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Heading for More Middle East War - by Stephen Lendman
Washington's targeting Syria and Iran for regime change.
Washington, Israel and rogue NATO allies seem headed for ruinous wars with Iran and Syria, besides others ongoing interminably.
Former State Department official/now AIPAC-linked Washington Institute for Near East Policy (WINEP) fellow Dennis Ross said:
"There are consequences if you act militarily, and there's big consequences if you don't act. The administration considers the risks of permitting a nuclear-armed Iran to be greater than the risks of military action."
In fact, no evidence whatever suggests an Iranian nuclear weapons program, according to the latest March 2011 US intelligence assessment. Ross knows it. So do political Washington and major media scoundrels. Yet they suppress truth and promote confrontation and war.
On January 12, Haaretz headlined, "Israel is pushing US toward Iran War Russian official says," saying:
"Russia fears Israel will push" America to war on Iran "which could retaliate by blocking" Persian Gulf oil shipments.
According to Kremlin Security Council head Nikolai Patrushev:
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