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Israeli Jets using Iraq’s Airspace?

Irancove @ July 11, 2008 # 4 Comments

According to a few reports, the US has allowed Israeli jets to fly over Iraqi airspace and use US airbases for over a month in preparation for an attack on Iran. According to Helena Cobban at Just World News, Israel’s Y-net (where the story originally appeared) updated their article to add an IDF denial saying […]

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Faked Missile Photographs

Irancove @ July 11, 2008 # 3 Comments

Regarding the doctored images of the Iranian missile test, Col. Pat Lang asks: These are photographs of the Shehab 3 in the launch phase. I am not an expert in the field of missile technology, but the missiles in the faked photograph appear to be anti-aircraft ground to air missiles.  The slanted attitude of launch […]

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Basketball Diplomacy: US and Iran

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Iranian basketball team to play Utah Jazz and rookie Dallas Maverick team among others in a series of exhibition games in Salt Lake City: By Ali Kermalli and Robert Windrem, NBC News Despite rising tensions with Iran, the U.S. State Department today announced that it has invited Iranian athletes to compete in the United States […]

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Op/Ed: Bush’s War Betrays the Sage of Monticello’s Vision for Liberty

Irancove @ July 11, 2008 # 9 Comments

by Prof. R.K. Ramazani and W. Scott Harrop George W. Bush’s recent speech at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello home highlights contrasting presidential legacies for advancing liberty in the world. Ironically, President Bush sought to don the Jefferson mantle by claiming that, “We honor Jefferson’s legacy by aiding the rise of liberty in lands that do not […]

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