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H.R. 362: Proposed U.S. Naval Blockade on Iran Amounts to "an Act of War" (tags)
The National Intelligence Estimate released Dec. 3, 2007, states that Iran's nuclear weapons program was halted in 2003. The EU froze the assets of the biggest Iranian bank after Bush visited Britain in June. H.R. 362, introduced in Congress on May 22, 2008, would impose a naval blockade upon Iran which experts say would amount to "an act of war."
BTL:War-Weary World Seeking Alternatives to Cycles of Conflict and Violence (tags)
Interview with Jonathan Schell, Nation columnist and author of "The Unconquerable World," conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
A PNAC Primer: How We Got Into This Mess (tags)
In the early-1990s, there was a group of ideologues and power-politicians on the fringe of the Republican Party's far-right. The members of this group in 1997 would found The Project for the New American Century (PNAC); their aim was to prepare for the day when the Republicans regained control of the White House -- and, it was hoped, the other two branches of government as well -- so that their vision of how the U.S. should move in the world would be in place and ready to go, straight off-the-shelf into official policy.
20 Things learned after 9-11 (tags)
Twenty Things We've Learned Nearly A Year After 911