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A Hidden Menace in Bush's Words on Iran
Saturday, October 20, 2007
The George W Bush administration has seemingly taken advantage of the Congressional recess to escalate tensions with Iran.
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Will the Irbil 5 Be Freed?
Saturday, October 20, 2007
An important indication of where the balance of power within the administration stands vis-a-vis Iran policy is likely to emerge in the next week or two when a decision is due on whether to release the five Iranians who have been held by U.S. forces in Iraq since they were seized in a raid on the de facto Iranian consulate in Irbil last January 10.
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We Rush to War in Iran at Our Own Peril
Saturday, October 20, 2007
The beat of war drums along the Potomac — from 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., to Capitol Hill, and from Neo-Con Central at the headquarters of the Weekly Standard to the halls of the Pentagon — is growing in intensity just as it did five years ago in the months leading to the invasion of Iraq.
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War with Iran: Probable (& Disastrous)
Saturday, October 20, 2007
The U.S and Iran have been moving towards a head-on collision for the last seven years. The expected collision will most probably take place in the final months of the Bush administration.
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US Politicians, Not Ahmadinejad, Have Blood on Their Hands
Saturday, October 20, 2007
Ernest Hemingway explained the problem many years ago. The first thing politicians do to hide their mismanagement, he said, is inflate the currency; the second thing they do is go to war.
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US on the Warpath with the IAEA
Saturday, October 20, 2007
Being at the IAEA these days has once again reminded one that US diatribes are not limited to regimes and states that act contrary to US goals or even wishes. In the usual alliance of the government and the media -- clearly the US media has its own interpretations of a "free" media -- the Americans have launched a blitzkrieg against the IAEA and especially its head, El Baradei.
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US Frets at Iran's 'Strategic Dominance'
Saturday, October 20, 2007
The George W Bush administration recently concluded that the increase in rocket attacks on coalition targets by Shi'ite forces in Iraq over the summer was a deliberate move by Iran to escalate the war to put pressure on the United States to accept Iranian influence in Iraq, according to a senior US government official.
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US Democrat's 'Iran Policy' and the Tale of Two Superpowers
Saturday, October 20, 2007
Mr. Brzezinski, the chief geo-strategist for Carter of administration,- famous for having Human rights as its motto in foreign policy affairs,- currently is the foreign policy advisor to Democratic candidate Barack Obama. In precise and concise words, he provides the reader with a glimpse to the twofold process that US sets in motion in the aftermath of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.  Before the invasion of Iraq by US, this event is the last time a Superpower invades a country in that part of the world.
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U.S., Iran Need to Build Confidence
Saturday, October 20, 2007
In the wake of escalating tensions between United States and Iran, touching on both the nuclear standoff and the situation in Iraq, the two sides need to take tangible steps aimed at reducing the escalating tensions between them, and the sooner the better.
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In Al-Jazeera Report Showing U.S. Citizen Training Islamist Militants
Saturday, October 20, 2007
The following are excerpts from an interview with Sheikh Hassan Al-Harsi of the Islamic Courts Union of Somalia, which aired on Al-Jazeera TV on September 30, 2007.
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