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French-Kissing the War on Iran
Monday, October 15, 2007
President George W Bush goes to New York next week for the annual United Nations General Assembly to ratchet up the demonization of Iran, confident that his new French ally is doing "a heck of a job".
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Debunking the Neocons' Iran War Measure
Monday, October 15, 2007
The Lieberman-Kyle amendment has just passed the Senate overwhelmingly after two sections were removed to satisfy Democrats that it will not serve as a backdoor authorization for war against Iran, using U.S. forces operating in Iran.
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Are Presidents Entitled to Kill Foreigners?
Monday, October 15, 2007
What is the common term for ordering soldiers to kill vast numbers of innocent people?
A war crime.
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Bush's 'Proxy War' Claim Over Iran Exposed
Sunday, October 7, 2007
In his prepared statement to the US House of Representatives Foreign Affairs and Armed Services committees last week, General David Petraeus claimed that Iran is using the Quds Force to turn Shi'ite militias into a "Hezbollah-like force" to "fight a proxy war against the Iraqi state and coalition forces in Iraq".
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Ahmadinezhad in New York
Sunday, October 7, 2007
During the past week, Iran's President Mahmud Ahmadinezhad, along with many other heads of states, were in New York to take part in the United Nations General Assembly. He was primarily there to defuse the dangerous confrontation with the West over Iran's nuclear programme (although his speech at the UN did little to defuse that tension).
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Iran, Israel Ratchet up Tensions
Sunday, October 7, 2007
With so much talk of "red October" promising more fireworks instead of peace in the troubled Middle East, the world leaders gathering at the United Nations headquarters in New York would be excused for focusing on war prevention and peaceful settlement of Middle East conflicts, seemingly spiraling out of control on all fronts, particularly between Iran and Israel.
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Shifting Targets
Sunday, October 7, 2007
In a series of public statements in recent months, President Bush and members of his Administration have redefined the war in Iraq, to an increasing degree, as a strategic battle between the United States and Iran.
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Wake Up, America: Iran is Not What You Think
Sunday, October 7, 2007
Winston Churchill said, “To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war,” and one ought to frame Columbia University’s debate in such a context. But the invitation proved to be a cheap and failed ruse, put on by aggressive and skewed observers who once supported cakewalk actions and are now suffering from intellectual bankruptcy.
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How a 'Good War' in Afghanistan Went Bad
Saturday, October 6, 2007
The American-led coalition's lightning-fast route of the Taliban led many to believe that it was a "spent force" that would no longer pose a threat. Almost four years later, officials are wondering if these victorious feelings were premature, and asking themselves what can be done to improve a drastically deteriorated situation.
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62 Years of Nuclear Hypocrisy
Saturday, October 6, 2007
President Harry Truman defended his decision for the August 1945 nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by stating
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