2006-01-16

Latest Iran News

... via Doctor Zin:
Congressional sources informed me that this joint appearance was carefully prepared by both political parties as a show unity on the Iran.

Carol Giacomo, Reuters reported that Republican and Democratic senators said on Sunday the United States may ultimately have to undertake a military strike to deter Iran.
Nedra Pickler, Forbes reported that US Senators said that international penalties against Iran are necessary to contain its nuclear ambitions. ...

Read the rest at Regime Change Iran.

Meanwhile, the Free Iran News Forum has this:
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Monday Iran ‘crossed the threshold’ with its recent nuclear actions and the world must act fast to send Tehran to the UN Security Council.

The Security Council’s five permanent members and Germany are holding talks in London on Monday in search of a common strategy to tackle Iran’s resumption of atomic fuel research and development after a two-year moratorium.

Rice said the United States wanted the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to hold an emergency meeting as soon as possible, fearing if IAEA members waited until a scheduled meeting in March this would give Iran a chance to further ‘obfuscate’ over any nuclear weapons plans.

“We just can’t let them do that,” she told reporters traveling with her to Liberia for the inauguration of Africa’s first woman president. ...

Full post - with more related news - at the link.