"Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons." Bertrand Russell

Sunday, April 09, 2006

Who's next?

The Iran Plans
Would President Bush go to war to stop Tehran from getting the bomb?
by: Seymour M. Hersh on: 10th Apr, 06

The Bush Administration, while publicly advocating diplomacy in order to stop Iran from pursuing a nuclear weapon, has increased clandestine activities inside Iran and intensified planning for a possible major air attack. Current and former American military and intelligence officials said that Air Force planning groups are drawing up lists of targets, and teams of American combat troops have been ordered into Iran, under cover, to collect targeting data and to establish contact with anti-government ethnic-minority groups. The officials say that President Bush is determined to deny the Iranian regime the opportunity to begin a pilot program, planned for this spring, to enrich uranium.

continued... The Global Echo from the New Yorker