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  • Iranian Alert - February 14, 2007 - Sen. Tom Coburn: Voice of America Harming U.S. Interests in Iran

    02/14/2007 8:34:07 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 3 replies · 1,649+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 2.14.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Sen. Tom Coburn: Voice of America Harming U.S. Interests in Iran Kenneth R. Timmerman, News Max reported on a pair of bombshell reports on U.S. government broadcasting to Iran, Sen. Tom Coburn wrote to President George W. Bush that the broadcasts "undermine U.S. policy on Iran, often even supporting the propaganda of the Islamic Republic of Iran." A must read.   Iran seen as key to untangling Iraq The Los Angeles Times reported that while Iranians say, their image of an ideal settlement in Iraq looks remarkably like America's the difference is Iran doesn't want to...
  • Iranian Alert - February 13, 2007 - Iraqi insurgents using Austrian rifles from Iran

    02/13/2007 10:44:39 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 5 replies · 824+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 2.13.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iraqi insurgents using Austrian rifles from Iran The Telegraph reported that Austrian sniper rifles that were exported to Iran have been discovered in the hands of Iraqi terrorists.   IAEA removes senior atom inspector from Iran post The Star reported that the veteran official who has overseen U.N. nuclear inspections in Iran has been removed from his post nine months after Tehran banned him from entering the country.   Too late to halt Iran’s nuclear bomb, EU is told The Financial Times reported Iran will be able to develop enough weapons-grade material for a nuclear bomb...
  • Iranian Alert - February 12, 2007 - Pentagon blames Iran for 170 US deaths in Iraq

    02/12/2007 8:15:50 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 8 replies · 1,098+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 2.12.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Pentagon blames Iran for 170 US deaths in Iraq The Telegraph reported that the US blamed Iran for the deaths of 170 US troops inside Iraq.   Iran Test Fires Anti - Carrier Cruise Missile Newsblaze.com reported that Iran's Revolutionary Guards Naval and Air Forces have just test fired an anti-carrier cruise missile.   Iran Sends Anti-air Missiles to Sunni Insurgents and Hizballah DEBKAfile reported that sources in Tehran and Kurdistan disclose that, last month, two Iranian QW-1 and SA-7 missile consignments reached Iraqi insurgents allied with al Qaeda and one, radical Shiite Moqtada Sadr’s Shiite...
  • Iranian Alert - February 11, 2007 - Deadliest Bomb in Iraq Is Made by Iran, U.S. Says

    02/12/2007 3:52:21 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 7 replies · 752+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 2.11.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Deadliest Bomb in Iraq Is Made by Iran, U.S. Says The New York Times reported that the most lethal weapon directed against American troops in Iraq is an explosive-packed cylinder that United States intelligence asserts is being supplied by Iran. Lawmakers See Iran Explosives Forbes reported that U.S. military commanders in Iraq have shown members of Congress explosive devices that bear Iranian markings as evidence Tehran is supplying Iraqi militants with bombs. Surprising partners among Tehran's layer of alliances The Guardian reported that Iranian intelligence is thought to be providing some money and training...
  • Iranian Alert - February 10, 2007 - Evidence VOA/Radio Farda Broadcasts "harming American interests"

    02/12/2007 1:44:26 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 3 replies · 674+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 2.10.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Evidence U.S. International Broadcasting "harming American interests rather than helping" Dr. Coburn of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs sent a letter to the President regarding Voice of America (VOA) Persian Service, U.S. broadcasting to Iran. A must read.   Gates: U.S. Can Prove Iran's Iraq Role The Washington Post reported that serial numbers and markings on explosives used in Iraq provide "pretty good" evidence that Iran is providing either weapons or technology for militants there, Defense Secretary Robert Gates asserted Friday.   Top Cleric Says US Within Iran's 'Firing Range' Yahoo News reported...
  • Iranian Alert - February 9, 2007 - Iran Will Strike U.S. Interests Around World if Attacked

    02/12/2007 9:20:35 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 23 replies · 1,048+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 2.9.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Khamenei: Iran Will Strike U.S. Interests Around World if Attacked Fox News reported that Iran's supreme leader said Tehran will strike U.S. interests around the world if his country is attacked.   Iran says tests missiles able to sink "big warships" Reuters reported that Iran's Revolutionary Guards test fired missiles in wargames on Thursday which a commander said could sink "big warships" in the Gulf, Sea of Oman and the north of the Indian Ocean.   Iran: Activists Barred From Traveling Abroad Human Rights Watch called for the Iranian government to immediately lift foreign travel bans...
  • Iranian Alert - February 8, 2007 - Israeli PM: 'Iran Can be Stopped Without Violence'

