Monday, March 05, 2007

Iran War preparations

Glenn Greenwald notes another Iran war preparation - Installing an extreme neo-con lawyer at the State Department.

Military strikes against Iran over its nuclear program could accelerate, rather than halt, Tehran's production of atomic weapons, according to a report by British think tank Oxford Research Group published on Monday. Hans Blix, the former chief of the nuclear watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), writes that "armed attacks on Iran would very likely lead to the result they were meant to avoid - the building of nuclear weapons within a few years."

Iran may have halted enrichment program.

Democratic Senator Webb has introduced legislation that would prohibit President Bush from spending money on unilateral military action against Iran without the consent of Congress.

US - Israeli talks on Iranian sanctions.

War drums grow louder but even Google doesn't believe it.

Dr. Anthony H. Cordesman: Iran poses numerous threats but can be contained.

Bill Clinton voices opposition to attack on Iran.

Iranian sleeper agents prepared to strike in wealthy Gulf States if Iran is attacked.

Navy would carry most of the US Attack.

Articles playing up Iranian threat in Aviation Week, hinting at Mirv'ed ICBM development by Iran, and the Moonie Times - Iranian missiles blamed for shooting down allied helicopters.

"Anyone can go to Baghdad; real men go to Tehran" - a White House official after the fall of Baghdad.

Mideast March madness - its springtime which means there will be new military offensives in the Middle East.

The over/under date for the attack is settling around my birthday in just over a month.

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