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Iran Conducts Secretive Military Exercise near the Iraqi Border
Haaretz ^ | 12/14/2010 | Associated Press via Haaretz

Posted on 12/20/2010 9:49:51 PM PST by ErnstStavroBlofeld

Iran's army has finished a large military exercise by ground forces near the Iraqi border, the state news agency reported Monday. But unlike previous war games in which Iran boasted of weapons advances, the latest maneuvers were largely held under wraps.

The report by the IRNA news agency was the first public word that the maneuvers had been held, and even IRNA's confirmation came only indirectly. The report was about the death of two military officers in a road accident as they came back from "large" exercises by ground forces.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: iran; iraq; middleeast; revolutionaryguard

1 posted on 12/20/2010 9:50:00 PM PST by ErnstStavroBlofeld
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To: nuconvert; txhurl

Ping.


2 posted on 12/20/2010 9:58:57 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: ErnstStavroBlofeld
Meanwhile, back at the Pentagon...


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

3 posted on 12/21/2010 5:20:56 AM PST by The Comedian (Government: Saving people from freedom since time immemorial.)
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To: AdmSmith; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; Delacon; ...

Thanks ErnstStavroBlofeld.
...unlike previous war games in which Iran boasted of weapons advances, the latest maneuvers were largely held under wraps.

4 posted on 12/21/2010 5:07:26 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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