The Trident missile launch was carried out in the kingdom, the official said, but he would not give a precise location. He spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the issue.Iran nuclear scientist "defects" to USA ~ link ~ I bet he defected! Soon we will be told that information supplied by him indicated that Iran has or will soon have nuclear weapons so 'we just had to attack them'.
ABC News said Shahram Amiri had been resettled in the US and was helping the CIA in its efforts to block Iran's nuclear programme.
Mr Amiri disappeared in Saudi Arabia while on a Muslim pilgrimage.
Iran accused the US of abducting him but Washington denied any knowledge of the scientist. The CIA has declined to comment on the latest report.Iran nuclear scientist defects to USA in CIA 'Intelligence Coup' ~ link ~ Santa Clause defects to South Pole in CIA 'Intelligence Coup'. Right! This is coming out now to prep the public for the "intelligence" that will come "from him".
An award-winning Iranian nuclear scientist, who disappeared last year under mysterious circumstances, has defected to the CIA and been resettled in the United States, according to people briefed on the operation by intelligence officials.
Iran's Foreign Minister, Manouchehr Mottaki, and other Iranian officials last year blamed the U.S. for "kidnapping" Amiri, but his whereabouts had remained a mystery until now.
Hezbollah arming itself for expected Israeli attack ~ link ~ Hezbollah's deputy secretary-general, Sheikh Naim Qassem, says his organization is arming itself because it fears a forthcoming Israeli attack.
Israeli Television Channel 10: Israel fears confrontation with Hezbollah ~ link ~ Israel lost the Second Lebanon War to Hezbollah. However, that will not stop Bibi Netanyahu. If anything, it is one of the things that motivates him, as he drives the Middle East and his people to another war.
South Korean Defense Minister: North Korea may have intentionally floated a mine to attack South's warship ~ link ~ When the Third World War begins, there is a good chance of a Korean Theater (and it will be very bloody if it happens).
South Korea orders military on alert ~ link ~ South Korea's president ordered the military on alert Tuesday for any moves by rival North Korea after the defense minister said last week's explosion and sinking of a South Korean ship may have been caused by a North Korean mine.
The blast ripped the 1,200-ton ship apart last Friday night during a routine patrol mission near Baengnyeong Island, along the tense maritime border west of the Korean peninsula. Fifty-eight crew members, including the captain, were plucked to safety; 46 remain missing with dim prospects for finding any further survivors.Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to Hillary Clinton: Canadian troops are leaving Afghan War in 2011 ~ link ~ Clinton went on Canadian television on Monday and said the U.S. would like Canadian troops to remain in Afghanistan past 2011 and suggested they could switch from a combat to a training role.
But Dimitri Soudas, a spokesman for Harper, says Harper told Clinton on Tuesday that after 2011 Canada will be involved in a civilian mission focused largely on aid and reconstruction.
Canadian Foreign Minister Lawrence Cannon also ruled out any form of a military mission post-2011 at a news conference late Monday night following Clinton's remarks.
Monsanto controls up to 90% of world's food crop seeds? - video ~ link