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German Air Force In Training for Iran Strike
Dekafiles ^ | November 8, 2011, 7:20 PM (GMT+02:00)

Posted on 11/09/2011 3:02:59 PM PST by drewh

Germany has put its Air Force Tornado warplanes in intensive training for a possible attack on targets in Iran, after taking part last week in a joint drill with the Israeli Air Force and other NATO members at the Italian Decimomannu air base on Sardinia.

Iran, for its part, is gearing up for a gloves-off reprisal against its attackers...

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


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Germany; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bombbombbombbombiran; debka; economy; germany; iran; nato; notachance; nuclear; oil; syria

1 posted on 11/09/2011 3:03:01 PM PST by drewh
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To: drewh

If war breaks out against Iran, our President will establish a committee to study the problem. He would have no choice since he wouldn’t know what else to do.


2 posted on 11/09/2011 3:06:14 PM PST by RC2
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To: drewh

AND in other news, Iran’s leader Ahmadinejad looked down the famous ‘well’ where the Islamic ‘Mahdi’ is expected to reappear per Muslim teachings, and saw the mystical figure square dancing with none other than Adolf Hitler to the ‘Horst Wessel Song’.


3 posted on 11/09/2011 3:06:14 PM PST by mkjessup (I stand with Herman Cain, a God-fearing, Jesus-loving, Constitution-honoring PATRIOT.)
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To: drewh
...Air Force Tornado warplanes...

No Eurofighter Typhoons?

4 posted on 11/09/2011 3:06:34 PM PST by Tonytitan
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To: drewh

‘nother debka

it might have happened.


5 posted on 11/09/2011 3:08:29 PM PST by ken21
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To: drewh

Holy crap! Blitzkrieg 2.0?

Nice to see Germany isn’t afraid to project some military power. We can use everyone we can get.


6 posted on 11/09/2011 3:08:55 PM PST by VanDeKoik (1 million in stimulus dollars paid for this tagline!)
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To: Tonytitan

DEBKA?

Hmmm. Do those other NATO members include the US Air Force? /s


7 posted on 11/09/2011 3:10:06 PM PST by Sigurdrifta
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To: Tonytitan

DEBKA?

Hmmm. Do those other NATO members include the US Air Force? /s


8 posted on 11/09/2011 3:10:12 PM PST by Sigurdrifta
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To: drewh

well if the Germans built the bunkers ,they would be the best choice if you wanted to blow them up


9 posted on 11/09/2011 3:11:46 PM PST by molson209
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To: drewh

What a difference 70 years makes now, doesn’t it. From gassing the Jews to helping them.


10 posted on 11/09/2011 3:14:31 PM PST by BigFinn (BigHat wisdom: Always drink upstream from the herd.)
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To: drewh

I think Herman, the Germans and Israel will wind up working together between 2013 and 2016, taking care of some business over in the mideast.


11 posted on 11/09/2011 3:16:17 PM PST by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: drewh

yea riiiiiiight


12 posted on 11/09/2011 3:20:29 PM PST by Perdogg
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To: drewh

I hope the Poles get involved also.


13 posted on 11/09/2011 3:25:59 PM PST by eCSMaster (Democrats: the Party of NO!)
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To: Sigurdrifta

Probably. I’m thinking refueling support and radar coverage as a minimum. Probably more if this report is correct (it is DEBKA after all). German military isn’t going to do a thing if the US isn’t in the lead.


14 posted on 11/09/2011 3:26:34 PM PST by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: drewh

Notice to all: This is a Debka report, they don’t always have their oars in the water.

All this Iran attack talk, sabre rattling, need to stomp a mudhole in ‘em, etc. is very interesting but not gonna happen.

If Iran has virtually no sanctions on its sale of goods, there is no realistic embargo. They will always be able to buy what they want, get real.

Their nuke weapon program is buried too deep for anyone, even ourselves with atomic weapons to destroy.

