Hersh Describes Contingency Plan to Attack Iran
Almost a year ago, Seymour Hersh warned of the Bush administration's "intensified planning" for an attack on Iran. Other voices have sounded the same alarm. The White House has consistently denied that it plans to invade Iran. The president said:
"Some are trying to take my words and say what he is really trying to do is go invade Iran. Nobody is talking about that."
Despite the Bush administration's insistence it has no plans to go to war with Iran, a Pentagon panel has been created to plan a bombing attack that could be implemented within 24 hours of getting the go-ahead from President George W. Bush, The New Yorker magazine reported in its latest issue. The special planning group was established within the office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in recent months ...
It sounds like people actually are "talking about that," Mr. President. Or do they communicate only by email and memo?
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