Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Attack on Iran?


Attack on Iran?
by Ted Rudow III,MA ( Tedr77 [at] aol.com )
Tuesday Oct 2nd, 2007 1:45 PM
The Bush administration is approaching its last year in the White House. As the clock ticks towards 2008, speculation grows over whether President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney will indeed launch a widely feared attack on Iran.
On target is Revolutionary Guard Corps facilities in Tehran and elsewhere.
“I thought Petraeus went way beyond what Iran is doing inside Iraq today,” David Kay, a former C.I.A. adviser and the chief weapons inspector in Iraq for the United Nations. “When the White House started its anti-Iran campaign, six months ago, I thought it was all craziness. Now it does look like there is some selective smuggling by Iran, but much of it has been in response to American pressure and American threats"..
Iran’s not a threat to the U.S., just as Iraq wasn’t a threat to the U.S. The threat is to Israel, which has always worried about any of its neighbors getting ahold of nuclear weapons. Israel, of course, has many nuclear weapons. So Israel is egging on the U.S. to do something about it, and is hinting that if the U.S. doesn’t stop the Iranian nuclear program, then Israel will—the same way it stopped Iraq’s nuclear program years ago, by blowing up their reactor. The U.S. professes that it supports democracy in the Middle East yet when there was a democratic government in Iran the U.S. destroyed it.
Ted Rudow III,MA

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