    02/10/2007 8:59:59 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 7 replies · 965+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 2.8.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story 'Iran Can be Stopped Without Violence' The Jerusalem Post reported that Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said there is no need for military action to stop Iran from moving forward with its nuclear program. Iran test fires Russian missiles near Strait of Hormuz The International Herald Tribune reported that Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards test fired its new Russian defense missile system Wednesday near the strategically important Strait of Hormuz. Iran Considers Gasoline Rationing The Weekly Standard reported that Iranians are among the world's biggest consumers of gasoline and the regime is being forced to introduce...
  • Iranian Alert - February 7, 2007 - Iraqi lawmaker's links to Iran probed

    02/09/2007 4:08:00 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 1 replies · 520+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 2.7.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Lawmaker's links to Iran probed The Washington Times reported that U.S. officials are investigating reports that an Iraqi lawmaker took part in the 1983 bombing of the U.S. and French embassies in Kuwait and is a conduit for Iranian weapons and supplies smuggled to Shi'ite militias.   Iran accuses US over diplomat kidnapping in Baghdad The Times Online reported that Iran blamed America for the "terrorist" kidnapping of a Iranian diplomat in Baghdad today.   Blair urges Iran to change its ways, but says no military action planned The International Herald Tribune reported that Prime Minister...
  • Iranian Alert - February 6, 2007 - Spies File A Dissent On Qaeda

    02/08/2007 11:27:40 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 3 replies · 748+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 2.6.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Spies File A Dissent On Qaeda Eli Lake, The New York Sun reported that in a division reminiscent of the intelligence debates before the Iraq war, America's war fighters and satellite imagery experts have issued a formal dissent on one of the National Intelligence Estimate's most important judgments.   Iran installs 328 nuclear centrifuges: diplomats Reuters reported that Iran has installed two cascades of 164 centrifuges each in its underground Natanz nuclear plant, laying a basis for "industrial-scale" enrichment of uranium for atomic fuel.   Bush promised Lavrov not to launch war against Iran Yerik.am reported...
  • Iranian Alert - February 5, 2007 - Iran official says no plans to halt atomic work

    02/05/2007 10:38:13 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 8 replies · 764+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 2.5.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iran official says no plans to halt atomic work Reuters reported that Iran's top nuclear official said Iran will not suspend its uranium enrichment work as demanded by a U.N. sanctions resolution. Iran's Great Weakness May Be its Oil Thomas Friedman, The New York Times argued that Iran's greatest weakness may be its addiction t oil. Top Iranian nuke scientist 'assassinated by Mossad' ? WorldNetDaily.com reported that a US intelligence company claimed Israel is making good on threat to stop bomb by assassinating a top Iranian nuclear physicist involved with the Islamic Republic's current...
  • Iranian Alert - February 4, 2007 - US military chiefs eye confrontation with Iran in Iraq

    02/05/2007 1:12:01 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 6 replies · 1,065+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 2.4.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story US military chiefs eye confrontation with Iran in Iraq The Telegraph reported that America's military chiefs are at loggerheads with the country's diplomats and spies over tactics for confronting Iranian agents in Iraq over their role in lethal attacks on US forces. Iran's Gaza Goons Caught at Helm of Bomb Factory New York Post reported an Iranian general and six others were seized by Palestinian security officers at a Hamas-controlled university where they ran a bomb factory in the school's chemistry labs. Gates: US not Planning Iran War Military.com reported that Defense Secretary Robert...
  • Iranian Alert - February 3, 2007 - Armed clashed in the province of Esfahan

    02/04/2007 10:40:29 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 3 replies · 717+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 2.3.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Armed clashed in the province of Esfahan; Islamic regime disciplinary agents killed Iran Press News reported that regime-run news sources reported that in the course of an armed conflict in the province of Esfahan which occurred on Wednesday, January 31st, at least ten members of the regime’s disciplinary guards and Basiji forces were killed.   Gaza security forces arrest seven Iranian arms experts Adnkronos International reported Fatah-linked Palestinian security forces have arrested seven Iranian weapons experts who include an Iranian army general during a raid at the Islamic University in Gaza City.   Iran blocks UN...
  • Iranian Alert - February 2, 2007 - Bernard Lewis: 'The Iranians Do Not Expect to be Attacked'

