The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Tuesday, August 07, 2007

News for 08-06-07

08-06-07 - Veterans' Rare Cancers Raise Fears of Toxic Battlefields "Between the chemicals in the air overseas, the shots they give you, and not eating well or sleeping more than four hours a day ? your body just isn?t strong enough to fight anything off. "Right now, it's cancer, cancer, cancer. A lot of these kids, 21 years old, are coming back with cancer. How did they get it? How did it happen to me when I was healthy?"

08-06-07 - Warrantless wiretaps expanded The US government now has greater authority to eavesdrop without warrants on American citizens' telephone calls and e-mails after President Bush signed new surveillance legislation into law on Sunday

08-06-07 - Obama speech sparks anti-US rally

08-06-07 - Russia Plans ICBM to Counter US Missile Shield

08-06-07 - Pentagon admits 190,000 weapons missing in Iraq Some 190,000 assault rifles and pistols supplied by the US to Iraqi security forces in 2004 and 2005 have gone missing, according to a report issued here yesterday, and may have fallen into the possession of insurgents.

08-06-07 - UN nuclear experts in Iran to discuss inspections

08-06-07 - Republican candidates stick with Bush on Iraq Republican presidential candidates are starting to put some distance between themselves and unpopular President George W. Bush but on the main issue confronting Americans, Iraq, they are hewing closely to him.

08-06-07 - Bill Kristol and the Stink of Fear What rises up out of Kristol's piece is the stink of fear ? fear that the neocons are being abandoned by their erstwhile hosts, fear that anger over the war will boil over into their political and personal ruination, fear that their game has finally been exposed, and fear that Americans are bound and determined to take their country back. Their fears are our hopes.

08-06-07 - Barak upbeat on Lebanon war's fallout Barak said he believed the fact that Israel was not an occupying force gave it legitimacy when it responded to a deadly Hezbollah border raid on July 12, 2006 with a massive offensive in Lebanon. He also argued that the war had boosted Israel's regional deterrence.

08-06-07 - Agent: charity leaders attended meeting of Hamas supporters War on Terror. Cui Bono?

08-06-07 - AEI: Caught Between Its Likudist Heart and Its Corporate Head

08-06-07 - MI: Syria increases military activity for fear of an Israeli attack The head of the research division of Military Intelligence, Brigadier General Yossi Baidatz, told lawmakers Sunday that Syria believes that Israel is planning to attack, and has therefore increased its military activity.

08-06-07 - A borderless state is no solution Tackling Iran's nuclear ambitions may be a higher priority in Washington than ending the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories, but the two are inseparably linked. The support of Saudi Arabia and other Arab states against Iran still requires movement on Palestine.

08-06-07 - Study: Israel must initiate talks with U.S. on conflicting Iran interests ** Israel must prepare for the possibility that the United States will try to resolve the Iranian nuclear question by reaching an accommodation with Tehran, which will not include Israel. In such an event, the document notes, Israel must ensure that "the essential interests of the State of Israel are preserved." .....The document points out that Israel assumes that its interests and those of the United States on the Iranian nuclear question are identical.....The Reut researchers also point to a lessening likelihood of American military action against Iran, and growing support for dialogue with Tehran.

08-06-07 - No home play for Iraq in World Cup qualifiers Afghanistan and the Palestinian team were also barred from playing home matches for security reasons, AFC tournament director and assistant general secretary Carlo Nohra told reporters.

08-06-07 - How to Deal with The Lobby

08-06-07 - The road to peace runs through Jerusalem Now that the US is well on the way to failure in Iraq a new theory is doing the rounds. This time, "the road to Jerusalem runs through Tehran." It is the rising power of Iran ? fostered by the war in Iraq ? that may create the conditions for peace between Israel and Palestine.

08-06-07 - Robert Fisk: Lebanese strike a blow at US-backed government They've done it again. The Arabs have, once more, followed democracy and voted for the wrong man.

08-06-07 - Israel warns against travel in Mideast Israelis anywhere in the world should also be alert to the danger of being kidnapped by operatives from Hezbollah, the Lebanese militant group, according to the announcement from Israel's National Security Council.


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