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US Aircraft Carriers Not Allowed To Stop In Areas Designated By Iran - AF Commander
Trend ^ | April 19, 2012

Posted on 04/20/2012 6:40:12 AM PDT by Fennie

The commander of the Iranian Armed Forces said on Wednesday that Iran has notified the two U.S. aircraft carriers deployed in the Persian Gulf that they are not allowed to stop in certain areas of the Persian Gulf designated by Iranian naval forces, MNA reported.

"We had previously notified them that they must not stop in the areas of the Persian Gulf which are considered areas of threat for us, and they heeded the warning," Major General Ataollah Salehi said in an interview with the Persian service of the Fars News Agency published on Wednesday.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: iran; israel; obama; usnavy

1 posted on 04/20/2012 6:40:20 AM PDT by Fennie
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To: magslinger

ping


2 posted on 04/20/2012 6:42:22 AM PDT by Vroomfondel
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To: Fennie

This could get interesting.


3 posted on 04/20/2012 6:43:08 AM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (Obamanomics-We don't need your stinking tar sands oil, we'll just grow algae.)
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To: Fennie

Not sure what this means...


4 posted on 04/20/2012 6:43:17 AM PDT by Doofer (Still, a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.)
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To: Fennie

Brave words...


5 posted on 04/20/2012 6:43:21 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: Fennie

Don’t worry Salehi. They could be in Lake Michigan and still kill you’re smelly goat humping arse.


6 posted on 04/20/2012 6:43:44 AM PDT by BigCinBigD
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To: Fennie

Heh.
Not often a carrier will “stop” in the middle of the ocean.

Bluster.


7 posted on 04/20/2012 6:44:48 AM PDT by grobdriver
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To: grobdriver
Not often a carrier will “stop” in the middle of the ocean.

LOL... my thought too. Carriers 'stop'?

LOL

8 posted on 04/20/2012 6:48:37 AM PDT by Lurking in Kansas (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: Fennie

A carrier is no threat when it is stopped.

At speed, and turned into the wind, you better watch out, though.


9 posted on 04/20/2012 6:51:48 AM PDT by wrench
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To: Fennie

A spokesperson for the U.S. Southern Command, when asked about the assertion replied, “He said what?”


11 posted on 04/20/2012 6:59:07 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Queeg Olbermann: Ahh, but the strawberries that's... that's where I had them.)
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To: Fennie

Empty bluster for local comsumption.


12 posted on 04/20/2012 6:59:51 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Queeg Olbermann: Ahh, but the strawberries that's... that's where I had them.)
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To: Fennie

Thats like ordering cars on the nearby freeway to keep going,, then bragging about how powerful you must be,, because traffic keeps zooming by.


13 posted on 04/20/2012 7:00:12 AM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for officeoffI)
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To: mkjessup
The Convention on Law of the Sea(JAG)
14 posted on 04/20/2012 7:01:57 AM PDT by Ben Ficklin
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

“Nuts” would work also.


15 posted on 04/20/2012 7:02:19 AM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: Doofer
Not sure what this means...

Hopefully it is the prelude to an iranian invasion of the UAE.

16 posted on 04/20/2012 7:06:05 AM PDT by Ethan Clive Osgoode (<<== Click here to learn about Evolution!)
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To: DesertRhino
Thats like ordering cars on the nearby freeway to keep going,, then bragging about how powerful you must be,, because traffic keeps zooming by.

Yeah, like when you're driving down some street, and all of a sudden a dog comes zooming out of someone's yard at breakneck speed, gets within two feet or so of your rear wheel, barking madly. As you leave his territory, he drops back and gives a final, loud bark, as if to say "and don't come back!"

17 posted on 04/20/2012 7:06:56 AM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: CrazyIvan

Nüsse?


18 posted on 04/20/2012 7:08:51 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Queeg Olbermann: Ahh, but the strawberries that's... that's where I had them.)
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To: grobdriver

Obama’s probably on the phone to the Pentagon telling the brass to comply with this demand.


19 posted on 04/20/2012 7:10:20 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: Lurking in Kansas

Having been on 4 of them on carrier quals and 3 Vietnam vacations.... They don’t stop....except when they are beside a pier.


20 posted on 04/20/2012 7:11:59 AM PDT by VF-51vnv
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To: VF-51vnv

It’s like taking a Chevy Volt and stopping it in the middle of Detroit and.....

Nevermind.