    02/04/2007 7:00:32 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 11 replies · 1,134+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 2.2.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Bernard Lewis: 'The Iranians Do Not Expect to be Attacked' The Jerusalem Post interviewed Prof. Bernard Lewis on Iran. A must read.   Yes, Iran Can Be Stopped The Weekly Standard argued that Iran's nuclear project can probably be stopped by significantly cutting its oil income.   Iran President: To Celebrate Nuclear Program 'Stabilization' Dow Jones Newswires reported that President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Thursday that Iran will celebrate the "stabilization" of its nuclear program as early as next week - a comment believed to mean Tehran will announce the start of installing 3,000 centrifuges at its...
  • Iranian Alert - February 1, 2007 - Iran Involvement Suspected in Karbala Compound Attack

    02/04/2007 2:32:22 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 7 replies · 795+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 2.1.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iran Involvement Suspected in Karbala Compound Attack CNN News reported that the Pentagon is investigating whether a recent attack on a military compound in Karbala was carried out by Iranians or Iranian-trained operatives, two officials from separate U.S. government agencies said. The New York Times reported that investigators say they believe that attackers who used American-style uniforms and weapons to infiltrate a secure compound and kill five American soldiers in Karbala on Jan. 20 may have been trained and financed by Iranian agents.   Times Report: US plans strike against Iran The Jerusalem Post reported on...
  • Iranian Alert - January 31, 2007 - Bush Administration Decides Not to Release Evidence Against Iran

    02/04/2007 12:46:16 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 10 replies · 1,167+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 1.31.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Bush Administration Decides Not to Release Evidence Against Iran ABC News reported that a senior State Department official said that the United States will not be going public with any evidence it has on Iran's activities in Iraq. The official contradicted a previous statement made by the former U.S. ambassador to Iraq, Zalmay Khalilzad.   How the 'Axis' Seeks the Killer Missile Bill Gertz, The Washington Times reported that North Korea and Iran are cooperating in developing long-range missiles, the deputy director of the Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency said yesterday.   Iranian Reveals Plan to Expand...
  • Iranian Alert - January 30, 2007 - Attack on Grand Ayatollah al-Sistani foiled

    02/02/2007 10:38:25 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 6 replies · 850+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 1.30.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Attack on Grand Ayatollah al-Sistani foiled KLTV reported that Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani and other top Shiite religious figures were the apparent targets of an insurgent plot thwarted in an intense battle near the Shiite Muslim holy city of Najaf.   Iran's Role in Iraq Will Be Exposed Eli Lake, The New York Sun reported that new evidence of Iran's role in Iraq will be made in Baghdad by the chief spokesman for the multinational forces in Iraq, Major General William Caldwell.   Bush warns Iran against action in Iraq Chron.com reported that President Bush said...
  • Iranian Alert - January 29, 2007 - US plans to counter Iran's ballistic missile program by 2011?

    01/29/2007 11:03:12 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 2 replies · 697+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 1.29.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story US plans to counter Iran's ballistic missile program by 2011? Middle East Newsline reported that the United States has launched an effort to counter Iran's nascent long-range ballistic missile program. The Defense Department plans to deploy missile defense assets in Eastern Europe that could intercept Iranian intermediate-range missiles fired toward the United States or its European allies.   Iran’s Space Venture a Ruse to Create an ICBM? Debka File reported that Iran is closer than ever before to the launch of a spy satellite by a BM25 ballistic missile, 18 of which were purchased from North...
  • Iranian Alert - January 28, 2007 - Iran's state radio silent on U.N. vote against Holocaust denial

    01/29/2007 11:01:00 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 1 replies · 513+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 1.28.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iran's official radio silent about U.N. resolution against Holocaust denials CJNepal.org reported that Iran's official radio, Voice of Islamic Republic of Iran, failed to report on its English-language web site about adoption Friday of the U.N. resolution condemning Holocaust denials.   U.S. Calls Iran's Demands On Nuclear Inspectors 'Outrageous' Radio Free Europe reported that the United States says it is "outrageous" that Iran is demanding the removal of the United Nations official in charge of overseeing inspections of Iran's nuclear program.   Intelligence Brief: U.S. Moves to Regain Leverage over Iran PINR released an in-depth report...
  • Iranian Alert - January 27, 2007 - Debate Erupts Among Spy Services: Iran's Role in Battle of Iraq

