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Iranian Alert - March 30, 2006 - Iranian military to start maneuvers in the Persian Gulf.
Regime Change Iran ^ | 3.30.2006 | DoctorZin

Posted on 03/30/2006 6:42:55 PM PST by DoctorZIn

Top News Story

UN Security Council gives Iran 30 days to stop.

  • The Times Online reported that the UN Security Council has given Tehran a month to halt its uranium enrichment program.

 

Rice: We have tools to use against Iran.

  • The Washington Post reported that Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told the US Senate that Iran was a menace for reasons other than its alleged drive to build a nuclear bomb and that the U.S. and its allies have "a number of tools" if Tehran does not change its ways. She said: "I think there's no doubt that Iran is the single biggest threat from a state that we face."

 

US Intelligence: Sanctions won't work.

  • Insight Magazine reported that the U.S. intelligence community has concluded that U.N. Security Council sanctions would fail to stop Iran's nuclear weapons program.

 

Iran threatens the US dollar?

 

Straw again says no to military action on Iran.

  • The Guardian reported that Jack Straw today insisted that military action against Iran would be neither "appropriate or conceivable."

 

Germans stop shipments of equipment to Iran.

  • The New York Times reported that German prosecutors claimed that several million dollars' worth of equipment that could be used for a nuclear program had been shipped from Germany to Iran, via a Russian company.

 

Blogs under new attack in Iran.

  • USA Today reported that blogs are now under attack by Iran's hard-line regime.

 

Iran's Katyusha rockets now used against Israel?

  • Ha'aretz reported that Palestinians have for the first time fired the powerful Katyusha rocket believed by many to be of Iranian manufacture.

 

Iranian military to start maneuvers in the Persian Gulf.

  • Yahoo News reported that thousands of Iranian troops will on Friday start a week-long military maneuver in the Gulf to ready armed forces for warding off "threats."

 

Here are a few other news items you may have missed.

  • Reuters reported that three members of Iran's Revolutionary Guards were killed in a clash with Kurdish separatists.
  • CNSNews reported that the head of the Arab League called on the world's Arab states to pursue "peaceful" nuclear energy programs.
  • World Tribune reported that Nigeria has sought Iranian help in establishing a defense industry.
  • Middle East Economic Survey reported that the Joint Economic Committee of the US Congress issued a report which states that "support for terrorism and economic mismanagement by the government have damaged oil and gas development in Iran." Full text of the report.
  • Amir Taheri, The Wall Street Journal reported how Iran's Hassan Abbasi, the principal foreign policy voice in President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, believes the US will be forced from the Middle East. A must read.


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1 posted on 03/30/2006 6:43:05 PM PST by DoctorZIn
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To: Pan_Yans Wife; fat city; freedom44; Tamsey; Grampa Dave; PhiKapMom; Hinoki Cypress; ...
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2 posted on 03/30/2006 6:44:22 PM PST by DoctorZIn (Until they are Free, "We shall all be Iranians!")
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To: DoctorZIn
"Amir Taheri, The Wall Street Journal reported how Iran's Hassan Abbasi, the principal foreign policy voice in President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, believes the US will be forced from the Middle East. A must read."

This is a subscriber only link.

3 posted on 03/30/2006 8:41:25 PM PST by blam
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To: DoctorZIn
Update 3: Strong Earthquake Kills 17 People in Iran


4 posted on 03/30/2006 9:52:51 PM PST by M. Espinola (Freedom is not free)
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To: M. Espinola

Will the mullahs declare this to be "The Will of Allah"?


5 posted on 03/30/2006 11:21:51 PM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: M. Espinola

Will the mullahs declare this to be "The Will of Allah"?


6 posted on 03/30/2006 11:21:52 PM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: sheik yerbouty
Will Mullahmania declare their own soon coming overthrow "the will of "Allah" It wont be some Arabian moon god's will but it shall sure be long overdue.

Last of April beginning of May, after all the senseless footdraging at the UN and maybe the Iranian's régime will become so nervous they might slip and fire the first shot.

Whatever transpires in the near future concerning Iran, one eye should be kept on those Saudi Arabia oil fields, since Tehran's tyrants could (if not prevented) fire dozens of missiles directly into the main Saudi oil facility (the same one which has already had two recent previous attempts of jihadist terror.)

This would be the régimes last ditch effort to trigger "Western economic chaos". Hopefully our fly boys and men on the ground will remove any major threats similar to securing Saddam's missiles sights which were aimed at Israel.

The Iranian earthquakes should be viewed as a warning to the Iranian clerics as a sample of what's right around the corner, but they wont.

