Saturday, December 09, 2006

Iran's plan to 'liberate' Jerusalem via Karbala: DBI

Saturday's Daily Briefing on Iran.
Iran's plan to liberate Jerusalem via Karbala.
  • The Orange County Register reminded us that Ayatollah Khomeini failed to fulfill his dream of "liberating Jerusalem via Karbala ." He died in 1989, but his disciples pursued the dream. That is until the US liberated Iraq.
Iraq Study Group: Consensus to Surrender?
  • The Jerusalem Post, in an editorial, argued that the Iraq Study Group's report is an embarrassment and that their report might not have passed muster with a reasonably discerning high school teacher, let alone offered a serious basis for US foreign policy.
  • The Times Online reported that the recommendations of the bipartisan Iraq Study Group were broadly welcomed by most Republicans and Democrats in Washington yesterday, but received a far cooler reception in Iraq , Iran , Israel and from the US military.
  • Andrew C. McCarthy, The National Review Online argued that it is September 10th all over again.
President Considers Advice on Iran Talks.
  • The Washington Times reported that President Bush said yesterday he will not support all of the Iraq Study Group's recommendations but seemed ready to endorse the panel's call for talks with Iran through a regional alliance. But…
Western Nations Push for U.N. Vote on Iran Sanctions, Next Week.
  • Reuters reported that Europeans gave a revised draft resolution aimed at curbing Iran 's nuclear ambitions to Russia and China and intend to circulate it to the full U.N. Security Council on Friday in hopes of a vote next week.
Coming to a Neighborhood Near You: The Axis of Evil.
  • Kenneth R. Timmerman, reported on the increasingly close ties of the Islamic Republic and Chavez's Venezuela and the danger both pose for the Unites States.
Jews Wake Up! ... Will the West Wake Up?
  • Caroline Glick, The Jerusalem Post argued that with the Islamic Republic just months away from a nuclear bomb and the US in retreat, it is time for the Jewish Community around the world to demand their governments stop Iran from acquiring the nuclear bomb, before it is too late.
Here a news items you may have missed.
  • The Business, in an editorial reported that when it is clear that Iran has the bomb (or is close to it), the Saudis will respond by buying one from Pakistan , a fellow Sunni state.
Thank you, Doctor Zin and Team, for all the work you do gathering all the news that the NY Times did not see fit to print. It is appreciated. Have a great day.