The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Friday, July 27, 2007

News for 07-26-07

07-26-07 - Iranian minister says sanctions are ineffective

07-26-07 - US Treasury's Levey says Iran sanctions bearing fruit The US Treasury's mounting financial sanctions against Iranian companies tied to alleged nuclear activities, proliferation and terror funding are bearing fruit, the Treasury's top anti-terrorism official, Stuart Levey, said Thursday.

07-26-07 - U.S. says Iran training Green Zone bombers Making the case for war.

07-26-07 - Report: Security Issues Plague DHS Facilities Well now that's comforting.

07-26-07 - TSA: Terrorists May Be Conducting Preattack Security Probes In a new intelligence bulletin obtained by NBC News, the Transportation Security Administration is warning law-enforcement and airport officials that terrorists "may be" conducting "preattack security probes" at U.S. airports.

07-26-07 - Bush Line Distorts Iran?s Real Interest in Iraq ** Symptomatic of the toughening attitude in Congress toward Iran was the 97-0 vote in the Senate last week for a resolution drafted by its leading proponent of war against Iran, Sen. Joe Lieberman, stating that ?the murder of members of the United States Armed Forces by a foreign government or its agents is an intolerable act of hostility against the United States.?

07-26-07 - Adviser Sees Rudy As Tough On Saudis Podhoretz is a proponent of immediate military strikes against Iran to eliminate or set back that country?s nuclear program, and he said Giuliani felt the same way. ?He has already said that the military option has to remain active,? said Podhoretz.

07-26-07 - Congress on collision course with Bush over wiretapping inquiry "We ask that you immediately appoint an independent special counsel from outside the Department of Justice to determine whether Attorney General Gonzales may have misled Congress or perjured himself in testimony before Congress," a group of four senators wrote in a letter to the solicitor general, the administration's top lawyer.

07-26-07 - U.S. Kills Plans to Build Embassy in Hezbollah Area of Beirut U.S. officials say the proposed embassy site is just a few hundred yards from the scene of fierce fighting last summer between Hezbollah and Israeli forces.

07-26-07 - Iraq refugee summit offers help

07-26-07 - LA evangelical leader: Iran confrontation 'inevitable' he said he was "very gratified" when President George W. Bush was elected, given his unwavering commitment to Israel's interests and in his antiterror policies

07-26-07 - Lebanon: Refugees again "How long must the Palestinian people endure tragedy? How many times do we have to be displaced?" The speaker is Abu Hisham, sitting in Beddawi camp surrounded by his children and grandchildren.

07-26-07 - Syria threatened to fight in Lebanon war-Hezbollah

07-26-07 - Gag lifted on arrest of Israeli allegedly recruited by Hezbollah The Shin Bet security service on Tuesday lifted a gag order on the June arrest of a woman who allegedly admitted during questioning that she had been recruited by the Hezbollah.

07-26-07 - Panel to probe alleged IDF war crimes in Second Lebanon War Gal-On said serious accusations made by human rights organizations, who reported that the IDF committed war crimes and harmed the civilian population of Lebanon, strengthened her conviction that these claims must be probed.

07-26-07 - Lebanese army 'tightens noose' on Islamists in camp Two soldiers were killed late Thursday by a shell fired by Islamists inside the camp, bringing the troop toll to 122. This figure included a soldier whose body was was recovered earlier from the camp. Two soldiers were also wounded.

07-26-07 - U.S. candidates see Iran nuclear threat All were asked by the Israel Project to discuss their views and endorse a petition signed on-line by more than 75,000 people telling the United Nations Security Council "Iran must be stopped now -- before it develops a nuclear bomb." Jump for your masters. Bark like a dog.

07-26-07 - Delay: US and Israel must enjoy second coming That evangelical support for Israel is largely based on "End Times" theology is largely irrelevant to the Israeli politicians who share the goal of expanding settlements into the West Bank and a military strike on Iran, but it is anything but irrelevant to the rank-and-file members and even one former House Majority Leader.


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