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Blogger Publishes Israel's Iran 'Attack Plan'
Forward ^ | August 15, 2012 | By Nathan Guttman

Posted on 08/16/2012 6:28:59 AM PDT by Fennie

WASHINGTON -- A prominent left-wing blogger has published what is claimed to be an outline of Israel's attack plan against Iran. Richard Silverstein, on his blog Tikun Olam, has posted a report that is based, according to Silverstein, on a briefing document prepared by the office of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Silverstein's blog is known for breaking news banned for publication in Israel due to military censorship.

According to the post, Israel has set out a four-step plan for its attack on Iran's nuclear sites, if and when the cabinet gives military commanders the green light.

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KEYWORDS: iran; israel; obama; richardsilverstein; tikunolam; waronterror

1 posted on 08/16/2012 6:29:09 AM PDT by Fennie
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To: Fennie

First, Israel will carry out an “unprecedented cyber-attack which will totally paralyze the Iranian regime and its ability to know what is happening within its borders,” according to the claimed outline of the attack plan, which Silverstein states came from “an IDF officer.”
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“The electrical grid throughout Iran will be paralyzed and transformer stations will absorb severe damage from carbon fiber munitions which are finer than a human hair, causing electrical short circuits whose repair requires their complete removal,” according to the document.
Next, the Israelis will rain missiles both from their own soil and from nearby submarines that will target Iran’s nuclear facilities. The warheads, the blog claims, will be conventional but will include special ammunition built to penetrate Iran’s underground facilities. In the third phase, an Israeli satellite will pass over the region and collect data assessing the damage caused to the targets. This information will quickly be relayed to Israeli Air Force jets already en route so they can adjust their targeting. The Israeli air strike, Silverstein writes, will be carried out by warplanes equipped with stealth capabilities unknown even to the United States. They will bomb not only nuclear facilities but also missile sites and other factories, and bases involved in the nuclear program.


2 posted on 08/16/2012 6:34:10 AM PDT by STD ([You must help] people in theĀ…feel so frustrated, so defeated, so lost, so futureless)
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To: Fennie

Silverstein?

Isn’t that a Jewish name?

This guy is a NTBK Traitor.


3 posted on 08/16/2012 6:40:24 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: STD

Plausible. Funny thing is that even with advanced warning, there is little the Iranians could do to prevent this type of attack. Big question though is will it be strategically successful from the Israeli perspective and just how will the US be involved. Things will get ugly.


4 posted on 08/16/2012 6:42:32 AM PDT by allendale
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To: Fennie
I expect there are a lot of surprises to this writer. Other events will structure the response of Israel. The “outline” is probably already planned for by the enemies.
5 posted on 08/16/2012 6:43:59 AM PDT by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: Fennie
This site, israellycool.com, contends it's BS. But who knows? I'd have thought that Mossad would have "taken care" of any intel leaks, quickly, unless this is an intentional false flag. I just hope it happens.
6 posted on 08/16/2012 6:45:59 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: Fennie
And the left, including Obama, hate Israel.

There is a reason Obama has been all over the world, has time for over 200 golf games and over 200 campaign events this year already but can't find time to visit Israel.

7 posted on 08/16/2012 6:49:03 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: carriage_hill

“stealth capabilities unknown even to the United States”

Oh, please, LOL.


8 posted on 08/16/2012 6:52:44 AM PDT by gandalftb (The art of diplomacy says "nice doggie", until you find a bigger rock.)
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To: TexasCajun

he’s never been and never will be in Isreal, that bowing tour he took established that long ago.


9 posted on 08/16/2012 6:53:58 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle

Isreal=Israel


10 posted on 08/16/2012 6:55:02 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: STD

3 things I have never heard of: Carbon fiber munitions that do what the article says they do, Stealth technology that not even the US knows about and the strange way of describing bunker busters.


11 posted on 08/16/2012 6:55:18 AM PDT by jdsteel (Give me freedom, not more government.)
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To: Fennie

Hopefully this document contained some coded piece of information that will help Israeli inteligence trace the leaker and take appropriate action


12 posted on 08/16/2012 6:55:26 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: STD

If it were me I’d blow up every dam in the country and use an EMP to fry their power grid. Let the mullahs spend the next decade worrying about how to feed their people as opposed to building a bomb.


