Monday, July 16, 2007

Red lines, dead lines

"The red line is not in Iran. The red line is in Israel. If Israel is adamant it will attack, the US will have to take decisive action...The choices are: tell Israel no, let Israel do the job, or do the job yourself." --Patrick Cronin, International Institute for Strategic Studies.

Almost half of the US's 277 warships are stationed close to Iran, including two aircraft carrier groups. The aircraft carrier USS Enterprise left Virginia last week for the Gulf.
-- from Cheney pushes Bush to act on Iran.

TomDispatch says that according to a recent ARG poll, 54% of Americans now favour the launching of impeachment hearings against the Vice President, while 40% oppose this.

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