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Sy Hersh on Iran

Irancove @ June 30, 2008 # 3 Comments

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Interview with Iran’s Ambassador to the IAEA

Irancove @ June 30, 2008 # 15 Comments

CASMII board member speaks with Iran’s Ambassador to the IAEA, Dr. Ali Asghar Soltanieh. The interview reveals an interesting point-of-view on Iran’s nuclear energy program which is not usually considered in the US media. Dr. Soltanieh explains the reasons behind Iran’s determination to develop an indigenous uranium enrichment capability and why Iran believes the countries […]

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US Treasury Chief Seeks More Sanctions Against Iran

Irancove @ June 30, 2008 # 3 Comments

US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson discusses imposing new sanctions against Iran with Moscow. The end of the article quotes Paulson on a tangential issue: The US treasury secretary added he hoped US legislators could make enough progress on legislative changes to allow Russia to join the World Trade Organisation before US President George W. Bush […]

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Report: US Supporting Groups Against Iran and The Washington Post’s Double Standards

Irancove @ June 30, 2008 # 8 Comments

Joby Warrick reports in the Washington Post on Sy Hersh’s report of US financial support for terrorist groups like the MEK and “Baluchi” groups to undermine the Iranian regime and cause unrest. According to various reports the CIA has in the past supported a Baluchi terrorist group Jundullah (with ties to the Taliban) to carry […]

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Iran Panic? Panel of Experts Weigh In:

Irancove @ June 30, 2008 # 3 Comments

Laura Rozen at Mother Jones asks Daniel Levy, Yossi Melman, Trita Parsi, Danny Postel and Jacqueline Shire about Iran (this is part of an ongoing conversation, check back with MJ site for updates): QUESTION: How likely is a scenario in which the US or Israel strikes Iran before Bush leaves office? (Or is the Left […]

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Tehran Reaction to Military Threats

Irancove @ June 29, 2008 # 5 Comments

Farideh Farhi has a very interesting post at ICGA on comments made by General Mohammad Ali Jafari, the commander of the Islamic Revolution’s Guard Corps (IRGC) in an interview with Jam e Jam.  As Farhi points out, the interview reveals how Tehran views the possibility and aftermath of a US/Israeli attack: The wire services have […]

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Seymour Hersh: Bush Administration Steps Up “Secret Moves” Againts Iran

Irancove @ June 29, 2008 # 4 Comments

Source: The New Yorker by Seymour M. Hersh Operations outside the knowledge and control of commanders have eroded “the coherence of military strategy,” one general says. Late last year, Congress agreed to a request from President Bush to fund a major escalation of covert operations against Iran, according to current and former military, intelligence, and […]

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OPEC President: Weak Dollar, Pressure on Iran Will Drive Oil Prices to $170

Irancove @ June 29, 2008 # 16 Comments

As Rep. Gary Ackerman’s Iran war legislation makes it’s way around Congress, the OPEC president warns of $170 barrel of oil by the end of summer: ALGERIA. OPEC President Chakib Khelil predicted that the price of oil will climb to US$170 a barrel before the end of the year, citing the dollar’s decline and political […]

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US Builds 4 Military Bases Within 20 Miles of Iranian Border

Irancove @ June 29, 2008 # 4 Comments

According to announcements by a senior Iraqi police officer: The bases, equipped with missile launch pads, have been set up over the past four months on the Iraq-Iran border; Iraqi al-Noor newspaper quoted the official as saying. He added that one of the bases has been located 30 km (20 miles) from the first border […]

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Are Congressional Democrats Leading Us to War with Iran?

Irancove @ June 29, 2008 # No Comment Yet

Sarah van Gelder of Yes! Magazine: Until recently, the power struggle within the Bush administration over whether to attack Iran seemed to be going badly for the hawks. Their disastrous record in Iraq coupled with flimsy arguments for attacking Iran meant they were gaining little support. But now it appears congressional Democrats may be riding […]

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The Iran War Resolution

Irancove @ June 29, 2008 # 2 Comments

(tip via Eteraz) Iran War Resolution May Be Passed Next Week Quick Links H. Con. Res. 362 S. Res. 580 Newsletter Take Action Donate Introduced less than a month ago, Resolution 362, also known as the Iran War Resolution, could be passed by the House as early as next week. The bill is the chief […]