    01/28/2007 5:50:21 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 6 replies · 934+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 1.27.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Debate Erupts Among Spy Services Over Iran's Role in Battle of Iraq Eli Lake, The New York Sun reported that the American intelligence community has been fiercely debating the extent to which operatives directed by Iran's security services have penetrated the Iraqi government. Bush authorizes use of deadly force against Iranian in Iraq CBS News reported that President Bush has authorized U.S. forces in Iraq to take whatever actions are necessary to counter Iranian agents deemed a threat to American troops or the public at large. Bush denies preparing attack against Iran The Financial...
  • Iranian Alert - January 26, 2007 - U.S. to show that Iran is interfering in Iraq

    01/27/2007 12:37:51 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 6 replies · 861+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 1.26.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story U.S. to show that Iran is interfering in Iraq Baltimore Sun reported that the top U.S. envoy to Iraq said he would soon reveal details that would show Iranian interference in Iraq. Debka File reported that US ambassador to Iraq, Zalmay Khalilzad and State department spokesman Sean McCormack said the US would soon present evidence of Iran’s hand in the violence besetting Iraq.Newsweek reported that there is mounting intelligence indicating Tehran has been supplying insurgents with electronic sensors that trigger roadside bombs used against U.S. troops.   Iran Set to Try Space Launch Aviation Week &...
  • Iranian Alert - January 25, 2007 - U.S. Says Quds Force Operations Director Among Detained Iranians

    01/25/2007 8:02:11 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 3 replies · 790+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 1.25.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story U.S. Says Quds Force Operations Director Among Detained Iranians International Herald Tribune reported that the The U.S. ambassador said Wednesday that one of the Iranians detained by U.S. forces in Iraq during two raids over the past month was the director of operations for Iran's Revolutionary Guard Quds faction, the organization responsible for funding and arming Iraqi militants.   Hezbollah Protests Meant to Weaken Western Resolve Against Iran, Expert Says CNSNews reported that Iran and Syria are funding Hezbollah's "urban intimidation" campaign in Lebanon to crush the emerging democracy and weaken Western resolve to stop Iran's...
  • Iranian Alert - January 24, 2007 - Ahmadinejad: Be assured the US and Israel will soon be destroyed

    01/24/2007 8:21:01 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 13 replies · 1,177+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 1.24.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Ahmadinejad: Be assured that the US and Israel will soon be destroyed YNet News reported that Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Israel and the United States will soon be destroyed. Plus photos the MSM ignores.Fars News Agency reported Ahmadinejad in a meeting with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Mualem here on Tuesday assured that the United States and the Zionist regime of Israel will soon come to the end of their lives.   How Iran is planning to deal with Americans Amir Taheri, Gulf News reported that Ahmadinejad believes the most the US might do militarily is...
  • Iranian Alert - January 23, 2007 - World Press ponders: Will the US Fight Iran or Not?

    01/24/2007 2:08:44 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 19 replies · 834+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 1.23.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story World Press ponders: Will the US Fight Iran or Not? Brian Walden, BBC News pondered how best to respond to Iran's bullish nuclear ambitions. Hawks can be dismissed as warmongers; doves can be blamed for a policy of appeasement, as our history shows.The Guardian reported that one of the papers close to Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is threatening suicide attacks against American targets in response to the Iranian publics concern over a possible US attack on Iran - suggesting the highest levels are involved in ringing the alarm over the American deployment.People's Daily Online...
  • Iranian Alert - January 22, 2007 - Iran to Test-Fire Missiles in Military Exercises

    01/22/2007 3:12:58 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 7 replies · 763+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 1.22.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iran to Test-Fire Missiles in Military Exercises FOX News reported that Iran plans three days of military maneuvers, including short-range missile tests, beginning Sunday.   Iran president defies UN sanction resolutions Reuters reported that Ahmadinejad said on Sunday that U.N. Security Council resolutions against Tehran would not affect Iran's nuclear policies even if 10 more of them were passed.   Iraqi Police Detain 3 Iranians in Mosul Yahoo News reported that Iraqi police detained three Iranians who were found without documentation in the northern city of Mosul.   Rice: More Iran Sanctions May Come Gulf News...
  • Iranian Alert - January 21, 2007 - Irans strongman loses grip as ayatollah offers nuclear deal

    01/22/2007 12:25:14 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 9 replies · 1,161+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 1.21.2007 | 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...
  • Iranian Alert - January 20, 2007 - US plans envision broad attack on Iran - analyst

