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Iranian Marines Set To Escort Flotilla 'To Teach Israel Lessons'
IsraelNationalNews ^ | June 13, 2010 | By Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu

Posted on 06/13/2010 5:47:23 AM PDT by Fennie

Two Iranian ships intended to head for Hamas-controlled Gaza are waiting for their government's approval to challenge Israel on the high seas, escorted by "volunteer marines" that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad wants to send "to teach Israelis a lesson."

An Iranian Red Crescent official said the two ships are waiting for the Iranian foreign ministry to give the green light for launching, according to the French news service AFP, quoting the Iranian Mehr news service. The Red Crescent said a third ship probably would join the fleet.

Red Crescent official Mojtaba Majd also claimed that more than 100,000 Iranians have signed up to board the ships, but only those with "expertise" would be accepted. Majd did not define the area of expertise required.

Ali Shirazi, the Revolutionary Guards's spokesman for Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said it was "Iran's duty to defend the innocent people of Gaza."

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


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; Israel; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: ahmadinejad; ayersflotilla; dncflotilla; dncintifada; gaza; iran; iranianflotilla; israel; obamaflotilla; obamaintifada; targetrichenviroment; turkishflotilla
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1 posted on 06/13/2010 5:47:24 AM PDT by Fennie
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To: Fennie

The Iranians are just begging for it aren’t they?


2 posted on 06/13/2010 5:49:24 AM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: Fennie

LOL. Fire away!


3 posted on 06/13/2010 5:49:26 AM PDT by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: Fennie

Militarily, Israel would win that engagement. However, dead Iranians with video of Israelis killing them will lead to more trouble than we need. With Obama as the “leader of the free world”, this could be a disaster.


4 posted on 06/13/2010 5:50:14 AM PDT by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: Fennie

Never happen! This is just more big talk from the Monkey Boy administration.


5 posted on 06/13/2010 5:50:53 AM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies (I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself...)
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To: Fennie

Why not follow NK lead, torpedo them.


6 posted on 06/13/2010 5:51:26 AM PDT by Tarpon (Obama-Speak ... the fusion of sophistry and Newspeak. It's not a gift, it's just lies.)
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To: Fennie

Can you say head fake? and Iran is going to fall for it?


7 posted on 06/13/2010 5:52:51 AM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature (3(0|\|0/\/\1($ 101: (4P174L1$/\/\ R3QU1r3$ (4P174L. Could it be any more simple?)
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To: Fennie

The Iranian challenge is nothing a couple of Israeli torpedoes can’t resolve.


8 posted on 06/13/2010 5:53:19 AM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it! www.FairTaxNation.com)
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To: thethirddegree

Sounds like some Iranians are going to learn to swim-!


9 posted on 06/13/2010 5:53:24 AM PDT by imjimbo (The constitution SHOULD be our "gun permit")
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To: Fennie

Target practice?


10 posted on 06/13/2010 5:54:35 AM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Fennie

My sadness is inexpressible, seeing where this is headed. 0bama and the fools who voted for him, are accountable for this. Remember, also, McCain saying you don’t have to be afraid of an 0bama presidency...


11 posted on 06/13/2010 5:54:55 AM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (STOP the Tyrananny State.)
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To: Fennie

They’re going to be as provocative as possible but stop short of actually confronting the Israelis.


12 posted on 06/13/2010 5:56:07 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Fennie
Headline: "Israel to Assist in Conversion of Iranian Surface Vessels to Sea Floor Observation Fleet"


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

13 posted on 06/13/2010 5:58:20 AM PDT by The Comedian (Evil can only succeed if good men don't point at it and laugh.)
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To: Fennie

Wonder if this is a ploy by Imadinnerjacket to get close enough to Israel to launch a missile?

I can’t see Israel letting them cross into their territorial waters.


14 posted on 06/13/2010 5:58:42 AM PDT by IamConservative (Liberty is all a good man needs to succeed.)
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To: Fennie

Where is Congressman Hank Johnson? 100,000 people on a ship may well lead to tipping over!


15 posted on 06/13/2010 5:58:49 AM PDT by Bulldawg Fan (Victory is the last thing leftists and their fellow Defeatists want.)
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To: Fennie

Run silent.
Run deep.


16 posted on 06/13/2010 6:00:00 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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To: Tarpon
torpedo them.

Yep

You may fire when you are ready, Gridley , er, Goldstein.

17 posted on 06/13/2010 6:01:08 AM PDT by csvset
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast
My sadness is inexpressible, seeing where this is headed.

