Israel Cannot Wage a War against Iran without a "Green Light" from the US By Michel Chossudovsky

23 December 2011 — Global Research

Preparing for a Confrontation with Iran: Beefing Up Israel’s Missile Defense

Turning point in the Structure of Israel’s Air Defense System
In late December 2008, coinciding with the onslaught of Israel’s “Operation Cast Lead” directed against Gaza, the Pentagon dispatched some 100 military personnel to Israel from US European Command (EUCOM) to assist Israel in setting up a new sophisticated X-band early warning radar system as part of a  new and integrated air defense system. (See defense.gov/news/, December 30, 2011). The project had been approved by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates in September 2008.

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Israel Cannot Wage a War against Iran without a “Green Light” from the US By Michel Chossudovsky

23 December 2011 — Global Research

Preparing for a Confrontation with Iran: Beefing Up Israel’s Missile Defense

Turning point in the Structure of Israel’s Air Defense System
In late December 2008, coinciding with the onslaught of Israel’s “Operation Cast Lead” directed against Gaza, the Pentagon dispatched some 100 military personnel to Israel from US European Command (EUCOM) to assist Israel in setting up a new sophisticated X-band early warning radar system as part of a  new and integrated air defense system. (See defense.gov/news/, December 30, 2011). The project had been approved by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates in September 2008.

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Stop NATO News: December 24, 2011: U.S. Pivot To Asia Strategy Can Destabilize Entire Region

24 December 2011 — Stop NATO

  • U.S. Pivot To Asia Strategy Can Destabilize Entire Region
  • U.S. Intensifies Military Posture Against Russia In Arctic
  • After Libya: Britain Mulls Military Intervention In Somalia
  • Britain: After Libya, NATO States Plan For Next Air War
  • Horn Of Africa: France Signs New Military Pact With Djibouti
  • France Close To Providing Emirates With Military Satellite
  • Azores: Thousands Of U.S., NATO Aircraft Transit To Middle East, Central Asia, Africa

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Strategic Culture Foundation 18-24 December 2011

24 December 2011 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Russia-EU Energy Ties Under Threat
24.12.2011 | 00:00 | Natalia MEDEN
The 20th World Petroleum Congress which convened in Doha, Qatar, in December, 2011, became the scene of a continuing dispute between Russian energy minister Serguey Shmatko and European Commissioner for Energy Günther Oettinger as at the moment the relations in the energy sphere between Russia and the EU are stuck at a fairly low point… Russia and the EU appear to be in the process of drifting apart…
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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 23 December 2011: The undeniable Palestinian right to resist occupation

23 December 2011 — VTJP

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International Middle East Media Center

Eshtayya: “Palestinian Lands Are For the Palestinians, Not For Settlements”
IMEMC – Mohammad Eshtayya, member of the Central Committee of Fateh movement, headed by Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, stated that Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and his government, must understand that the Palestinian lands are for the Palestinian people, and not for the illegal Israeli settlements. …

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