Target Iran : The Truth about the US Government's Plans for by Scott Ritter

By Scott Ritter

In the run-up to the invasion of Iraq, Scott Ritter's War on Iraq was once embraced by way of the antiwar flow in the US even if his claims that Iraq were successfully disarmed have been neglected by way of either the Bush management and the mainstream media. within the wake of the debacle, Ritter has been vindicated. Now Ritter, a former United countries guns inspector, has set his points of interest at the White House's hyping of Iran's alleged nuclear guns application. In Target Iran he once more units the checklist straight.

This ebook deals Ritter's “national intelligence evaluate” of the Iranian imbroglio. He examines the Bush administration's regime-change coverage and the possibility of Iran to threaten U.S. nationwide protection pursuits. the writer additionally considers how the rustic is visible through different events, together with the uk (Tony Blair may well once more be known as upon by means of Bush to supply a world “cover” in any confrontation), Israel (the Israelis view Iran as their number 1 chance today), and the overseas Atomic power business enterprise (responsible for analyzing the alleged nuclear program).

Show description

Read Online or Download Target Iran : The Truth about the US Government's Plans for Regime Change PDF

Similar middle eastern books

Literature and Nation in the Middle East

This compelling learn offers an unique examine how 'the country' is represented within the literature of the center East. It contains chapters on Egypt, Sudan, Lebanon, Iraq, Palestine and Israel, drawing at the services of literary students, historians, political scientists and cultural theorists. The publication deals a synthesising contribution to wisdom, putting Arab literature in the context of emergent or conflicting nationalist initiatives within the zone.

Semites: Race, Religion, Literature (Cultural Memory in the Present)

This choice of essays explores the now quite often extinct thought of “Semites. ” Invented within the 19th century and necessary to the making of recent conceptions of faith and race, the unusual harmony of Jew and Arab below one time period, “Semite” (the opposing time period used to be “Aryan”), and the situations that caused its disappearance represent the topic of this quantity.

Diversity in Language: Contrastive Studies in English and Arabic Theoretical Applied Linguistics

Bargains new perspectives at the contrasts among Arabic and English and on modern theoretical and utilized linguistics

Additional resources for Target Iran : The Truth about the US Government's Plans for Regime Change

Example text

At this meeting the cabinet was to debate the retaliation plans being fine-tuned by the Israeli Defense Force. However, the continued Iraqi missile attacks on Saturday morning meant that this meeting had to be pushed forward, calling for an extremely rare gathering on the morning of the Sabbath itself. Surprisingly, Prime Minister Shamir, despite the continued Iraqi attacks, formally announced an Israeli policy of non-retaliation, after a lengthy and emotional debate within the Israeli inner cabinet.

After 1973, the Israeli-Kurdish relationship was expanded to incorporate the CIA, which sent liaison officers to northern Iraq to coordinate the flow of material support coming out of Iran. This tri-cooperation came to a halt in 1975, however, when the United States brokered a peace agreement between Iran and Iraq. Part of the agreement had Iran suspending all aid shipments to the Iraqi Kurds in the north of Iraq, in effect ending the Kurdish revolt. The 1970s brought a period of difficulty between Iran and Israel, with Iran providing material support to Egypt during the Yom Kippur War, and then in 1975 voting in the United Nations on a resolution equating Zionism with racism.

S. stance against Israeli intervention. In Israel, Prime Minister Shamir had originally scheduled a meeting of his entire cabinet for Sunday morning, January 20, following the Sabbath. At this meeting the cabinet was to debate the retaliation plans being fine-tuned by the Israeli Defense Force. However, the continued Iraqi missile attacks on Saturday morning meant that this meeting had to be pushed forward, calling for an extremely rare gathering on the morning of the Sabbath itself. Surprisingly, Prime Minister Shamir, despite the continued Iraqi attacks, formally announced an Israeli policy of non-retaliation, after a lengthy and emotional debate within the Israeli inner cabinet.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.05 of 5 – based on 8 votes