7 posted on 03/30/2006 11:48:01 PM PST by M. Espinola (Freedom is not free)
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To: M. Espinola
Last of April beginning of May, after all the senseless footdraging at the UN and maybe the Iranian's régime will become so nervous they might slip and fire the first shot.

Just curious as to how that first shot may happen. Rocket lobs into Israel? Rockets or military action against our forces in Iraq? I just wonder how and who they'd strike if they pulled the trigger first.

BTW, very impressive About Page. Very nice. - OB1

8 posted on 03/31/2006 7:01:51 AM PST by OB1kNOb (America is the land of the free BECAUSE of the BRAVE !!)
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To: M. Espinola

Their military is practicing to be steam and/or glass..


9 posted on 03/31/2006 8:41:49 AM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: DoctorZIn; nuconvert; FARS; freedom44
This is the actual report from IRNA:

Holy Prophet (PBUH) maritime wargame kicks off
Bandar Abbas, Hormuzgan Prov, March 31, IRNA

Iran-Wargame
A joint maritime wargame, dubbed as Holy Prophet (PBUH), started here Friday in the Persian Gulf waters.

Combatants from the navy and airforce of the Islamic Republic Army and police, missile units of the air force and Basij (voluntary) forces took part in the joint wargame.

Some 17,000 of combatants have taken part in the wargame, spokesman of the wargame Vice-Rear Admiral Mohammad Ibrahimi Dehghani said on Friday.

Over 1,500 gunboats along with all types of fighters, bombers and choppers have taken part in the wargame, he pointed out.

One unit of Shahab 2 missile is to be launched to resemble peace and friendship among littoral states of the Persian Gulf and Sea of Oman, he said.

During the wargame various anti-offensive operations, telecommunications, satellites, reconnaissance patrols and electronic systems are to be conducted against the hypothetical enemies.

The wargame would be concluded on April 6.

http://www.irna.ir/en/news/view/line-24/0603318166144858.htm

comments: Is it a mockery of Mo to use his reference as a name of a can we expect demonstrations in the ME? and

What do they mean "One unit of Shahab 2 missile is to be launched to resemble peace and friendship" ...resemble??
10 posted on 03/31/2006 11:30:35 AM PST by AdmSmith
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To: AdmSmith

correction of the comment: Is it a mockery of Mo to use his reference as a name of a game? Can we expect demonstrations in the ME?


11 posted on 03/31/2006 11:31:59 AM PST by AdmSmith
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To: DoctorZIn

Does this move the strike date to 29 April? Since the end of March strike date has passed, and the 6 April strike date is approaching with no sign of force mobilization, perhaps 29 April is now the earliest strike date.


12 posted on 03/31/2006 11:36:39 AM PST by RightWhale (Nothing can evolve which has not been involved)
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To: AdmSmith

"What do they mean "One unit of Shahab 2 missile is to be launched to resemble peace and friendship" ...resemble??

Maybe it has a big smiley face on it?

I want to know about the 1,500 gunboats. What exactly qualifies as a "gunboat"?


13 posted on 03/31/2006 11:40:13 AM PST by nuconvert ([there's a lot of bad people in the pistachio business])
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To: AdmSmith; All

The Shahab launch is a warning to littoral States to be peaceful toward Iran - peace and friendship toward us (Iran) - or else. :-))

Using Mo's name gives it "standing" - as on behalf of all Islam, doesn't it. Iran wants to lead the charge to form a global caliphate with other Islamic States bowing to the leadership of the "Caliph Iran".

Have a great weekend. Thanks for the post.


14 posted on 03/31/2006 11:58:27 AM PST by FARS
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To: DoctorZIn
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15 posted on 03/31/2006 6:48:15 PM PST by DoctorZIn (Until they are Free, "We shall all be Iranians!")
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To: OB1kNOb
"Just curious as to how that first shot may happen. Rocket lobs into Israel? Rockets or military action against our forces in Iraq? I just wonder how and who they'd strike if they pulled the trigger first."

Great questions! We know Iran & cohort in crime Syria are both behind the exported jihadic terrorism inside Iraq in an effort to drag US & allies directly in the middle of a full scale inter-Islamic civil war. What you stated concerning Iraq could very well be the trigger point, and or some insane sneak attempt against Israel, which would result in instant rather large parking lot were the entire brutal Mullah régime rules currently.

A confrontation with British naval vessels may be another contributing factor, since after Israel and US, Tehran's tyrants hate the British based on the old oil politics after WWI.

