The US inches ever closer to attacking Iran

Thursday, August 23, 2007

News for 08-22-07

08-22-07 - UN-Iran 'progress' leaves US cold The US has said a plan agreed between Iran and the UN's nuclear watchdog to clarify Tehran's nuclear programme has "real limitations".

08-22-07 - U.S. sees limits, manipulation in Iran deal with IAEA A nuclear cooperation pact Iran struck with the International Atomic Energy Agency has "real limitations" and Tehran should stop trying to manipulate the IAEA to dodge harsher U.N. sanctions, a senior U.S. envoy said.

08-22-07 - Russia warns Czechs against hosting U.S. shield Russia?s military chief told the Czech Republic it would be making a ?big mistake? to host a U.S. missile defense shield on its soil and urged Prague on Tuesday to delay a decision until a new U.S. president is elected.

08-22-07 - U.S. chides allies for trade deals with Tehran America's allies must do more to cut commercial and energy ties with Iran if the international campaign to halt Tehran's nuclear-weapons programs is to succeed, a top State Department official said yesterday.

08-22-07 - Iran develops 'smart bomb': official media Iran has developed a 900 kilogram "smart bomb", said a Defence Ministry statement, in the latest announcement from Tehran about progress regarding military hardware.

08-22-07 - Boy, 5, doused in gas, set on fire by masked men Five-year-old Youssif is scarred for life, his once beautiful smile turned into a grotesquely disfigured face -- the face of a horrifying act by masked men. They grabbed him on a January day outside his central Baghdad home, doused him with gas and set him ablaze

08-22-07 - Iran's Revolutionary Guards beat sanctions: exile Alireza Jafarzadeh, who accurately disclosed important details about Iran's nuclear program in 2002, called for tighter U.N. curbs and swift U.S. action to rein in the elite corps. Another exile heard from. ~Swell~.

08-22-07 - Diplomats reclaim foreign policy roles Since assuming the helm at the State Department in 2005, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has installed veteran foreign service officers with more than 200 years of collective diplomatic experience in seven critical posts from the Middle East to South Asia and the Far East.

08-22-07 - CIA Missed Chances to Tackle al-Qaida It took an act of Congress to force the CIA to lift the veil on its watchdog's internal investigation that lays out the agency's many failures in the months and years before Sept. 11, 2001.

08-22-07 - Tehran gets ready for potential US strikes ** Despite US foreign policy's focus on the situation in Iraq and in anticipation of September's Congress hearing, high-ranking sources stated that the Iranian leadership is taking US threats to strike its nuclear sites very seriously.

08-22-07 - Support Our Troops They want us out of Iraq

08-22-07 - Most US adults in the dark about world politics One reason for the knowledge gap is lack of interest, according to the poll. Apathy is half the battle right there.

08-22-07 - Iraqi Jews must leave, liaison says The handful of Jews remaining in Iraq should flee for their lives, a representative of the community said.

08-22-07 - AJWS to push U.S. on Sudanese refugee issue The American Jewish World Service is putting together a targeted advocacy campaign to push the United States to develop a policy on accepting refugees from the genocide in the Sudan. "It's not fair to these small countries in the Middle East and in North Africa to ask them to take in all of these refugees,"
Oh you knew that one was coming. Israel doesn't want them, so they'll be sent here instead. Those supremacist aholes. Throw America's borders open to all manner of people, including granting amnesty to illegals, but lil Israel is to remain a nation based on one kind of people. Hypocrites all.

08-22-07 - Israelis airdrop an occupation With an estimated one million unexploded land ordnances meaning lack of access to their lands, many farmers in southern Lebanon see cluster bombs as an Israeli "occupation."

08-22-07 - Iraqi, Syrian oil ministers agree to reopen key pipeline Iraqi and Syrian oil ministers agreed on Wednesday to repair and subsequently reopen a key pipeline between their two countries that connects Iraq's oil-rich Kirkuk region and a Syrian port.

08-22-07 - More Lebanese army raids on camp The Lebanese military has launched further attacks against Islamic militants in a camp in north Lebanon.


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