Israel, with exact coordinates, with Germany, and all the King’s horses and all the King’s men can’t do squat about it.

Look Israel can’t even take out Hamas or Hiz’bollah next door.

Whom is going to refuel all these attacking aircraft? Whom is going to give them overflight permission?

If we were serious about shutting down Iran, why don’t we cut all internet and phone transmission, stop all electronic banking and debit and credit cards for 24 hours?? We can do that.

So let’s bust a move and let Iran know how vulnerable they really are.


15 posted on 11/09/2011 3:27:18 PM PST by gandalftb (11th MEU, 2/4 Echo, TRAP Force)
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To: RC2
Will that be a simple committee or a super committee? :-)
16 posted on 11/09/2011 3:30:17 PM PST by verity (The Obama Administration is a Criminal Enterprise.)
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To: gandalftb

According to Debka, Saddam was in Belarus or in the freezer of the Russian Embassy in Bagdhad and 0bama was in Iran.


17 posted on 11/09/2011 3:30:44 PM PST by Perdogg
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To: Tonytitan

Word from Libya is that the Tornado is still the attack king.


18 posted on 11/09/2011 3:31:08 PM PST by gura (If Allah is so great, why does he need fat sexually confused fanboys to do his dirty work? -iowahawk)
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To: VanDeKoik
Nice to see Germany isn’t afraid to project some military power. We can use everyone we can get.

By "we" do you mean the U.S.? What makes you think Obama will commit the U.S. to assist Israel?

If you are Israeli, yes, help from Germany is good but don't expect U.S. involvement, Obama won't allow that.

19 posted on 11/09/2011 3:33:46 PM PST by Graybeard58 (Of course Obama loves his country but Herman Cain loves mine.)
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To: verity

Good question, but he doesn’t even know how to establish a committee. He’d most likely have someone else do it.....mean while, he’ll go play golf.


20 posted on 11/09/2011 3:35:01 PM PST by RC2
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To: molson209

Those Germans sure do make good bunkers.


21 posted on 11/09/2011 3:37:53 PM PST by Vermont Lt (I just don't like anything about the President. And I don't think he's a nice guy.)
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To: drewh

Given the amt of time NATO took to get the job done in Libya, Iran could take a long while and victory isn’t certain.


22 posted on 11/09/2011 3:47:45 PM PST by 556x45
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To: drewh


23 posted on 11/09/2011 3:50:41 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: drewh
Forget King Obama. He would never attack his brotherhood.
24 posted on 11/09/2011 3:51:06 PM PST by Logical me
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To: drewh

Ahhhh, I get it, they are training in secret and they aren’t going to tell anyone so as to keep the element of surprise. Good plan!


25 posted on 11/09/2011 3:52:02 PM PST by TalBlack ( Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: BigFinn
What a difference 70 years makes now, doesn’t it. From gassing the Jews to helping them.

Only because Iran's missiles can now hit The Fatherland.

26 posted on 11/09/2011 3:56:29 PM PST by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: BigFinn
What a difference 70 years makes now, doesn’t it. From gassing the Jews to helping them.

In 1991, Germany's participation in Desert Storm was deliberately low-key, for fear of upsetting nearby Israel. That aircraft now wearing Luftwaffe insignia are preparing to assist Israel is surreal indeed.

27 posted on 11/09/2011 3:57:10 PM PST by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: gandalftb
Notice to all: This is a Debka report, they don’t always have their oars in the water.

My first thought when I saw the article as well.

Granted, Ahmadinutjob has been up to no good for some time and bears close and continuous scrutiny, but I take Debka reports with giant grains of salt.

28 posted on 11/09/2011 4:04:39 PM PST by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: gandalftb
Their nuke weapon program is buried too deep for anyone, even ourselves with atomic weapons to destroy.

And you know this tidbit how?

Whom is going to give them overflight permission?

The Saudis already have — some time ago.

