Iran War Talking Points By DAVID SWANSON
Aiding a nation against a foreign invasion is not grounds for war. The US aided France against Germany and still brags about it. WMD possession is not grounds for war. The US has more of them than anyone. The motivation for attacking Iran was laid out in 2000 by the PNAC, and as early as 1992 in defense planning guidance -- written for then-Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney by then-Pentagon staffers I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, World Bank Chief Paul Wolfowitz, and ambassador-nominee to the United Nations Zalmay Khalilzad.
If the motivation for attacking Iran was aid to Iraqi resisters, the U.S. would be attacking Saudi Arabia too. There is no evidence that Iran has nukes. NIE in 2005 said 2015 was the earliest Iran could have them. There is no evidence that the government of Iran is involved in aiding Iraqis, a fact that Peter Pace and the CIA agree with.
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