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Iranian Alert - January 21, 2007 - Iranís strongman loses grip as ayatollah offers nuclear deal
Regime Change Iran ^ | 1.21.2007 | DoctorZin

Posted on 01/22/2007 12:25:14 PM PST by DoctorZIn

Top News Story

Iran’s strongman loses grip as ayatollah offers nuclear deal

  • The Times Online reported that Iran's supreme leader is considering a change of policy on the country’s nuclear program in an effort to defuse growing tension with the West.

 

Leading Senator Assails Bush Over Iran Stance

  • The New York Times reported that Senator John D. Rockefeller IV, the new chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Friday sharply criticized the Bush administration’s increasingly combative stance toward Iran.

 

This Holocaust will be Different

  • Benny Morris, The Jerusalem Post argued that the second holocaust will not be like the first. One bright morning, in five or 10 years, perhaps during a regional crisis, perhaps out of the blue, a day or a year or five years after Iran's acquisition of the Bomb, the mullahs in Qom will convene in secret session.

 

Iran’s second front: Latin America

  • Boston Herald reported that Ahmadinejad cozying up to Latin American leaders hostile to the United States has sparked speculative comment about a replay of the Cuban missile crisis, if Iran bases missiles in those countries.

 

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

  • The Jerusalem Post reported that Iran is ready to start assembling 3,000 centrifuges to produce enriched uranium - a possible pathway to nuclear arms - after finishing most preliminary work on an underground facility housing such machines.
  • Middle East Newsline reported that an Iranian delegation has arrived in North Korea for talks on ballistic missile development.


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

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1 posted on 01/22/2007 12:25:16 PM PST by DoctorZIn
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2 posted on 01/22/2007 12:26:22 PM PST by DoctorZIn (Until they are Free, "We shall all be Iranians!")
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To: DoctorZIn

Sounds like another stalling tactic.


3 posted on 01/22/2007 12:26:43 PM PST by Catholic Canadian ( I love Stephen Harper!)
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To: Catholic Canadian

I don't buy it either. Stalling.


4 posted on 01/22/2007 12:29:36 PM PST by LilyBean
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To: DoctorZIn

Jail Rockefeller the leaker, for treason.


5 posted on 01/22/2007 12:30:36 PM PST by boomop1 (there you go again)
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To: Catholic Canadian

Yeah. Reminds me of a little game called "good cop/bad cop". Also known as the appeasement apparatus.


6 posted on 01/22/2007 12:51:56 PM PST by sarasota
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To: sarasota

Or maybe the mullahs aren't as stupid as their president.


7 posted on 01/22/2007 12:54:18 PM PST by Tokra (I think I'll retire to Bedlam.)
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To: DoctorZIn; HardStarboard
"...Alarmed by mounting US pressure and United Nations sanctions, officials close to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei favour the appointment of a more moderate team for international negotiations on the supervision of its nuclear facilities..."

Ummm, sorry, Khammy, but, ah, negotiations are over. Start diggin' hidy-holes .............FRegards

8 posted on 01/22/2007 3:21:27 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: Catholic Canadian

"Taqqiya"..


9 posted on 01/22/2007 11:22:15 PM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: DoctorZIn
Acres of fortified underground centrifuges weren't built for "civilian" uses of nuke power.
The Mullahs are BSing.
10 posted on 01/23/2007 11:46:16 AM PST by TigersEye (If you don't understand the 2nd Amendment you don't understand America.)
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