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Sunday, November 21, 2004


As we have posted several times, there are signs that the neo-con hawks in the Pentagon are gearing up for a showdown with Iran over its nuclear program. Now Britain's Guardian has picked up on this developing story:

Pentagon hawks have begun discussing military action against Iran to
neutralise its nuclear weapons threat, including possible strikes on leadership,
political and security targets.

The neo-con ideological commitment to transforming the Middle East threatens to hurry the US into military over-extension.

President Bush has spoken about a tripartite "axis of evil." He has invaded one of the three, Iraq. Will he now want military action against another, Iran?

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