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Iran says could deploy navy near U.S. coast: report (RED on Drudge!)
The West (OZ) ^ | 09/27/2011 | Unknown

Posted on 09/27/2011 11:27:29 AM PDT by PhilosopherStone1000

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran raised the prospect on Tuesday of sending military ships close to the United States' Atlantic coast, in what would be a major escalation of tensions between the long-standing adversaries.

"Like the arrogant powers that are present near our marine borders, we will also have a powerful presence close to American marine borders," the head of the Navy, Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said, according to the official IRNA news agency.

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(Excerpt) Read more at au.news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: atlantic; iran; iranatlanticwaters; irannavy; iranshipstoatlantic
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I'm thinking our squids would love the chance to get in some more live fire training...
1 posted on 09/27/2011 11:27:31 AM PDT by PhilosopherStone1000
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

EMP attack set up


2 posted on 09/27/2011 11:29:06 AM PDT by se_ohio_young_conservative
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative

Iran announces plan to convert naval force to submarines.


3 posted on 09/27/2011 11:29:50 AM PDT by sbMKE
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

Port, refueling and resupplying by Venezuela no doubt.


4 posted on 09/27/2011 11:31:38 AM PDT by hflynn
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

Hobby divers and fishes would love em.


5 posted on 09/27/2011 11:31:44 AM PDT by dusttoyou (paulnutz/bachnutz/palinwishers are wee-weeing all over themselves, Foc nobama)
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

I would put my money on a fleet of Perry Class Ships again Iran’s best and I know what the end result would be.


6 posted on 09/27/2011 11:31:50 AM PDT by Trueblackman (Posting on FR since 1998 and 100% teleprompter free post as well.)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

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7 posted on 09/27/2011 11:32:53 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative

EMP - my first thought as well.

Folks, go get the Jericho series...
it might be a documentary.


8 posted on 09/27/2011 11:33:02 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

C’mon, Iran. Quit talkin’ and lets dance!


9 posted on 09/27/2011 11:34:44 AM PDT by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

Odumbo would only authorize helping them set up an attack, no actual shots taken in defense of our country.


10 posted on 09/27/2011 11:35:26 AM PDT by Ingtar (I closed my eyes, only for a moment, and the moment's gone...)
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

BOY THEY ARE JUST ASKING FOR IT AREN’T THEY.

NOW can we bring our troops home to protect US?


11 posted on 09/27/2011 11:35:33 AM PDT by Marty62 (Marty60)
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To: hflynn

don’t forget Cuba and possibly other... “neutral” nations.


12 posted on 09/27/2011 11:35:42 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: MrB

most of the bums posting on this thread don’t know what an EMP attack is...

(they will use google after seeing this and that is the point, not to insult anymore)


13 posted on 09/27/2011 11:36:32 AM PDT by se_ohio_young_conservative
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To: Ingtar

No way will Zero protect AMERICANS on AMERICAN soil. He has made THAT abundantly CLEAR.


14 posted on 09/27/2011 11:37:01 AM PDT by Marty62 (Marty60)
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To: Ingtar

Exactly! I can’t imagine he would allow the US to take any offensive action...just sit here and be a huge target!


15 posted on 09/27/2011 11:39:11 AM PDT by Stormy_MS1
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative

Better than Googling it...read the book “One Second After” which envisions the aftermath of just such an attack. Very scary.


16 posted on 09/27/2011 11:40:24 AM PDT by Clink (Conservatives believe it when they see it. Liberals see it when they believe it.)
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

Not to worry, our CiC will open a dialog - schedule a sit-down...


17 posted on 09/27/2011 11:41:25 AM PDT by jonno (Having an opinion is not the same as having the answer...)
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

geez. i dunno. what do have that’s effecvite against a canoe?


18 posted on 09/27/2011 11:42:47 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: PhilosopherStone1000
People forget:
Atomic Bomb:
Invented in America:
Tested in Japan - - - with great success.
This time we can test the MOAB off our Atlantic Coast. . . . .
19 posted on 09/27/2011 11:42:55 AM PDT by DeaconRed (Cold War Veteran. . . . US Army Security Agency 1964-1968)
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To: Clink

Great book! I couldn’t stop reading!


20 posted on 09/27/2011 11:45:35 AM PDT by Stormy_MS1
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To: jonno
Not to worry, our CiC will open a dialog - schedule a sit-down...

Ah, yes...a Tea Summit. That will do it.

21 posted on 09/27/2011 11:45:52 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Clink
Better than Googling it...read the book “One Second After” ...
I've read it and while it is fiction, I don't doubt that's exactly what will happen.
22 posted on 09/27/2011 11:46:03 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

Iranian Navy off the cost of the US? May have to send the EPA out to arrest them if they have non-self contained bathroom facilities on board.


23 posted on 09/27/2011 11:46:40 AM PDT by Alter Kaker (Gravitation is a theory, not a fact. It should be approached with an open mind...)
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To: Voter#537

I think they should double down and try to invade.


24 posted on 09/27/2011 11:47:48 AM PDT by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a permanent Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative

ElectroMagneticPulse, if I remember correctly.


25 posted on 09/27/2011 11:49:28 AM PDT by brivette
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative

Got your faraday cage ready?


26 posted on 09/27/2011 11:49:41 AM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

Aw, the first big wave to come by will sink them!


27 posted on 09/27/2011 11:51:10 AM PDT by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: Marty62

Mac daddy will not even let the USA protect it’s own borders. He has already supplied Mexico’s drug cartel with guns paid for by the America tax payers.