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Iran: Revisiting the Israeli Factor

Irancove @ June 28, 2008 # 8 Comments

According to Swoop: The June 20th exposure of Israeli long-distance aerial strike exercises over the Mediterranean, two months after a nationwide civil defense simulation of a non-conventional weapons attack, underscores the seriousness with which Tel Aviv regards Iran’s uranium enrichment program. Israel’s track record of striking at the nuclear facilities of neighboring antagonists, at “Osirak […]

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Lally Weymouth of the Washington Post, won’t take “No” for an answer on attacking Iran

Irancove @ June 24, 2008 # 6 Comments

Jim Lobe has a humorous post on Lally Weymouth’s interview with Jordan’s King Abdullah for the Washington Post. In the interview, Lally continues to push King Abdullah to consider Iran a threat. When King Abdullah will not concede, Lally obstinately continues to return to her Iran fixation: I don’t follow the politics of the Washington […]

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McCain Aide: Terror Attack Would Benefit Candidate

Irancove @ June 24, 2008 # 3 Comments

The LA Times Blog on McCain’s adviser, Charlie Black: A recent Washington Post piece on Black aptly described him as “John McCain’s man in Washington,” a “longtime uber-lobbyist” and “political maestro” who hopes “to guide his friend, the senator from Arizona, to the presidency this November.” Now comes a Fortune magazine article that, even more […]

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NIAC: Tell your representative to say “no” to Iran war resolution

Irancove @ June 23, 2008 # 4 Comments

Does Your representative support war with Iran? You may be surprised at the answer; there are already over 169 cosponsors of H.Con.Res. 362. This resolution demands that the president initiate an international effort to impose a land, sea, and air blockade on Iran to prevent it from importing gasoline and to subject all cargo entering […]

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Israeli Strikes and the Issue of Overflight Clearance

Irancove @ June 21, 2008 # 2 Comments

Col. Pat Lang asks which neighboring countries—such as Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Jordan and Iraq (whose airspace is now under US control)—would permit overflight clearance in the case of an Israeli strike at Sic Semper Tyrannis: “Overflight Clearance” is the granting of permission for one country’s military or civilian aircraft to fly over and through […]

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Uncertainty over Iran

Irancove @ June 21, 2008 # 7 Comments

Helen Cooper asks: But with seven months left in this administration, Iran appears ascendant, its political and economic influence growing, its historic foes in Iraq and Afghanistan weakened, and its nuclear program continuing to move forward. So the question now is: Are Mr. Bush and Mr. Cheney resigned to leaving Iran more powerful than they […]

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UN Nuclear Chief: A Military Strike [on Iran] would be worse than anything possible

Irancove @ June 21, 2008 # 10 Comments

Mohammad El Baradei: DUBAI (Reuters) – The chief of the United Nations nuclear watchdog said in remarks aired on Friday that he would resign if there was a military strike on Iran, warning that any such attack would turn the region into a “fireball”. “I don’t believe that what I see in Iran today is […]

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US: Israel Military Excercise Directed at Iran

Irancove @ June 20, 2008 # 4 Comments

The Israeli military exercise consisted of more than 100 F-16 and F15 fighters, helicopters and refueling tankers, which flew over 900 miles (about the same distance to Iran) over the Mediterranean and Greece in the first week of June. One Israeli goal, the Pentagon official said, was to practice flight tactics, aerial refueling and all […]

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NIAC: Struggle over Persian artifacts continues

Irancove @ June 19, 2008 # No Comment Yet

The National Iranian American Council has some new developments on the ongoing effort to confiscate priceless Persian relics on loan to Chicago University’s Oriental Institute as reparations to private parties suing the Iranian state for a 1997 suicide bombing in Israel. The claimants argue that the Iranian state is responsible for the bombings due to […]

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Sharp Decline in Iraq Coverage

Irancove @ June 19, 2008 # 11 Comments

Sherry Ricchiardi has a very interesting article in the American Journalism Review on Iraq slipping off the radar screen in the nation’s news media.  The war is estimated to cost $12.5 billion a month (nearly $5,000 a second according to AJR) and is the third-longest running war in American history.  Regardless, Ricchiardi provides some astounding […]

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El Baradei to quit if Iran is attacked?

