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Friday, February 25, 2005

The United States and Iran: Questions That Still Need to be Answered

In a Feb. 6 interview on the Fox News Sunday program Vice President Dick Cheney said the United States supports a European effort to persuade Iran to abandon its nuclear program but has not eliminated any alternative. (Photo: HO / AFP-Getty Images)

Yep - like Chimpy said in his "fence mending" trip to Europe (where he didn't even have the class to take his gloves off to shake hands with the Russians - a SERIOUS breech of that country's protocols...) an invasion of Iran is "ridiculous" - but then again "all options are on the table."

Recently, investigative journalist Seymour Hersh wrote in the New Yorker that the ush Administration had authorized the Pentagon to send commando forces to the Middle East with a special focus on Iran in order to carry out reconnaissance missions on potential military targets. Hersh alleged that the Bush Administration had chosen this route to carry out these activities rather than the C.I.A. for the purposes of shielding the operation and to stop it from being brought before Congress.

Read the rest of the story...HERE.