    01/21/2007 3:37:58 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 17 replies · 1,229+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 1.20.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story US plans envision broad attack on Iran - analyst Reuters reported that U.S. contingency planning for military action against Iran's nuclear program goes beyond limited strikes and would effectively unleash a war against the country, a former U.S. intelligence analyst said on Friday.   Chirac seeks to cut a deal with Iran that undermines the US Amir Taheri, Asharq Alawsat reported that France's President Jacques Chirac wants to try his luck with the Khomeinist regime in Tehran in the hope of persuading it to reduce its nuclear ambitions, abandon Hezbollah, and join France in creating a...
  • Iranian Alert - January 19, 2007 - Iranian and Turkish troop build-up along border with Iraq

    01/19/2007 1:47:06 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 17 replies · 1,324+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 1.19.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iranian and Turkish troop build-up along border with Iraqi Kurdistan Adnkronos International reported that Iran is amassing troops along its border with Iraq's Kurdistan region near the Bashamagh crossing.KurdishMedia.com reported that the Turkish army have gathered and intensified its forces on Iraqi Kurdistan’s boarder ready for attack.   Iran makes its move in Afghanistan Jamestown.org reported an increasing number of critical reports about Iran's secret contacts with insurgent groups in Afghanistan, specifically those groups fighting against the U.S. presence in the country.   Islamic Republic permits media attacks on Ahmadinejad's policies AJC.com reported that in Iran...
  • Iranian Alert - January 18, 2007 - Iraq: Iranian arrested in Erbil is wanted in Austria

    01/19/2007 1:57:59 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 6 replies · 792+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 1.18.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iraq: Iranian arrested in Erbil is wanted in Austria Adnkronos International reported that one of the five Iranians arrested last week by the US army in the northern Iraqi city of Erbil is wanted in Austria in connection with the assassination of Kurdish leader Andol Rahman Ghassemlu in 1989.   Russia completes missile delivery to Iran Al Jazeera reported that Russia’s defense minister confirmed that Moscow completed the delivery of TOR-M1 surface-to-air missile defense systems to Iran.   Iran finances regime militias in Syria MiddleEast Newsline reported Iran has been financing the formation of militias loyal...
  • Iranian Alert - January 17, 2007 - Why the Bush administration thought Iran wanted a stable Iraq

    01/18/2007 9:27:36 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 7 replies · 775+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 1.17.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Why the Bush administration thought Iran wanted a stable Iraq... Eli Lake, The New York Sun argued that when President Bush announced the new Iraq strategy, acknowledging that Iran was effectively at war with us in Iraq by supplying terrorists with advanced improvised explosives, his thoughts turned to Lawrence Franklin and the in 2002, the Bush administration decision that locked America into an impossible position. First-ever Communiqu by the GCC, U.S. Plus Egypt and Jordan The Wall Street Journal reported that the foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council met to discuss regional security and...
  • Iranian Alert - January 16, 2007 - Regime Change is "Preferable" to a U.S. Attack on Iran

    01/18/2007 12:09:01 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 5 replies · 869+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 1.16.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Regime Change is "Preferable" to a U.S. Attack on Iran FOX News reported that former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton argued that regime change, he said is "preferable" to a U.S. attack on Iran's nuclear sites.Salon interviewed Michael Ledeen whose catchphrase, "Faster, please!" refers to the speed with which he'd like the United States to compel regime change in Iran. Rice: Talk of Israeli Strike in Iran Shows Risks Reuters reported that Condoleezza Rice said on Sunday that speculation about an Israeli attack on Iran's nuclear facilities underscored the risk of failing to...
  • Iranian Alert - January 15, 2007 - The Biggest Mideast Alignment Since the 1950's

    01/18/2007 12:20:02 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 8 replies · 810+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 1.15.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story The Biggest Mideast Alignment since the 1950's The Jerusalem Post reported that the Middle East has undergone a dramatic shift in alignments, perhaps more significant than anything that has happened since the 1950s.   Iran, Venezuela agree to thwart ‘US domination’ YNet News reported that Presidents Chavez, Ahmadinejad said they are ready to spend billions of dollars to finance projects in other countries to help thwart US domination.The Scotsman reported that Venezuela and Iran are ready to spend up to £1 billion to help other countries free themselves from domination by the United States.   Cheney's...
  • Iranian Alert - January 14, 2007 - Iran: The Backlash Begins

    01/14/2007 9:08:04 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 7 replies · 1,234+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 1.14.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iran: The Backlash Begins Robert Tait, The Sunday Herald reported that Ahmadinejad has started to feel the unmistakable chill of public disaffection.   Detained Iranians May Have Targeted U.S. Troops ABC News reported that the five Iranians detained in Iraq Thursday during a raid in Irbil belong to Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard and may have helped insurgents attack American troops.   Rice: U.S. Aims to Curb Iran Aggression CBS News reported that Condoleezza Rice said that the recent U.S. raids that President Bush approved against Iranian targets in Iraq are part of broad efforts to confront...
  • Iranian Alert - January 13, 2007 - Tehran's Limited Options

