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Documents linking Iran to nuclear weapons push may have been fabricated

Irancove @ November 11, 2008 # 6 Comments

Like the Niger forgeries that lead to the Iraq war, evidence is surfacing that the Iran documents provided to IAEA by the US were also forgeries.  Gareth Porter explains, The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has obtained evidence suggesting that documents which have been described as technical studies for a secret Iranian nuclear weapons-related research […]

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The way it is…

Irancove @ November 9, 2008 # 4 Comments

according to Swoop: Significant uncertainty surrounds the President-elect’s approach towards Iran. While Obama indicated on the campaign trail a commitment to pursuing sanctions and “tough, direct diplomacy” in dissuading Tehran from its atomic ambitions, any increase in tension would have implications for stability in Iraq. As we have previously indicated, some analysts in Washington believe […]

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Irancove @ November 8, 2008 # 2 Comments

Bush ’06: The regime in that country [Iran] sponsors terrorists in the Palestinian territories and in Lebanon — and that must come to an end.  The Iranian government is defying the world with its nuclear ambitions, and the nations of the world must not permit the Iranian regime to gain nuclear weapons. Obama ’08: Iran’s […]

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Iran Hawk Billionaire Neocon Facing Financial Problems

Irancove @ November 7, 2008 # 8 Comments

A casino owned by Sheldon Adelson, the man behind several ultra right-wing initiatives aimed to start war and place sanctions on Iran, may default on debt and face bankruptcy.

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Why US-Iran Talks Are Good for Israel

Irancove @ November 5, 2008 # 6 Comments

By Mark Katz via NIAC The recent Russian intervention in Georgia has made an American rapprochement with Iran highly desirable for the United States. Israel has long opposed such a rapprochement, but this would also serve its interests too. Here’s why. Europe has become increasingly dependent on Russia for natural gas supplies, and this dependence […]

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Former Mayor of Tehran Votes (for the first time ever) for Obama

Irancove @ November 4, 2008 # No Comment Yet

Iranian of the day:

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Norm Coleman targets Iran

Irancove @ November 3, 2008 # 14 Comments

Minnesotans against terrorism…

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Obama, McCain Advisers Part of Neocon Bipartisan Push Against Iran on the Behalf of Israel

Irancove @ November 3, 2008 # 4 Comments

New report by Republicans Robert Dole, Howard Baker and Democrats Tom Daschle and George Mitchell warns the next administration that it “might have little time and fewer options to deal with this threat.”  Both Obama’s top Middle East adviser Dennis Ross and McCain’s Dan Coats are authors of the report. Col. Pat Lang on Dennis […]

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The Iranians Are Coming! Anniversary of Michael Ledeen Warnings Coming Up

Irancove @ November 1, 2008 # 4 Comments

Dire warnings from Michael Ledeen’s 2003 article.  Ledeen still appears on cable TV and gives conferences as an “Iran expert” even though he doesn’t speak the language, has never been to Iran, and can’t ever seem to get anything right. Ledeen in 2003:  As reported here some weeks ago, the Iranians believe they now have […]

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Rubin: McCain’s Racism Trifecta

Irancove @ November 1, 2008 # 8 Comments

Barnett Rubin: I can’t stop stewing over this attack on Rashid Khalidi. Even the Washington Post editorial board called out the Republicans on this one, quoting Rashid as saying he would just wait till the “idiot wind” blows over. That’s the editorial’s title: Idiot Wind.” I have been wondering why among all the awful things […]

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