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Aug 6, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(AFP) Saudi King Abdullah invited Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for an extraordinary summit of Muslim leaders to be held this month in the holy city of Mecca, state news agency SPA reported Sunday. The Saudi monarch "sent a written letter to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad inviting him to attend the extraordinary Islamic solidarity meeting which will be ...

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Aug 6, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(FREE BEACON) Senior White House adviser David Plouffe was paid $100,000 for two 2010 speeches to a South African company with ties to the governments of Iran and Syria, the Washington Post reported Monday. Plouffe spoke to a subsidiary of the MTN Group, a telecommunications firm, in Lagos, Nigeria, in December 2010–a month before he ...

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Aug 4, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(AFP) Iran has fired an upgraded version of its Fateh-110 short-range ballistic missile in a "successful" test of its ability to hit stationary land or sea targets, Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi said on Saturday, according to state television. Vahidi said the missile now has a range of "more than 300 kilometres" (190 miles) and can ...

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Aug 3, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from THE BLAZE: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has never shied away from speaking his mind, nor has he refrained from taking the “unpopular” stance of being hawkish when it comes to defending his country from the sea of aggressors which surrounds it. Now more than ever, as Iran draws dangerously close to ...

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Aug 2, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(NY TIMES) ASHKELON, Israel — A series of public statements and private communications from the Israeli leadership in recent weeks set off renewed concerns in the Obama administration that Israel might be preparing a unilateral military strike on Iran, perhaps as early as this fall. But after a flurry of high-level visits, including ...

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Aug 2, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(JP) In a speech published on his website Thursday, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said the ultimate goal of world forces must be the annihilation of Israel. Speaking to ambassadors from Islamic countries ahead of 'Qods Day' ('Jerusalem Day'), an annual Iranian anti-Zionist event established in 1979 by Ayatollah Khomeini and which falls this year on ...

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Aug 1, 2012 Comments Off Toro520

Wall Street Journal: KABUL - Iran has allowed the Taliban to open an office in eastern Iran and discussed providing them with surface-to-air missiles, ramping up the potential for cooperation with the insurgents, according to senior Afghan and Western officials. Iran's shift came after the U.S. and Afghanistan sealed a long-term partnership agreement in May, and in ...

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Aug 1, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Aug 1, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(AP) JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that U.S. statements of solidarity with Israel and its assurances that military strikes are still an option aren't working to convince Iran that the West is "serious about stopping them" from developing nuclear weapons. Standing with a visiting Leon Panetta, Netanyahu dismissed the U.S. ...

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Aug 1, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from THE DAILY CALLER: Iran is preparing for a direct attack on Saudi Arabia should Syria’s Bashar Assad be in danger of falling to rebel forces that the Islamic regime believes are being supported by the Arab kingdom, according to a source within Iran’s Revolutionary Guards. Iran also blames the Saudis for unrest in ...

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Jul 30, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(MY WAY NEWS) TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta acknowledged Monday that increasingly stiff international sanctions have yet to compel Iran to give up its nuclear ambitions. But he argued that more pressure eventually would lead Iran to "do what's right." Iran's disputed nuclear program, which Tehran contends is only for peaceful purposes, ...

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Jul 27, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from RI: The biggest conventional bomb ever developed is ready to wreak destruction upon the enemies of the US. Air Force Secretary Michael Donley said its record-breaking bunker-buster has become operational after years of testing. “If it needed to go today, we would be ready to do that,” said Donley. “We continue to do testing ...

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Jul 25, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(CNSNews.com) – For the second time in less than a year, Iran’s top naval commander has said Iranian Navy vessels will soon be plying the Atlantic Ocean, having made great strides in recent years in expanding its presence beyond Iranian waters. Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari’s comments came on the same day Iran launched its first domestically-built ...

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Jul 23, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from The Daily Caller: Iranian assets positioned in the United States have been activated and are actively working to acquire intelligence and equipment that might be useful in terror attacks, according to a former member of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards. The information comes after a bus carrying Israeli youths exploded Wednesday in a Black Sea resort ...

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Jul 22, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Jul 21, 2012 Comments Off Toro520

Times of Israel: Israel has suffered ‘a response’ far greater than its ‘blows against Iran,’ says president Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad gloated publicly on Thursday over the deaths of Israelis in a terror bombing in Bulgaria, and hinted that Iran was responsible for the attack. Speaking hours after Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had publicly blamed the bombing ...

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Jul 3, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

WASHINGTON — The United States has quietly moved significant military reinforcements into the Persian Gulf to deter the Iranian military from any possible attempt to shut the Strait of Hormuz and to increase the number of fighter jets capable of striking deep into Iran if the standoff over its nuclear program escalates. The deployments are part ...

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Jul 2, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from The Daily Caller: A source who served in Iranian intelligence says the Iranian regime is preparing to down Western airliners in case of an attack on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s supreme leader, has been preparing for war for some time as the Islamic regime closes in on developing nuclear ...

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Jun 19, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from The Washington Post: The United States and Israel jointly developed a sophisticated computer virus nicknamed Flame that collected critical intelligence in preparation for cyber-sabotage attacks aimed at slowing Iran’s ability to develop a nuclear weapon, according to Western officials with knowledge of the effort. The massive piece of malware was designed to secretly ...

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Jun 19, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States is planning a significant military presence of 13,500 troops in Kuwait to give it the flexibility to respond to sudden conflicts in the region as Iraq adjusts to the withdrawal of American combat forces and the world nervously eyes Iran, according to a congressional report. The study by the Senate ...

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Jun 16, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Jun 14, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran has arrested the killers of two of its nuclear scientists, state media reported on Thursday, as the Islamic state continues to hunt down those it says are responsible for attempting to sabotage its nuclear program. The suspects are accused of assassinating a physicist at Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation (AEOI) and a ...

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Jun 10, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans on Sunday renewed their attacks on the Obama administration over suspected leaks of classified security information, with one influential senator saying the Justice Department should appoint a special prosecutor to investigate. Among the government secrets leaked to the media in recent months were reports on U.S. cyber warfare against Iran, procedures for ...

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Jun 10, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from Big Peace: Israeli officials who were placed at risk by the Obama administration's leaks about the Stuxnet virus are disputing American claims that the cyber-weapon was jointly developed by the U.S. and Israel. Rather, they say, Israeli intelligence first started developing cyberspace warfare against Iran, only convincing the U.S.--with some difficulty--to join ...

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Jun 10, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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