Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Iran compared to pack of wolves by Kuwaiti media: DBI

Tuesday's Daily Briefing on Iran.
The Islamic Republic compared to a pack of wolves by Kuwaiti media.
  • Iran Press News reported that the Islamic Republic is angry that the Kuwaiti media has begun printing cartoons that show rockets instead of our clerics’ turbans, drawing insulting caricatures of Ahmadinejad and open insolence to the Islamic Republic's supreme leader and has compared the rulers of the Islamic republic of Iran to a pack of wolves.
Iraq was undercut by naive faith, not in democracy but in diplomacy.
  • Michael Rubin, USA Today argued that after billions spent and the sacrifice of almost 3,000 U.S. troops, it is right to ask whether democracy in Iraq was not a fool's dream. It was not.
Bush, Maliki Offer a Tale Of Two Revolts.
  • Eli Lake, The New York Sun reported that as President Bush prepares to meet Wednesday with Prime Minister Maliki of Iraq , both leaders are facing different kinds of revolts at home from their own parties.
Why the rush to talks with Iran & Syria?
  • Victor Davis Hanson, The Corner asked: why all the hurry in talking to Syria or Iran or any other terrorist-sponsoring regime that might offer concessions?
The Saudis Strike Back at Iran.
  • Asia Times Online reported that the Saudis are displaying in Lebanon their true grit as a US ally in the region. They are showing that in countering Iranian influence they are prepared to dig in, no matter what it takes.
Web Tool Said to Offer Way Past the Government Censor.
  • The New York Times reported that a basement lab at the University of Toronto have created the latest, and some say most advanced tool yet in allowing Internet users to circumvent government censorship of the Web.
Internet Media Exposure helps Iranian family marooned in Moscow.
  • Michael Ledeen, The Corner reported that an Iranian woman and her two children, marooned in the lounge of the Moscow Airport , apparently doomed to a potentially fatal return to Iran apparently not going to be extradited to Tehran , at least for two weeks. And more good news?
Here are a few other news items you may have missed.
  • Amir Taheri, Asharq Alawsat reported that of the war clouds that hang over the Middle East at this moment the thickest and the most menacing is stuck over Lebanon , with the possibility of instantly expanding to include first Syria , then Israel and eventually Iran.
  • Breitbart.com reported that Iraqi President Jalal Talabani arrived in Tehran on Monday to meet with his Iranian counterpart amid increasing calls for Washington to enlist Iran 's help in calming the escalating violence in neighboring Iraq.
  • Iran Press News reported that the Islamic Republic has gone on the offensive in response to Canada 's pressing for UN action against the incalculable human rights violations of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Thank you Doctor Zin and Team for these news articles. That first one, I must say, got me to laughing so hard! Imagine that? Arabs and Israelis getting together to stop Ahmadinejad?! lol. Have a great day.