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Iran strike must be bigger than Afghan/Iraqi ops combined - report
« on: September 13, 2012, 07:11:23 PM »

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Iran strike must be bigger than Afghan/Iraqi ops combined - report


Published: 13 September, 2012, 16:38
http://rt.com/news/us-report-iran-strike-024/


US Soldiers from the 234th Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas board a plane to Afghanistan (AFP Photo/Vyacheslav Oseledko)

TAGS: Military, Nuclear, Iran, USA, Israel, Army

Only a US operation bigger than the invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan combined can stop Iran from its alleged pursuit of a nuclear bomb, a new military report said. Such action, however, risks igniting all-out war in the Middle East.

­Amid escalating rhetoric from Israel and the US over military action against Iran, more than 30 former US diplomats, retired admirals and generals have assembled a report on the consequences of military action against Tehran. The study will be released on Thursday.

The AP received an advance copy of the document, set to be released on Thursday, and reported that the analysis assessed the risks of a possible invasion of Iran, but provided no overall conclusion or recommended course of action.

Retired Army Lt. Gen. Frank Kearney, who endorsed the report, claimed that it was intended to “stimulate thinking in the US about the objectives of a military attack on Iran beyond the obvious goal of hitting key components of Iran's nuclear program.”

The report said that a US military attack would harm the current regime’s political standing and damage its ability to launch counterattacks, but Tehran would almost certainly retaliate, “directly and through surrogates, in ways that risked igniting all-out war in the Middle East.”

US strikes could destroy Iran's most important nuclear facilities and damage its military forces but would only delay – not fully stop – the Islamic republic's alleged pursuit of a nuclear weapon.

"Clearly there is some [US] ability to do destruction, which will cause some delay, but what occurs after that?" Kearney said. “You can't kill intellectual power."

In assessing the costs and benefits of a possible strike, the review said that Iran could be stopped only by a military invasion and occupation “more taxing than the Iraq and Afghanistan wars combined.”

"Given Iran's large size and population, and the strength of Iranian nationalism, we estimate that the occupation of Iran would require a commitment of resources and personnel greater than what the US has expended over the past 10 years in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars combined," the report said.

In the wake of recent anti-US protests across the Middle East, including violent clashes in Egypt and Yemen, the document also warned that such a strike “would add to a perception of the US as anti-Muslim – a perception linked to the US-led invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan and hardened by Internet-based video excerpts of an anti-Muslim film that may have fueled Tuesday's deadly attack on a US diplomatic office in Libya.”
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« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2012, 07:31:46 PM »
Jewish students are enlisting as we speak




My nephew is at harvard. He says 80% of the Jews are signing up to fight.

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« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2012, 08:00:43 PM »
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My nephew is at harvard. He says 80% of the Jews are signing up to fight.

Thousands and thousands of Jews went to Iraq, after it was safe, to set-up their stock markets, banks, and money printing presses. And in their spare time they went to Baghdad flea markets to pick up some 5,000 year old Iraqi artifacts.
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« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2012, 11:34:05 PM »
Iran strike must be bigger than Afghan/Iraqi ops combined - report

Yeah, back when jews were ginning up War on Iraq they posted crap about how Iraq had world's 4th biggest/best army.  Iran has little defense against US air-power juggernaut.  Even if Uncle Sam didn't use nukes we could frustrate Iranian pursuit of Bomb.  Real question is not Iranian strength but where Russia/China draws the line.  LaRouche says they are absolutely serious about using nukes to counter an anti-Iran zio war, I think they'll fold.

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« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2012, 04:43:14 AM »
Yeah, back when jews were ginning up War on Iraq they posted crap about how Iraq had world's 4th biggest/best army.  Iran has little defense against US air-power juggernaut.  Even if Uncle Sam didn't use nukes we could frustrate Iranian pursuit of Bomb.  Real question is not Iranian strength but where Russia/China draws the line.  LaRouche says they are absolutely serious about using nukes to counter an anti-Iran zio war, I think they'll fold.

