the army for two months in a Palestinian refugee camp in north Lebanon.

07-19-07 - Spy Towers on the US Border Boeing has enlisted the aid of Elbit Systems, Israel's major defense contractor, to construct high-tech surveillance along the border of the U.S. and Mexico. So far, the high-tech fiasco is not working and Arizona residents are organizing a lawsuit to halt government spying on U.S. citizens. Just what we need.

07-19-07 - Lebanese army shells militants cornered in camp

07-19-07 - Israel's envoy to U.S.: Free world is under attack by Iran Hegee also had harsh words for former president Jimmy Carter, whose recent book comparing Israel?s policies in the West Bank with Apartheid has stirred bitter controversy in the United States and abroad. "Israel has an enemy in America called Jimmy Carter," he said, calling on the former president to "disclose how much money the Carter Center receives from anti-Israel sources in the Middle East."

07-19-07 - Christian Zionists: Ahmadinejad is new Hitler Christians United for Israel call on US to attack Iran immediately, move US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem as sign of support


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