Thursday, April 06, 2006

Daily Briefing on Iran 4/4/2006

Tuesday, April 4, 2006 Iran Military war games: "We have very important news... in the next few days."
  • ABC News reported that Richard Clarke said: "The missile test may backfire. Iran is claiming that missile has multiple warheads...the only reason for having multiple warheads is if you have nuclear weapons."
Huh? I thought he was the kook that saw no danger? Hmm...very interesting...
  • Xinhua reported that U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, John Bolton, dismissed allegations that Washington would solve the Iran nuclear issue by force, saying that his country was seeking a peaceful settlement.
More arrests in Iran.
  • Iran Focus reported that some 400 people were arrested in the Iranian capital on the final day of the Persian New Year.
  • The Australian reported that the Iranian regime arrested seven men posing as the national wrestling team seeking to flee the country.
Here are a few other news items you may have missed.
  • RIA Novosti reported that the chief of Russia's General Staff said he could neither confirm nor deny reports that Ukraine had sold 250 nuclear warheads to Iran.
  • The Telegraph reported that the US Congress claimed that Swiss bank UBS helped finance the Mullahs' nuclear ambitions in breach of US sanctions.
  • Cox & Forkum published a cartoon: Chaos Theory.
Gee, I hope these cartoons don't get out of hand again. They haven't in the past. Did you know they have been making cartoons for quite a while now? Yes. lol.