Archive for July 31st, 2009

Out of Iraq by Next Year (C-SPAN viewer call for Colonel Reese included!)?

Out of Iraq by Next Year?

US stay in Iraq stinks ‘like fish’, says memo

Secret US Military Memo Calls for Iraq Withdrawal

A top US military official has called for an early withdrawal from Iraq more than a year ahead of the late-2011 deadline. In a confidential memo, Colonel Timothy Reese writes, “Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days. Since the signing of the 2009 security agreement, we are guests in Iraq and after six years in Iraq, we now smell bad to the Iraqi nose.” Reese currently serves in Baghdad as a US military adviser to the Iraqi army.


C-SPAN ‘Washington Journal’ viewer call for Colonel Timothy Reese who is calling for American troops to be pulled out of Iraq according to above New York Times blog entry:


Here is the direct link to the youtube:


Zionist Organization Of America…..pushing hard for war between US and Iran

Zionist Organization Of America…..pushing hard for war between US and Iran

Zionist Organization Of America…..pushing hard for war between US and Iran
Today at 3:21am
Israel Lobby

pushing real hard for Obama
to go to war with Iran…

ZOA Concerned About Obama Admin. Implying That It Will Accept Iran With Nuclear Weapons

July 23, 2009
Press Release
Contact: Morton A. Klein
Phone 1: 212-481-1500

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has expressed deep concern the Obama Administration for implying that it might accept the acquisition of nuclear weapons by Iran. The indication that it would do so came when U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said this week that the U.S. would provide “a defense umbrella” for its allies in the Middle East in the event that Iran develops nuclear weapons. Secretary Clinton said while on a visit to Thailand that, “We want Iran to calculate what I think is a fair assessment: that if the United States extends a defense umbrella over the region, if we do even more to develop the military capacity of those (allies) in the Gulf, it is unlikely that Iran will be any stronger or safer.”

Secretary Clinton’s statement led Dan Meridor, Israel’s Minister for intelligence services to say, “I heard, unenthusiastically, the Americans’ statement that they will defend their allies in the event that Iran arms itself with an atomic bomb, as if they have already reconciled with this possibility, and this is a mistake … we don’t need to deal with the assumption that Iran will attain nuclear weapons but to prevent this” (Barak Ravid, ‘Israel slams Clinton statement on nuclear Iran,’ Haaretz, July 22, 2009).

ZOA National President Morton A. Klein said, “We view with deep concern Secretary Clinton’s statements in Thailand this week that implied that the Obama Administration might be reconciled to Iran becoming a nuclear weapons power. Before being elected president, Barack Obama said repeatedly that he would do ‘everything’ to stop Iran becoming a nuclear power. Secretary Clinton has therefore foreshadowed a violation of a major campaign promise. Clearly, if Iran becomes a nuclear power, something less than ‘everything’ will have been attempted by the Obama Administration to stop it.

“In May, we expressed our deep concern at the linkage which President Obama and senior Administration officials affirmed between the Iranian issue and the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. We pointed out then that Arab states that are genuinely threatened by the looming Iranian nuclear threat would need no inducement to cooperate with America in our efforts to prevent Iran from manufacturing these weapons. We pointed out that weakening or pressuring Israel would not deter Iran. Nothing has happened in the last two months to alter our view. On the contrary, the Iranian regime continues defiantly to work towards obtaining nuclear weapons and has rebuffed American diplomacy.

“At the time, we also observed that President Obama was presenting baffling, contradictory arguments, asserting, on the one hand, that a nuclear Iran poses a serious security threat to the U.S. and, on the other, that it would condition to at least some extent what it does in countering the Iranian threat upon Israel making various major concessions to the existing, unreconstructed Palestinian Authority regime. The ZOA believes that if Iran poses a serious security threat to the U.S., Israel and the world – as President Obama says it does – then there can be no reason or logic for the Obama Administration to do less than everything to stop Iran.

“In this context, we view with the utmost gravity and concern Secretary Clinton’s recent words that may suggest that the Obama Administration might be reconciled to Iran becoming a nuclear power. Is the Obama Administration implying that it does not intend to stop Iran becoming a nuclear power but that does intend to hold Israel guilty for its own failure to do so?

“We urge all Americans, members of U.S. Congress and Jewish organizations since a nuclear-armed Iran is a threat to both the U.S. and Israel, to reaffirm unequivocally that it is committed to preventing Iran from becoming a nuclear power.”



Ahmadinejad DID NOT threaten to “wipe Israel off the map.”

Obama’s War Signals: Iran in the crosshairs (for AIPAC & Israel of course!):

US Maintains Sanctions on Syria (for AIPAC/Israel of course!)

Going after Syria would be in accordance with The ‘A Clean Break’/war for Israel agenda that the Iraq invasion was based on (can read more about such via the ‘A Clean Break’ link on the upper right side of the following URL):