Saturday, September 29, 2007
Pushing For War With Iran
The Cheney faction within the Assministration, along with its neocon allies in the media and right wing think tanks, have had Iran in their sights since shortly after the invasion of Iraq. While they may not be able to sell everyone on Iran's nuclear capabilities (remember WMD in Iraq?), they are hoping to provoke a conflict over Iran's "involvement" in Iraq. Despite Maliki's recent statement that Iranian support for Shiite militia was over, Cheney and the war hawks persist in turning up the heat for a full blown conflict. Apparently, only the military, which has been stretched to the breaking point in Iraq and Afghanistan, is standing in the way. And we know how much this Assministration cares about the military, given their extensions of tours and refusal to allow more time at home for the troops.