Last week, a Russian journalist reported that the Bush administration is considering a 12-hour airstrike on Iran, which will trigger a full-blown regional meltdown. I hope this was an April Fool's stunt. But the scenario seems plausible when you consider that if Bush really wanted to strike Iran, this weekend would be an excellent window of opportunity. Congress is in recess and the British hostage crisis is not being solved anytime soon.
JurassicPork might be panicking a bit too much here, but he has valid points.
So does the Operation Bite have any shread of truth? We'll be watching Reuters closely this holiday weekend.