By James Bamford
Even before the bombs fell on Baghdad, a group of senior
Pentagon officials were plotting to invade another country.
Their covert campaign once again relied on false intelligence
and shady allies. But this time, the target was Iran.
Triumph for the NEOCONs and the Israel Lobby Approaches"The only way we are going to win this war is to bring down those regimes in Tehran and Damascus, and they are not going to fall as a result of fighting between their terrorist proxies in Gaza and Lebanon on the one hand, and Israel on the other. Only the United States can accomplish it. There is no other way."- Michael Ledeen, 13 July 2006, National ReviewMER - MiddleEast.Org - Washington - 28 July 2006: The Israelis are mobilizing tens of thousands of additional troops. The Americans are rushing still more high-tech weapons to Israel, including satellite-guided bunker-busting super bombs. President Bush and Condi Rice miss no opportunity to publicly implicate Syria and Iran in 'arming' Hezbollah, promoting terrorism, and building weapons of mass destruction. The Zionist Neocons who dominate Washington affairs in coordination with The Israel Lobby are working feverishly to create the conditions for the expansion of the war to Syria and Iran. The huge AIPAC conference in March at the Washington Convention Center has one giant theme - GET IRAN! This most insightful article from the upcoming issue of Rolling Stone Magazine makes for exceedingly important weekend reading now.