Friday, October 13, 2006


AlterNet: Does Bush Think War with Iran Is Preordained?:
"The aircraft carrier Eisenhower, accompanied by the guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio, guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage, guided-missile destroyer USS Mason and the fast-attack submarine USS Newport News, is, as I write, making its way to the Straits of Hormuz off Iran. The ships will be in place to strike Iran by the end of the month. It may be a bluff. It may be a feint. It may be a simple show of American power. But I doubt it.

War with Iran -- a war that would unleash an apocalyptic scenario in the Middle East -- is probable by the end of the Bush administration. It could begin in as little as three weeks. "

I have a very hard time getting my mind to accept as plausible the idea that Bush will attack Iran.

But, the political storm, which would follow, at home and abroad would dwarf anything in this country since the Civil War.

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