My main concern in the coming showdown with Iran is, unless prevented by our troops or people we have on the ground inside Iran, the Mullah madmen could order waves of missiles to be launched directly into the largest Saudi oil field directly across the Persian Gulf hoping to ignite millions of gallons of highly flammable petroleum products, coupled with reserves of natural gas & the interconnecting pipelines.

Guard today-Wahhbist terrorist tomorrow

Such an attack, if the oil field and refineries were enveloped in an out of control roaring blaze, would send total panic through global markets, which the Iranian fanatics would do if the jihadic régime knew, that's it they are going to be captured or killed.

My concern is based on ongoing general energy market trader fear, that even though the last two attempts to blow up the massive Abqaiq oil compound failed never-the-less the terrorist attempts shot crude up than $2 a barrel, which on a straight futures contract equals 2K a contract in under an hour's worth of trading.

Talk about a vivid indication of the fear factor kicking in if traders actually saw "live" TV footage of the world's largest petroleum facility enveloped in 10.000 degrees petrol inferno. Stocks, the bond and currency markets, everyone will be go nutso, each one trying to unload and buy quicker then the schlub next to him.

9-11 was all about bring the America led Western global economy to her knees, and the Islamic killers also wanted to murder everyone in the White House and up on the Hill, in other words decapitate the leadership of American government plus create a instant world-wide financial meltdown.

Large regional map

You know what's worse? I have noticed an almost total lack of interest in this overall volatile subject which effects everyone, as if to say, if we don't think, discuss it, or make an attempt to fathom the situations, maybe, just maybe nothing will transpire - pre-911 mindset, phase II. On the other hand, you responded with great plausible overviews which I feel could indeed interplay into a far great conflict.

Geez now you can have a nice happy weekend after reading that stuff! lol. Thanks for your comment on the home page. There's too much on there though. I need to make sure everything still functions.


16 posted on 03/31/2006 9:25:30 PM PST by M. Espinola (Freedom is not free)
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To: sheik yerbouty
Since they love the colour green so much they might be glowing green forever & soon :)


17 posted on 04/01/2006 1:48:26 AM PST by M. Espinola (Freedom is not free)
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To: M. Espinola

"Speedily, and in our day."


18 posted on 04/02/2006 9:44:32 AM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: DoctorZIn

Time ran out months ago. Jack Straw telling the US military action isn't feasible is nonsense. Would he prefer to live under the imminent threat of Iranian nuke attack? That's what would happen if the world stood by and did nothing. Eventually, Iran would demand total compliance to Jihad or you'd be nuked. How long would the queen last? They'd nuke Buckingham palace and Parliament right after DC and the White House.


19 posted on 04/02/2006 9:51:25 AM PDT by hershey
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To: DoctorZIn

We're about to set off a bomb in Nevada which will produce a mushroom cloud. Supposedly not nuclear, but it has definite implications for Iran.


20 posted on 04/02/2006 9:53:10 AM PDT by hershey
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To: M. Espinola
Excellent info! Very disturbing though. I had just assumed it would be a direct attack on our troops or Israel. I had overlooked the chaos that would happen if they just lobbed rockets into S.A.'s largest oil/gas field and refinery while trying to block the Straight of Hormuz with further rocket attacks.

I have noticed an almost total lack of interest in this overall volatile subject which effects everyone, as if to say, if we don't think, discuss it, or make an attempt to fathom the situations, maybe, just maybe nothing will transpire.....

I too over the years have noticed this approach is taken by many many people as their way of coping with the potential threat of most any type of disaster, whether it be the threat of war, economic upheaval, natural disasters (think New Orleans), or possible disease pandemics (like the current avian flu situation). They would rather ignore it so it won't upset their happy thoughts rather than keep aware of it and assess it's potential and develop a personal plan of action as warranted.

Again, many thanks for the great insight. - OB1

21 posted on 04/03/2006 6:26:34 AM PDT by OB1kNOb (America is the land of the free BECAUSE of the BRAVE !!)
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To: AdmSmith

Like the "N" word, Mo-ham-id (PBUH) is only an insult when we say it.


22 posted on 04/03/2006 6:32:36 AM PDT by Flavius Josephus (War today is always cheaper than war tomorrow.)
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To: hershey

I expect that if Iran gets the nuke, they're going to issue an ultimatium, merciful souls that they are. US out of Iraq, and Jews out of Israel, or else.


23 posted on 04/03/2006 7:20:39 AM PDT by Flavius Josephus (War today is always cheaper than war tomorrow.)
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To: sheik yerbouty
As the days proceed it would seem evident Iran's fanatical leadership shall be the provokers of the next war.