29 posted on 11/09/2011 4:07:33 PM PST by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: Charles Martel

Surreal?
I think the German almost century old investment in the state of Isreal, which began in the 1930’s with the Transfer Agreemement, is now beyond all calculation.
If you think that just because our American contribution to Isreal tops the list of our own beneficence, that Isreal was not built by others, poorer, yet much more generous you are wrong.


30 posted on 11/09/2011 4:09:37 PM PST by nkycincinnatikid
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To: drewh
Debka!



31 posted on 11/09/2011 4:09:38 PM PST by Stepan12
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To: drewh

It’s DEBka. Nuff said.


32 posted on 11/09/2011 4:32:47 PM PST by Thunder90 (Fighting for truth and the American way... http://citizensfortruthandtheamericanway.blogspot.com/)
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To: drewh

Debka: far more dependable and honest than UK tabloids. Thanks to Germany for being a good ally.


33 posted on 11/09/2011 5:59:32 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in a noisy avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the earth.)
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To: drewh

Well, okay, a reservation for one UK paper: The Spectator. It’s not too bad. The rest are trash.


34 posted on 11/09/2011 6:02:17 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in a noisy avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the earth.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks drewh and familyop.

Not a chance.

This is Debka.

Could be training for Syria, provided that this is true at all.


35 posted on 11/09/2011 6:08:36 PM PST by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: SunkenCiv

German FM: Discussing Attacks on Iran is Dangerous

German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle: Publicly discussing a military strike on Iran strengthens its leadership.
By Elad Benari
First Publish: 11/8/2011, 6:09 AM
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/149518


36 posted on 11/09/2011 6:18:44 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in a noisy avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the earth.)
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To: Graybeard58
"If you are Israeli, yes, help from Germany is good but don't expect U.S. involvement, Obama won't allow that. "

Doesn't matter if Obama chooses to be involved or not.

The US military will come under attack throughout the Gulf region. Iran will attack Gulf oil fields as well.

If Israel attacks, the US WILL BE INVOLVED and will have to finish it.

37 posted on 11/09/2011 7:02:38 PM PST by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: RC2

Maybe he will as soon as he gets back from his 250th vacation at the tax payers expense.


38 posted on 11/09/2011 7:40:46 PM PST by Seanm (PANDER: Obama now opposes repealing healthcare program he suspended last week... DIRTY: Says Republ)
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To: familyop

Guido Westerwelle... heh... reminds me of a joke from Charlie Weaver years ago, on Hollywood Squares. “Charlie, is it true that there’s a connection between the royal families of Greece and Sweden?” “Yes, and we owe that to our friend, Sven Papadopoulos.”


39 posted on 11/09/2011 7:50:08 PM PST by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: PIF
The Saudi's have not given overflight permission, they would be pariahs in the muslim world for allowing it. The Saudi king is named each Friday prayer in Mecca as the protector of Islam. The king stops being mentioned, he stops being king.

There have been reports that the aircraft ID codes for the IDF have been programmed into Saudi air defense so that if an overflight was launched without permission, the Saudis would know whom they were and could make the appropriate excuses to the muslim world, that's all.

Regarding Iran's burial of its nuke program, Iran is the most tunneled country in the world, has been for many hundreds of years, it's hot there. The most prestigious civil engineering program in Iran is in underground structures.

Guess who used to be president of that engineering society? That's right, Achmed-i-nejad himself, that'e his professional field, mining and civil engineering.

Your turn to throw some of your researched tidbits in.

40 posted on 11/10/2011 8:31:24 AM PST by gandalftb (11th MEU, 2/4 Echo, TRAP Force)
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To: gandalftb

For those wishing to educate themselves on Iranian tunneling expertise, google “Qanat” and you will find that Iranians have been digging complicated water tunnels since about the time King David was herding goats.


41 posted on 11/10/2011 8:43:09 AM PST by gandalftb (11th MEU, 2/4 Echo, TRAP Force)
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