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  • Bush Aides Gave One-Sided View of Iraqi Data -- NYT

    10/02/2004 9:43:55 PM PDT · by ambrose · 28 replies · 493+ views
    Reuters ^ | 10/3/04
    Bush Aides Gave One-Sided View of Iraqi Data -- NYT October 2, 2004 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bush administration officials, in the lead-up to the invasion of Iraq, gave a one-sided view of the case for believing Saddam Hussein had a nuclear arms program that ignored the doubts of their own experts, the New York Times said on Saturday. The newspaper made the charge in an article about thousands of high-strength aluminum tubes ordered by Iraq that leading administration officials said were intended for use in uranium centrifuges. "As the only physical evidence the United States could brandish of (Saddam's) revived...
  • Israel’s Netanyahu calls Iran enrichment move a ‘very, very dangerous step’

    07/07/2019 1:12:49 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 27 replies
    CNBC ^ | Jul 7 2019 • 5:24 AM EDT
    In a news conference broadcast live, senior Iranian officials said Tehran, which has denied seeking nuclear arms, would keep reducing its commitments every 60 days unless signatories of the pact moved to protect it from U.S. sanctions. “Iran has violated its solemn promise under the U.N. Security Council not to enrich uranium beyond a certain level,” he said. “I call on my friends, the heads of France, Britain and Germany — you signed this deal and you said that as soon as they take this step, severe sanctions will be imposed — that was the Security Council resolution. Where are...
  • Trump to Iran: Be careful with the threats

    07/03/2019 4:27:32 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 47 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 3/7/19 | Elad Benari
    US President Donald Trump warned Iran on Wednesday, after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani issued an ultimatum to the remaining signatories of the Iran nuclear deal that he would end all limitations on uranium enrichment if its demands are not met. "Iran has just issued a New Warning. Rouhani says that they will Enrich Uranium to 'any amount we want' if there is no new Nuclear Deal. Be careful with the threats, Iran. They can come back to bite you like nobody has been bitten before!" ...
  • Iran quadruples production of enriched uranium, officials say

    05/20/2019 11:07:36 PM PDT · by Innovative · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 20, 2019 | AP
    Iran quadrupled its uranium-enrichment production capacity amid tensions with the U.S. over Tehran's atomic program, nuclear officials said Monday, just after President Donald Trump and Iran's foreign minister traded threats and taunts on Twitter. Iranian officials made a point to stress that the uranium would be enriched only to the 3.67% limit set under the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, making it usable for a power plant but far below what's needed for an atomic weapon. But by increasing production, Iran soon will exceed the stockpile limitations set by the accord. Tehran has set a July 7 deadline for...
  • SNAP - Arnold Schwartzennager Violently Tackled While Signing Autographs in South Africa

    05/18/2019 9:08:50 AM PDT · by gaijin · 38 replies
    https://youtu.be/1ZpFhwJ4eGM?t=51 ^ | May 18th, 2019 | Author
    71 year-old Arnold Schwarzenegger was attacked while signing fan authographs in Johannesberg, South Africa. The man suddenly ran up and performed a flying kick at the celebrity's back as Schwarzenegger was acting as judge inside a basketball gym at a kids' skip-rope competition. Arnold was able to later walk out and did not require medical treatment.
  • Didn't the media say Trump is using his office to enrich himself?

    05/17/2019 7:26:02 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 05/17/2019 | Jack Hellner
    For the last two years, the media have been complaining that Donald Trump was violating the Constitution's emoluments clause and enriching himself. There has been a series of nuisance lawsuits because heaven forbid people from foreign countries be staying at or playing at Trump properties. There is no indication that Trump is charging anyone extra or handing out favors for them staying there, but the lawsuits and garbage stories go on. Under those rules, no one who owns businesses that have any foreign customers need apply for the presidency. That way, only career politicians can win. Now the Washington Post...
  • MANHUNT: 15-Year-Old Martice Fuller Is Wanted In The Shooting Death of Teen Girl Which He Had...

    05/09/2019 8:37:51 PM PDT · by gaijin · 28 replies
    Breaking911, Twitter ^ | May 9th, 2019
    Kenosha, WISCONSIN: At about 3:00 PM Thursday, Kenosha Sheriff, Police, and Fire Department personnel responded to a residence in the 10900 block of 66 Street for a report of two people shot.Officers located two victims, a 16 year old female and a 39 year old female, with injuries consistent with gun fire. Officers extracted both females from the residence in an effort to get them medical attention. Despite medical efforts the 16 year-old female died on scene; the 39 year-old female was transported to a local hospital and is in serious, but stable condition.
  • Shadowy nuclear trail

    03/29/2006 11:28:32 AM PST · by JZelle · 4 replies · 540+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 3-29-06 | Tsotne Bakuria
    In 1995, former Iranian president Ali Hashemi Rafsanjani made a little-noticed trip to the neighboring country of Georgia. He spent several hours in Tbilisi, the capital, and then instead of returning to Iran, he made a secret side trip to the breakaway region of Adjara to visit President Aslan Abashidze. The purpose of the detour was not to visit the balmy, palm-treed tourist sea port resort of Batumi on the Black Sea. His purpose was more sinister. The Iranian president was looking for black market sources of chemicals to enrich uranium for building a nuclear bomb. He found a willing...
  • ‘North Korea promises to destroy enrichment facilities’ | Trump prepares to end Korean War...

