Monday, March 24, 2008
We sat on this item because we knew many of you would be enjoying the Easter holiday with your families, and we did not want to spoil it for you. But our stalwart colleague Chris Floyd of Empire Burlesque says that we should all be preparing ourselves for the imminent possibility of an American nuclear strike on Iran:
Last Friday, Dick Cheney was in Saudi Arabia for high-level meetings with the Saudi king and his ministers. On Saturday, it was revealed that the Saudi Shura Council -- the elite group that implements the decisions of the autocratic inner circle -- is preparing "national plans to deal with any sudden nuclear and radioactive hazards that may affect the kingdom following experts' warnings of possible attacks on Iran's Bushehr nuclear reactors," one of the kingdom's leading newspapers, Okaz, reports.