Iran Attack In April? Richard Reports. You Decide ...
Well, we don't know about you -- but now we are really worried.
Four days ago, Badger (a bloke who doesn't bugger about), put up a particularly 'plot thickening' type of post on his 'Missing (Arab) Links' blog.
Here's a quick clip & paste but you should definitely read the full piece via the link above.
Arab paper says Gulf regimes taking imminent Iran-strike reports seriouslyToday, Associated Press report this.
Al-Quds al-Arabi and Al-Hayat both give prominent play to a report in a Russian newspaper that said the US has past the point of no return for an attack on around 20 Iranian nuclear and military locations, scheduled for April 6 and code-named "Sting".
The report also said the plant the Russians are helping build (Bushehr) will be spared. Russia, for its part, has warned the Iranian authorities of the planned attack and ...
Read the rest of AP's Russian report.
Russia reportedly exits Iran nuke site
By GEORGE JAHN, Associated Press Writer -- 50
VIENNA, Austria - Russia is pulling out its experts from the Iranian nuclear reactor site they were helping build, U.S. and European officials said Tuesday.
The move reflected a growing rift between Iran' and Russia that could lead to harsher U.N. sanctions on the Islamic republic for its refusal to stop uranium enrichment.
The representatives — a European diplomat and a U.S. official — said a large number of Russian technicians, engineers and other specialists have returned to Moscow in the past week, at about the same time senior Russian and Iranian officials tried unsuccessfully to resolve financial differences over the Bushehr nuclear reactor.
They spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because their information was confidential.
"A good number of them have left recently," said the U.S. official, of the approximately 2,000 Russian workers on site of the nearly completed reactor outside the southern city of Bushehr.
The European diplomat, who is accredited to the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency' said a large number had left as recently as last week.
Sergei Novikov, a spokesman for Rosatom, Russia's Federal ...
The Russians are suddenly effing off out of Iran? And effing off, fast? For no other reason than a farting little financial fall-out ?
Can you say convenient timing?
Can you read between lines?
Can you say 'likely story'?
Can you manage simple maths?
Well, we're sticking with what we said at the start.
As of right now, we are really worried.