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US vs Iran

Hybrid War

not have a relationship, neither harbour, or turn a blind eye toward Zarqawi and his associates".

Bush and other administration officials have said that the presence of Zarqawi in Iraq before the war was evidence of a connection between Saddam's government and al-Qaeda. Zarqawi was killed by a US airstrike in June this year. The long-awaited report, said senator Carl Levin, a member of the committee, is "a devastating indictment of the Bush- Cheney administration's unrelenting, misleading and deceptive attempts" to link Saddam to al-Qaeda.” [10]

But as long as one has a tremendous propaganda machine at its disposal, truth will not matter. It seems that this administration is determined to start a terrible war that may end in disaster not only for the United States, but for the rest of the world as well. Already there are constant talks of pre-emptive strikes and war preparations.

“The United States used Israel's attack on the Hizbollah militia in Lebanon as a prelude to "settling accounts" with Iran, Interfax news agency quoted a senior Russian diplomat as saying on Wednesday. Vladimir Trofimov, deputy head of the foreign ministry's Middle East department, was quoted making the comments the day before Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov begins a visit to the Middle East that will include Israel. "If we look at Israeli and U.S. plans, they aim at removing the Hizbollah factor ahead of the forthcoming U.S. settling of accounts with Iran," Interfax quoted Trofimov as saying. "This was a U.S.-Israeli conflict with the Islamic world, in which Iran has become a de-facto leader," he added. Trofimov, who has a record of making off-the-cuff remarks, was speaking at an informal round table discussion in Moscow.” [11]

And again the CIA and Pentagon officials confirmed that US was planning a strike on Iran.

“According to current and former officials, Pentagon and CIA planners have been exploring possible targets, such as the uranium enrichment plant at Natanz and the uranium conversion facility at Isfahan. Although a land invasion is not contemplated, military officers are weighing alternatives

Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar

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