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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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