    02/01/2019 1:21:38 PM PST · by Steve Schulin · 15 replies
    The Korea Times ^ | Feb 2, 2019 | Kim Yoo-chul
    North Korea has agreed to hand over a list of its still-unknown uranium and plutonium enrichment facilities inside the country, as its leader Kim Jong-un promised to dismantle all of its such facilities, not just the regime’s well-known Yongbyon site, a top U.S. nuclear envoy said, early Friday (KST). Stephen Biegun, the special representative for North Korea, said in a speech at Stanford University in California, that the North has “committed to the dismantlement and destruction” of all its uranium and plutonium enrichment facilities both to U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and to leaders in Seoul. The Korea Times...
  • Video - 400 Memphis Yutes Embroiled in Yuge Melee, Media: "Cops at fault"

    01/30/2019 9:58:25 AM PST · by gaijin · 31 replies
    Play button NOT active, screen capture only:300-400 teens watching basketball game in Memphis get into yuge brawl over whatever, fight with cops. Video shows the chaotic melee. Fight moves outside, more yutes try to drive over intervening cops. Twenty arrested, media turns white into black, flatly charging the cops with starting it all, being at fault. Urban parent interviewed, states that, meh, it was just kids blowing off some steam: "They got they [sic] sticks out..! Dey wuz sprayin' dat mace..!" Nutshell: The usual cultural enrichment
  • Sentenced - Detroit Teens Rob Disabled Man of Phone, Beat Him, Post Vid to HIS Facebook Account

    01/28/2019 12:32:56 PM PST · by gaijin · 53 replies
    WXYZ TV, Detroit Channel 7 ^ | Jan 28, 2019 | WXYZ
    Two teeangers in the city of Pontaic, 15 miles Northwest of Detroit, MI robbed a disabled man of his cellphone. When the victim objected, the pair used his stolen cellphone to record themselves subjecting the defenseless victim to a vicious beating. Lying in the concrete stairwell of an apartment complex, the two attackers repeatedly showered the victim with the "n" word as they laughed and filmed. The pair then uploaded a video of the beating to the Facebook page of the victim, thereby showing it to all his Facebook contacts. They also uploaded the same beating video to their own...
  • Peter Schweizer: Security Clearance ‘Affects’ Brennan’s and Clapper’s ‘Bottom Line in a Big Way’

    08/20/2018 12:51:21 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/19/18 | Robert Kraychik
    Peter Schweizer, president of the Government Accountability Institute (GAI), explained how former FBI Directors James Comey and Robert Mueller leveraged their government positions for self-enrichment. He joined his colleague Seamus Bruner, a GAI researcher, to discuss the latter’s forthcoming book, Compromised: How Money and Politics Drive FBI Corruption, in a Friday interview with Sean Hannity. Hannity opened the interview with questions: “How is it all of these politicians have become filthy rich? They’re supposed to be public servants. Where does the money come from? What are the conflicts of interest?” Hannity drew from Bruner’s new book, “James Comey’s net worth...
  • Iran’s president warns uranium enrichment may resume if deal fails

    05/09/2018 2:25:35 AM PDT · by Libloather · 13 replies
    Columbian ^ | 5/08/18 | NASSER KARIMI, AMIR VAHDAT
    TEHRAN, Iran — President Hassan Rouhani warned Tuesday that Iran could restart enriching uranium “without any limitations” within weeks, after President Donald Trump pulled America out of the nuclear deal, though he said world powers still in the accord could potentially save the pact. Rouhani’s speech, broadcast live on state television within minutes of Trump’s announcement, marked a doubling-down for the cleric who has seen his signature foreign policy achievement threatened by Trump for years. Trump’s announcement from the White House marked potentially the worst-case scenario for the relative moderate, as the country’s economy continues to reel despite the deal...
  • Iran Threatens to Restart Nuke Enrichment Program in Matter of Days

