The Guardian 4 April, 2007
US ready to strike Iran within days
Russian intelligence has information that the US Armed Forces have nearly completed preparations for a possible military operation against Iran, and will be ready to strike in early April, a security official said.
Official data says the US’s military presence in the region has reached the level of March 2003 when the US invaded Iraq.
The US has not excluded the military option in negotiations on Iran over its refusal to abandon its nuclear program. The UN Security Council passed a new resolution on Iran last Saturday, toughening economic sanctions against the country and accepting the possibility of a military solution to the crisis.
The security source said the Pentagon could, after assessing the damage done to the Iranian forces by its possible missile strikes and analysing the political situation there, decide to conduct ground operations as well.
A senior Russian security official said that the Pentagon hoped to bring Iran to its knees and had recently intensified training for air and ground operations.
Russian Col-Gen Leonid Ivashov, Vice-President of the Academy of Geopolitical Sciences, said last week the Pentagon was planning to deliver a massive air strike on Iran’s military infrastructure in the near future.
A new US carrier battle group has been dispatched to the Gulf. The USS John C Stennis, with a crew of 3,200 and around 80 fixed-wing aircraft, including F/A-18 Hornet and Superhornet fighter-bombers, eight support ships and four nuclear submarines are heading for the Gulf, where a similar group led by the USS Dwight D Eisenhower has been deployed since December 2006. The US is also sending Patriot anti-missile systems to the region.
On the other hand Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said, "We are constantly working on how to resolve the situation around the Iranian nuclear program and other conflicts peacefully. This policy is unchanged and we will pursue it in the future."
Acknowledgement to Russian Information Agency Novosti (March 30, 2007)
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Iraq is no longer the nation that it was. Saddam Hussein is long dead and all the so called dictators have been returned to their origins. Ashes to ashes ; dust to dust and all the usual.
Look at the state of the once proud ancient Iraq that was once a cradle of human civilization.
Well, the United States of America under George Walker Bush Jr seems hellbent in destroying another ancient civilization ; this time it's ancient Persia - now the Islamic Republic of Iran!
Do the American people have anymore compassion left in them? Will they stand by and watch their demented President wage another uncalled for war against another sovereign country as Iran?
Do you wonder why the whole world hates America today? It's because of that one lunatic in Capitol Hill. Figure it out. What are you gonna do to stop him before it's too late?
Impeach the bastard!