Irancove @ June 18, 2008 # One Comment

This report by PressTV claims El Baradei has threatened to step down if world powers launch an attack on Iran:  “Iran has provided the Agency with access to declared nuclear material and has provided the required nuclear material accountancy reports in connection with declared nuclear material and activities,” the report read. The report of ElBaradei’s […]

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Sanctions as Warfare

Irancove @ June 18, 2008 # 2 Comments

Daniel Pourkesali on sanctions: In the recent years economic sanctions have become a prime instrument of global dominance by a handful of major powers particularly the United States. With permanent membership status in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), they have managed to pass resolutions imposing sanctions on more than a dozen nations, including the […]

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Mearsheimer, Walt criticize Israel Lobby for leading the charge for attacking Iran and damaging US interests

Irancove @ June 17, 2008 # 3 Comments

Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer are invited to Jerusalem to speak on the “Israel Lobby.” (via The Christian Science Monitor) In the talk, Mearsheimer charged that Israel and the Israel lobby – which he said also included many Christian Zionists and Evangelicals, and therefore was not synonymous with being a “Jewish lobby” – was trying […]

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Is a new congressional resolution declaring war with Iran?

Irancove @ June 17, 2008 # 7 Comments

NIAC has the details on a provocative new resolution gaining momentum in the House in part due to AIPAC’s aggressive lobbying following its annual policy conference: Washington, DC — A House resolution effectively requiring a naval blockade on Iran seems fast tracked for passage, gaining co-sponsors at a remarkable speed, but experts say the measures […]

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Brown, Bush threaten new sanctions against Iran

Irancove @ June 16, 2008 # 2 Comments

Via PressTV: British Prime Minister Gordon Brown says Britain will take any necessary action to assure Iran is aware of the choice it should make. “Today Britain will urge Europe, and Europe will agree to take further sanctions against Iran,” the prime minister said in a joint press conference with US President George W. Bush. […]

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Iraq Mandate Concealed Since 2003?

Irancove @ June 15, 2008 # 5 Comments

Helena Cobban at Just World News has the details: The NSA analyst, Joyce Battle, starts with a reference to Patrick Cockburn’s excellent recent reporting on the details of the SOFA-plus agreement that the Bushists presented to the Iraqi side at the beginning of this month. Under the heading “Looks like San Remo all over again”– […]

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Shahnameh Millenial Event in Toronto

Irancove @ June 14, 2008 # 3 Comments

Via Payvand: The Shahnameh Millennial Concert is scheduled for August 2 in Toronto’s Roy Thomson Hall. Ferdowsi packs so much literature in his verses that storytellers, singers, percussionists, and painters have traditionally helped unpack his work for us. For a thousand years, this collaboration of the letters and the arts in ghahveh khaneh (coffee house) […]

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Representatives Call for Talks, not War with Iran

Irancove @ June 13, 2008 # 5 Comments

Members of Congress call Iranians at home in show of diplomacy as the drumbeats of war continue in a show of informal diplomacy. Speaking about the stand-off with Iran, Rep. Ron Paul said: “There’s no reason … we can’t practice a little bit of diplomacy, we can’t talk to people. And they say, ‘Well we […]

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Set Reasonable Expectations but Talk to Iran, Committee Witnesses Argue

Irancove @ June 12, 2008 # No Comment Yet

Via NIAC: Washington, DC — At a hearing on “Iran’s Strategic Aspirations and the Future of the Middle East” in the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia, Members of Congress and committee witnesses agreed that the current US strategy toward Iran is not working. Where they differed was what direction a […]

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Garrisoning the Global Gas Station

Irancove @ June 12, 2008 # 5 Comments

Michael Klare writes on  the losses to American national security produced by a militarized approach to energy security at Tomdispatch.  In addition to Middle East oil politics, Klare describes the creation of AFRICOM: This year, the Pentagon will activate the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), its first new overseas combat command since Reagan created CENTCOM a […]

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“Hotline to Iran” Aims to Head off War

Irancove @ June 12, 2008 # 2 Comments

Alison Raphael reports on a bill sponsored by Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee that aims to establish high-level, direct, unconditional and bilateral negotiations with Iran.  Jackson Lee was joined by Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Ron Paul at the “Time to Talk to Iran” outdoor event that featured 1960’s style red “hotline” telephones which enabled visitors to […]

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The Lies and Fearmongering of Congressman Mark Kirk

Irancove @ June 12, 2008 # 4 Comments

The Real News interviews Rep Mark Kirk at the AIPAC conference: Congressman Mark Kirk (R-IL) is a member of the House Appropriations Committee and a Commander in the US Naval Reserves who serves one weekend a month as the Deputy Director of Intelligence in the Pentagon’s National Military Command Center (NMCC).

