Iran is being
accused by the UN for growing their nuclear enrichment program. The
report that has yet to be released is seen as some for an excuse to go
to war with Iran. Israel, the US and the UK are rumored to be gearing up
for an armed confrontation. Early this year we reported Iran is the
first country to have a nuclear power plant in the Middle East. Paul
Craig Roberts, former Reagan Administration Official and columnist,
gives us his take on the UN's allegations.
The G-20 summit
ended its annual meeting in France today. Greece took center stage on
global economic issues. As a result of Greece, European leaders want to
establish new guidelines that countries that want to remain in the
Eurozone will have to abide by. Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou
at one point wanted to give the people of Greece the option to vote on a
bailout but later retracted; later tonight there will be a vote on
whether Papandreou will remain in power. Karl Denninger from The Market
Ticker gives us his take on the results of the G-20 summit.
are reportedly working on a plan to assist U.S. forces in a pre-emptive
attack on Iranian military facilities. It follows claims Washington is
moving towards a policy of intervention out of fear that Tehran is
developing a nuclear weapons program - something Iran has always denied.
And political analyst Chris Bambery believes it's the prospect of
economic ruin that's motivating the old elite into action.
The political and
financial turbulence in Greece has shaped discussion at the G20 summit,
which has just wrapped up in Cannes. EU leaders voiced strong
determination to defend the euro and agreed on bolstering the
International Monetary Fund's resources. RT's Anissa Naouai reports.