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OBAMA TO SEND ANOTHER 4,200 TROOPS TO AFGHANISTAN

4,200

POLITICO WIRE: ANOTHER 4,200 “TRAINERS” AND CIVILIANS TO BE SENT…

PAPER: The Obama administration will unveil a new Afghanistan strategy Friday that calls for devoting significant new resources to counter-narcotics efforts in Afghanistan and economic development in Pakistan, according to senior U.S. officials. The White House plan will mark an escalation of the war in Afghanistan, which is quickly displacing Iraq as the administration’s chief national-security focus…

FLASHBACK: Obama’s 17,000 Troop Surge for Afghanistan…

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U.S. Closes Iraqi Prison, Police Chiefs Warn of Insurgent Violence

Insurgency Warning

Paper: The release of hundreds of prisoners from Camp Bucca, a U.S.-run prison in southern Iraq, has facilitated the revival of Shiite militias and Sunni insurgents in Basra, Baghdad and the borderless expanse here along the Euphrates, according to police chiefs, intelligence officials in the Interior Ministry and residents…

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OBAMA APPOINTS DEFENSE LAWYER FOR JOHN WALKER LINDH (TALIBAN) AS ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL

“Curiously enough, though, not one of these brief reports mention that Tony West was “American Taliban” terrorist John Walker Lindh’s defense lawyer. Another key bit of info left out of these announcements was that Tony West raised $65 million for Obama’s presidential campaign. Money well spent if it gets a cushy government job, I suppose…”

SF GATE: “He also took part in the defense of Lindh, the Marin County man who was a 20-year-old Taliban soldier in Afghanistan when he was captured in November 2001. Lindh pleaded guilty in 2002 to serving in the Taliban army and carrying weapons and was sentenced to 20 years in prison…”

BLOG: Raised $65 MILLION for Obama Campaign as a state finance co-chair…

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5 Gitmo Detainees Admit to Planning 9/11; Wearing “Badges of Honor” (Video)

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CLINTON: Doubtful That Iran Will Respond Kindly

“It’s doubtful that Iran would respond,” Clinton said during a private meeting with the United Arab Emirates’ foreign minister, according to the U.S. official who was present at the meeting.

Source: AP

Source: AP

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JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF CHAIRMAN: IRAN HAS ENOUGH FOR NUKE

Bloomberg: “We think they do, quite frankly,” Mullen said on CNN’s “State of the Union” program today about the UN report. “Iran having a nuclear weapon, I’ve believed for a long time, is a very, very bad outcome for the region and for the world.”

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RACISIM: U.S. Refuses to Attend U.N. Racism Conference as Anti-Semitism Rises

U.N. Official Stance Anti-Semitism as Racism…

France and Netherlands Concerned Over U.N. Agenda…

STATE DEPARTMENT: Document  “UNSALVAGEABLE”…

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Dubai Bans Israeli Tennis Player; Presence Would “Antogonize” Fans

SKY News: In a statement they claim: “Public sentiment remains high in the Middle East and it is believed that Ms Peer’s presence would have antagonised our fans who have watched live television coverage of recent attacks in Gaza”…

Andy Roddick Boycotts Tournament…

Sahar Peer

Sahar Pe'er

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IRAN PLANS ‘PRE-COMMISSION’ OF NUCLEAR PLAN; RUSSIAN BUILT

MOSCOW PLANS ‘PRE-COMMISSION’ OF IRAN NUKE PLANT

Begins Wednesday…

Nuclear Fuel To Arrive by June…

Start Nuclear Reactor by End of 2009…

Reactor Building At Bushehr

Reactor Building At Bushehr

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IRAN HAS ENOUGH FOR NUCLEAR WEAPON, UN SAYS

IRAN HAS ENOUGH URANIUM FOR “THE” BOMB

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Israel Takes 425 Acres of West Bank Land

2,500 SETTLEMENT HOMES TO BE BUILT

West Bank

West Bank

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POLL: Kadima (Livni) Ahead of Likud (Netanyahu)

Livni Creeps Ahead of Netanyahu

Livni Creeps Ahead of Netanyahu

Exit Polls: Kadima edges Likud – JPost

Right Wingers See Strong Gains in Legislature – BBC

Israeli TV Says Livni is Ahead – LA Times

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Israelis Vote To End Hamas, Prevent Nukes in Iran

Likud Party Chief, Benjamin Netanyahu

Likud Party Chief, Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel Will Not Tolerate a Nuclear Iran!

Polls: Netanyahu’s Lead Shrinks – AP

Still Too Close to Call – Reuters

Arabs could boycott?? – JPost

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“Hope” and “Change” in Israel?

Benjamin Netanyahu Seeks the Helm Again

Benjamin Netanyahu Seeks the Helm Again

Netanyahu aims to retake helm of jittery Israel – Reuters

Netanyahu: “The nuclear Iranian threat is the largest threat to humanity and my state of Israel.” – The Australian

Olmert: “Israel will not tolerate a nuclear Iran… and no future government will change this Israeli position” – Reuters

Livni: “There’s a twisted logic which says that defense issues belong to men.” – LA Times

But Iran says US must accept nuclear program – FT

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Iran says US must accept nuclear programme – FT.com

Space Rocket

Space Rocket

“…Iran’s president says dialogue with the US will succeed only if the Obama administration accepts Tehran’s right to have a nuclear programme.”

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