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Did Shaul Mofaz’s beligerent comments against Iran drive up oil prices?

Irancove @ June 12, 2008 # 3 Comments

Daniel Levy on the comments made by the Iranian born Israeli Minister of Transportation, Shaul Mofaz, who asserted that “attacking Iran in order to stop its nuclear plans, will be unavoidable.” Considering the rising price of oil after Mofaz’s comment, Levy flippantly wonders if Mofaz has a dual loyalty to Iran. Can it be? Mofaz […]

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Effects of EU/US Sanctions on Iran

Irancove @ June 12, 2008 # 2 Comments

Carnegie’s Karim Sadjadpour appears on BBC World to discuss the new EU-U.S. sanctions on Iran. Sadjadpour comments that while the new sanctions will likely do little to temper Iran, the mutual mistrust between the United States and Iran is unlikely to end until a new U.S. administration is in place and a new president is elected […]

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Iran and Israel: Mismarriage of Convenience

Irancove @ June 10, 2008 # 3 Comments

Trita Parsi’s pragmatic assessment on the complex relationship and prospect of rapprochement between Iran, the US and Israel is available at Foreign Policy:  Last week, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)—the powerful pro-Israel lobbying group—held its annual policy conference in Washington, and it went as you might expect. Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain […]

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At the tip of Iran’s spear and who is making Iran’s Iraq policy?

Irancove @ June 10, 2008 # 2 Comments

David Ignatius has a very interesting article on Brig. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the commander of Iran’s Quds force, identifying him as the one who “plays a decisive role in [Iran’s] confrontation with the United States” rather than Ahamdinejad.  The article appears below.  Also see Farideh Farhi’s excellent post at the ICGA site which adds more […]

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Richard Engel and the Pressures of War Reporting

Irancove @ June 10, 2008 # 7 Comments

Richard Engel has a new book out describing his time serving as the Baghdad bureau chief for NBC.  Below are a few key paragraphs from the Washington Post story: Three years into the Iraq war, Richard Engel was holding down the fort as NBC‘s Baghdad bureau chief when a top producer in New York, M.L. […]

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Shiite Lawmakers: US Seeking 58 Bases in Iraq, Wants Authority to Determine if Iraq Has Been Attacked

Irancove @ June 10, 2008 # 3 Comments

Leila Fadel of McClatchy reports that the US wants 58 permanent bases in Iraq and the power to determine if Iraq has been attacked.  Iraqi lawmakers view this as a possible legal impetus for US forces to start a war with Iran and  are apprehensive about being dragged in to the middle of it. Barack […]

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Obama and AIPAC

Irancove @ June 9, 2008 # No Comment Yet

Uri Averny: AFTER MONTHS of a tough and bitter race, a merciless struggle, Barack Obama has defeated his formidable opponent, Hillary Clinton. He has wrought a miracle: for the first time in history a black person has become a credible candidate for the presidency of the most powerful country in the world. And what was […]

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Maliki: Iraq will not be used against Iran

Irancove @ June 9, 2008 # 6 Comments

Via AFP:  (see Juan Cole’s remarks here) TEHRAN (AFP) — Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki sought to reassure Iran over a planned security pact with Washington on Sunday, vowing Iraq would never be used as a platform to attack the Islamic republic. “We will not allow Iraq to become a platform for harming the security […]

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Neocon: If Obama Wins, Iran War Definite

Irancove @ June 9, 2008 # 3 Comments

Daniel Pipes says Bush will attack Iran before the end of his term if Obama wins.  You can watch video of the interview at infowars. AntiWar:  Neoconservative political analyst Daniel Pipes says if a Democratic nominee becomes president, Iran should ‘watch out’ for a US attack. In an interview with National Review Online, Pipes said […]

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Did Iranian Agents Dupe Pentagon Officials?

