Skip to comments.Claim of US Preparation to Attack Iran
Posted on 09/19/2006 4:18:21 AM PDT by Flavius
Time magazine reported that the U.S. is hypothetically preparing for an armed conflict with Iran. The magazine asserted that the U.S. Army is preparing an air strike plan of 1,500 targets.
Based on information received from U.S. military authorities, Time magazine reported the Pentagons war plan prepared specifically for attacks to be waged against Iran. While continuing its diplomatic efforts to ensure the imposition of sanctions against Iran, the U.S. is also making preparations for a probable military intervention.
Time also wrote that the Army had been asked to be fully prepared by October 1, while the Pentagon continues works on military strategies for a probable operation against Iran.
It has been reported that Bushs cabinet, including Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, strongly favored a diplomatic resolution regarding the issue of Irans nuclear ambitions.
Experts and diplomats from the U.S., Iran, and the Middle East hold different views on the probability of U.S. military intervention in Iran. While some argue that a military intervention would serve American interests, others warn that its cost to the U.S. economy would be enormous.
In the debate, the question as to whether military intervention in Iran is more dangerous than cohabitating with a nuclear Iran stands out. Stating that they preferred the continuation of negotiations, an official from the U.S. administration however implied that the administration has not ruled out a military option. The official further said: Nobody is considering a military operation right now. We are simply trying to create the best environment and conditions for a future military intervention, in case President Bush chooses between a nuclear Iran and waging war. The officials statement suggests that the U.S. has not excluded a military campaign against Iran and that it wants to be ready if the decision to take action is taken.
According to Time, the main objective of such an intervention would be to delay Irans development of nuclear weapons. The magazine also stressed the operation would be limited to air strikes, and would not include any ground invasion.
Any such operation is predicted to last a couple of days and target over 1,500 pre-determined sites. The magazine reported that the U.S. would mainly target nuclear facilities, most of which were still undetermined. The operation will presumably delay Irans plans to develop nuclear weapons for two or three years.
Not 6k if someone was to pop a huge EMP over Tehran about 100 miles up one night. This looks like a perfect time to see exactly how prepared they are for that kind of assault. Hey, they wanted to live back in the 10th century, let's show them what it was like.
Back in 2002 when debate over Iraq was raging, the lefties said don't attack Iraq. Iran is much more of a threat. So now if we aim to eliminate that threat, and take out Iran, will those same lefties approve? Somehow I think not.
Why are you diluting the paranoia with facts? lol
Nothing more than psyops. When better to have this show up in the papers than when Ahmediwhackjob is in NY to speak.
It would be great if Iran's nuke sites were bombed right at the moment the Hilter wanabee starts his speech at the UN.
It is not hard to deduce that the US has formulated plans to attack Iranian nuke facilities in the event that becomes necessary. To TIME, that is "news".
Other than the "Army be ready by Oct. 1" part it undoubtedly is. We'd be stupid not to have plans to invade Iraq, or Pakistan, or Saudi Arabia for that matter.
During the time between WW-I and WW-II, we had plans to fight a Naval War in the Pacific. Multiple plans actually, depending on who the enemy was. The two major candidates were Japan..... and Great Britain.
I'm shocked, shocked that the US would have a plan for attacking Iran. Of course the US has plans for attacking practically everyone. I would imagine there is even a plan for attacking Canada.
"Grand Poobah of Bamboozlestan"
"Is that just north of Elbonia?"
Yes. It is also just south of Bohicastan
Valid concerns, certainly. What do you think the consequences will be when Iran completes an arsenal of nuclear weapons? Do you believe the Iranian nutjob will use them on Israel or the USA to usher in the islamic messiah that he espouses? Are you willing to risk American lives on the assumption that he won't?
The United States should bomb Iran's nuclear sites and also it's oil wells and pipelines. Pound Iran into the stone age.
We had to "attack" Europe, when it was overrun by the Germans. Anything is theoretically possible.
Now, they are saying we can contain Iran. OR, just a few months ago, they suggested we attack NK. The only wars they seem to be for the US conducting are the ones she is planning on doing soon.
War Plan White : domestic uprising in the US
War Plan Gray : Caribbean republic.
War Plan Purple : Central American republic, or possibly with Russia (There may have been two different Purples).
War Plan Green : Mexico
War Plan Gold : France and French Caribbean possessions.
War Plan Black : Germany. The best-known version of Black was conceived as a contingency plan during World War I in case France fell and the Germans attempted to seize French possessions in the Caribbean, or launch an attack on the eastern seaboard.
War Plan Indigo : Iceland
War Plan Brown : uprising in the Philippines.
War Plan Yellow : China
War Plan Olive : Spain.
War Plan Silver : Italy.
War Plan Emerald : intervention in Ireland in conjunction with War Plan Red.
War Plan Tan : Cuba.
War Plan Orange : Japan
War Plan Red : Britain
War Plan Crimson : Canada.
War Plan Scarlet : Australia / New Zealand
War Plan Ruby : India
War Plan Red-Orange : Japan / Britain (Anglo-Japanese military alliance expired 1924)
Well why don't we just announce it to them ahead of time so more of our soldiers can come home in body bags? These pieces of dirt are TRAITORS and should be treated as such!
Oh Yes, Yes!!!!!