13 posted on 08/16/2012 6:59:20 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: STD
Of course this "scoop" is intended for Iranian consumption. With half-a-brain, they could have figured this out by reading Janes and Popular Mechanics.

"You Worthy Oriental Gentlemen had better shape up, 'cause look at what we're afixin' to rain on your ass...."

Now for a dose of reality: Taking out key transformer substations in the grid in an area the size of Western Europe? How? Planes? Teams on the Ground? Sure, Power grids are very vulnerable. But, the Iranian military probably has back-ups ready to go on line just like ours, or Israel's. The civilians live with really shaky power anyway.

IAF jets "already on route?" From where? A one-way mission? Stealth "unkown to even the US...." OK, but can they fly a 5000 mile mission w/o refueling? A missile attack "with conventional Warheads." Nonsense. Do about as much damage to a hardened underground facility ... presuming one knew where every last one was to within 3 feet ... as a cheese blintz.

Good plan. PSYOPS ... but a good plan.

The real plan? A nuke with the 12th Imam's Holy Well at Ground Zero. Or somehow starting a civil war within Iran, with the military restoring the Shah?

14 posted on 08/16/2012 6:59:44 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (Choose: Ineligible Muslim Marxist Mad Dog or Mild-Mannered Mormon Milquetoast)
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To: Fennie

I really don’t think that Israel will attack but will be attacked by at least 5 neighbors. That will be the game changer.


15 posted on 08/16/2012 7:00:05 AM PDT by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: gandalftb

Yeah, that phrase stopped me, too. But with an avowed Jew-hater and traitor in the White Hut, I’m thinking Israel might be doing some very covert R&D.


16 posted on 08/16/2012 7:00:51 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: Fennie; All

How do you say “Loose Lips Sink Ships” in Yiddish/Hebrew???


17 posted on 08/16/2012 7:03:12 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: Fennie

I told Ben not to share this with the little “o”...but he wouldn’t listen.


18 posted on 08/16/2012 7:04:42 AM PDT by Portcall24
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To: Fennie
Silverstein's blog is known for breaking news banned for publication in Israel due to military censorship.

Why is this guy still alive? He is no better than an Iranian agent.

19 posted on 08/16/2012 7:16:03 AM PDT by montag813
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To: jdsteel
Carbon fiber munitions that do what the article says they do,

We used them during Desert Storm I.

20 posted on 08/16/2012 7:23:24 AM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: Fennie

I really don’t think that Israel will attack but will be attacked by at least 5 neighbors. That will be the game changer.


21 posted on 08/16/2012 7:27:48 AM PDT by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: gandalftb
“stealth capabilities unknown even to the United States” Oh, please, LOL.

You react like that because you're in the United States, so by definition you don't know about capabilities that are unknown here. This super-stealth is a double-triple sneaky secret known only in the innermost circles of the Israeli government and to one brave blogger. Now we know too, but if we don't tell anyone, Israel will still achieve both strategic and tactical surprise!

The Iranian leadership has so many choices here. They can ignore this obvious psyops blog - and look like idiots if there is an attack with any similarities to the blogger's dreamland. They can try to protect against a threat unknown even in the United States and spend a whole lot of money spinning their wheels. They can move their work off of the Internet and off of computers that can be targeted, and then try to get things done at a greatly reduced efficiency. They can move all of their scientists and leaders out of their homes and away from the addresses that have according to this blogger been targeted. Have fun with this.

22 posted on 08/16/2012 7:28:14 AM PDT by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: mountainlion

That has been done before and it didn’t work out well for the five neighbors.


