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Iranian Early Warning Station, Anti-Air Base On Lebanese Peak
DEBKAfile ^ | July 12, 2008

Posted on 07/12/2008 7:45:29 PM PDT by Fennie

In the past few weeks, Hezbollah at the behest of Iran and Syria has commandeered the 7,800-foot Mt. Sannine, a strategic asset capable of determining the outcome of the next war, as DEBKA-Net Weekly 356 revealed.

Radar-guided missile positions and an early warning station have since been deployed on its summit, which are capable of monitoring and threatening US Sixth Fleet movements in the eastern Mediterranean and Israel Air Force flights.

This development was serious enough for Israeli defense minister Ehud Barak to repeat three times in as many days that the IDF is keeping a close watch on events in the northern front, especially the deepening ties between Syria and the Lebanese Hezbollah. Barak travels to Washington this week.

Mt. Sannine, which dominates the roads connecting Beirut and Damascus, is one of the most prized strategic assets in the region. It was fought over for years by Syria and Israel, both seeking to control this ideal vantage point for an early warning station to command the eastern Mediterranean, the northern half of Israel and the Damascus region.

Its takeover on behalf of Tehran places Israeli security at a grave disadvantage. This topic is expected to figure large in the talks French president Nicolas Sarkozy holds with visiting Syrian ruler Bashar Assad this week...


TOPICS: Israel; Russia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bombbombbombbombiran; debka; geopolitics; iran; iraq; israel; lebanon; mohammedanism; obama; proliferation; saudiarabia; syria; waronterror; wot
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1 posted on 07/12/2008 7:45:29 PM PDT by Fennie
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To: Fennie

This is an excellent opportunity to test out that airborne laser that the U.S. has in its arsenal.

ZZZAAAAAAPPPPPP!


2 posted on 07/12/2008 7:51:54 PM PDT by Rembrandt (We would have won Viet Nam w/o Dim interference.)
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To: Fennie

3 posted on 07/12/2008 7:53:49 PM PDT by rdl6989 ( I'm a carbon based human being, a Carbonated-American)
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To: Fennie

If true, it won’t last long.


4 posted on 07/12/2008 7:56:34 PM PDT by fso301
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To: Fennie
Iranian Early Warning Station, Anti-Air Base On Lebanese Peak

Soon to be a pile of rubble, hopefully. ;-)

5 posted on 07/12/2008 7:56:42 PM PDT by doc1019 (I was taught to respect my elders, but it's getting harder to find one.)
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To: Fennie

oic Debka


6 posted on 07/12/2008 8:01:42 PM PDT by happinesswithoutpeace (You are receiving this broadcast as a dream)
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To: Fennie

“Iranian Early Warning Station, Anti-Air Base On Lebanese Peak”

The peak needs some attention:

http://www.military.cz/usa/air/in_service/aircraft/b52/b52.jpg


7 posted on 07/12/2008 8:12:28 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland ("We have to drain the swamp" George Bush, September 2001)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

The Iranians have won the toss and have elected to receive.

8 posted on 07/12/2008 8:15:38 PM PDT by stboz
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To: stboz

Bringing new levels of meaning to the saying “It is better to give than to receive”.


9 posted on 07/12/2008 8:17:17 PM PDT by RichInOC (GULBUTH: ME SO THORNY!! ME LOVE YOU LONG TIME!! MAHMOUD: UNNNGH!!)
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To: doc1019

“Iranian Early Warning Station, Anti-Air Base On Lebanese Peak”

a.k.a. target practice


10 posted on 07/12/2008 8:17:34 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: doc1019

That’s the early warning...when it becomes rubble.


11 posted on 07/12/2008 8:19:03 PM PDT by Dahoser (America's great untapped alternative energy source: The Founding Fathers spinning in their graves.)
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To: RichInOC

Waiting for some more “Oh, Dude!” moments brought to us by the fine folks of the United States Air Force.


12 posted on 07/12/2008 8:20:58 PM PDT by stboz
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To: Dahoser

The Israeli air force will blow them off the side of their “peak” lol


13 posted on 07/12/2008 8:21:48 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: Fennie

I’d say that Iranian confidence in having such a strategic location is a detriment. You’re most vulnerable when you think you see.

But we’re talking about seeing via technology.

And technology can tell you everything is AOK.....and that’s when counter-measures kill you.


14 posted on 07/12/2008 8:22:19 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain -- Those denying the War was Necessary Do NOT Support the Troops!)
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To: fso301; Fennie
If true,

A smart qualification when dealing with a Debka report.

