Monday, March 27, 2006

Tuesday's Daily Briefing on Iran

DoctorZin reports, 3.28.2006:

Iranian military on alert.
  • Rooz Online reported that military, intelligence, security and police forces in Iran have been put on alert during the Persian New Year holidays and that all leaves have been suspended.
Iranian regime: Military strikes on Iran won't stop them.
  • Reuters reported that a senior Iranian official said military strikes against Iran's nuclear sites would not destroy the Islamic republic's uranium enrichment activities, which could be easily moved and restarted.
Iranian regime's "reformists" unite against Ahmadinejad.
  • Rooz Online has learned that a number of reformist groups in Iran have sent a confidential letter to ayatollah Khamenei regarding Iran’s nuclear issue, calling on him to prevent the country from falling into more serious crisis.
Iranian dissidents are not forgotten.
  • Rooz Online reported that while Iranians around the world celebrated the Persian New Year its prisons are full of political and religious dissidents.
Why Hakim said Iran isn't interfering in Iran.
  • Mehran Riazaty examined the statement by the head of Supreme Council for the Islamic Revolution in Iraq (SCIRI), Abdul Aziz Hakim when he said that Iran isn't interfering in internal Iraqi affairs.
More nuclear talks with Moscow.
  • RIA Novosti reported that Iran may continue nuclear talks with Moscow.
  • MosNews reported that U.S. and Russian diplomats were meeting in a new bid to end the impasse over a UN response to Iran’s controversial nuclear program.
Here are a few other news items you may have missed.
  • Institute for War & Peace reported on the efforts of the Iranian regime to eliminate the Iranian Turkmen language and identity.
  • Charles Krauthammer, Time Magazine sees the end of civilization, if we fail to prevent an Iranian regime run by apocalyptic fanatics from going nuclear.