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Who’s Blowing Up Iran? (Cyber Monday in Isfahan)
pj media ^ | 11/30/2011 | michael ledeen

Posted on 11/30/2011 2:17:24 PM PST by milwguy

Another week, another explosion at or near an Iranian military installation (or is it a nuclear research facility?). As usual, the regime doesn’t know what to say. The mullahcracy is so intensely divided that different “spokesmen” from different ministries/news outlets/cults/mafias put out different versions. There was an explosion, or at least “the sound of an explosion.” This goes out on the wires. Then, no, there was no explosion, it was just the sound of our fierce military training. Then again, yes, there was something, but not to worry, just go home and shut up. And so it goes in the Islamic Republic of Iran, as our president so loves to call his intended international partners.

I’ve been reporting for many months about the ongoing sabotage of pipelines, refineries, military sites, Revolutionary Guards’ aircraft and trains, and groups of regime thugs. and have received the usual cold shoulder from publications “of record,” which is to say silent sneers. But the tempo of attacks, most notably the monster blast a week ago that vaporized General Moghaddam and his foreign visitors (at least some of whom had taken the shuttle from Pyongyang to be with him on what they wrongly expected would be a happy day) led the Washington Post’s man in Tehran, Thomas Erdbrink, to note the phenomenon in a useful story entitled “Mysterious Explosions Pose Dilemma for Iranian leaders.” He gives us a pretty good rundown of the explosions, and, living as he does in Tehran, gives ample space to regime “explanations” such as bad welding, western sanctions, and so forth. Given the number of foreign journalists who have come to a bad end in Iran, you’d do the same.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: iran; iranexplosion; irannukes
I disagree with the author a little bit. It seems to me a combination of internal sabotage and probably some stuxnet self destruct viruses are responsible for the mullahs infrastructure misfortunes as of late.

I do agree with the author that Obama probably has 0 to do with what is happening there now. If anything, it is an Israeli led sabotage campaign.

1 posted on 11/30/2011 2:17:35 PM PST by milwguy
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To: milwguy

I think they should give their testing team smaller hammers


2 posted on 11/30/2011 2:21:02 PM PST by molson209
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To: milwguy

Is there any real doubt?

Of course some of it could be simple accidents.


3 posted on 11/30/2011 2:26:16 PM PST by yarddog
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To: molson209
...sometimes you have to hit them just riiiight...
4 posted on 11/30/2011 2:28:12 PM PST by thatdewd (I'm tired of watching stupid people do stupid things stupidly.)
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To: milwguy

The Middle East knows zero is a one-termer. Perry is vehemently aligned with Israel. Do the reporting math. It didn’t happen.


5 posted on 11/30/2011 2:29:20 PM PST by txhurl
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To: milwguy
I don't know nuthin.

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6 posted on 11/30/2011 2:29:34 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: cripplecreek

What he said.


7 posted on 11/30/2011 2:31:19 PM PST by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: milwguy

-——there was no explosion———

This is herd journalism taken to the extreme. The Iranian official did not say there was no explosion as is noted in many places and here above, what he actually said was there was no “government report of an explosion”.


8 posted on 11/30/2011 2:31:45 PM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: milwguy
Obama will do NOTHING to hurt his Iranian friends or help his Israeli enemies!
9 posted on 11/30/2011 2:37:59 PM PST by G Larry ("I dream of a day when a man is judged by the content of his Character.")
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To: milwguy

The Kurds have a big beef with the current leaders of Iran. The Saudis are quite fearful of Iranian actions. Iran has been killing officers that served under Sudan Hussein. The Stuxnet virus is said to be active. Then of course there is Israel. Take your pick.


10 posted on 11/30/2011 2:40:01 PM PST by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: milwguy

I disagree with the author a little bit. It seems to me a combination of internal sabotage and probably some stuxnet self destruct viruses are responsible for the mullahs infrastructure misfortunes as of late.
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I agree. And probably Stuxnet 2.0 by now.


11 posted on 11/30/2011 2:40:48 PM PST by InterceptPoint
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To: molson209
I think they should give their testing team smaller hammers

How do you say, "What's up doc?" in Farsi?


12 posted on 11/30/2011 2:43:30 PM PST by OB1kNOb (The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and pay the penalty. - Prov 22:3)
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To: milwguy

It is the hand of Allah!


13 posted on 11/30/2011 2:44:38 PM PST by PALIN SMITH (In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.)
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To: milwguy
"....If anything, it is an Israeli led sabotage campaign."

I hope so! They should screw with them every chance they get.

14 posted on 11/30/2011 2:48:44 PM PST by Anti-Bubba182
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To: OB1kNOb
How do you say, "What's up doc?" in Farsi?

&چه تا DOC است؟

15 posted on 11/30/2011 2:50:37 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: yarddog

Yeah, accidents. That is what it is, accidents. They happen all the time don’t they?

Isn’t this just the coolest thing?


16 posted on 11/30/2011 3:26:50 PM PST by Sequoyah101 (Half the people are below average.)
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To: Sequoyah101

Am Israel Chai! The people of Israel live....


17 posted on 11/30/2011 3:41:18 PM PST by ncfool (The new USSA - United Socialist States of AmeriKa. Welcome to Obummers world or Obamaville USSA.)
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To: InterceptPoint
I agree. And probably Stuxnet 2.0 by now.

Actually, "Son of Stuxnet" has been detected.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2011/10/son-of-stuxnet-in-the-wild/

18 posted on 11/30/2011 3:51:56 PM PST by Traveler59 ( Truth is a journey, not a destination.)
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To: txhurl

Or Shin Bet striking before Obama gets re-elected and Egypt goes Islamicist and thus could be pincered on all sides into sitting by while Iran goes nuclear.


19 posted on 11/30/2011 6:10:58 PM PST by tbw2
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To: milwguy

It was likely the sound of a laser from a space robot craft orbiting earth for over 200 days, charging it’s capacitors and cooling down for the superconductive pulse.


20 posted on 11/30/2011 8:21:57 PM PST by jyro (French-like Democrats wave the white flag of surrender while we are winning)
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That is an interesting thought, but I think the spacecraft we have up there is a little too small. Never say never though, would be nice if the X-37B had such capabilities:)


21 posted on 11/30/2011 8:25:57 PM PST by milwguy
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To: milwguy

There was no explosion, it was just the sound of our fierce military training...

22 posted on 12/01/2011 9:41:25 AM PST by nonsporting
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