15 posted on 07/12/2008 8:22:36 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: stboz

http://youtube.com/watch?v=JM58Z1zzoP4


16 posted on 07/12/2008 8:23:22 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: stboz
The Iranians have won the toss and have elected to receive.

*chuckle*

17 posted on 07/12/2008 8:24:07 PM PDT by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspelll.)
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To: ConservativeMan55

“The Israeli air force will blow them off the side of their “peak” lol”

That’s if they are lucky. The Syrians regret to this day placing artillery on the Golan Heights, in what is now Israel.

Perhaps now is the time for newer occupied territories to hammer the point home to Israel’s neighbors (again).


18 posted on 07/12/2008 8:26:14 PM PDT by RFEngineer
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To: theDentist

lollollol


19 posted on 07/12/2008 8:28:15 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: RFEngineer

This vid isn’t bad either

http://youtube.com/watch?v=dkkvqsRCRj8&feature=related


20 posted on 07/12/2008 8:36:21 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: Fennie

Pelosi & feinds want to realease oil from the strategic reserve. Brilliant bunch of boobs.


21 posted on 07/12/2008 8:43:57 PM PDT by umgud
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To: Rembrandt
Precisely.

If memory serves, the first thing to get blasted in the 1991 Gulf War was Saddam's "early warning site" courtesy of our AH-64 Apache helicopters.

There is nothing wrong with Mohammed's radar sites that American pilots cannot fix.


22 posted on 07/12/2008 8:46:28 PM PDT by Prole (Pray for the families of Chris and Channon.)
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To: Fennie

Debka Ping! Woot!


23 posted on 07/12/2008 9:03:57 PM PDT by LayoutGuru2 (Know the difference between honoring diversity and honoring perversity? No? You must be a liberal!)
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To: Fennie; All

Interesting,,,

Google Earth don’t even show a road much less a site there,,,(7,000 ft.view)

Billy Goat Country,,,Steep,Steep!...;0)...BS...


24 posted on 07/12/2008 9:28:37 PM PDT by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: 1COUNTER-MORTER-68

Are goat’s in season? :)


25 posted on 07/12/2008 9:32:11 PM PDT by jedward (tag _________________________)
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To: Rembrandt
I was thinking of the fun the special ops guy were having trying to decide which method (”black” spy sat/laser beam, robotic army of mindless droids or stealth missile to use to take this thing out faster than the tech can paper/rock/scissor to determine who gets to push the button) that would work to take out some muzzie with a set of binoculars on a hilltop?
26 posted on 07/12/2008 9:34:24 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature (Senator McCain, what did GWB promise you back in 2000? And you believed him? BWAHAAAAA!)
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To: Fennie

Hmmmm....if you backsass the Iranian sergeant I bet you get a one way ticket there. He, he, he.


27 posted on 07/12/2008 9:36:20 PM PDT by jokyfo ("OBAMA" is Arabic for "CIPHER" and Farsi for "VACUUM")
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To: ConservativeMan55

After watching that video, i need to take a break and call in a marker from my wife....be right back. /h


28 posted on 07/12/2008 9:36:21 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature (Senator McCain, what did GWB promise you back in 2000? And you believed him? BWAHAAAAA!)
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To: jedward

BWAhahahaha,,,Hey You,,,ALWAYS...;0)


29 posted on 07/12/2008 9:47:37 PM PDT by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: 1COUNTER-MORTER-68

There’s just too much interesting stuff going on right now not to have popped in lol. Hope all has been well for you!


30 posted on 07/12/2008 9:51:55 PM PDT by jedward (tag _________________________)
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To: jedward

It’s gitin’ plum krazzy out there,,,

Fine here,,,Hope ya’ll are all ok tooo...;0)


31 posted on 07/12/2008 10:02:38 PM PDT by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: jedward

1.High upon a mountain, tell me, what do you see?
F C
Bear tracks, bear tracks looking back at me.
C
Better get your rifle boys, before it’s too late
F C
The bear’s got a little pig and he’s heading for the gate
G C
Chorus: He’s big around the middle, and he’s broad across the rump
G C
Running ninety miles an hour, taking thirty feet a jump
C
He ain’t never been caught, he ain’t never been treed
F C
Some folks say he looks a lot like me.

