Friday, May 14, 2010

Binocular Snapshot for 5/14/2010

LastDayWatchers view in your LOUPE the movement of the paradigm shift

US tries to blunt Iran anti-sanctions push

"US officials think Iran will use the trip to try to sabotage their efforts to draft new UN Security Council sanctions"


""in our view, Iran's recent diplomacy was an attempt to stop Security Council action without actually taking steps to address international concerns about its nuclear program"


"US officials think Iran may turn the occasion of Silva's visit into a broader meeting that would seek to shift attention from its refusal to comply with demands that it halt uranium enrichment"


"Iran's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that Silva and Turkish President Abdullah Gul would be visiting Tehran next week and that Iran would also be hosting a summit of developing countries known as the Group of 15 next week, with at least eight presidents in attendance"

Residual effects of the paradigm shift

Russia to sell Syria warplanes, air defense systems

"Russia has signed deals to sell Syria warplanes, anti-tank weapons and air defense systems, a senior Russian arms trader said on Friday, prompting an outcry from Syria's foe Israel"

Diplomats: Iran expands enrichment facility

" Iran has set up new equipment that will allow it to boost its efficiency at enriching uranium at higher levels, diplomats said Friday"


"The diplomats said that Iranian technicians had in recent weeks assembled another 164-centrifuge cascade and the throw of a switch appeared ready to activate it to support the machines already turning out small amounts of near 20-percent uranium"

As God Curse of the Bush/Obama Administrations continue unabated

Iraq double bomb attack kills 25 at football match

"A double bomb attack at a football match in northern Iraq, which was unprotected by security forces, killed 25 people on Friday in the second incident this week to cause mass casualties.
The explosion, which also left 120 people wounded"

U.S. efforts in Kandahar, barely begun, already are faltering

"Taliban assassination campaign has brought a sense of dread to Kandahar's dusty streets"


"American and Afghan officials, however, so far have made little headway in building a foundation for a respected local government capable of winning the confidence of the nearly 1 million Afghans who live in and around Kandahar.


"The largest impediment remains President Hamid Karzai's half-brother, Ahmed Wali Karzi"

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