Wars always start with an economic war first; we're a long way off from a nuclear war. It's possible the Iran thing stays in limbo for a long time and the boiling point might be the the Jews trying to squeeze China over African resources.
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« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2012, 06:39:08 AM »
There was a yahoo group of iran scientists studying nanotechnology.

Consider weaponized nanotechnology

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« Reply #6 on: September 15, 2012, 05:29:15 PM »
US official: Nuclear bomb is our red line

US president has rejected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's request to define the size of Iran's uranium stockpile as threshold for US military strike, New York Times reports, citing top official

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4281618,00.html
Ynet | Published:    09.14.12, 20:38 / Israel News

US President Barack Obama rejected an appeal by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to define a specific “red line” that Iran could not cross in its nuclear program, The New York Times reported Friday, citing an unnamed senior administration official.

According to the report, in an hour-long conversation on Tuesday Obama deflected Netanyahu’s proposal to make the size of Iran’s stockpile of close-to-bomb-grade uranium the threshold, that, if passed, would trigger a US military strike on the Islamic Republic's nuclear facilities.

While Obama reiterated the assurance that the US won't allow Iran to manufacture a atomic bomb, he was unwilling to agree on any specific action by the Islamic Republic – like reaching a defined threshold on nuclear material, or failing to adhere to a deadline on negotiations – that would lead to military action by the US.

“We need some ability for the president to have decision-making room,” said the official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity. “We have a red line, which is a nuclear weapon. We’re committed to that red line.”

Israeli officials have asserted that this guarantee may not be enough for the Jewish state, which Iranian leaders have repeatedly threatened with annihilation. The Israelis say that neither the diplomatic talks nor the economic sanctions have slowed down Iran’s nuclear development.

A day before the conversation, the prime minister told reporters that the Obama administration had no “moral right” to restrain Israel from taking military action on its own if it refused to put limits on Iran. The remarks were followed by reports claiming that Obama snubbed Netanyahu's request to meet during the United Nations General Assembly session in New York this month. The White House denied those reports, citing mundane scheduling problems as the reason the two can't convene.

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The wrangling stems from Israel's belief that Iran, having continued to stockpile uranium enriched to 20%, is nearing the point at which Israel will no longer be able to prevent it from making a bomb.

American officials maintain that the US will still be able to detect, and prevent, Iran from passing that point. For now the administration has no evidence that Tehran has made a decision to build a bomb.

Some analysts argue that Netanyahu is trying to use political leverage on Obama in order to pressure him to toughen his stance on Iran ahead of the US presidential elections. Israeli officials flatly deny that Netanyahu is playing election-year politics.

This is all I ever hear about Iran:  that they are pursuing a nuclear weapon.  Thank goodness the economy is slowly recovering because of our dedicated sacrifice.  Wouldn't want to be kicked while we are down and see a dollar collapse (mathematically inevitable).  But after all this propaganda the average American will believe Iran did it.

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« Reply #7 on: September 15, 2012, 06:28:30 PM »
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This is all I ever hear about Iran:  that they are pursuing a nuclear weapon.  Thank goodness the economy is slowly recovering because of our dedicated sacrifice.  Wouldn't want to be kicked while we are down and see a dollar collapse (mathematically inevitable).  But after all this propaganda the average American will believe Iran did it.

I hope the Jews don't nuke De Moines cause that guy, you know who, will be a pain in the ass for another 10 years telling he was right.
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« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2012, 06:43:05 PM »
I hope the Jews don't nuke De Moines cause that guy, you know who, will be a pain in the ass for another 10 years telling he was right.

That would be a feather in the cap...But, it didn't take some Nostraladamus to see the rest after hanging some guy on a cross for counting cards on a random 3 Card Monte game.

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« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2012, 08:57:17 PM »
That would be a feather in the cap...But, it didn't take some Nostraladamus to see the rest after hanging some guy on a cross for counting cards on a random 3 Card Monte game.

2 months before the election is like the calm before the storm. We know there are gonna be fireworks one week before or one week after the results.
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