Sunday, January 07, 2007

Israel plans nuclear strike on Iran: DBI

Sunday's Daily Briefing on Iran.
Revealed: Israel plans nuclear strike on Iran.
  • The Times Online reported that ISRAEL has drawn up secret plans to destroy Iran ’s uranium enrichment facilities with tactical nuclear weapons.
Impending Iran crisis.
  • Kenneth R. Timmerman, The Washington Times reported that over the next three to six months we should expect the very real possibility of a war with Iran which could spread far beyond the Persian Gulf.
Military Shakeup Places US Command In Fighting Stance.
  • DEBKAfile believes that the new Iraq strategy which the US president is due to unveil next week - and is geared to victory rather than exit - could bring US troops into clashes with Iran and/or Syria in the Persian Gulf, the Arabian Sea or the eastern Mediterranean.
  • The New York Post argued that Iran is the reason Bush is moving Adm. William Fallon to take charge of Central Command, responsible for the Middle East.
A Leadership Change In Tehran?
  • Stratfor weighed in on reports that Iran 's 67-year-old supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, is entering the final stage in his fight against cancer.
UK, Saudis, France urge compliance from Iran.
  • Margaret Beckett, the British foreign secretary, The Jerusalem Post argued that the UNSC's resolution on Iran marks an important moment. Iran faces a choice, between a route that allows it to develop a modern civil nuclear power program and brings many benefits to its people, or further defiance and the costs of isolation.
  • SeattlePI reported that Saudi Arabia and France called Saturday on Iran to accept international demands to halt uranium enrichment.
On Radio Farda - a debate.
  • Edward E. Kaufman & S. Enders Wimbush, The Weekly Standard published the Broadcasting Board of Governors response to S. Enders Wimbush's article. "Radio Free Iran ." Wimbush wrote a response.
Here are three news items you may have missed.
  • Reuters reported that Iranian "reformist" parliamentarians on Saturday blamed Ahmadinejad's government for failing to prevent United Nations sanctions.
  • Richard Miniter, Pajamas Media published a video interview with Flemming Rose an author and the cultural editor of the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten.
  • DryBones Blog published a cartoon: The UN Finds the Courage?
Thank you, Doctor Zin and Team, for your continued hard work to bring us this news. Keep up the good work!

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