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... Israeli general says explosions that reportedly hit Iranian nuclear sites were not accidents
NYDailyNews.com ^ | November 30 2011 | Corky Siemaszko

Posted on 12/01/2011 10:17:07 AM PST by Daffynition

Israeli officials said in a report Wednesday that a mysterious explosion at an Iranian nuclear facility two days ago was no accident.

The eyebrow-raising remarks surfaced in a Times of London story reporting that satellite images show smoke billowing from the uranium enrichment facility in the city of Isfahan.

“There aren’t many coincidences,” retired Major-General Giora Eiland told Israel’s army radio, noting that it was the second attack on an Iranian nuclear site in a month.

“When there are so many events, there is probably some sort of guiding hand, though perhaps it’s the hand of God,” said Eiland, who is Israel’s former national security chief.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: iran; iranexplosion; irannukes; israel
Out to get the Shahab-3?
1 posted on 12/01/2011 10:17:09 AM PST by Daffynition
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2 posted on 12/01/2011 10:17:53 AM PST by Daffynition ( *Socialism, in general, has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellec could ignore it*)
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To: Daffynition
“When there are so many events, there is probably some sort of guiding hand, though perhaps it’s the hand of God,”

Oh, there's a guiding hand, alright. Perhaps it's God, and perhaps it's not...

One never knows, do one?

3 posted on 12/01/2011 10:24:06 AM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Daffynition

Sounds like Snake Doctor, Dirt Diver, Betty Blue, Cool Breeze and Hammer Head were in country for a nice night of fun.


4 posted on 12/01/2011 10:25:47 AM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Attacking Wall Street because you're jobless is like burning down Whole Foods because you're hungry.)
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To: Daffynition

“BiBi has a long mustache; repate, Bibi haas a longa mustache.”


5 posted on 12/01/2011 10:32:51 AM PST by Mat_Helm
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To: Windflier

“Hand of God” works for me. Just think what may happen in Iran when the “Shoe of God” drops (and then, the other shoe).


6 posted on 12/01/2011 10:33:22 AM PST by rod1
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To: rod1

Sounds like the hand of God just B*tch Slapped Iran.


7 posted on 12/01/2011 10:37:46 AM PST by woodbutcher1963
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To: Daffynition

I don’t like this one bit. Corner and taunt any animal long enough and it will attack. Iran at some point in time will strike back and we may not like the results.If you’re gonna tree a wild cat, best to shoot him out of the tree and let the dogs take care of him.


8 posted on 12/01/2011 10:40:04 AM PST by eastforker (I'll pick Rick but I still root for Newt.)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

The Hebrew Hammer???


9 posted on 12/01/2011 10:41:02 AM PST by SkyDancer ("If You Want To Learn To Love Better, You Should Start With A Friend Who You Hate")
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To: eastforker
You don't like it one bit? Not even a little?
What's not to like? Yellowcake served hot with sprinkles!
Desert for Dessert!
10 posted on 12/01/2011 10:48:03 AM PST by outofsalt ("If History teaches us anything it's that history rarely teaches us anything")
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To: outofsalt

Nope, like a bad weed, you don’t just cut it everytime you mow, you dig it up by the roots and burn it, if not it will just grow back.


11 posted on 12/01/2011 10:52:08 AM PST by eastforker (I'll pick Rick but I still root for Newt.)
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To: Windflier

>>though perhaps it’s the hand of God...<<

This phrase gives me a quiet chuckle. For generations we used it, in family, often saying *it’s the **H.O.G.***, even the kids growing up knew what it meant and used it in defense; As in: *who knocked over the flower pot and broke it?* ...Answer: *It was the H.O.G.*...*giggle giggle.* You knew at that moment, you’d never get the truth. I’d like to think it has origins in Hebrew tradition. :)


12 posted on 12/01/2011 11:02:51 AM PST by Daffynition ( *Socialism, has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore it*)
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To: Mat_Helm

>>>“BiBi has a long mustache; repate, Bibi haas a longa mustache.”

Iran’s North Korean nuke-techs are really on Mossad’s payroll.


13 posted on 12/01/2011 11:07:39 AM PST by Keith in Iowa (Hope & Change - I'm out of hope, and change is all I have left every week | FR Class of 1998 |)
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To: eastforker

This area has been a tinder box for such a long, long time ...perhaps it’s finally coming to a head....and the incident that ignites it will *the hand of God*. I hope the H.O.G. is decisive.


14 posted on 12/01/2011 11:08:07 AM PST by Daffynition ( *Socialism, has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore it*)
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To: eastforker

and if you do just keep your mouth shut and keep anyone guessing who did it.

Nobody keeps their mouth shut anymore it seems.

Teach a man to fish and he won’t be home most weekends.


