Shifting Targets - US plans for Iran




 
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Shifting Targets - US plans for Iran
 
October 3rd, 2007  
phoenix80
 
 

Topic: Shifting Targets - US plans for Iran


Shifting Targets - US plans for Iran
Shifting Targets

The Administration’s plan for Iran
by Seymour M. Hersh
The New Yorker

In a series of public statements in recent months, President Bush and members of his Administration have redefined the war in Iraq, to an increasing degree, as a strategic battle between the United States and Iran. “Shia extremists, backed by Iran, are training Iraqis to carry out attacks on our forces and the Iraqi people,” Bush told the national convention of the American Legion in August. “The attacks on our bases and our troops by Iranian-supplied munitions have increased. . . . The Iranian regime must halt these actions. And, until it does, I will take actions necessary to protect our troops.” He then concluded, to applause, “I have authorized our military commanders in Iraq to confront Tehran’s murderous activities.”

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My take:
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Seymour M. Hersh is the last person to talk about Iran but his sci-fi stories about Iran and Bush administration like the above article are not bad... Ah not to mention that none of his stories have been proven to be true though and thats why I think he should write sci-fi stuff.

Dr. Ledeen has more about this: http://pajamasmedia.com/xpress/micha...ir_critics.php
 


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