Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Iran in the News

The LORD is a warrior; the LORD is his name. (Exodus 15:3)

1. 'Military plan against Iran is ready' - Jerusalem Post

Predicting that Iran will obtain a nuclear weapon within three years and claiming to have a strike plan in place, senior American military officers have told The Jerusalem Post they support President George W. Bush's stance to do everything necessary to stop the Islamic Republic's race for nuclear power.

2. Iran threatens Gulf blitz if US hits nuclear plants - London Times

Iran has threatened to launch a missile blitz against the Gulf states and plunge the entire Middle East into war if America attacks its nuclear facilities.

3. Russia increases Iran cooperation - Jerusalem Post

Though it has failed to resolve the missile shield crisis, Russian President Vladimir Putin's offer to break the deadlock by placing a US missile defense system in Azerbaijan is the latest sign of growing Russian willingness to cooperate on Iran, those tracking the issue say.