28 posted on 09/27/2011 11:51:33 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: MrB

Ha, I have watched that entire series twice on netflix stream..still not tired of it.


29 posted on 09/27/2011 11:51:48 AM PDT by hope
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To: WKUHilltopper

Ditto.


30 posted on 09/27/2011 11:51:54 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

Those Iranian ships would last about 10 minutes in any kind of military action.


31 posted on 09/27/2011 11:53:17 AM PDT by Roklok
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To: PhilosopherStone1000
Will Obama surrender?
32 posted on 09/27/2011 11:54:05 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (I love how the FR spellchecker doesn't recognize the word "Obama")
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative; MrB
most of the bums posting on this thread don’t know what an EMP attack is...

Well, there is at least one poster here who doesn't know what class and due respect to fellow FReepers is.

33 posted on 09/27/2011 11:54:13 AM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

And some of us know that

a) a major EMP attack requires more coordination than the Iranians could pull off and

b) what we know about EMPs is based on one incident in Hawaii after a nuclear test in the 50s.

This is not the 50s and the Iranians are not the Soviets.


34 posted on 09/27/2011 11:57:22 AM PDT by PhilosopherStone1000
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To: HereInTheHeartland

Probably, :-/

The lefties are co-joining w/ the Islamists. “Take Back Wall Street” and the “Arab Spring” to create unrest here and abroad...then, BAM. Great opportunity for our enemies when we’re stretched so thin.


35 posted on 09/27/2011 12:00:06 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Attaaaack Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaatch!!!!! XD)
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative
...EMP attack set up...

Pray that doesn't happen.


One Second After by William Forstchen

http://www.onesecondafter.com/

36 posted on 09/27/2011 12:01:17 PM PDT by FReepaholic (I'm a lumberjack and I'm ok.)
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To: All

When I was in the Navy, I often heard “There are 2 kinds of ships, subs and targets”.

Wonder how many subs the iranians have.


37 posted on 09/27/2011 12:02:18 PM PDT by OhhTee5
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

If they want to destroy America they better hurry up .. obama is beating them to it fast


38 posted on 09/27/2011 12:03:05 PM PDT by Munz (All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.)
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To: Trueblackman

“I would put my money on a fleet of Perry Class Ships again Iran’s best and I know what the end result would be.”

we haven’t had any FFGs in the fleet for years. but i agree. and iran has more submarine experience than china has carrier aviation experience.


39 posted on 09/27/2011 12:07:00 PM PDT by bravo whiskey (If the little things really bother you, maybe it's because the big things are going well.)
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To: Jane Long

yes ma’am, I do. In fact, a couple of them with tube type radios. Along with 3000 feet of wire and several months supply of food of water. And plan on one of these:

http://www.wimp.com/concretetents/

Don’t want to see it happen but I feel it can happen at any time. Would feel like an idiot if I weren’t prepared. Still working on the long term power production but I have two solar cells that can help me communicate and two Honda generators. Solar powered fuel pump rounds out the preparations for now. Outta money :).


40 posted on 09/27/2011 12:08:08 PM PDT by halfright ("Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading". --Thomas Je)
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

Man, I would love to see that! Going to Ocean City just to see those tin cans in the horizon set up for target practice.


41 posted on 09/27/2011 12:08:37 PM PDT by LibFreeUSA (Sarah Palin and whomever.)
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

Make sure their vessel fuel tanks meet EPA standards, since we don’t want them to leak whilst they’re on the sea bottom.

Bring it on, muzzies. I’d give my eye teeth to get back into a fighter and make you a target.


42 posted on 09/27/2011 12:12:48 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

Terrific. Maybe one would get close enough to the Sea Boundry limit line to allow us to light it up!


43 posted on 09/27/2011 12:18:15 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

Not to mention we just tested an emp cruse missile capable of being rerouted in flight with multiple shots per launch. I wonder with that kind of ability why not put it in a uav vs a 1 and done.


44 posted on 09/27/2011 12:19:12 PM PDT by waynesa98
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To: PhilosopherStone1000
First reaction is "good news," cause the US Navy is always up for more target practice.

Then I remembered, unfortunately, the occupant in the White House...

All he would do is respond with the usual, dreaded, strongly worded letter, in response.

What an embarrasment...enemy at the gates, and he sends a courier, not a soldier...

45 posted on 09/27/2011 12:19:37 PM PDT by NorCoGOP (Obama's approval ratings: so low that Kenyans now accuse him of being born in the USA)
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To: Clink

One Second After is a good book that opened my eyes.


46 posted on 09/27/2011 12:20:31 PM PDT by Captain PJ
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

Not to worry, Pelosi, Reid, et al. have lots of white flags handy.


47 posted on 09/27/2011 12:21:13 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: PhilosopherStone1000
Alabama and Iran have the same GDP.

Iran has five times more people than Alabama though.

We'll send the Alabama National Guard over there and whip their asses.

48 posted on 09/27/2011 12:22:12 PM PDT by blam
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To: PhilosopherStone1000
In related news, howls of laughter could be heard emanating from the Pentagon.
49 posted on 09/27/2011 12:23:10 PM PDT by verity (The Obama Administration is a Criminal Enterprise.)
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

Send down some seal types with scuba gear and remove the bolts holding the props to the drive shaft.

It’d put a smile on my face....


50 posted on 09/27/2011 12:28:40 PM PDT by texmexis best
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