Saturday, February 10, 2007

Gates" US can prove Iran's role in Iraq

Saturday's Daily Briefing on Iran.
Evidence U.S. International Broadcasting "harming American interests rather than helping" Gates: U.S. Can Prove Iran's Iraq Role.
  • The Washington Post reported that serial numbers and markings on explosives used in Iraq provide "pretty good" evidence that Iran is providing either weapons or technology for militants there, Defense Secretary Robert Gates asserted Friday.
Top Cleric Says US Within Iran's ' Firing Range'
  • Yahoo News reported that a top Iranian cleric has said the United States was within Iran's "firing range."
IAEA cuts back aid projects in Iran in nuclear row.
  • Reuters reported that the IAEA has cut back almost half its technical aid projects in Iran to uphold U.N. sanctions imposed on Tehran.
An ‘Intolerable Prospect' Is Being Studied by Spies.
  • Eli Lake, The New York Sun reported that the intelligence community's consensus-building body has commissioned a study on what President Bush has called the intolerable prospect of a nuclear Iran. [Finally?]
Who Is Tim Guildimann?
  • Eli Lake, The New York Sun reported on a name we will be hearing a lot of this week: Tim Guldimann. Who is he?
Here are three news items you may have missed.
  • Kenneth R. Timmerman, argued that a sea change is beginning to occur in Iraq: for the first time since the insurgency took off, the terrorists are starting to run. [A must read!]
  • Iran Press News reported that during the years 2002 to 2005 crude oil exports to Europe went from 350,000 barrels per day to 837,000 barrels per day.
  • Iran Press News reported that signs in Tehran say attendance at the February 11th March (in commemoration of 28 years of the revolution) is mandatory. A must read. [The day they took our Embassy personnel hostage.]
Thank you, Doctor Zin and Team, for this news. We have known for a while that Iran was aiding the terrorists. I do not understand, for the life of me, why other people do not see this. This is why your work is so very important. Keep up the good work. Have a nice day.