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Iran may have atom bomb-bearing missile
The Washington Times ^ | November 19, 2004 | Washington Times

Posted on 11/19/2004 11:53:41 AM PST by nimar

Washington, DC, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. intelligence officials are evaluating worrisome new information about an Iranian missile purportedly capable of carrying an atomic bomb.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: atombomb; iran; irannukes; nuke; nukes; proliferation; terror
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Time for Israel to get busy!

The EU hates the US and Israel and is helping Iran stall so that they get a weapon. I think they believe that they need to shift the balance of power to their side and that can be accomplished by putting US in its place. I'm not saying they--EU--want to see the US fall, but they would like us to fail so they can say "I told you so".

Why else would they issue all sorts of comments about how it force is out of the question and so on. They are trying to tie the hands of the US and allow IRAN to develop its bomb so that the US does not have too much power over the oil reserves of the world.

Let's face it, if we are able to get Iraq on the right track, we will have a friend that has lots of oil. Same with Iran. What if democracy was able to win over the terrorist gov. of Iran? Again, another US style democracy as the #2 producer of oil, second to Saudi Arabia? Wow. The french would not be very happy now would they?

1 posted on 11/19/2004 11:53:41 AM PST by nimar
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To: nimar

More good news from the religion of peace. HEAVY SARCASM!!


2 posted on 11/19/2004 11:55:31 AM PST by conservativecorner
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To: nimar

Prince Grovel: "Anything else you want, Imam? Jerusalem? Extermination of Jews in Europe?
New York? More time to develop nukes and missiles?
I, and the EU, are your slaves and dhimmis and will serve you."

4 posted on 11/19/2004 12:02:29 PM PST by Diogenesis ("Then I say unto you, send men to summon ... worms. And let us go to Fallujah to collect heads.")
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To: nimar

If it's a missile, the atomic part would be called a warhead not a bomb.


5 posted on 11/19/2004 12:04:02 PM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Kevin Sites is a terrorist.)
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To: Made in USA
Iran, you have 2 minutes before we start bombing. Sounds something like the Gipper would say. In this case, he would be right and not joking.

Thats just not going to happen. If they have a delivery system, it certainly is not at the range of an ICBM (capable of hitting the U.S. mainland); it would be shorter range...capable of hitting Israel. I say let the Israelis take them out and get some bang for the buck on all the U.S. dollars we send them.

6 posted on 11/19/2004 12:04:04 PM PST by BureaucratusMaximus ("We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good" - Hillary Clinton)
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To: nimar
"may" have?

C'mon ... there's no need for this kind of uncertainty. Let's just ask either our Most Favored Friend China (who just inked a billion dollar energy deal with Iran) or our Partner in the War on Terror (who outfitted Iran's Bushehr nuclear plant) what Iran's got up its sleeve.

If anyone knows Iran's military and technological capabilities for sure, someone I suspect these two do.

Particularly ole' Pootie Poot: Military Deals "Way of Influencing World Power Shifts", Says Putin

7 posted on 11/19/2004 12:05:28 PM PST by Askel5 ( Cooperatio voluntaria ad suicidium est legi morali contraria. )
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To: nimar

Well, if missiles carrying nukes is really what they want, than that is what they really should expect to recieve.


8 posted on 11/19/2004 12:13:43 PM PST by Mr. Keys
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To: nimar
The EU hates the US and Israel and is helping Iran stall so that they get a weapon. I think they believe that they need to shift the balance of power to their side and that can be accomplished by putting US in its place.

Although France, Germany and France’s actions may often lead one to believe this, it would not be their interest anymore than ours for Iran to have a nuclear tipped missile.

France and Germany are much closer to Iran than we.

I really doubt that they believe their liberal politics would protect them from the hard-line Imams in Iran if they had nuclear weapons.

9 posted on 11/19/2004 12:14:25 PM PST by Pontiac (Ignorance of the law is no excuse, ignorance of your rights can be fatal.)
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To: nimar

So long Tel Aviv! One wonders if the disappearance of the NK leaders pictures has anything to do with not making it any easier to track him down. Hmmmm... I wonder if he has reason to expect there will soon be enemy troops in his nation trying to find him. Into the spider hole he goes!


10 posted on 11/19/2004 12:17:25 PM PST by TheDon (The Democratic Party is the party of TREASON)
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To: conservativecorner
There is only one sane thing to do when you find a nuke missile in the hands of these animals:

Blow them into the smoking talons of Beelzallah before they have the chance to use it!
11 posted on 11/19/2004 12:19:40 PM PST by broadsword (When Islam creeps into a human society, oppression, misogyny and terror come hard on its heels.)
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To: Conspiracy Guy
If it's a missile, the atomic part would be called a warhead not a bomb.

Well, I didn't see them say the missle was "tipped", so maybe they built a missile, with a special compartment they can load an a-bomb into. Now, they just have to figure out how to detonate it...

12 posted on 11/19/2004 12:26:21 PM PST by Chad Fairbanks (Fascists Unhappy Concerning Kerry's Election Defeat.)
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To: Chad Fairbanks

They could put a suicide detonator in there.


13 posted on 11/19/2004 12:29:38 PM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Kevin Sites is a terrorist.)
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To: Conspiracy Guy

Well, the compartment isn't very big, so they'll have to import palestinian toddlers to do it...


14 posted on 11/19/2004 12:31:34 PM PST by Chad Fairbanks (Fascists Unhappy Concerning Kerry's Election Defeat.)
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To: Chad Fairbanks

Maybe they could put a really long lanyard on it.


15 posted on 11/19/2004 12:32:23 PM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Kevin Sites is a terrorist.)
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To: Conspiracy Guy

Or the gas tank of an old Ford Pinto?


16 posted on 11/19/2004 12:32:53 PM PST by Chad Fairbanks (Fascists Unhappy Concerning Kerry's Election Defeat.)
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To: nimar
Look hard enough and you are going to find several sets of fingerprints on any said missile and/or bomb. I would suggest, North Korea, Red China, the Soviets (right, right, Russia if you wish, I still say the Soviet Union because a former KGB agent is running the country now), France, possibly Germany, possibly Pakistan and/or India, and even a couple of other old Soviet satellite states.
17 posted on 11/19/2004 12:33:26 PM PST by RetiredArmy (Don't relax because we won the election! Defending against Socialist is an every day war!)
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To: Chad Fairbanks

That's it. Problem solved by brainstorm. I would hate to be the guy who lights the fuse on the missile. I bet it takes a huge Coke bottle to launch from.


18 posted on 11/19/2004 12:35:06 PM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Kevin Sites is a terrorist.)
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To: Conspiracy Guy
It's even worse than that. Here is a photo smuggled out of Iran, showing two Iranian Revolutionary Guards (in disguise) preparing the Missile Launch Mechanism...


19 posted on 11/19/2004 12:40:54 PM PST by Chad Fairbanks (Fascists Unhappy Concerning Kerry's Election Defeat.)
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To: nimar
I'm not saying they--EU--want to see the US fall, but they would like us to fail so they can say "I told you so".

I'll take that next step; the p-EU wants to see the US fall.

20 posted on 11/19/2004 12:41:03 PM PST by steveegg (Where's the week suspension for John "Sly" Stallone? Oh, that's right; he's a LIEberal.)
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