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  • Document: Iran Caught Red-Handed Shipping Arms to Taliban

    06/06/2007 4:47:58 PM PDT · by Danae · 131 replies · 5,303+ views
    The Blotter ^ | 6-6-07 | Brian Ross and Christopher Isham
    NATO officials say they have caught Iran red-handed, shipping heavy arms, C4 explosives and advanced roadside bombs to the Taliban for use against NATO forces, in what the officials say is a dramatic escalation of Iran's proxy war against the United States and Great Britain. "It is inconceivable that it is anyone other than the Iranian government that's doing it," said former White House counterterrorism official Richard Clarke, an ABC News consultant. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates stopped short earlier this week of blaming Iran, saying the U.S. did not have evidence "of the involvement of the Iranian government in...
  • Iranian Flow Of Weapons Increasing, Officials Say

    06/02/2007 6:05:21 PM PDT · by jdm · 43 replies · 1,394+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Sunday, June 3, 2007; Page A14 | Robin Wright
    Iran has increased arms shipments to both Iraq's Shiite extremists and Afghanistan's Taliban in recent weeks in an apparent attempt to pressure American and other Western troops operating in its two strategic neighbors, according to senior U.S. and European officials. In Iraq, Iranian 240mm rockets, which have a range of up to 30 miles and could significantly change the battlefield, have been used recently by Shiite extremists against U.S. and British targets in Basra and Baghdad, the officials said. Three of the rockets have targeted U.S. facilities in Baghdad's Green Zone, and one came very close to hitting the U.S....
  • Why U.S. can't live with a nuclear Iran ~ William C. Martel: The West must face facts --

    09/21/2006 12:11:46 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 18 replies · 862+ views
    The Providence Journal ^ | Thursday, September 21, 2006 | William C. Martel
    MEDFORD, Mass.IRAN'S NUCLEAR PROGRAM has displaced Iraq as America's most serious foreign-policy problem. The question is whether we can live with nuclear weapons controlled by Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the mullahs.President Ahmadinejad said that Iran would not be deprived of its "inalienable right" to develop nuclear power, and does not seek nuclear weapons. Despite these assurances, the ominous conclusion is that Tehran is arguably producing fissile material for nuclear weapons and defying the United Nations Security Council, as recent events suggest:On Aug. 22, Iran refused to allow inspectors from the United Nations' nuclear watchdog group, the International Atomic Energy...