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AP source: Israel won't warn US before Iran strike (Israel doesn't trust Obama)
google ^ | 2/27/2012 | KIMBERLY DOZIER, AP

Posted on 02/27/2012 7:15:20 PM PST by tobyhill

Israeli officials say they won't warn the U.S. if they decide to launch a pre-emptive strike against Iranian nuclear facilities, according to one U.S. intelligence official familiar with the discussions. The pronouncement, delivered in a series of private, top-level conversations, sets a tense tone ahead of meetings in the coming days at the White House and Capitol Hill.

Israeli officials said that if they eventually decide a strike is necessary, they would keep the Americans in the dark to decrease the likelihood that the U.S. would be held responsible for failing to stop Israel's potential attack. The U.S. has been working with the Israelis for months to persuade them that an attack would be only a temporary setback to Iran's nuclear program.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak delivered the message to a series of top-level U.S. visitors to the country, including the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the White House national security adviser and the director of national intelligence, and top U.S. lawmakers, all trying to close the trust gap between Israel and the U.S. over how to deal with Iran's nuclear ambitions.

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TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: goodthinking; idf; israel; previouslyposted; searchisyourfriend; smart

1 posted on 02/27/2012 7:15:23 PM PST by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

US intelligence will figure it out


2 posted on 02/27/2012 7:18:34 PM PST by hecht (Murray use your coaster)
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To: tobyhill

Good for Israel!!

If I were Israel, the only thing I’d tell the Kenyan is to go F himself.


3 posted on 02/27/2012 7:19:40 PM PST by Artcore
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To: tobyhill

Can’t blame them. Zero would call Iran and warn them, then apologize, while bowing to Admacdinajad on a video conference call.


4 posted on 02/27/2012 7:22:45 PM PST by tennmountainman
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To: hecht
Hopefully not until after they strike otherwise they are obligated to tell Obama who would in turn tip Iran off.
5 posted on 02/27/2012 7:23:12 PM PST by tobyhill
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To: hecht

I do not think so. They could not find Osama Bin Laden and he was in plain sight.


6 posted on 02/27/2012 7:23:22 PM PST by U-238
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To: tobyhill

Who owns Zero? This who we want known and understood.


7 posted on 02/27/2012 7:26:42 PM PST by stboz
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To: hecht

The CIA went down hill after the Church Committee. The military intelligence services are still top notch.


8 posted on 02/27/2012 7:26:50 PM PST by U-238
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To: tobyhill

If I were Israel, I wouldn’t tell the U.S. either. This country can’t be trusted anymore. We’ve got maggots like the new Nobel Peace Prize nominee and faggot traitor, Bradley Manning, who have access to those things. The U.S. can’t be trusted.


9 posted on 02/27/2012 7:27:33 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (It's time for the DemocRAT voter base to start paying their "fair share" of taxes.)
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To: tobyhill

Would any non-marxist-leninist-maoist trust Obama?

Think not do I.


10 posted on 02/27/2012 7:27:33 PM PST by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It does no good to be a super power if you have to worry what the neighbors think." BuffaloJack)
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To: hecht

US intelligence will figure it out

After it happens.


11 posted on 02/27/2012 7:29:31 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: tobyhill

Obama is Iran.


12 posted on 02/27/2012 7:30:24 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper (Cometh the hour, cometh the man. NEWT GINGRICH 2012)
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To: tobyhill

Can’t blame Israel one bit.


13 posted on 02/27/2012 7:31:35 PM PST by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: tobyhill

It all comes to logistics like any other war.


14 posted on 02/27/2012 7:32:12 PM PST by U-238
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To: tobyhill

Israel knows that they can’t tell any Muslims.


15 posted on 02/27/2012 7:32:21 PM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: tobyhill

The Obama administration has been saying recently that there is no evidence that Iran has made a decision to actually assemble a nuclear weapon. If there is a war with Iran and it goes badly (significant casualties, lost ships or strategic goals not achieved), Obama will lose the election. Behind the scenes they are putting pressure on Israel not to attack. The big question is will Bibi comply? Would not be surprised to see most elements of the 5th fleet depart the Persian Gulf in the next three weeks or shortly after Bibi returns to Israel after his meeting with Obama in March.


16 posted on 02/27/2012 7:38:47 PM PST by allendale
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To: tobyhill

Good. They should have done it long ago anyway.


17 posted on 02/27/2012 7:40:00 PM PST by Past Your Eyes (Suffering fools is hard work and there's no end to it.)
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To: tobyhill

“to decrease the likelihood that the U.S. would be held responsible”

Yeah, sure. `I have to study.’ `I have to wash my hair.’ `I have to wash my Mother’s hair.’ `My grandmother died—again.’ ‘I have 48 hour leprosy.’ `Drop dead.’

I’ve heard it all before: They just don’t trust us.
Can’t understand why ... oh yeah, Obama.


18 posted on 02/27/2012 7:42:21 PM PST by tumblindice (Nuke Hollywood from orbit. It's the only way to be sure.)
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To: tobyhill

Itd be in Israel’s best interest to raise world oil prices temporarily before the elections. Its be easy for them to do by increasing the tensions.


19 posted on 02/27/2012 7:42:54 PM PST by MNDude
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To: tobyhill
Maybe they should, or even will.....
cry wolf and make the muzzie in chief show his hand for the whole world to see!
20 posted on 02/28/2012 7:25:32 PM PST by rawcatslyentist (BO Stinks! So does Mitts magic underwear!)
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To: tobyhill
May The LORD give Israel wisdom and resolve. Pray for the peace of Jerusalem.

Psa 122:6 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee.

21 posted on 02/28/2012 7:30:57 PM PST by Bellflower (The LORD is Holy, separated from all sin, perfect, righteous, high and lifted up.)
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To: hecht
US intelligence will figure it out

I just hope those in our intelligence community are pro-America more than they are pro-Obama. They will figure it out, but I hope and pray that they will do so inefficiently, mere seconds before the attack, for the sake of our national security.

22 posted on 02/29/2012 3:19:05 AM PST by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: tobyhill

If that’s the way they want it, they can deal with the after effects all by themselves as well.


23 posted on 02/29/2012 4:10:04 AM PST by Natufian (t)
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To: Natufian
If that’s the way they want it, they can deal with the after effects all by themselves as well.

As if they wouldn't have had to do so in any event? Methinks you've forgotten who's in the White House.
24 posted on 02/29/2012 4:15:07 AM PST by Oceander (TINSTAAFL - Mother Nature Abhors a Free Lunch almost as much as She Abhors a Vacuum)
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To: hecht

“US intelligence will figure it out”
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US intelligence? I have begun to doubt that it exists...in any meaning.


25 posted on 02/29/2012 5:21:15 AM PST by RipSawyer
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