15 posted on 12/01/2011 11:16:47 AM PST by Sequoyah101 (Half the people are below average.)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

Ronen Bergman, writing about today’s Isfahan incident and the recent missile base explosion, added extensive detail about how Mossad might’ve caused such sabotage in the latter case:

The Iranians believe the hand of the Mossad was involved with the help of Iranian opposition forces [the MEK]. The Iranians believe the target was not the actual facility but Gen. Hassan Moghaddam, who supervised IRG missile research and development. In their evaluation, the operation succeeded beyond what the Mossad had anticipated. This occurred because the attackers used an enormous quantity of explosive material in order to destroy the entire office building in which Moghaddam was located. This caused damage to the fuel tanks and other explosives located there which caused an even greater explosion.

16 posted on 12/01/2011 11:24:24 AM PST by Daffynition ( *Socialism, has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore it*)
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To: Sequoyah101

Oh I agree on that. Sometimes I wonder if we are goading them into attack to justify an overwhelming counter attack. As another thread suggested, China wouldn’t care if it started WWIII if it meant protecting Iran.Point of interest. Someone told me not long ago, an economics scholar, The only thing that will get the world economy back on track would be a WWIII scenario that would level the playing field.


17 posted on 12/01/2011 11:26:19 AM PST by eastforker (I'll pick Rick but I still root for Newt.)
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To: Daffynition

Aster murdering Neda, that regime has plenty of Iranian enemies right in Tehran.


18 posted on 12/01/2011 11:27:57 AM PST by MHGinTN (Some, believing they cannot be deceived, it's impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: Sequoyah101

Seems strange this is *out* there. As well, I wonder if our bases in Germany and Turkey are on standby/alert.


19 posted on 12/01/2011 11:28:20 AM PST by Daffynition ( *Socialism, has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore it*)
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To: Daffynition
This phrase gives me a quiet chuckle. For generations we used it, in family, often saying *it’s the **H.O.G.***, even the kids growing up knew what it meant and used it in defense

Heh....that's what gave me the chuckles too ;-)

20 posted on 12/01/2011 11:28:51 AM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: eastforker

Just part of psyops to keep Iran guessing. Better to plant ideas that Israel may have had a hand it. Any counter measures would likely open up other vulnerabilities.


21 posted on 12/01/2011 11:31:57 AM PST by SeaHawkFan
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To: eastforker

You said, “Someone told me not long ago, an economics scholar, The only thing that will get the world economy back on track would be a WWIII scenario that would level the playing field.”

And that is what I said many years ago in my high school American History class after a study of economic downturns in the United States that I wrote a paper on.

A heck of a way to run a railroad isn’t it, an economy that thrives on war? If we have the productive capacity for massive destruction of produced goods in war we have vast overcapacity in peace.


22 posted on 12/01/2011 1:31:44 PM PST by Sequoyah101 (Half the people are below average.)
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To: Daffynition

““There aren’t many coincidences,”

Please keep those coincidences coming.—Someone better.


23 posted on 12/01/2011 2:11:49 PM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: freeangel

I hope Isreal doesn’t ask *permission* when they commence.


24 posted on 12/01/2011 2:26:54 PM PST by Daffynition ( *Socialism, has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore it*)
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25 posted on 12/01/2011 3:51:09 PM PST by SJackson (Haven't changed the environment, just take a bath. Eat a piece of chocolate. You need one. Michelle)
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Thanks Daffynition.
"When there are so many events, there is probably some sort of guiding hand, though perhaps it's the hand of God," said Eiland, who is Israel's former national security chief.

26 posted on 12/01/2011 3:56:42 PM PST by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: SJackson
Read the last couple paragraphs from this past Israeli article:

Israel Needs A Preemptive Nuclear Strike Against Iran
http://www.israelnewsagency.com/iranisraelnuclearariel3890624.html

27 posted on 12/03/2011 12:05:26 AM PST by Mr Apple ( Go Newt!)
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To: Daffynition

28 posted on 12/03/2011 12:13:17 AM PST by PhilDragoo (Hussein: Islamo-Commie from Kenya)
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To: PhilDragoo; Nateman
Borrowed from nateman..


29 posted on 12/03/2011 4:54:56 AM PST by Daffynition ( *Socialism, has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore it*)
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To: Daffynition
Watch this video : Iran Bomb
30 posted on 12/03/2011 9:10:47 AM PST by Nateman (If liberals are not screaming you are doing it wrong!)
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To: Nateman
That was well done. Thanks for the link. I haven't had time today, but searched yesterday for any statement by Bibi, and hadn't yet, found anything.


31 posted on 12/03/2011 1:01:40 PM PST by Daffynition ( *Socialism, has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore it*)
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To: Nateman

It’s in the wind.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YcXaCp6k8wU


32 posted on 12/03/2011 1:05:30 PM PST by Daffynition ( *Socialism, has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore it*)
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