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Iraqi Fighters “grilled for evidence on Iran:” Interrogator says US military seeks evidence incriminating Iran

Irancove @ November 10, 2007 # 4 Comments

Source: The Guardian US military officials are putting huge pressure on interrogators who question Iraqi insurgents to find incriminating evidence pointing to Iran, it was claimed last night.Micah Brose, a privately contracted interrogator working for American forces in Iraq, near the Iranian border, told The Observer that information on Iran is ‘gold’. The claim comes […]

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Politics-US: Cheney Tried to Stifle Dissent in Iran National Intelligence Estimate

Irancove @ November 10, 2007 # 5 Comments

This article describes Cheney’s attempts to impede any opposition that exhibited a view of Iran’s nuclear program not aligned with the menacing threat Iran-war advocates were pushing. A former CIA intelligence officer who has asked not to be identified told IPS that an official involved in the NIE process says the Iran estimate was ready […]

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Hotmail and Yahoo Mail Block Iran from Webmail Access

Irancove @ November 10, 2007 # No Comment Yet

Source: Digital Journal As U.S. sanctions against Iran begin to heat up, Web companies are following suit: Yahoo Mail and Hotmail removed Iran from the list of countries available for their webmail services. Does this send the right message to Iranians?

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The U.S. Neoconservative Agenda to Sacrifice the Fifth Fleet – The New Pearl Harbor

Irancove @ November 10, 2007 # One Comment

According to this article, the results of war games which predicted the destruction of the Navy’s Fifth Fleet in the event of an attack on Iran are intentionally being ignored by Iran-war advocates in hopes that the devastation will galvanize a full-scale war with Iran. (Link via Payvand) by Michael E. Salla, M.A., Ph.D. The […]

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Jim Lobe on Detente

Irancove @ November 10, 2007 # 2 Comments

Jim Lobe has a great post summarizing the possible easing of tensions with Iran starting with the release of some Iranians detained by the US military.  Lobe notes on the disparity between Bush/Cheney and others like Senators Hagel, Dodd, Biden—and Centcom commander Adm. William Fallon who “made it abundantly clear that he strongly opposes a […]

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