You and me both. We're starting to see the inevitable brinkmanship fostered by Obama's kowtowing and weak defense posture. It's certain to turn ugly before long.

18 posted on 06/13/2010 6:02:38 AM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: Fennie

Honey, pop some corn ... this is going to be great to watch...


19 posted on 06/13/2010 6:02:51 AM PDT by Lurking in Kansas (Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down their level, then beat you with experience.)
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To: Fennie

I hope Netanyahu gives the authorization to sink those little Persian pricks. Iran needs a massive smackdown and Ahmadinnerjacket needs a razor-equipped Fleet enema inserted vigorously and without lubrication.


20 posted on 06/13/2010 6:06:22 AM PDT by mkjessup
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To: Pollster1

Question: Are the Israelis willing to sink one of these “relief vessels”? I don’t know. If they are, Ahmedinijahd can pack a battalion of Marines onto one of these ships and the Israelis can organize the first Gaza swim contest.


21 posted on 06/13/2010 6:06:51 AM PDT by Tallguy ("The sh- t's chess, it ain't checkers!" -- Alonzo (Denzel Washington) in "Training Day")
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To: Fennie

in your face isnt it. they know no one will challenge them or stand with Israel


22 posted on 06/13/2010 6:07:21 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: Tarpon

This is where a tiny nuke on a torpedo might be the best approach. One Iranian vessel and whatever collateral damage occurs to the other one. Then express horror that the Iranians were trying to deliver an Atomic Device to Gaza and screwed it up. And they can’t search for survivors because of the radiation.


23 posted on 06/13/2010 6:07:51 AM PDT by arthurus ("If you don't believe in shooting abortionists, don't shoot an abortionist." -Ann C.)
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To: thethirddegree

I predict a submarine will sink the invading horde with torpedoes ultimately determined to be of Burmese and Uruguayan origin.


24 posted on 06/13/2010 6:07:59 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . Ostracize Democrats. There can be no Democrat friends.)
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To: Fennie
HOZE-EM!!!

25 posted on 06/13/2010 6:09:51 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: imjimbo

“Sounds like some Iranians are going to learn to swim-!”

Yes that would be the “expertise” they are looking for. Most however will be face down floaters.


26 posted on 06/13/2010 6:10:51 AM PDT by PoloSec (Note to Princess B H Obama: May PISS be Upon Mohammads Head...You Pervert)
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To: Pollster1

Hole the ship hulls. Small shaped charges would lead to the ships sinking slowly. Likely without loss of life.

The video of a slowly sinking ship isn’t too impressive. And then the Iranians would just look pathetic.


27 posted on 06/13/2010 6:11:35 AM PDT by SampleMan (No one should die on a gov. waiting list., or go broke because the gov. has dictated their salary.)
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To: The Comedian
Headline: "Israel to Assist in Conversion of Iranian Surface Vessels to Sea Floor Observation Fleet"

I'm reminded of 'Operation Praying Mantis' in the Spring of '88 when President Reagan and then-Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Admiral William Crowe all but decimated most of the Iranian navy.

Q - Why do ships of the new Iranian navy have glass bottoms?
A - So they can see the old Iranian navy.

What a shame we don't have the Gipper and his crew at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue right now, know what I mean?
28 posted on 06/13/2010 6:13:15 AM PDT by mkjessup
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To: Fennie

This should be good - if Iranians don’t turn and run.


29 posted on 06/13/2010 6:13:16 AM PDT by 2harddrive
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To: arthurus
This is where a tiny nuke on a torpedo might be the best approach. One Iranian vessel and whatever collateral damage occurs to the other one. Then express horror that the Iranians were trying to deliver an Atomic Device to Gaza and screwed it up. And they can’t search for survivors because of the radiation.

G*dD@MMIT!! I love the way you think FRiend!

If I ever have to work up strategy and tactics against any of America's enemies, I want YOU on my planning staff!
30 posted on 06/13/2010 6:15:28 AM PDT by mkjessup
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To: Tarpon

And, use stolen North Korean torpedos! Frame the stupid NORKs! LOL.


31 posted on 06/13/2010 6:15:31 AM PDT by 2harddrive
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast

Labor unions go on strike and businesses accept it because the strike acts as a pressure relief valve. The pressure is relieved and business continues.

The same situation exists in the Middle East. There must be a war to allow the pressure to be relieved.

It will happen this summer and the irrelevant Obama can’t prevent it. There will likely be war skirmishes elsewhere as well. Korea and Venezuela are two. Paris will be burning.


