Iran Newslinks 16-17 November 2011
17 November 2011 — williambowles.info
17 November 2011
Freedom Rider: Obama’s Mission Accomplished Moment
The Greanville Post 17/11/2011 at 20:34
By editor and senior columnist Margaret Kimberley
Obama is once again out-Bushing Bush on the war-worshipping front. With the president’s blessing, NCAA basketball games will now take place on the decks of warships – the Carrier Classic. There is a message in this muscular madness: ‘America is powerful, can kill anyone at will, glories in those facts and browbeats everyone into celebrating this horror with a combination of coercion and the façade of making evil acts seem entertaining.’
Russia hopes new Iran resolution is adopted on Friday – FM
Strategic Culture Foundation 17/11/2011 at 20:01
Sanctioning Syria: The Long Road to Damascus
Dissident Voice 17/11/2011 at 16:00
In 1996, an Israeli think tank, the Institute for Advanced Strategic and Political Studies, prepared ‘A Clean Break: A New Strategy for Securing the Realm’ for incoming Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. In that seminal report, the Richard Perle-led study group suggested that Israel could ‘shape its strategic environment, in cooperation with Turkey and Jordan, by weakening, containing, and even rolling back Syria.’ Comprised mainly of American-based pro-Israel advocates, the group stressed, ‘Most important, it is understandable that Israel has an interest supporting diplomatically, militarily and operationally Turkey’s and Jordan’s actions against Syria, such as securing tribal alliances with Arab tribes that cross into Syrian territory and are hostile to the Syrian ruling elite.’
Gilad Atzmon: In case you don’t realise how dangerous the Israeli Lobby Is
William Bowles.info 17/11/2011 at 14:55
17 November, 2011 — Gilad Atzmon Israeli paper Israel-Ayom reports today about a new ‘Congressional bill’ that would require the ‘American administration to support Israel in a move deemed necessary to defend itself against the Iranian nuclear threat.’ Five Republican congressmen who visited Israel last week disclosed the bill. The bill states an ‘expression of support for [...]
Big powers ok watered-down IAEA Iran nuke paper
Russiatoday.ru 17/11/2011 at 14:13
The UN nuclear watchdog’s latest resolution on Iran expresses ‘serious concerns’ regarding Tehran’s nuclear defiance, but stops short of overly critical language that could scare off Chinese and Russian support.
UN nuclear body seeks Iran visit
BBC News 17/11/2011 at 13:46
The UN nuclear agency says it wants to send a high-level mission to Iran to address new fears that it may be seeking to build nuclear weapons.
The Global Financial Dictatorship Vs. Iran
Strategic Culture Foundation 17/11/2011 at 13:16
Having coped with Libya, the West is ready to hunt down new victims, Syria and Iran being next on the hit list… For Wall Street, Iran is the main opponent of the global financial dictatorship in the Middle East… There are indications that an attack against Iran is a decided matter. The IAEA report based on intelligence data from obscure sources and portraying Iran as a country struggling to become nuclear-armed is supposed to convince the US taxpayers and the international community that no alternative to a military campaign exists…
IAEA Iran Report Fit Facts to Strengthen Hardliners
The Real News Network 17/11/2011 at 12:11
Robert Kelley Pt2: The report misleads and manipulates facts in attempt to prove a forgone conclusion
IAEA chief defends report on Iran’s nuclear program
Strategic Culture Foundation 17/11/2011 at 11:46
Arab Spring part of ‘US divide-and-conquer plan’
Russiatoday.ru 17/11/2011 at 10:03
The fall of Libya, the riots in Syria, the media attack on Iran are all parts of a global decades-old American plan to take control of all Middle East, believes regional consultant Peter Eyre.
Bibi’s Official Genocide Policy
Craig Murray 17/11/2011 at 09:31
Much is made in the rush to war with Iran of Ahmadinejad’s alleged saying that Israel should be ‘wiped off the map’. I am not an Iranian speaker and not qualified to enter the debate as to whether that is, or is not, an accurate statement. I view Ahmadinejad as a thug anyway, irrespective of any linguistic quibble.
Iran’s population exceeds 75 million: official
Strategic Culture Foundation 17/11/2011 at 06:20
16 November 2011
Stop NATO news: November 17, 2011
Stop NATO 17/11/2011 at 02:41
No Room for Smugness on Iran
Consortiumnews.com 16/11/2011 at 22:51
There’s a ‘Lucy-yanks-the-football-away-from-Charlie-Brown’ quality to how Americans are handled each time a new war with a foreign ‘enemy’ is being sold. There’s a slightly varied pitch and the public belatedly learns it’s been conned, as is now happening with Iran, notes ex-U.S. intelligence analyst Elizabeth Murray. By Elizabeth Murray I remember thinking smugly to myself in late 2002/early 2003: ‘Those neocons will never be able to launch their much-desired war in Iraq;…
Iran War Debate
Craig Murray 16/11/2011 at 22:37
I may not be able to post tomorrow as I am travelling all day from Ramsgate up to St Andrews to take part in a debate, speaking against the motion that ‘This House Would Resort to War to Prevent a Nuclear Iran’.
Targeting Iran and Syria
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) 16/11/2011 at 22:01
America, key NATO partners, and Israel target both Iran and Syria next after Libya. Mathaba US-IsRATine Analyst Stephen Lendman reports.
Should Iran leave IAEA?
Russiatoday.ru 16/11/2011 at 21:10
With the credibility of an IAEA report on Iran’s secretive nuclear activity being questioned, some experts say the Iranian people should ask their government why their country is still a member of the UN nuclear agency.
Air Force gets super bombs to attack Iran?
Russiatoday.ru 16/11/2011 at 19:21
The Air Force has needs, baby. Operational needs. That’s what Lieutenant Colonel Jack Miller is saying, and among the things that the military is just begging for are eight 30,000-pound bombs.
Iran will defend Syria against any possible Military Attacks
GlobalResearch.ca 16/11/2011 at 18:26
Tehran would maintain and reinvigorate its alliance with Syria under any kind of condition and would defend Damascus against any possible military aggression by the West.
Iran, Algeria reject foreign interference in Syria
GlobalResearch.ca 16/11/2011 at 18:06
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Huge explosion at Iranian missile base kills top general
World Socialist Web Site 16/11/2011 at 16:14
While Tehran dismissed the blast as an accident, indications have emerged that it was an act of sabotage carried out by Israel’s intelligence agency, Mossad.