Monday, March 31, 2014

Binocular Snapshot for 03/31/2014


LastDayWatchers check the INFO ON TAP


The origin of the false intelligence was the ambition of the neoconservatives in the Bush administration and their Israeli ally to carry out regime change in Iran, which they believed would require the use of force, though not with large-scale ground troop as in Iraq.

They also believed that the only way to justify such a war would be to build a case that Iran was threatening to obtain nuclear weapons of mass destruction.

Against the backdrop of a political strategy for Iran, on which Undersecretary of State John Bolton was coordinating with Israel in 2003-04


The long conflicts, which have required many troops to deploy multiple times and operate under an almost constant threat of attack, have exacted a far more widespread emotional toll than previously recognized

To know the real number of killed Hezbollah fighters, I decided to follow the funerals.

I drew up a list of 322 killed fighters (which is close to the latest SOHR’s figure). For nine of them I couldn’t find funeral information.