December 2004 — Information Clearing House
[I’ve been archiving ICH digests since early 2003. Unfortunately, an unknown number of the links are now dead, so I can’t guarantee that the link will take you where you want to go. WB]
Information Clearing House
Digest December 12-16 2004
Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2004
Evildoers, here we come
The road to Damascus is the key node in the Bush/neo-con roadmap for a new Middle East.
by Pepe Escobar
Washington is faced with two options. It could restore the draft – provoking a minor social earthquake in the US. Or it could develop – and deploy – tactical nuclear weapons, mini-nukes. Fallujah – flattened by “conventional” means – was just a test. On the road to Damascus, the road to Tehran, the road to Riyadh, the neo-cons would be much more tempted to go nuclear.