32 posted on 06/13/2010 6:17:02 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . Ostracize Democrats. There can be no Democrat friends.)
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To: Fennie

Sink them with a NK torpedo in the Persian Gulf.

Spread the blame...


33 posted on 06/13/2010 6:17:20 AM PDT by lowflyn (He'll crack before we do.)
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To: arthurus

“And they can’t search for survivors because of the radiation.”

Survivors?


34 posted on 06/13/2010 6:17:44 AM PDT by bitterohiogunclinger (America held hostage - day 393)
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To: Fennie

>define the area of expertise required.

Suicide.


35 posted on 06/13/2010 6:18:05 AM PDT by soycd
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To: Fennie

More bluster and posturing - nothing more.


36 posted on 06/13/2010 6:18:09 AM PDT by pt17
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To: 2harddrive; arthurus
I'm enlisting YOU (2harddrive) to join arthurus and myself when we "get the call" to draft up some strategy, I like the way you think too!

BOOYA!!!
38 posted on 06/13/2010 6:19:54 AM PDT by mkjessup
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To: Lurking in Kansas
Immanutjob believes he is the key to unleashing the “12th” imam or some such nonsense. I truly believe he is wanting to usher in the end of the world. It's not going to be fun to watch. It could ignite WW4.
39 posted on 06/13/2010 6:21:29 AM PDT by bitterohiogunclinger (America held hostage - day 393)
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To: Fennie
Send subs to intercept. Sink 'em. Sink 'em ALL.
40 posted on 06/13/2010 6:21:35 AM PDT by ExSoldier (Democracy is 2 wolves and a lamb voting on dinner. Liberty is a well armed lamb contesting the vote.)
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To: Fennie

I’ll bet if Israel did the same thing to Iran such as sending in pamphlets concerning Judaism, the boat would be sunk and the UN would not say a word, there be no investigation called for.

Too bad The One cannot setup his own blockade to prevent the Iranians getting close to Israel.

The Iranian regime is begging that Tehran be turned into a glass parking lot !


41 posted on 06/13/2010 6:22:48 AM PDT by CORedneck
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To: Fennie

There’s going to be war. Count on it.

The Kenyan wants it.


42 posted on 06/13/2010 6:23:20 AM PDT by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: Fennie

why the iranian sailing delay?


43 posted on 06/13/2010 6:23:39 AM PDT by 1234 ("1984")
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To: Fennie

This is going to be great!!!

Better than the U.N. sports spectacular down in S.A. right now...

Pop some popcorn kiddos, its showtime!!!

Be interesting to see or hear anything else on this again though...I bet we don’t...


44 posted on 06/13/2010 6:23:43 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (I'm jus' sayin')
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To: Fennie
Start laying the minefield now.

Then send Imanutjob a map....of Disneyland.

Leni

45 posted on 06/13/2010 6:24:46 AM PDT by MinuteGal (Bill O'Reilly: 9/8/09: "Communism is not a threat to us anymore" - 10/20/09 "Obama is not a Marxist")
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To: Fennie

Make My Day


46 posted on 06/13/2010 6:28:09 AM PDT by evad (SHUT IT DOWN!!!)
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To: Mr Ramsbotham; All

You are exactly right, Mr. Ramsbotham. Weakness breeds aggression. We learned it in the thirties, and vowed never to forget.

And we have forgotten. At least the people have. And here we are.

Those in charge, well, always keep in mind their Alinksyite creedo: “No good crisis should go to waste...”

Even (or especially) those you create yourself.


47 posted on 06/13/2010 6:28:29 AM PDT by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: Fennie

This...is how wars start.


48 posted on 06/13/2010 6:29:19 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannolis. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Fennie

They are in for the surprise of their lives!


49 posted on 06/13/2010 6:32:18 AM PDT by b4its2late (Why does a slight tax increase cost you $200 and a substantial tax cut save you 30 cents?)
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To: mkjessup
What a shame we don't have the Gipper and his crew at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue right now, know what I mean?

Indeed.

I am not a huge George W. Bush fan, but I'll say this much for him:

He was the last American President before we lost the country to the Communists.

Israel is on her own.

May luck favor those who go against her and do not come to her aid, because God sure won't. And by the sounds gurgling forth from DC, America's de facto Federal government is *not* standing up for Israel.

Judgment time.


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

50 posted on 06/13/2010 6:33:30 AM PDT by The Comedian (Evil can only succeed if good men don't point at it and laugh.)
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