23 posted on 08/16/2012 7:38:39 AM PDT by richardtavor
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To: Fennie
If the Israeli's are smart (and the are) and they believe that this is a national life/death operation (which it is), they will need boots on the ground to verify and finish aspects of totally destroying the Iranian nuclear program. I suspect hand planted explosives and dirty bombs to totally contaminate the sites by suicide volunteers.
24 posted on 08/16/2012 7:47:14 AM PDT by Robert357 (D.Rather "Hoist with his own petard!" www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1223916/posts)
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To: Fennie
As a person who was familar with the Arrow Missile Program about 6-7 years ago, I can say from speaking with one of the Defense Officials that Israel has a very advanced plan to deal with contingencies worldwide. Every Jewish community around the globe has individuals who are dispatched or are in the "Q" for posting to protect communities; the more advanced plan is one that cripples the opposition nations' military capacity. The final evolution of Isreal is that if their nation is attacked with Nuke(s) or occupied that approximately 400-500 nukes will cover the middle east like grid-squares on the map to make the lands Inhabitable for all time, while holding back one more barrage of about 100 weapons to deal with the very nations that used the Arabs, Islamists as third-country proxies.

Now, back to those operatives in the various worldwide jewish communities, they are charged with the final mission beyond protection of the jewish blood lines to cutting the Seed of all the expariates remaining to end the fued from Islam and the Jew's forever.

Imagine the sands of arabia and all the nations of Islam destroyed, their lands radiated and people destroyed wherever they reside on planet Earth.

25 posted on 08/16/2012 7:52:25 AM PDT by Jumper
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To: richardtavor
The sons of Ishmael are violent but not that smart.
26 posted on 08/16/2012 7:57:10 AM PDT by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: Jumper
Imagine the sands of arabia and all the nations of Islam destroyed, their lands radiated and people destroyed wherever they reside on planet Earth.

The world would be a better and safer place. But what about the oil?
27 posted on 08/16/2012 8:04:46 AM PDT by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 !)
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To: Fennie

First of all, there is a 50/50 chance that this guy is putting out disinformation. Beyond that, Israel’s most effective early attacks will be from infiltrators who have prepositioned sabotage charges, electronics jammers, and other gear at critical locations. This can get very complicated.

This *could* cut off power, communications, water, fuel, etc. prior to the attack, complicating defenses horribly. They can also create lots of false alarms, deceptions, send fake messages, propaganda and disinformation to cause widespread disorder.

Only shortly thereafter would the conventional attack begin.

Rather surprisingly, Iran has a lot of (water) dams, over 500 of them, some of which are quite large, and if damaged or destroyed could cause extensive chaos if not much loss of life. I would highly recommend taking out a bunch of these dams just prior to the attack.


28 posted on 08/16/2012 8:25:12 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: allendale

This is just more dis-information—a little right—a lot is a smoke screen to keep the Iranians off ballance and ready to do some mistake. Still, As old Hitler himself observed, starting a war is like entering a dark room—you can bump into anything—no sure bets. Still, I do not blame Israel after all the talk of destruction by Iran. I say let them use atomic weapons! Eliminate Iran as a power and as a nation. Hit their leadership on a Friday while they are at the Mosque, target hospitals and civilian centers—Hit them once—then two days later hit them harder— to get the world media photographing the ruins! One side must win—one side lose. No half measures! Israel will have to keep an eye out for Egypt who might weigh in and attack —a stab in the back— in the early hours of the way. My fear—it will not be a 30 day war—not a three year war—that expands!


29 posted on 08/16/2012 9:08:15 AM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: Fennie

Disinformation?


30 posted on 08/16/2012 9:34:05 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: carriage_hill

When someone in the media, or even a blogger, gets supposedly “classified” information on a regular basis, and publishes it with no legal repercussions, it’s a good bet that they are an unofficial disinformation asset for the agencies they claim to be exposing.


31 posted on 08/16/2012 9:43:23 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Fennie

Mosad is probably arranging a long “vacation” for this blogger


32 posted on 08/16/2012 3:18:13 PM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: ZX12R

Really? The Russians, paks, and the Chinese are not just going to sit around and let that happen without a response.

The only oil we are going to see for a while is the bacon fat we will use to light our lamps.


33 posted on 08/20/2012 3:31:50 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (I am NOT from Vermont. I am from MA. And I don't support Romney. Please read before "assuming.")
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