Skip to comments.Bush Drops Military Option, Tehran Slams Door on Diplomacy
Posted on 12/03/2007 4:34:31 PM PST by Perdogg
In a radical about-face, White House officials suddenly discovered Monday, Dec. 3, that Iran had halted it nuclear weapons program four years ago, but has continued to enrich uranium and could have enough material to build a bomb between 2010 and 2015. This discovery appeared in the latest National Intelligence Estimate, together with the comment that Iran seems less determined to develop nuclear arms than previously believed and is more vulnerable to international pressure
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Even DEBKA got the word.
AJ Strata has an interesting take on all this:
BS...he has not...
Maybe by “dropping the military option,” they mean from a B-2. We can hope.
I thought I had read that today...it’ll not stop Bush if he decides to hit ‘em. I think he’ll do it once the other groups that are lining up in the ME are in position. Remember that JW article?
I never believed we would hit Iran in the past. I don’t believe we will hit them in the future until attacked. And we will be attacked. The world never learns. Sad for mu children’s generation. The boomer's (I am one but have been conservative for my entire life.) really bought into the commie line. They really screwed things up.
It will be interesting to see how much this affects oil prices, considering how much of it’s present inflated cost is based on speculations about war fears/shortages.
Shhhhhhh... ya’ll here that? It’s the sound of the IAF throttling up.. one can only pray !!
Found most of these thanks to Perdogg.
Pentagon Sees Iranian ‘Ashura’ Missile As Worrying Development
Abcnews.go | Nov. 30, 2007 | By ROBERT WALL/Aerospace Daily & Defense Report
Posted on 12/02/2007 9:56:47 AM EST by Perdogg
US officials say Iran nuclear weapons program stopped in 2003, but capability remains
Associated Press | December 3, 2007 | AP
Posted on 12/03/2007 12:25:18 PM EST by Alter Kaker
Growing concern in Israel over ‘dirty bomb’ attack
Ynet.news | 12.02.07 | Arieh Egozy
Posted on 12/04/2007 8:01:57 AM EST by Perdogg
US finds no Iran bomb program Nuclear effort ended in 2003, report says
Boston Globe | December 4, 2007 | Bryan Bender and Farah Stockman
Posted on 12/04/2007 8:31:13 AM EST by Maceman
Iran NIE Is Not A Typical Intel NIE
The Strata-Sphere | 12-04-07 | AJ Strata
Posted on 12/04/2007 11:31:53 PM EST by jrooney
South Africa envoy: NIE report contradicts US anti-Iran claims
Islamic Republic News Agency | Vienna, Dec 4, IRNA
Posted on 12/05/2007 1:14:05 PM EST by Perdogg
Israel Urges Strong Position On Iran
The Telegraph (UK) | 12-6-2007 | Con Coughlin
Posted on 12/05/2007 10:39:27 PM EST by blam
US Intelligence Report Heightens Danger Of Israeli Strike On Iran
Intelligence Daily | December 6, 2007 | Peter Symonds
Posted on 12/06/2007 11:38:27 AM EST by Fennie
‘High Confidence’ NIE
Human Events | Posted: 12/06/2007 | by Jed Babbin
Posted on 12/06/2007 12:42:47 PM EST by Perdogg
US intel report ends military option against Iran’
jp | 12/8/07 | jp
Posted on 12/07/2007 5:46:09 AM EST by Flavius