Irancove @ June 8, 2008 # 8 Comments

McClatchy has the story: WASHINGTON — Defense Department counterintelligence investigators suspected that Iranian exiles who provided dubious intelligence on Iraq and Iran to a small group of Pentagon officials might have “been used as agents of a foreign intelligence service … to reach into and influence the highest levels of the U.S. government,” a Senate […]

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Michael Ledeen in the WSJ

Irancove @ June 8, 2008 # 4 Comments

Michael Ledeen’s sensationalist article titled “Iran and the Problem of Evil” predictably appears in Murdoch’s Wall Street Journal. Like Amir Taheri’s article “The Problem With Talking to Iran”—which appeared in the WSJ two weeks ago—Michael Ledeen has a long and reprehensible history of deception and warmongering regarding Iran which is detailed here, here and here. […]

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Iran Alleges US Bribed Iraqi MPs on Security Pact

Irancove @ June 8, 2008 # 4 Comments

Via Juan Cole and the USG Open Source Center: The USG Open Source Center translates an Iranian radio broadcast that alleges the US is trying to bribe members of the Iraqi parliament to pass the proposed security agreement with the US, with the alleged bribes totaling $3 bn. No source is given for the allegation, […]

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Part 2 of Wilkerson Interview: Iran Influence is a Fact, Negotiations a Must

Irancove @ June 7, 2008 # 7 Comments

More of Paul Jay’s interview with Lawrence Wilkerson via The Real News: Lawrence Wilkerson is a retired United States Army soldier and former chief of staff to United States Secretary of State Colin Powell. Wilkerson is an adjunct professor at the College of William & Mary where he teaches courses on US national security. He […]

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Cheney Blocked Talks with Iran

Irancove @ June 6, 2008 # 3 Comments

Former Chief of Staff of former Secretary of State Colin Powell, Lawrence Wilkerson, says Dick Cheney rebuffed an Iranian offer for negotiations on stabilizing Iraq in 2003. The Real News has the story: Wilkerson says what Dr. Rice has been saying is fairly consistent with what the administration‘s position has been and that is, that […]

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Obama Panders to AIPAC

Irancove @ June 5, 2008 # 2 Comments

Dana Milbank on Obama’s uncharacteristically hard-line speech to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee: Now, here’s a change we can believe in. A mere 12 hours after claiming the Democratic presidential nomination, Barack Obama appeared before the American Israel Public Affairs Committee yesterday — and changed himself into an Israel hard-liner. He promised $30 billion […]

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Gallup Poll Confirms Majority of Americans Favor Diplomacy with Iran

Irancove @ June 5, 2008 # 6 Comments

NIAC has the details: According to a recent Gallup poll, 59% of Americans think it is a good idea for the President of the United States to meet with the President of Iran, and 67% support meeting with the leaders of countries considered enemies of the United States. For months, the presidential campaigns and members […]

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In White House Meeting: Olmert to Urge Bush to Attack Iran

Irancove @ June 5, 2008 # No Comment Yet

Think Progress has the details on a meeting between Ehud Olmert and President Bush at the White House.  Many analysts believe that as Bush is nearing the end of his term, a strike on Iran is becoming more likely.  The following is from JTA: Citing sources close to the Israeli prime minister, Yediot Achronot reported […]

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US/IRAN: Larijani’s Election Can Boost Congressional Diplomacy

Irancove @ June 4, 2008 # 3 Comments

Analysis by Trita Parsi via IPS: WASHINGTON, Jun 4 (IPS) – Iranian Nobel prize laureate Shirin Ebadi has long argued that the United States and Iran need to have a dialogue with each other at three different levels: between their executive branches, between their civil societies and between their legislatures. While the George W. Bush […]

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An Israeli’s Response to McCain’s AIPAC Speech

Irancove @ June 4, 2008 # 3 Comments

Daniel Levy at Prospects for Peace posted an essay on McCain’s keynote address at the annual AIPAC conference.  Some of his remarks about Iran are pasted below.  The entire article is definitely worth a read: Senator McCain gave the keynote address at today’s opening of the annual AIPAC Conference and promised that the same vision […]

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Obama Speaks to AIPAC, Echoes McCain’s Exaggerated Remarks on Iran