    01/14/2007 12:27:24 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 1 replies · 687+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 1.13.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Tehran's Limited Options Amir Taheri, Asharq Alawsat argued that having lost the initiative on the issue of Iran's nuclear ambitions, the Khomeinist leadership in Tehran is trying to hide behind a number of threats.   Iran's anti-U.S. President Heads to Venezuela The Washington Post reported that Ahmadinejad left Iran on Friday for his second trip to Latin America in four months, starting with a visit to Venezuela and talks with its anti-U.S. President Hugo Chavez.   Squeezing Iran The Wall Street Journal argued that the United States has known for years that Syria and Iran are...
  • Iranian Alert - January 12, 2007 - Was Ahmadinejad's strategic guru captured in Iraq?

    01/12/2007 9:51:15 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 8 replies · 1,340+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 1.12.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Ahmadinejad's strategic guru captured in Iraq? Reuters reported that U.S. forces stormed an Iranian government representative's office in the northern Iraqi city of Arbil early on Thursday and arrested five people, including diplomats and staff.Iran Press News reported that based on unconfirmed received reports from reliable sources in Iraq, Hassan Abbasi was among those who was arrested in the Thursday, January 11th early-morning raid in the Iraqi town of Arbil.DoctorZin, Regime Change Iran - If confirmed, Hassan Abbasi's capture would be a major blow to the Iranian effort to support the insurgency in Iraq. He is...
  • Iranian Alert - January 11, 2007 - Arabs see no choice but to prep for war

    01/11/2007 1:10:16 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 14 replies · 1,454+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 1.11.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Arabs see no choice but to prep for war Amir Taheri, The New York Post reported that the Arabs are increasingly worried because Iran's new leadership under President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad refuses even to consider their concerns over its nuclear ambitions. During the 2005 presidential campaign, Ahmadinejad described the GCC states as "gas stations, not countries."Adnkronos International reported that there is widespread fear among Persian Gulf nations over Iran’s nuclear program in light of the fact that Iran is considered a highly seismic country and thus prone to devastating earthquakes.   What exploded in Central Iran? Fars...
  • Iranian Alert - January 10, 2007 - Winds Definitely Turning Against Ahmadinejad

    01/10/2007 10:55:04 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 10 replies · 905+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 1.10.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Winds Definitely Turning Against Ahmadinejad Iran Press Service reported a newspaper that belongs to the leader of the Islamic Republic sharply criticized Ahmadinejad's behavior in the difficult nuclear problem, mostly the “personalization” of the nuclear issue.The Jerusalem Post reported that Ahmadinejad is in danger of losing the next election due to a greater than ever housing shortage crisis in Iran.   US bans, freezes Iranian bank's assets The Jerusalem Post reported the US government stepped up efforts Tuesday to disrupt financing of Iran's nuclear weapons program, banning its fifth-largest state-owned bank from using the American financial...
  • Iranian Alert - January 9, 2007 - An Update: The "Supreme Leader" Dead or Dying?

    01/09/2007 10:55:13 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 7 replies · 834+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 1.9.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story An Update: The "Supreme Leader" Dead of Dying? Michael Ledeen, Faster Please provided further updates on his earlier report on the death of the Supreme Leader Khamenei. He points out that Khamenei has not been seen in public for 5-6 days now.James Lewis, The American Thinker reported that the mullahs of Tehran are in midst of the most dangerous power struggle since Jimmy Carter handed Iran to Ayatollah Khomeini in 1979.Pajamas Media provided a roundup of today's major news reports debating whether or not the Islamic Republic's Supreme Leader is dead or dying. Photo. Rafsanjani...
  • Iranian Alert - January 8, 2007 - Israel Denies Plan to Attack Iran

    01/08/2007 9:58:47 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 5 replies · 776+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 1.8.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Israel Denies Plan to Attack Iran The New York Sun reported that Israel swiftly denied the report in the Times that Israeli pilots were training to strike targets in Iran with low-yield nuclear weapons. Pajamas Media challenged the report from the Sunday (London) Times for January 7, 2007: “Two Israeli air force squadrons are training to blow up an Iranian facility [Natanz] using low-yield nuclear “bunker-busters”, according to several Israeli military sources.   Three US Norfolk-based amphibious assault ships set out for Persian Gulf Saturday DebkaFile reported that part of the USS Bataan Strike group carrying...
  • Iranian Alert - January 7, 2007 - Revealed: Israel plans nuclear strike on Iran

