8 August 2013 — Our Kingdom
If the BBC wants to speculate on Iranian nuclear capabilities and the potential for conflict, why is it ignoring the clear consensus of US intelligence, and for what purpose?
2 November 2012 — VTJP
Shaath: “Abbas Will Submit Straightforward, Clear, UN Application”
IMEMC – Palestinian official, Dr. Nabil Shaath, stated that there is no confusion in the text that President Mahmoud Abbas intends to submit to the United Nations this month, adding that Abbas will head to the UN telling world leaders “We have decided to raise Palestine’s status to an observer state, and we ask for your recognition”. …
Anti-Empire Report, December 11, 2007: “The Anti-Empire Report
Read this or George W. Bush will be president the rest of your life
December 11, 2007
by William Blum
Another peace scare. Boy, that was close.
The US intelligence community’s new National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) — ‘Iran: Nuclear Intentions and Capabilities’ — makes a point of saying up front (in bold type): ‘This NIE does not (italics in original) assume that Iran intends to acquire nuclear weapons.’ The report goes on to state: ‘We judge with high confidence that in fall 2003, Tehran halted its nuclear weapons program.’
Isn’t that good news, that Iran isn’t about to attack the United States or Israel with nuclear weapons? Surely everyone is thrilled that the horror and suffering that such an attack — not to mention an American or Israeli retaliation or pre-emptive attack — would bring to this sad old world. Here are some of the happy reactions from American leaders: