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No KFC in Fallujah…

Irancove @ August 4, 2008 # 4 Comments

A testament to the shoddy standards of Fox News via TPM: Last week Fox News ran a story about how things were going so well in Fallujah that they’ve opened their first KFC franchise to keep the locals hooked up with quality Fried Chicken. They even got ret. Gen. Tommy Franks to comment on the […]

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More on Ignatius’ Column

Irancove @ August 4, 2008 # No Comment Yet

See Jim Lobe’s post. See Pat Lang’s Post. 

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To Provoke War, Cheney Considered Proposal to Dress Up Navy Seals As Iranians and Shoot at Them

Irancove @ August 4, 2008 # 7 Comments

Think Progress on manufacturing an incident to provoke Iran war: Speaking at the Campus Progress journalism conference earlier this month, Seymour Hersh — a Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist for The New Yorker — revealed that Bush administration officials held a meeting recently in the Vice President’s office to discuss ways to provoke a war with Iran. […]

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Ignatius: Bombing Iran Unlikely

Irancove @ August 4, 2008 # 6 Comments

Via WaPo:  Analysts speculate about the danger of a U.S. or Israeli military attack on Iran before the Bush administration departs office next January. But if you read the tea leaves carefully, the evidence is actually pointing in the opposite direction. One sign that the diplomatic track is dominant for now is that the administration […]

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