Category: (Possible) War in Iran

  • Iran-Bound Yellowcake Uranium 238 From Congo Uncovered in Tanzania

    A UN report, dated July 18, said there was “no doubt” a huge shipment of smuggled uranium 238, uncovered by Tanzanian customs officials, was moved from the Lubumbashi mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Tanzanian customs officials said it was destined for the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas, and was stopped on October 22 […]

  • Armed Madhouse: Who's Afraid of Osama Wolf?, China Floats, Bush Sinks, The Scheme to Steal ‘08,No Child's Behind Left, and Other Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Class War by Greg Palast (Mindmap)

    Must read. You know Greg Palast as the ex-pat journalist that reports for the BBC and reported to the rest of the world how the 2000 election was FUBARed while no one in the US did a damned thing. He’s back. Armed Madhouse is a complete tour of the greedy, selfish assholes that run our […]

  • Nobel, Laureate Physicists Urge Bush Against Nuking Iran

    Thirteen of the nation’s most prominent physicists have written a letter to President Bush, calling U.S. plans to reportedly use nuclear weapons against Iran “gravely irresponsible” and warning that such action would have “disastrous consequences for the security of the United States and the world.” Remember Sy Hersh’s New Yorker articles? A government consultant with […]

  • We Don't Need a Draft

    Something that’s simmered in my head is how can we invade Iran without a military draft. Simple. We aren’t sending troops. Just nuke the shit out of them. Now that we’re opened up the shock-and-awe box, Pandora is pissed. The more impersonal the carnage is, the more it is done with infrared and theatricalized to […]

  • United States National Security Strategy Updated and Released

    The fourth through seventh words are, I kid you not: America is at war. Summary: America will continue to pre-emptively attack its enemies and Iran is now the greatest danger facing the United States, George Bush announced today in a new version of his “National Security Strategy”. ThinkProgress does a little fact checking. They also […]

  • Bush Presents to UN on Iran

    Sabre-rattling: The presentation has not been vetted through standard U.S. intelligence channels because it does not include secret material. One U.S. official involved in the briefing said the intelligence community had nothing to do with the presentation and "probably would have disavowed some of it because it draws conclusions that aren’t strictly supported by the […]

  • Hallibutron Providing Iran With Nuke Financing

    Just last week a National Security Council report said Iran was a decade away from acquiring a nuclear bomb. That time frame could arguably have been significantly longer if Halliburton, which just reported a 284 percent increase in its fourth quarter profits due to its Iraq reconstruction contracts, was not actively providing the Iranian government […]

  • Putin backs Iran in Nuclear Row

    Russian doesn’t see weapons program, vows to help with reactor. Hi Cold War!! How ya been?

  • USAF Flying Aircraft into Iran

    UPI is reporting the U.S. Air Force has begun flying combat aircraft into Iranian airspace in what could be viewed as an act of war… [T]he US has begun creating a network of front companies inside Iran in order to be able to move money, weapons and personnel around inside the country.

  • U.S. May Already Be in Iran

    (well my job loss pity party didn’t last long at all – who am I kidding?) From Seymour Hersh: The United States has been conducting secret reconnaissance missions inside Iran to help identify potential nuclear, chemical and missile targets… The secret missions have been going on at least since last summer with the goal of […]