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Ahmadinejad Sees Nuclear Energy in Iran by 2009

Posted by alanmirs on January 31, 2008


TEHRAN — President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran said Wednesday that his country would produce nuclear energy by next year and condemned Israel as a “filthy entity” that would soon collapse

Fars News Agency, via Reuters

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad gesturing on Wednesday as he spoke to the people of Bushehr, Iran, 750 miles south of Tehran, in a photo distributed by a semi-official news outlet.

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http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/7217280.stm

 

 

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Sensationalist Media Did Pentagon’s Bidding in Fake Naval ‘Provocation’ with Iran

Posted by alanmirs on January 15, 2008


Sensationalist Media Did Pentagon’s Bidding in Fake Naval ‘Provocation’ with Iran
The United States has lodged a formal diplomatic protest against Iran for its "provocation" in the Strait of Hormuz on January 6. But new information reveals that the alleged Iranian threat to American naval vessels may have been blown out of proportion. Democracy Now! spoke with investigative historian Gareth Porter
 

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In Iran Reversal, Bureaucrats

Posted by alanmirs on January 14, 2008


In Iran Reversal, Bureaucrats
Triumphed Over Cheney Team

Rivalries Behind Iraq War
Play Out in Risk Report;
Bush Issues New Warning
By JAY SOLOMON and SIOBHAN GORMAN
January 14, 2008; Page A1

As President Bush arrives in Saudi Arabia today, America’s Arab and Israeli allies have been buzzing about the recent sea change in Washington’s perception of Iran. The December report by the U.S.’s top spy office stating Iran had abandoned its effort to build nuclear weapons was one of the biggest U-turns in the recent history of U.S. intelligence

[chart]http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120027737099687613.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

 

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