Monday, February 07, 2005


Iran: The Third Front

Secretary of State Rice today announced how Mr. Bush plans to start a war with Iran. According to the Guardian:
Condoleezza Rice turned Washington's rhetoric on Iran up another notch yesterday, telling Iranians they would have to "live up to their international obligations" to avoid a conflict with Israel.
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As noted in my January 25th post "So Much for Plausible Deniability," Israel has already stated it will not attack Iran without first obtaining US approval.

If the US was really interested in getting Iran to stop their nuclear weapons program, they would be making these threats privately. Every time the Bush Administration threatens Iran, the stronger Iran's hard-liners get and the weaker the forces fighting for democracy get. (Kind of like how Bush's approval numbers go up every time Osama bin Ladin threatens the US.)


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