Iran – The Redirection

New Yorker – In the past few months, as the situation in Iraq has deteriorated, the Bush Administration, in both its public diplomacy and its covert operations, ha significantly shifted its Middle East strategy. The ìredirection,î as some inside the White House have called the new strategy, has brought the Unite States closer to an open confrontation with Iran and, in parts of the region, propelled it into a widening sectarian conflict between Shiite and Sunn Muslims.

Is the Administrationís new policy on Iran benefitting our enemies in the war on terrorism?

Iran – Mission Iran

The Times – Israel air force squadrons are training to blow up Iran’s uranium-enrichment facility using low-yield nuclear ìbunker-bustersî, according to several Israeli military sources???Israel will not tolerate Iran going nuclear and military sources say it will use tactical strikes unless Iran abandons its programme. Is Israel bluffing or might it really push the button?

Iran – What Would War Look Like?

Time – An excellent overview of a possible war plan for Iran. A flurry of military maneuvers in the Middle East increases speculation that conflict with Iran is no longer quite so unthinkable. Here’s how the U.S. would fight such a war–and the huge price it would have to pay to win it. (You will have to watch a short ad to view the article for free???)

Iran – U.S. Is Studying Military Strike Options on Iran

Washington Post – The Bush administration is studying options for military strikes against Iran as part of a broader strategy of coercive diplomacy to pressure Tehran to abandon its alleged nuclear development program, according to U.S. officials and independent analysts.

Daily TelegraphBush ‘is planning nuclear strikes on Iran’s secret sites’.

The TimesBush plans strike on Iran’s nuclear sites.

The TimesGunning For Iran.