Thursday, August 03, 2006

Pushing, shoving, conniving towards an ineluctable need for war

RawStory features Sidney Blumenthal's disturbing assertion that the White House wants a 'four-front war'
The National Security Agency is providing signal intelligence to Israel to monitor whether Syria and Iran are supplying new armaments to Hezbollah as it fires hundreds of missiles into northern Israel, according to a national security official with direct knowledge of the operation. President Bush has approved the secret program.

According to this national security insider, "the neocon scenario extends far beyond that objective to pushing Israel into a 'cleansing war' with Syria and Iran," with the full admission that their current guidebook, written originally for the Israeli Likud Prime Minister to use inside Israel, is: "a 1996 neocon manifesto against the Middle East peace process [entitled] A Clean Break: A New Strategy for Securing the Realm"

A 20th C foreign nation's screed now dictates policy in 21st C America?

Blumenthal's tagline ought to send chills up the back of any reasonably intelligent average American: Secretly devising a scheme that might thrust Israel into a ring of fire cannot be construed as a blunder. It is a deliberate, calculated and methodical plot,because it begs the harrowing question of what happens to the 135,000 troops at the center of this "ring of fire" who are now its bull's eye.

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