Friday, December 01, 2006

The Smoking Gun: Iran

Friday's Daily Briefing of Iran.
The smoking gun found: Iran supplies new weapons to Iraq's insurgents.
  • ABC News reported that U.S. officials say they have found smoking-gun evidence of Iranian support for terrorists in Iraq : brand-new weapons fresh from Iranian factories.
Free Azita!
  • Help free Azita Shafagghat & her husband Ahmad-Reza Shafaggat from the Turkish prison. Turkish authorities are about to send them to Iran . Both have converted to Christianity which under the current Islamic law in Iran is punishable by death. Photo.
Psiphon released: A defeat for Iran 's internet censors, a win for free speech.
  • Globe and Mail reported that the internet censor breaking program: Psiphon is set to launch Friday. Get it here.
Will the Islamic Republic take Canada 's embassy hostage?
  • reported that the federal government has taken steps to ensure the safety of the Canadian embassy in Tehran after Iranian legislators called it a den of spies and demanded it be shutdown.
Behind The Cheney Trip to Saudi Arabia.
  • Jeffrey Steinberg, Executive Intelligence Review reported that a highly reliable source has provided the following account of Vice President Dick Cheney's Nov. 25, 2006 visit to Saudi Arabia.
Here are a few other news items you may have missed.
  • Frank Gaffney, The New York Daily News reported that while a growing number are calling for direct talks with Iran , Bush has remained opposed. Why? Because Iran is, hands down, the main impediment to freedom and stability in Iraq.
  • Michael Ledeen, The National Review Online reported on Stephen Hadley's recent trip to Iraq and his so called leaked “...memorandum prepared for cabinet-level officials...”
  • The New York Sun reported that the Baker-Hamilton commission would be released on December 6 and will likely challenge the president's current thinking on Iraq.
  • Max Singer, The National Review Online reexamined the comparisons between Vietnam and the Iraq war.
  • Cox & Forkum published a cartoon: Ahmadinejad - The Stalker.
Thank you, Doctor Zin and Team, for bringing us this news. We appreciate your hard work. Have a nice day.