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NIAC: Letter to McCain

Irancove @ July 9, 2008 # 5 Comments

Dear Senator McCain, The Iranian-American community is disappointed and disturbed by your comment yesterday about US exports of cigarettes to Iran as “a way of killing” Iranians. This statement was insensitive, callous, and counterproductive. We are proud Americans, and grateful for the blessings of liberty and democracy not available in our country of origin. Our […]

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Why Cheney Won’t Take Down Iran

Irancove @ July 9, 2008 # 5 Comments

According to Tom Engelhardt: Here’s the point: Yes, there is a powerful faction in this administration, headed by the Vice President, which has, it seems, saved its last rounds of ammunition for a strike against Iran. The question, of course, is: Are they still capable of creating “their own reality” and imposing it, however briefly, […]

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When Interests Collide — The US, Israel and Iran

Irancove @ July 9, 2008 # 13 Comments

In light of Admiral Michael Mullen and Anthony Cordesman’s recent public positions against an Israeli attack on Iran, Col Pat Lang has an interesting post on the diverging interests of Israel and the US.  Excerpt below: Now we have the case of Iran and its putative nuclear weapons program.  The US intelligence community judged in […]

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Discredited Con Coughlin Sets Sights on Iran

Irancove @ July 9, 2008 # 3 Comments

Daily Telegraph author Con Coughlin, who has a long history of writing unsubstantiated articles, is now claiming that Iran is pursuing an “A-bomb project.” Coughlin—who has has in the past accepted phony stories from the MI6 and fabricated his sources—once again, does not provide any evidence or any sources to back up his shoddy assertions […]

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Anthony Cordesman Joins Michael Mullen on Giving a Red-Light to an Israeli Attack on Iran

Irancove @ July 9, 2008 # 3 Comments

According to Haaretz: U.S. analyst: Mullen made clear Israel has no ‘green light’ to attack Iran A senior U.S. strategic analyst says the Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Michael Mullen, sent Israel an unequivocal message stating that Israel does not have a “green light” from the U.S. to attack Iranian nuclear […]

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