One ‘axis of evil’ power down, one in U.S. sights?

The evidence presented over the weekend in Baghdad backed up the Bush administration’s recent assertions that Iran is supplying Shiite groups in Iraq with bomb materials and other support. Iranian officials, of course, called it “all lies.” It’s hard not to worry about what’s next, given the escalating rhetoric about Iran’s nuclear ambitions. Newsweek’s cover story suggests a “hidden war” between Iran and the United States already has begun: And “with Americans and Iranians jousting on the chaotic battleground of Iraq, the chances of a small incident’s spiraling into a crisis are higher than they’ve been in years.”
Posted by Rhonda Holman