    04/09/2018 12:05:14 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 23 replies
    The Washingtong Free Beacon ^ | 04/09/18 | Adam Kredo
    Iranian leaders are threatening to restart the country's contested nuclear enrichment program in just a matter of days as the Trump administration and European allies scramble to address a range of flaws in the landmark nuclear accord ahead of a May deadline that could see the United States walk away from the accord, according to regional reports and administration insiders. The head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization disclosed on Sunday that the Islamic Republic has maintained the ability to restart the full-scale enrichment of uranium—the key component in a nuclear weapon that was supposed to be removed from Iran as...
  • Jihad, Forgery, and Child Pornography

    10/08/2016 6:43:20 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 3 replies
    Gates of Vienna Translated ^ | 8 Oct, 2016 | Baron Bodissey
    The following report from the Belgian news site RTL.be describes a nest of mujahideen in Belgium who seem to have been running a dual operation: forging identity cards for terrorists, and distributing child pornography. Many thanks to Ava Lon for the translation: RTL Info: Police found pornographic images by alleged forgers for Paris and Brussels terrorists Alleged counterfeiters of Paris bombings and Brussels are being prosecuted for possession of child pornography images. Many video files were found in their computers. They are believed to have produced false papers including those for Salah Abdeslam and Khalid El Bakraoui, and are charged...
  • After war in Iraq, Bush to halt nuclear weapons program in Iran

    03/31/2003 4:42:30 PM PST · by HAL9000 · 25 replies · 301+ views
    Knight Ridder Newspapers | March 31, 2003 | Tim Johnson
    WASHINGTON - When war ends in Iraq, the Bush administration will give "extremely high priority" to halting a secret nuclear weapons program in neighboring Iran, a senior administration official said Monday. John Bolton, the under secretary for arms control, joined National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice in warning that the White House sees nuclear weapons programs in Iran and North Korea as imminent threats. "The estimate we have of how close the Iranians are to production of nuclear weapons grows closer each day," said Bolton, a leading hawk within the administration. Both Bolton and Rice, in separate speeches to the...
  • North Koreans among 40 dead at Iran nuke plant

    02/04/2013 12:37:35 PM PST · by Perseverando · 36 replies
    WND ^ | February 3, 2013 | Reza Kahlili
    Meanwhile, Tehran's official news agency calls WND 'mouthpiece of CIA' The explosions at Iran’s Fordow nuclear facility Jan. 21 killed at least 40 people, including two North Koreans, WND learned Sunday. Meanwhile, the Islamic regime is labeling WND a “mouthpiece of the CIA” for its exclusive reporting of the blasts. The bodies of 11 of the technicians and scientists are beyond recognition, a member of the security forces at the facility told WND. According to the source, 60 others are in critical condition and have been transferred to the central base of the 27th Division of Mohammad Rassool Allah. The...
  • It’s No ‘Potemkin’ Nuclear Enrichment Plant

    02/27/2012 7:55:50 AM PST · by nuconvert
    AEI/ IranTracker ^ | Feb. 22, 2012 | Maseh Zarif
    An unnamed senior U.S. official responded to a report that Iran is building out the Fordow enrichment plant by describing the facility “as a ‘Potemkin’ plant, a façade that could not operate and was under close watch by the International Atomic Energy Agency,” according to NBC News. That characterization is grossly misleading. Iran has accelerated its uranium enrichment activities at the Fordow facility, the once covert site buried into a small mountain outside of Qom, since the last IAEA report that detailed the regime’s weaponization work. It began producing uranium enriched to 20 percent there earlier this year, according to...
  • October Surprise? Obama secret Iran deal cut

    10/05/2012 9:20:05 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 70 replies
    WND ^ | 10/4/12 | Reza Kahlili
    Iran could announce a temporary halt to uranium enrichment before next month’s U.S. election in a move to save Barack Obama’s presidency, a source affiliated with high Iranian officials said today. The source, who remains anonymous for security reasons, said a three-person delegation of the Obama administration led by a woman engaged in secret negotiations yesterday with a representative of Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. The delegation urged the Iranian leader to announce a halt to enrichment, even if temporary, before the Nov. 6 election, promising removal of some sanctions. The source said the delegation warned that a Mitt...
  • President of Argentina Launches Bombshell Iran Claim Against 2010 Obama Admin.

    09/30/2015 11:16:33 AM PDT · by amorphous · 39 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 30 Sep 2015 | Jason Howerton
    Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner claimed during the U.N. General Assembly on Monday that a former Obama administration official attempted to convince Argentina to “provide the Islamic Republic of Iran with nuclear fuel.” The claim was seemingly overshadowed by President Barack Obama’s high-stakes dealings with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Kirchner claimed Gary Samore, former White House Coordinator for Arms Control and Weapons of Mass Destruction, visited Argentina and suggested the nation provide Iran with nuclear fuel in 2010, two years into Obama’s presidency.