    01/07/2007 12:18:16 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 18 replies · 1,141+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 1.7.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Revealed: Israel plans nuclear strike on Iran The Times Online reported that ISRAEL has drawn up secret plans to destroy Iran’s uranium enrichment facilities with tactical nuclear weapons.   Impending Iran crisis Kenneth R. Timmerman, The Washington Times reported that over the next three to six months we should expect the very real possibility of a war with Iran which could spread far beyond the Persian Gulf.   Military Shakeup Places US Command In Fighting Stance DEBKAfile believes that the new Iraq strategy which the US president is due to unveil next week - and is...
  • Iranian Alert - January 6, 2007 - Iran reformists slam government's nuke policy

    01/06/2007 10:15:27 AM PST · by freedom44 · 2 replies · 590+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 1/6/07 | freedom44
    Top News Story Khaleej Times TEHERAN - Iranian reformist parliamentarians on Saturday blamed President Mahmoud Ahmadinejads government for failing to prevent United Nations sanctions. The UN Security Council voted unanimously on Dec. 23 to impose sanctions on Irans trade in sensitive nuclear materials and technology in an attempt to stop uranium enrichment work that could produce material that could be used in bombs. Reformist former President Mohammad Khatami suspended Irans nuclear work for more than two years in an effort to build confidence and avoid confrontation with the West, but resumed uranium enrichment in February last year. The only...
  • Iranian Alert - January 5, 2007 - Iran's Supreme Leader Dead or Dying

    01/05/2007 12:50:52 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 8 replies · 916+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 1.5.2007 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story Iran's Supreme Leader Dead or Dying Michael Ledeen, Faster Please reported that Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s Supreme Leader, is dead. Includes numerous updates. Iranian.ws reported that Iran's Supreme Mullah Leader, Ali Khamenei is seriously ill and will have to be replaced in the coming months as he is no longer capable of holding office. Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) website: the world is now in its “last days.” Joel C. Rosenberg, The National Review Online reported that leaders of the Islamic Republic believe that the Islamic messiah known as the “Twelfth Imam” or the “Mahdi” may come to...
  • Iranian Alert - January 4, 2007 - Iran's Secret Plan for Mayhem

    01/04/2007 10:30:49 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 11 replies · 919+ views
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    Top News Story Iran's Secret Plan for Mayhem Eli Lake, The New York Sun reported that Iran is supporting both Sunni and Shiite terrorists in the Iraqi civil war, according to secret Iranian documents captured by Americans in Iraq. Michael Ledeen, Faster Please! reported that the documents we found accompanying the high-level Iranian terrorist leader we briefly arrested in Hakim’s compound in Baghdad some days ago have made their way to the President. Iran Warns West of 'Historic Slap' Over Nuclear Drive Asharq Alawsat reported that Ahmadinejad has kept up his defiance over Iran's nuclear program, saying Tehran would...
  • Iranian Alert - January 3, 2007 - Ahmadinejad: Iran will win the next world war

    01/04/2007 7:08:42 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 17 replies · 1,462+ views
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    Top News Story Ahmadinejad: Iran will win the next world war. Patrick Clawson, World Jewish Digest reminded us that Ahmadinejad told Kofi Annan that though Britain and the United States had won the last world war, Iran would win the next. Ahmadinejad to West: 'You are nobody' The Jerusalem Post reported that Ahmadinejad scorned the UN Security Council's imposing sanctions on Iran, telling a crowd Tuesday that Iran had humiliated the United States in the past and would do so again. Iran: 3,000 centrifuges 'operational by March' YNet News reported that an Iranian official said some 3000 centrifuges currently...
  • Iranian Alert - January 2, 2007 - "2007: War Clouds Thicken on the Horizon"

    01/04/2007 5:10:20 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 4 replies · 840+ views
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    Top News Story 2007: War Clouds Thicken on the Horizon Amir Taheri, Asharq Alawsat argued that in 2007 the storm-bearing clouds that have been gathering since the election of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad are unlikely to dissipate. Iran lays down a challenge to Arab leaders Financial Times reported that Iran’s foreign minister suggested Gulf stability was best achieved by removing American forces, well entrenched across the region, and setting up, with Tehran, a regional security alliance. Grudging Acceptance: Iran is waging war against us Michael Ledeen, ToThePointNews cited news reported that both Washington and London are grudgingly coming to accept...
  • Iranian Alert - Janurary 1, 2007 - 'NATO Interested in Iran's Nukes'

