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Iranian Alert - December 21, 2006 - Bush and Blair up the rhetoric on Iran
Regime Change Iran ^ | 12.21.2006 | DoctorZin

Posted on 12/21/2006 7:57:46 PM PST by DoctorZIn

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Bush and Blair up the rhetoric on Iran.

 

Blair calls for alliance to tackle 'extremism' in Iran

  • The Times Online reported that Tony Blair called on moderate Muslim states across the Middle East to unite to tackle the "forces of extremism" in Iran.

 

Bush forcefully rejects direct talks with Syria, Iran

  • The Mercury News reported that President Bush on Wednesday voiced his strongest opposition yet to talking directly to Iran and Syria.

 

Snow: Iran Deserves Democracy

  • Playfuls.com reported that Presidential spokesman Tony Snow said the United States wants to send a message to Iran that its government is making closer relations impossible.

 

Ahmadinejad: Iran now nuclear power

  • YNet News reported that Ahmadinejad announced Wednesday: Iran is now a "nuclear power."

 

Ahmadinejad Says UK, Israel, US to 'Vanish Like the Pharaohs'

  • AFX News reported that Ahmadinejad predicted that the UK, Israel and the US would eventually disappear from the world like the Egyptian pharaonic kings.

 

Basij forces hunting down student protesters

  • Iran Press News reported that Iranian students, who in demonstrations last week showed their wrath against Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, now in fear of retributions from his supporters, have gone into hiding.
  • BBC News reported that Ahmadinejad, by trying to stop students getting involved in politics, his government has antagonized them.
  • The New York Times reported on last weeks student demonstrations against Ahmadinejad in Tehran. Photos.
  • Adnkronos International reported on an Italian rally in support of Iranian students who staged a protest against president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad last week to be attended Thursday by student activists and politicians across the political spectrum.

 

A vote for change?

  • Amir Taheri, Gulf News reported that the real winner of last weeks "election" in Iran was its Supreme Leader, Khamenei. He can count on a solid bloc of 40 seats held by his own allies while the two rival factions, respectively led by Ahmadinejad and Rafsanjani would be in no position to master a majority against him.

 

In the spectacle of the so-called elections in Iran ballot boxes “get lost”

  • Iran Press News reported that Mehdi Karubi the leader of the so-called ruling reformists said: "According to reports some boxes arrived from the polling stations to the elections headquarters only today and one must wonder where they’ve been so far."

 

British soldier 'gave Army secrets to Iran'

  • The Times Online reported a British soldier has been charged with passing secret information linked to the military campaign in Afghanistan to Iran.

 

Here are a few other news items you may have missed.

  • Iran Press News reported that the French judiciary is investigating bribes paid that the French oil company TOTAL paid the regime in Tehran for more lucrative gas contracts.
  • The Scotsman reported that the Islamic Republic is said to have defied international pleas for clemency and hanged three ethnic Arabs convicted of "waging war on God".
  • Iran Press News reported that Mansour Osanlou, director of the greater Tehran bus drivers union was released from Evin prison.
  • Photos of regime agents tearing down Iranian citizens’ satellite dishes and taking them away…
  • DryBonesBlog published a cartoon: Baker Explains.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: iran; iranianalert

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1 posted on 12/21/2006 7:57:48 PM PST by DoctorZIn
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To: Pan_Yans Wife; fat city; freedom44; Tamsey; Grampa Dave; PhiKapMom; Hinoki Cypress; ...
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2 posted on 12/21/2006 7:59:18 PM PST by DoctorZIn (Until they are Free, "We shall all be Iranians!")
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To: DoctorZIn
It's time to cut the rhetoric and undertake what is required - or else the world will be threatened by a nuclear weapons equipped Iranian dictatorship (thanks in part to Moscow).

First to be threatened on Iran's death list to be will be our Coalition forces in both Iraq and Afghanistan, then Israel, then E.U. cities, then ....


3 posted on 12/21/2006 8:34:34 PM PST by M. Espinola (Freedom is never free)
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To: DoctorZIn

There is no moderate Islam.


4 posted on 12/21/2006 9:06:07 PM PST by sageb1 (This is the Final Crusade. There are only 2 sides. Pick one.)
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To: DoctorZIn; arthurus; M Kehoe
"...He said the regime of the President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was at the heart of a "monumental struggle" between the forces of moderation and extremism around the world..."

I think Tony's right, but he left out North Korea.

Looks like Li'l Kim is gonna 'test' another nuke. I guess it'll be his Christmas present to us. NK can't feed or heat their own people, but they'll soon have A-Bombs for sale.

Well, count the mosques in your neighbourhoods, note their locations, then stay well armed and safe....................FRegards

5 posted on 12/21/2006 9:07:57 PM PST by gonzo (I'm not confused anymore. Now I'm sure we have to completely destroy Islam, and FAST!!)
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To: DoctorZIn

Bush forcefully rejectng talks with Iran and Syria is music to my ears. And signs of a wise leader. Thank GOd for GWB.


6 posted on 12/21/2006 9:44:44 PM PST by pissant
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To: pissant

BUMP!


7 posted on 12/21/2006 10:28:44 PM PST by PGalt
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To: pissant
Oh pissy!

Doncha think that a Dial Log is the way to go?I mean , how can we make any progress without pressing the flesh and squeezin the reason?

We should be actively transporting weapons and IED materials to Iranian resistance thru a CIA effort, but alas, too many Clinton appointees in the CIA.

So how will Israel get the job done for us? Well oooops! Another liberal is running Israel.

Maybe the West needs its own purge of liberals. That is what it might come down to.Only war will bring that about.

8 posted on 12/22/2006 5:06:43 AM PST by Candor7 (Into Liberal flatulance goes the best hope of the West, and who wants to be a smart feller?)
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To: DoctorZIn


BTTT


9 posted on 12/22/2006 11:57:29 AM PST by onyx (Phillip Rivers, LT and the San Diego Chargers! WOO-HOO!)
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