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March 06, 2006

ABC News reports on Iran bombing US troops

Negroponte is drumming the "Iran is bombing us with their weapons already" bit.

Link: ABC News: EXCLUSIVE: Iraq Weapons -- Made in Iran?.

U.S. intelligence officials say Iran is using the bombs as a way to drive up U.S. casualties in Iraq but without provoking a direct confrontation.

John Negroponte, director of national intelligence, testified before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Februrary 2, saying, "Tehran's intention to inflict pain on the United States and Iraq has been constrained by its caution to avoid giving Washington an excuse to attack it."


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Some interesting stuff from this (I think) UK broadcaster, Channel 4 News. They've got a team of 12 embedded all week and got a live Larijani, the Iranian nuclear negotiator.

You'll find it here: http://channel4news.typepad.com/news_from_iran/

Posted by: Terence Dupont at Mar 7, 2006 4:31:07 AM