Saturday, February 10, 2007

Report: US will be ready for strike on Iran in the spring

Well, it looks like we may have our timetable. No silly, not for pulling out of Iraq, but to attack Iran.
Despite repeated denials by the US administration, preparations for a strike against Iranian nuclear sites are in "advanced" stages, according to informed sources in Washington quoted by The Guardian on Saturday.

According to the Londan-based Guardian's report, the deployment of forces to the Persian Gulf would allow the opening of an Iranian front by the spring, however the sources said an attack would most likely only come next year before US President George W. Bush finishes his term in office.

The sources said Bush had yet to make a final decision on the matter, but Vice-President Dick Cheney and Neo-conservatives, particularly at the Washington-based American Enterprise Institute, were reportedly pushing the need for action against Teheran for continuing to develop their nuclear capabilities.

Is it likely? You bet your sweet ass it is. That is exactly the sort of chicken shit thing Bush would do. Attack Iran, set the whole Mid-East aflame and walk away, leaving others to clean up his mess.

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