The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

News for 08-13-07

08-13-07 - Fatigue cripples US army in Iraq The Americans he commands, like the other men at Sullivan - a combat outpost in Zafraniya, south east Baghdad - hit their cots when they get in from operations. But even when they wake up there is something tired and groggy about them. They are on duty for five days at a time and off for two days. When they get back to the forward operating base, they do their laundry and sleep and count the days until they will get home.

08-13-07 - Iran president to tour Central Asia

08-13-07 - Official: Sadr is not in Iran

08-13-07 - Belgian pair missing in east Iran

08-13-07 - US not considering draft: Pentagon

08-13-07 - Cheney vs. Cheney: Invasion of Iraq Would Lead to "Quagmire" A video has surfaced of Dick Cheney predicting an invasion of Iraq would lead to a "quagmire."

08-13-07 - Imam attacked as anti-Muslim violence grows A brutal assault on a London imam has highlighted fears that Muslims are suffering a sharp increase in race attacks after the failed car bombings in June.

08-13-07 - Wolfowitz 'tried to censor World Bank on climate change'

08-13-07 - Ron Paul, Iowa and the Presidency by golly, don't dare threaten the establishment with Jeffersonian democratic vision and Washingtonian non-interventionism. Don't boldly challenge the NYC/DC axis of politics with sheer constitutionalism. Better yet, don't remind us that the American president is not the commander-in-chief of everybody but a narrowly defined and legally constrained institution that is only equal -- and certainly subject -- to our judicial and legislative bodies.
Ron Paul makes the corporate and foreign lobbies defile their collective astronaut diapers. My kinda guy!

08-13-07 - NSA wiretapping trial begins one rather obscure case could pull back the veil on a surveillance program that's at the heart of the US fight against terror. In the federal appeals court in San Francisco Wednesday, lawyers for a Saudi charity accused of helping Al Qaeda will argue that their clients, including two American attorneys, were illegally spied on without the required court warrant.

08-13-07 - Musharraf: No U.S. strikes in Pakistan Pakistan's president on Monday vigorously defended his government's independence from Washington and said he was "200 percent sure" the United States would not launch unilateral strikes against terrorists in Pakistan.

08-13-07 - Syria buys advanced anti-aircraft missiles: Israeli report Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak has nevertheless refused to order the distribution of gas masks to civilians, fearing such a step would further escalate the heightened tensions between Israel and its northern neighbour, the report said, quoting sources in the military intelligence.

08-13-07 - UN official calls for improving living conditions of Palestinian refugees Panos Moumtzis, Director of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in Syria, made the remarks at an annual four-day conference of the General Authority for Palestine Arab Refugees at its headquarters in Damascus.

08-13-07 - Why the power of three soon will change in Chicago He doesn't come across as the superstitious type, so it's unlikely that phenom-federal prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald believes in the power of threes.....As much as Mr. Fitzgerald and other U.S. attorneys might like to keep their jobs, they serve at the "pleasure of the president" as the saying goes. Or, as we now know after the firings of some prosecutors appointed by Mr. Bush, they may not serve for long if the president or his underlings become displeased.

08-13-07 - Army Torturing Palestinian Refugees'

08-13-07 - 'Gifts' that haunt U.S.

08-13-07 - Lebanese soldier killed in battle with Islamists

08-13-07 - Lebanon villagers slowly rebuilding lives a year after war "Nothing has improved for me in the last year," Mokdad says bitterly as she chain smokes, holding back tears. "I used to have my dignity, my home and now look at me.

08-13-07 - 100% Proof Google is Keeping Conspiracy Sites Down Based on personal experience with some Google services, Google definitely is biased towards neocons.


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