War is a horrible thing. Just ask anyone that has ever been in the middle of it. And in this day and age governments around the world possess weapons of such incalculable power that war should be unthinkable. In future wars, we could literally see millions of people killed on a single day. Nobody should want that or look forward to that. Unfortunately, the next major regional war in [...]
Tehran tells president to ‘take care of your business’ after Israeli air strike, Israeli TV says; analyst worries about new rash of Syrian TV interviews demanding attacks on the Golan.
If it does not act in response to Israeli aggression, it will be quite embarrassing for the regime to justify the use of fighter jets and helicopter gunships in its internal conflict (for purposes of regime preservation), but not for [...]
“Syria’s response to the recent aggression of the Zionist regime (Israel) against this country will send this regime into a coma,” Deputy Chairman of Iranian Armed Forces’ Chief of Staff Brigadier General Masoud Jazayeri said on Saturday.
He added that the Islamic anti-Israeli resistance movement has set its eyes on Syria’s “retaliatory measure” against the Israeli aggression.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country will back Egyptian efforts to put an end to the Israeli aggression in the besieged Gaza Strip.
In a telephone conversation with Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi on Friday, Putin said Russia planned to support Cairo’s efforts directed at normalizing the situation in the Palestinian territory, the Kremlin said in a statement.
The remarks come after Egypt’s Prime Minister Hisham Qandil visited the Gaza Strip on [...]
Full On War In The Middle East Is ON!
#MuslimBrotherhood calls for million-man march on friday against Israhelli attacks on #Gaza
Muslim Brotherhood calls for protests before major mosques nationwide today to demand government sever ties with Israel
The Muslim Brotherhood called for protests before major mosques nationwide on Thursday afternoon to demand that the Egyptian government sever diplomatic and trade ties with Israel.
The group also called for a rally at Al-Azhar Mosque [...]
Complication: US Ally Egypt Gets Involved, Says Will No Longer Tolerate Israel’s Gaza Attacks
It was only a matter of time before today’s Israeli offensive ran into a snag. The complication: Egypt, which has long been treading the fence being both a pro-US regional power (someone has to provide those joint guarantees on Egyptian bonds, and to supply the local tear gas canisters in exchange for a friendly Suez Canal [...]
Iran to Wage Full-Scale War in Case of Israeli Aggression
TEHRAN (FNA)- Former Iranian Defense Minister Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani said Iran will reciprocate an Israeli aggression with a full-scale and long term response.
“Iran never hits the first strike and has and does never initiate war, but in case of enemy aggression, certainly Iran’s reaction will not be temporary,” Shamkhani, who heads the Center for Strategic Defense now, told FNA on [...]
Hezbollah MP Walid Sakariya told Lebanese television this week that the nuclear weapon Iran is allegedly developing is intended to annihilate Israel.
In a segment recorded and translated by MEMRI (the Middle East Media Research Institute), Sakariya, also a retired general, told his interviewer on Hezbollah’s al-Manar TV Tuesday that should Iran acquire a nuclear weapon it would serve Syrian as well as Iranian interests, namely the eradication of the Jewish state.
Paul Craig Roberts
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Washington has made tremendous preparations for a military assault on Iran. There is speculation that Washington has called off its two longest running wars–Iraq and Afghanistan–in order to deploy forces against Iran. Two of Washington’s fleets have been assigned to the Persian Gulf along with NATO warships. Missiles have been spread amongst Washington’s Oil Emirate and Middle Eastern puppet states. US troops have been deployed [...]
January 15, 2012
In an interview on the Chris Matthews show on MSNBC, former CIA officer Robert Baer said that Israel is behind the string of assassinations of Iranian nuclear scientists. The latest victim of this terror campaign was 32-year-old Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan.
Baer said that Israel’s motive is to provoke Iran into a military response, which would force the United States of America to retaliate against Iran on the behalf of Israel. [...]
AFP – Arab League chief Amr Mussa said on Sunday the organisation will ask the UN Security Council to impose a no-fly zone over Gaza, which Israel has pounded with air strikes in response to rocket fire.
Mussa told an emergency meeting of Arab League ambassadors that “the Arab bloc in the United Nations has been directed to ask for the convention of the Security Council [...]