Friday, March 31, 2006

Daily Briefing on Iran 3/30/2006

Thursday, March 30, 2006
  • Insight Magazine reported that the U.S. intelligence community has concluded that U.N. Security Council sanctions would fail to stop Iran's nuclear weapons program.

  • Imagine this, why don't you block the travel of all government officials, lock their accouts and all other assets, cut off air travel, etc.?

  • The New York Times reported that German prosecutors claimed that several million dollars' worth of equipment that could be used for a nuclear program had been shipped from Germany to Iran, via a Russian company.
  • USA Today reported that blogs are now under attack by Iran's hard-line regime.
  • World Tribune reported that Nigeria has sought Iranian help in establishing a defense industry.
  • Amir Taheri, The Wall Street Journal reported how Iran's Hassan Abbasi, the principal foreign policy voice in President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, believes the US will be forced from the Middle East. A must read.