2.Saved up my money and I bought me some bees
Started growing honey way up in the trees
Saved up my money but the honey’s all gone
Old Slewfoot’s gone and made himself a home. (Chorus)

3.Winter’s coming on and it’s forty below
River’s froze over, so where can he go?
We’ll run him up the gully, and we’ll chase him in the well
Shoot him in the bottom just to listen to him yell. (Chorus)
~~~
LOL;0)


32 posted on 07/12/2008 10:12:09 PM PDT by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: IllumiNaughtyByNature

LOL


33 posted on 07/12/2008 10:13:21 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: 1COUNTER-MORTER-68

I like :)


34 posted on 07/12/2008 10:15:14 PM PDT by jedward (tag _________________________)
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To: 1COUNTER-MORTER-68

Yep, we’re doin’ just fine. Fine as Georgia wine ;)


35 posted on 07/12/2008 10:16:47 PM PDT by jedward (tag _________________________)
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To: jedward

Great to hear,,,Fo’Sho!,,,

Lotta smoke-n-mirrors and shuck-n-jive out there :

http://www.daily.pk/world/worldnews/84-worldnews/5481-israeli-jets-using-iraqs-airspace.html

LOL,,,NOOOOOOOT!!!,,,

I need a dozer to get to the bottom of the BS pile...;0)


36 posted on 07/12/2008 10:31:39 PM PDT by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: 1COUNTER-MORTER-68

“I need a dozer to get to the bottom of the BS pile...;0)”

LMAO!!! Now that’s funny...and true lol


37 posted on 07/12/2008 10:35:14 PM PDT by jedward (tag _________________________)
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To: jedward

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2044690/posts

And Another!!!,,,HALP,HALP!...LMAOROF...;0)


38 posted on 07/12/2008 10:38:47 PM PDT by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: 1COUNTER-MORTER-68

From that link...

“Contradicting recent reports”.....round’n-round’n...etc. heh heh


39 posted on 07/12/2008 10:42:39 PM PDT by jedward (tag _________________________)
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To: jedward
Image and video hosting by TinyPic ...;0)
40 posted on 07/12/2008 10:48:32 PM PDT by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: Fennie

Another day, another target.


41 posted on 07/12/2008 10:51:36 PM PDT by Larry381 (That's not the flagpin I knew)
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To: 1COUNTER-MORTER-68

I’ve missed the pics LMAO! Classic!


42 posted on 07/12/2008 10:52:09 PM PDT by jedward (tag _________________________)
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To: 1COUNTER-MORTER-68

Hey, I see Jindal’s been getting some good national press. Good for him!


43 posted on 07/12/2008 10:53:43 PM PDT by jedward (tag _________________________)
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To: stboz

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JgHSDa2Jwqc&feature=related


44 posted on 07/12/2008 10:55:34 PM PDT by Prophet in the wilderness (PSALM .53 : 1 The FOOL hath said in his heart, there is no GOD.)
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To: 1COUNTER-MORTER-68

PS...czech meil :)


45 posted on 07/12/2008 10:59:13 PM PDT by jedward (tag _________________________)
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To: jedward
LOL,,,Laffin’ is always better than bangin’ ya’ head on the keyboard,,,;0)

No Foolin’ :

Put the big DOT on Dec. 27~2008 for the strike date,,,

1. New moon,,,

2. Elections over,,,

3. Hurricane season over,,,

4. Louisiana refineries will be in full production of
Home Heating Oil for the NE US,,,

5. Congress will be home drunk-n-full,,,

6. Christmas will be over,,,

7. All carriers will be back online(fire on CVN 73),,,

8. Iranian radar operators/radars will be worn out from
the 5th fleet “Foo-Fooin’” them

IMHO this will be the very last chance for the POTUS to “pull the trigger” to take out Iran before whoever takes over,,,FREE SHOT!...

46 posted on 07/12/2008 11:28:18 PM PDT by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: 1COUNTER-MORTER-68

Nice list :) Does that fall on a Tuesday? LOLOL


47 posted on 07/12/2008 11:37:36 PM PDT by jedward (tag _________________________)
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To: jedward
Hey, I see Jindal’s been getting some good national press. Good for him!
~~~
Yup,,,After we threatened to Whup his Ass with a Re-call!!!

He ain't no fool!!!

>75%< of the folks in this state(polls)were ready to throw his butt out after he went back on his word to the people.

He was gone if he didn't VETO that pay raise for the pigs
in Baton Rouge...;0)

48 posted on 07/12/2008 11:38:16 PM PDT by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: jedward

Does that fall on a Tuesday?
~~~
Nope,,,Saturday Nite!...;0)


49 posted on 07/12/2008 11:40:11 PM PDT by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: 1COUNTER-MORTER-68

“He was gone if he didn’t VETO that pay raise for the pigs
in Baton Rouge...;0)”

A successful example of the democratic process :) That’s always nice to hear about!!


50 posted on 07/12/2008 11:41:35 PM PDT by jedward (tag _________________________)
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