War on Iran: It’s Not A Matter of “If”

  • The analogy here is the run up to Pearl Harbor. Let me quote from a useful timeline. On October 7, 1940,   a US Navy IQ analyst Arthur McCollum wrote an 8 point memo on how to force Japan into war with US. Beginning the next day FDR began to put them into effect and all 8 were eventually accomplished.

  • War Plan Iran: The US Finally Admits Its Criminal Bankruptcy.

  • U.S. troops quietly surge into Middle East

Alexander Cockburn, Counterpunch

Submitted by David Culver

The world’s press is choc-a-bloc with “if” questions about Iran and war. Will Israel attack? Is Obama, coerced by domestic politics  in an election year, being dragged into war by the Israel lobby? Will he lunch the bombers?  Is the strategy to force Iran into a corner, methodically demolishing its economy by embargoes and sanctions so that in the end a desperate Iran strikes back.

As with sanctions and covert military onslaughts on Iraq in the run up to 2003, the first point to underline is that the US is waging war on Iran. But well aware of the US public’s aversion to yet another war in the Middle East, the onslaught is an undeclared one.

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War Plan Iran: The US Finally Admits Its Criminal Bankruptcy. Finian Cunningham, Global Research

  • Officially, America is now bankrupt: financially, economically, politically – and morally. Its criminal aggression towards Iran is just one of many parts of a jigsaw that add up to a clear and grotesque picture of what the United States of America now represents in the 21st Century world.

  • U.S. troops quietly surge into Middle East

U.S. troops quietly surge into Middle East, David S. Cloud, San Franciso (CA) Chronicle

  • The Pentagon has stationed nearly 15,000 troops in Kuwait, adding to a small contingent already there.

  • The Pentagon also has decided to keep two aircraft carriers and their strike groups in the region.

  • Our future depends on stopping an attack on Iran

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