Their latest stunt was to fire a missile in the midst of supertanker shipping lanes. Just brilliant!

Combination picture from Iranian television released on April 2nd, 2006 shows a test missile fired by Iran in the Persian Gulf on April 1st, 2006. (IRIB via REUTERS TV/Reuters)

A picture released by the official Iranian News Agency shows an Iranian submarine during maneuvers along the Gulf Sea and Sea of Oman. Iran test-fired what it described as a highly destructive torpedo in war games in the Gulf, warning the West not to "play with fire" at a time of mounting tensions over its nuclear program.(AFP/IRNA-HO)

24 posted on 04/03/2006 9:04:41 PM PDT by M. Espinola (Freedom is not free)
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To: OB1kNOb
"Excellent info! Very disturbing though. I had just assumed it would be a direct attack on our troops or Israel."

I fully believe you are more then correct in stating Israel and our troops shall be targeted, since Iran's ruling tyrant Mahmoud Ahmadnejad has sworn to attempt to "wipe Israel off the map" they have roped themselves in to at least try. Obviously any military move on Iran's part to inflict a holocaust on Israel would be met with such incredible military might by the Israelis, the Iranian perpetrators would be targeted immediately and vaporized.

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Unfortunately our troops and those of our allies serving in either Afghanistan and Iraq would become targets of jihadic revenge for the Iranians. Everything in our power must be geared to prevent missile and or biological attacks on those troops. If there was ever a current dictatorial Islamic régime more then willing to utilize germ-warfare it would be the Mahdi instigating Iranian Mullahcracy.

In relation to the Straight of Hormuz it is the energy life line for numerous nations throughout the globe, once again all necessary measure must be enacted to prevent major disruption of super-takers entering or exiting that geostrategic waterway. The Straight of Hormuz could rapidly become the number flash point in the coming conflict.

Have you noticed gas pump prices are quickly heading back to hurricane level price ranges of $3.00 a gallon or higher and we are not at war with Iran, yet, not has the hurricane season even started. I forecast a doubling of prices(+) if there is are dramatic sudden "double shortages" (Iran related war damage/sabotage, coupled with hurricane damage).

You are one of the remnant which clearly sees the economic potentials of some very rough times ahead. I firmly believe whenever these events do transpire we shall not be taken by surprise. Regrettably the majority will have no idea what or why they happened.

Some photos from the next front:

A picture released by the official Iranian News Agency (IRNA) shows members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard during maneuvers along the Gulf Sea and Sea of Oman. Iran test-fired what it described as a highly destructive torpedo in war games in the Gulf, warning the West not to "play with fire" at a time of mounting tensions over its nuclear program.(AFP/IRNA-HO)

In this file photo from 2003 a truck carries a long range Iranian Shahab-3 Ballistic missile during a military parade in Tehran. Iran may have overstated claims to have developed radar-absorbing materials capable of hampering the targeting of its ballistic missiles, a Pentagon spokesman said, adding however, that Tehran's weapons program also could be "making strides(AFP/File/Behrouz Mehri)

Special forces of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard and a helicopter take part in maneuvers in the Persian Gulf Monday April, 3rd 2006. Iran successfully tested a new torpedo Monday, the latest new weapon it has unveiled during war games in the Gulf. The new ship-launched torpedo can target submarines at any depth and is powerful enough to 'break a heavy warship' in two, spokesman Gen. Mohammad Ebrahim Dehghani told state television. He did not give details on the speed or range of the torpedo. A day earlier, Iran announced it had tested a new high-speed torpedo, the 'Hoot,' or 'whale,' which moves at up to 360 kilometers per hour (223 miles per hour), saying it was too fast for any enemy ship to elude. On Friday, it tested the Fjr-3, a missile than can avoid radars and hit several targets simultaneously using multiple warheads. (AP Photo)

Special forces of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard and a helicopter take part in maneuvers in the Persian Gulf Monday April, 3rd, 2006.

A Fajr-3 missile is test fired during naval manoeuvres in the Persian Gulf and Sea of Oman March 31, 2006 in this video frame grab released April 3rd, 2006.

Members of Iran's Iranian elite Revolutionary Guard attend a maneuvers as seen from a warship in the Persian Gulf on April 3rd 2006.

25 posted on 04/03/2006 9:50:21 PM PDT by M. Espinola (Freedom is not free)
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To: M. Espinola

Today is a good day for the mullahs ro die..


26 posted on 04/03/2006 10:19:03 PM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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