Irancove @ June 4, 2008 # 7 Comments

Obama speaks to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).  Obama joined the sensationalist chorus by calling Iran a “grave” threat.  However, Obama has stated that he is willing to talk to Iranian leaders, without preconditions—a remark which John McCain and President Bush have tried to exploit in front of the Israeli Knesset and the […]

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CNN’s Dobbs, Daily News’ Goodwin expressed incredulity that Pelosi would “giv[e] the Iranians credit,” but her comments echoed CNN’S own reporting

Irancove @ June 4, 2008 # 3 Comments

Media Matters reports: Summary: On Lou Dobbs Tonight, Lou Dobbs and Michael Goodwin cited House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s comments about Iran negotiating an end to fighting in Basra, Iraq, to accuse her of being unwilling to give credit to U.S. troops and being “invested in failure” when, in fact, CNN itself reported that Iran had […]

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McCain at AIPAC: Drumbeats of War?

Irancove @ June 3, 2008 # 3 Comments

American Israel Public Affairs Committee Annual Policy Conference begins, June 2, 2008. Speaking at the opening session, presidential candidate John McCain calls for serious sanctions against Iran. Senior News Analyst, Aijaz Ahmad provides context. Part 1: Part 2:

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Bush Says US Will be in Iraq for 40 Years, Lies About Iranian Nuclear Energy Program

Irancove @ June 3, 2008 # One Comment

Excerpts from Richard Engel’s interview with President Bush: On Iraq: “‘This is the great war of our times. It is going to take forty years,’” [Bush told Engel]. “Bush said in forty years the world would know if the war on terrorism, and conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, had reduced extremism, helped moderates, and promoted […]

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McCain Addresses “Israel Lobby” on Iran Policy

Irancove @ June 3, 2008 # 7 Comments

Polls show that most Americans favor engaging Iran, but presidential contender John McCain took an opposing view addressing the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) annual policy conference by continuing his standard hard-line rhetoric on Iran: by Jim Lobe WASHINGTON, Jun 2 (IPS) – In a major address on Middle East policy Monday, Sen. John McCain, […]

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Both McCain, Obama exaggerating Iran’s Nuclear Program

Irancove @ June 2, 2008 # 5 Comments

McClatchy reports on the dishonest rhetoric from both sides of the aisle, regarding Iran’s program. No evidence of an Iranian nuclear weapons program has been found by the IAEA or US intelligence, regardless, US lawmakers—like presidential contenders Obama and McCain—continue to reiterate the baseless accusation. Jonathan S. Landay | McClatchy Newspapers last updated: June 02, […]

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Carter: Israel Has 150 or More Nukes

Irancove @ June 2, 2008 # 6 Comments

Source: the Real News Former US President Jimmy Carter has again come under fire in the US mainstream media, since publicly saying that Israel has 150 or more nuclear weapons in its arsenal. Details about Israel’s nuclear weapons programme started emerging in 1986. International nuclear experts now believe that Israel maintains a cache of between […]

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IAEA: US Obstructing Probe Into Iran

Irancove @ June 2, 2008 # No Comment Yet

Source: PressTV  UN nuclear watchdog chief Mohamed ElBaradei says Washington has hampered the agency’s investigations by denying Iran access to vital intelligence. In his opening address to the International Atomic Energy Agency’s 35-member Board of Governors on Monday, the IAEA chief expressed regret that the agency ‘had not made the progress it had hoped for’. […]

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Iran Looks Eastward for Gas Markets

Irancove @ June 2, 2008 # 3 Comments

According to Peter Kierman, Iran is looking toward Asian energy-consuming nations after several European firms decided to pull out of lucrative deals with Iran. Earlier this month, Royal Dutch Shell and Spain’s Repsol pulled out of a proposed Iranian natural gas development project that was estimated to be worth over $10 billion. The decision by […]

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AIPAC Conference and Iran

Irancove @ June 2, 2008 # 4 Comments

Jim Jobe reports on the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee’s (AIPAC) annual three-day policy conference which, is describe by AIPAC’s press announcement as “consistently ranked as the most influential foreign policy lobbying organization on Capitol Hill.”  Read excerpts from Lobe’s article regarding Iran below:  You can expect a strong focus on Iran and a very hawkish […]

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