21 posted on 04/20/2012 7:41:33 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Solyent Pink is Sheeple!!!!)
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Here’s what I think is happening.

He’s using reverse psychology on obama. He’s got a bet with his buddies that he can get a US carrier to stop where he wants it. Knowing the obama is a narcissistic mental retard, who is up against a wall to look like hes large and in charge, he throws this threat out, in the hopes that obama will get on the phone and tell the carrier group to do just that...to show them “he’s not afraid”.

When it happens, the Iranians will get a big yuck, the AF commander wins his bet, and the international community see’s what a pansy-a***d light weight obama is...again.


22 posted on 04/20/2012 7:44:52 AM PDT by Turbo Pig (...to close with and destroy the enemy...)
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To: Fennie

23 posted on 04/20/2012 7:50:58 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1186 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: null and void

Bingo!


24 posted on 04/20/2012 7:53:31 AM PDT by Pecos (In God we trust. All others - bring data.)
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To: Turbo Pig

My take is that they are seeing if Obama will kowtow on this and if so escalate to see how far they can push him.


25 posted on 04/20/2012 8:00:32 AM PDT by AU72
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To: Fennie

Didn’t think the carrier was looking to stop anywhere in the first place. Just more bravado by Iran trying to look important and influential.


26 posted on 04/20/2012 8:01:03 AM PDT by CodeToad (If it ain't Newt, we're screwt !)
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To: Fennie

Kinda hard for a carrier to “stop” while conducting flight operations. Maybe we should just chalk this up to a mis-translation?


27 posted on 04/20/2012 8:06:18 AM PDT by Tallguy (It's all 'Fun and Games' until somebody loses an eye!)
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To: Fennie

Kinda hard for a carrier to “stop” while conducting flight operations. Maybe we should just chalk this up to a mis-translation?


28 posted on 04/20/2012 8:06:18 AM PDT by Tallguy (It's all 'Fun and Games' until somebody loses an eye!)
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To: Fennie

Tweaking our poor excuse for a commander in chief.


29 posted on 04/20/2012 8:31:46 AM PDT by Will88
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To: Fennie

I dare each and every Iranian tank to drive five miles into the Persian Gulf and then stop.


30 posted on 04/20/2012 8:48:15 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Tallguy

We conducted flight ops at anchor a couple times in the late 80s - called them ‘Flanchor Ops’.


31 posted on 04/20/2012 8:49:16 AM PDT by GreyHoundSailor
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To: Fennie

I dare each and every Iranian jet to stop for five minutes over the Persian Gulf (they don’t have Harriers, do they?)


32 posted on 04/20/2012 8:49:22 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Fennie

Persian Gulf designated by Iranian naval forces

Hey Shorty, We don’t need no stinkin designated area.


33 posted on 04/20/2012 9:00:19 AM PDT by bikerman (you can take the man out of the jungle but can't take the jungle out of the man)
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To: GreyHoundSailor

Rotary wing, I take it?


34 posted on 04/20/2012 9:05:20 AM PDT by Tallguy (It's all 'Fun and Games' until somebody loses an eye!)
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To: Tallguy

And limited fixed wing - S-3 and E-2. Also went through a complete launch/recovery cycle steaming ‘Back 2/3’.


35 posted on 04/20/2012 9:09:47 AM PDT by GreyHoundSailor
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To: Will88

I miss when we had adults in the White House.


36 posted on 04/20/2012 9:19:43 AM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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Yeah, that’ll happen. Thanks Fennie.


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38 posted on 04/22/2012 6:03:58 PM PDT by SJackson (As a black man, you know, Barack could get shot going to the gas station, M Obama)
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To: Fennie

Anyone remember when we had an American Christian leading the country?


39 posted on 04/22/2012 6:18:57 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: Doofer

It means obummer is bowing to his Saudi handlers and following orders as told to him by Russia.


40 posted on 04/22/2012 8:43:46 PM PDT by ncfool (OMG 2012)
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To: grobdriver

The Japanese had a number of carriers that stopped in the middle of the ocean during the Battle of Midway.

Their carriers stopped when they hit the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, courtesy of the U.S. Navy.


41 posted on 04/22/2012 8:57:41 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (The TEA Party is my cup of tea.)
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To: Fennie

Step over this line. Go on. I dare ya.


42 posted on 04/22/2012 11:45:29 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Fennie

“they heeded the warning,”

Thank God!!


43 posted on 04/23/2012 8:59:43 AM PDT by misanthrope ("...Everybody look what's goin' down.")
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