Monday, October 1, 2007
The Changing Justification for War With Iran
An article in the New Yorker by Seymour Hersh details the Assiministration's, and particularly Dead Eye Dick Cheney's, determination to attack Iran. Knowing that the public won't buy the story that Iran is on the verge of having a nuclear weapon (analysts are telling the Assministration that it's at least 5 years away), Cheney, and the numbskull he has to pretend to work for, have been focusing on Iran's supplying of explosives to Iraqi Shiite militia as a new justification. A former intelligence officer also says Cheney's group haven't planned for what will happen when - - not if - - Iran retaliates, probably by stepping up activities within both Iraq and Afghanistan. After witnessing the results of short sighted planning in Iraq, this should be another debacle in the making just in time for the next President to try to clean up.