    01/02/2007 12:06:13 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 2 replies · 704+ views
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    Top News Story 'NATO Interested in Iran's Nukes' The Jerusalem Post reported that NATO has begun taking a major interest in intelligence information about Iran's nuclear program. Gulf states to counter Iran with largest exercise ever World Tribune reported that the U.S. is advising the Gulf states in preparation for their largest ever military exercise to answer Iran's growing strategic clout in the region. Iran: Mahdi will defeat archenemy in Jerusalem YNet News reported Iranian state media said the Shiite messiah will kill its archenemy in Jerusalem and that this could come during spring equinox. Here are a few...
  • Iranian Alert - December 30, 2006 - Islamic Republic's latest plan: Pay-Per-Slay of Israeli's

    12/30/2006 4:26:08 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 18 replies · 943+ views
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    Top News Story Islamic Republic's latest contribution to Middle East peace : “Pay-Per-Slay” of Israeli's Andy Soltis, The New York Post reported that Hezbollah and its Iranian backers are rewarding Palestinian terrorists with thousands of dollars for each homemade rocket that hits southern Israel.   Iran’s Supreme Leader calls for Muslim unity against the US Iranian Student News Agency reported that Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei urged the region's Muslims to unite against outside influences, particularly the United States.   Iran defense industry unharmed by sanctions: minister The Washington Post reported that Iranian Defense Minister Mostafa Mohammad...
  • Iranian Alert - December 29, 2006 - The Islamic Republic is increasingly vulnerable

    12/29/2006 10:24:12 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 4 replies · 808+ views
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    Top News Story The Islamic Republic is increasingly vulnerable Victor Davis Hanson, Real Clear Politics argued that the world of publicity-hungry Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is not expanding, but shrinking. Despite his supposedly populist credentials, his support at home and abroad will only further weaken as long as the United States continues its steady, calm and quiet pressure on him. Asharq Alawsat argued that what the Islamic Republic is doing in its confrontations with the West has been done before by many, from the Soviets, Qadaffi, Saddam, to name a few. He adds that the current Iranian policies will...
  • Iranian Alert - December 28, 2006 - Iranian officers take command of Palestinian forces?

    12/28/2006 9:56:06 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 10 replies · 886+ views
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    Top News Story Iranian officers take command of Palestinian forces? Middle East Newsline reported that several hundred Hamas operatives have recently left the Gaza Strip for Iran for several weeks of military training by Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.Debka Files claim that Iranian officers have taken command of the Palestinian Gaza missile front.   Iran parliament votes to reduce IAEA cooperation DNA India reported that Iran's parliament on Wednesday approved a bill that obliges the government to "revise its cooperation" with the UN nuclear watchdog after Tehran was slapped with Security Council sanctions.   Iran Is Buying More Influence...
  • Iranian Alert - December 27, 2006 - Iran to declare enrichment using 3000 centrifuges

    12/27/2006 10:26:52 PM PST · by DoctorZIn · 4 replies · 683+ views
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    Top News Story Iran to declare enrichment using 3000 centrifuges' The Jerusalem Post reported that Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki reportedly told members of the Iranian parliament on Tuesday that Iran would soon announce that it had managed to enrich uranium using 3,000 centrifuges.   Iran to celebrate becoming a nuclear country Iranian Student News Agency reported that Iran's foreign minister announced that Iran would celebrate becoming a nuclear country in the near future.   Egypt Slams Iranian President for Saying His Country is a Nuclear Power Cantonrep.com reported that Egypt rebuked Iran's president on Monday for claiming his...
  • Iranian Alert - December 26, 2006 - U.S. Is Holding Iranians Seized in Raids in Iraq

    12/26/2006 9:43:31 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 14 replies · 1,117+ views
    Regime Change Iran ^ | 12.26.2006 | DoctorZin
    Top News Story U.S. Is Holding Iranians Seized in Raids in Iraq The New York Times reported that the American military is holding at least four Iranians in Iraq, including men the Bush administration called senior military officials, who were seized in a pair of raids late last week aimed at people suspected of conducting attacks on Iraqi security forces.Michael Ledeen, Faster Please! examined the NY Times report that US forces have arrested some Iranians in Iraq, including “senior military officials” and found some killer quotes.   Iran: West will regret OK'ing nuclear sanctions Indystar.com reported that Ahmadinejad predicted...