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NPR on Iran

Irancove @ August 9, 2008 # 7 Comments

Via NPR Watch: Yesterday on ATC, Eric Westervelt’s piece on Iran might have well have been written by Dick Cheney or the Israeli Defense Forces. Consider these statements that formed the substance of the report: Melissa Block: “….some Iranian leaders have called for Israel’s destruction….and Israel is within the reach of some Iranian missiles.” Deputy […]

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Will Next Israeli Leader Attack Iran?

Irancove @ August 9, 2008 # 3 Comments

The decision by Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to step down amid corruption allegations has left many questions in Israel and in the region. There are two main contenders to replace Olmert as leader of the Kadima party. The front-runner Tzipi Livni, is a former Mossad operative and current foreign minister. She was a protégé […]

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Regime Change, Preemptive War…Neocons Still Pushing Iran War

Irancove @ August 9, 2008 # 7 Comments

Bolton thinks that Israel can drop bombs on Iran’s nuclear facilities in Isfahan (population of about 2 million people), but Iran should think “very hard” about retaliating because that risks an Israeli “escalation.” American News Project attends a panel attended by neoconservative, Israeli linked warmongers like Bill Kristol asking about the potential catastrophic consequences of […]

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Success of Attack on Iran’s Nuclear Program Doubtful

Irancove @ August 9, 2008 # One Comment

Jim Lobe: A military attack on Iran’s major nuclear facilities by the United States or Israel would likely result only in a delay – and not a particularly significant one at that – in Tehran’s ability to produce the fuel necessary to build a nuclear weapon, according to a report [.pdf] released Friday by an […]

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Study: Military Strike Against Iran’s Nuclear Energy Facilities Would Only Slightly Delay Program

Irancove @ August 9, 2008 # 8 Comments

WaPo: A military strike against Iran’s nuclear facilities would probably only delay the country’s progress toward nuclear-weapons capability, according to a study that concludes that such an attack could backfire by strengthening Tehran’s resolve to acquire the bomb. The analysis by the Washington-based Institute for Science and International Security found that Iran’s uranium facilities are […]

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