compiled by Cem Ertür
28 July 2010
1) President Ahmadinejad: US, Israel plan to attack at least two countries in the Middle East within the next three months (26 July 2010)
2) U.S. House of Representatives bill expresses support for Israel’s right to use military force against Iran (22 July 2010)
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3) Obama administration’s “2010 Nuclear Posture Review Report” threatens to use nuclear weapons against Iran (April 2010)
excerpt from: ‘US psywar plan includes 2 hot wars’
Press TV, 26 July 2010
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says the United States and Israel plan to attack two countries in the Middle East as part of a conspiracy to apply pressure on Iran.
“We have precise information that the Americans have devised a plot, according to which they seek to launch a psychological war on Iran,” Ahmadinejad stated in an exclusive interview with Press TV on Monday.
“They plan to attack at least two countries in the region within the next three months,” he added.
excerpt from: H.RES.1553.IH
US Library of Congress website, 22 July 2010
“ [The U.S. House of Representatives] expresses support for Israel’s right to use all means necessary to confront and eliminate nuclear threats posed by Iran, defend Israeli sovereignty, and protect the lives and safety of the Israeli people, including the use of military force if no other peaceful solution can be found within a reasonable time.”
[U.S. House of Representatives bill 1553 titled “Expressing support for the State of Israel’s right to defend Israeli sovereignty, to protect the lives and safety of the Israeli people, and to use all means necessary to confront and eliminate nuclear threats posed by the Islamic Republic of Iran, including the use of military force if no other peaceful solution can be found within reasonable time to protect against such an immediate and existential threat to the State of Israel.” The bill was referred to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs on 22 July 2010]
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excerpts from: 2010 Nuclear Posture Review Report
U.S. Department of Defense, April 2010
“ [T]he United States will not use or threaten to use nuclear weapons against non-nuclear weapons states that are party to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and in compliance with their nuclear non-proliferation obligations. […]
In the case of countries not covered by this assurance – states that possess nuclear weapons and states not in compliance with their nuclear non-proliferation obligations (*) – there remains a narrow range of contingencies in which U.S. nuclear weapons may still play a role in deterring a conventional or CBW [chemical and biological weapons] attack against the United States or its allies and partners.”
[2010 Nuclear Posture Review Report, U.S. Department of Defense, April 2010]
(*) The US officially considers Iran as not in compliance with the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), although Iran has not been so designated by the UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) which enforces the treaty.
UN “green light” for a pre-emptive US-Israel attack on Iran?
Security Council resolution transforms Iran into a “sitting duck”
by Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research, 11 June 2010
Israeli Deputy PM: Israel’s technological capabilities can be used for a war on Gaza, for a war on Lebanon, for a war on Syria, and also for war on Iran
Dandelion Salad, 11 May 2010
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