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Zywiec Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-01-07 07:06 AM
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49. Don't forget this Scott Ritter prediction: June 2005
Scott Ritter Says U.S. Plans June Attack On Iran

By Mark Jensen

02/19/05 --


On Iran, Ritter said that President George W. Bush has received and signed off on orders for an aerial attack on Iran planned for June 2005. Its purported goal is the destruction of Irans alleged program to develop nuclear weapons, but Ritter said neoconservatives in the administration also expected that the attack would set in motion a chain of events leading to regime change in the oil-rich nation of 70 million -- a possibility Ritter regards with the greatest skepticism.
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  -Putin tells Tehran "They're going to bomb you!" lovuian  Sep-30-07 09:49 PM   #0 
  - I bet it's not Oct. 15 anymore now that it has leaked out. Probably some other unknown date now.  Selatius   Sep-30-07 09:53 PM   #1 
  - I agree but it makes me mad that our News agency suck  lovuian   Sep-30-07 09:55 PM   #2 
     - Sarkozy would be dumb to order the French fleet to join the US fleet in bombing Iran.  Selatius   Sep-30-07 10:03 PM   #4 
  - Bullshit. nt  bemildred   Sep-30-07 09:58 PM   #3 
  - A new moon is on Oct. 8th.  spirit of wine   Sep-30-07 10:04 PM   #5 
  - Er, yes, in World War 2.  Kelly Rupert   Sep-30-07 10:45 PM   #15 
     - Actually, theres some truth in this....  ShaneGR   Sep-30-07 11:13 PM   #23 
     - Given the air supremacy American forces enjoyed,  Kelly Rupert   Sep-30-07 11:19 PM   #26 
     - Actually...  Sic Semper Tyranus   Oct-01-07 04:47 PM   #50 
  - Does anyone know how credible the NYSun is? nt  babylonsister   Sep-30-07 10:05 PM   #6 
  - Yes, and: not very.  Kagemusha   Sep-30-07 10:19 PM   #8 
     - Thanks. That's what I thought. nt  babylonsister   Sep-30-07 10:22 PM   #9 
     - Have you guys read the Seymour Hersh article?  lovuian   Sep-30-07 10:32 PM   #11 
     - Have you read the Israeli counter that says, the new plan is too limp?  Kagemusha   Sep-30-07 10:35 PM   #12 
     - Follow-up: finally read the Hersh article in full.  Kagemusha   Oct-01-07 05:53 AM   #45 
     - Are you sure it's the Sun?  Hatalles   Sep-30-07 10:51 PM   #17 
        - Yes, I'm aware of that, but the question of the NY Sun's credibility is still valid  Kagemusha   Sep-30-07 10:57 PM   #20 
  - Why Did Hillary Clinton Vote for War Again???  DianaForRussFeingold   Sep-30-07 10:07 PM   #7 
  - Cause she's tired of killing arabs and wants to get some persian blood on her hands?  LeviathanCrumbling   Sep-30-07 10:43 PM   #13 
  - It is my most passionate hope that people who both write and honestly believe  Kelly Rupert   Sep-30-07 10:49 PM   #16 
     - I just posed a question. If you have a good answer feel free to share.  LeviathanCrumbling   Sep-30-07 11:15 PM   #24 
        - Sure.  Kelly Rupert   Sep-30-07 11:19 PM   #27 
           - So why did she vote for the preamble to genocide?  LeviathanCrumbling   Sep-30-07 11:29 PM   #28 
              - What parts of the wording of the amendment do you believe  Kelly Rupert   Sep-30-07 11:30 PM   #29 
                 - Where they designate the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist organization.  LeviathanCrumbling   Sep-30-07 11:36 PM   #30 
                    - And how does that expand the government's war powers?  Kelly Rupert   Sep-30-07 11:37 PM   #31 
                       - Are you kidding? The senate gave Bush political coverage to attack Iran.  LeviathanCrumbling   Sep-30-07 11:45 PM   #32 
                          - The crucial difference between this and the IWR is  Kelly Rupert   Sep-30-07 11:50 PM   #33 
                             - Then you weren't paying attention to the run up to the Iraq war (clue it started before Bush)  LeviathanCrumbling   Oct-01-07 12:00 AM   #34 
                                - And, as you may note, previous resolutions similar to this one were toothless  Kelly Rupert   Oct-01-07 12:09 AM   #36 
                                   - How many have to die in Iraq before we call it what it is? Genocide.  LeviathanCrumbling   Oct-01-07 12:15 AM   #38 
                                      - Not all human-rights catastrophes are genocides.  Kelly Rupert   Oct-01-07 12:23 AM   #39 
                                         - So pay no attention to all that ethnic cleansing  LeviathanCrumbling   Oct-01-07 12:35 AM   #40 
                                            - Yeah, I'm not really seeing how  Kelly Rupert   Oct-01-07 12:38 AM   #41 
                                               - According the the UN definition of Genocide it is pretty clear that I'm right on this one.  LeviathanCrumbling   Oct-02-07 06:22 PM   #51 
  - Exactly what wording in the Kyl amendment gives the government more war powers?  Kelly Rupert   Sep-30-07 10:52 PM   #18 
     - I hope this will help answer your question---Mike Gravel vs Hillary Clinton on Iraq/Iran  DianaForRussFeingold   Oct-01-07 12:03 AM   #35 
        - Ah, yes. The ravings of Mike Gravel.  Kelly Rupert   Oct-01-07 12:10 AM   #37 
           - Read my original reply again-- I didn't mention the Lieberman Kyl amendment  DianaForRussFeingold   Oct-01-07 01:53 AM   #43 
  - October 15?  bambino   Sep-30-07 10:22 PM   #10 
  - Ah, Putin. Now there's a trustworthy, honorable man,  Kelly Rupert   Sep-30-07 10:44 PM   #14 
  - I knew you and I would agree on something n/t  NNN0LHI   Oct-01-07 06:49 AM   #47 
  - I remember reading a hard date sometime in July too. This is all intense speculation  MidwestTransplant   Sep-30-07 10:57 PM   #19 
  - And in April, and last October, and the July before that, and... n/t  Kelly Rupert   Sep-30-07 10:58 PM   #21 
  - Don't forget this Scott Ritter prediction: June 2005  Zywiec   Oct-01-07 07:06 AM   #49 
  - Iran's nuclear facilities (if they have any) would be deep under ground  Quixote1818   Sep-30-07 11:02 PM   #22 
  - They'd bomb the entrances/exits and try to seal them up eom  EVDebs   Sep-30-07 11:17 PM   #25 
  - Propaganda! When will the lies cease?  L. Coyote   Oct-01-07 01:21 AM   #42 
  - Seems we already did a war crime invading and bombing Iraq  KoKo01   Oct-01-07 06:46 AM   #46 
  - Warmongering is for barbarians....  and-justice-for-all   Oct-01-07 05:34 AM   #44 
  - Hahaha! Putin, class act 'buy weapons from me'  Rex   Oct-01-07 07:01 AM   #48 

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