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Congressman McDermott: Defense Request Reveals Bush’s Iran War Plans

Irancove @ November 8, 2007 # 9 Comments

Via the NIAC: Washington DC – Buried in the $196.4 billion supplemental war spending proposal that Bush submitted to Congress on October 22 is a request for $88 million to modify B-2 jets to carry 30,000-pound bombs, or “bunker busters.” The Pentagon program would arm the B-2 stealth bomber with the 30,000-pound Massive Ordnance Penetrator […]

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Israel Calls for Removal of UN Chief from IAEA, Threatens Military Action

Irancove @ November 8, 2007 # 6 Comments

Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Shaul Mofaz has called for Mohammad ElBaradei to be fired from his post just before the IAEA’s new report on Iran is to be published. Mofaz declared that ElBaradei’s policies “endanger world peace.” So far, the IAEA has found no evidence of an Iranian nuclear weapons program. Iran is a signatory […]

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How Bush Blundered on Iran

Irancove @ November 8, 2007 # 9 Comments

Barbara Slavin‘s article in Foreign Policy Magazine describes some of the Bush administrations failed Mid-East policies focusing on how Iran’s ultra-conservatives were strengthened as a result of myopia and miscalculations from the Bush White House. Slavin puts today’s increasing hostilities into context by pointing to several opportunities where progress toward a constructive relationship could have […]

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