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New US Stealth Fighters Now At Iran's Back Door
ABC via Yahoo News. ^ | 27 April 2012 | Lee Ferran

Posted on 04/27/2012 5:15:43 PM PDT by edpc

America's most sophisticated stealth jet fighters have been quietly deployed to an allied base less than 200 miles from Iran's mainland, according to an industry report, but the Air Force adamantly denied the jets' presence is a threat to the Middle East nation.

Multiple stealth F-22 Raptors, which have never been combat-tested, are in hangars at the United Arab Emirates' Al Dafra Air Base, just a short hop over the Persian Gulf from Iran's southern border, the trade publication Aviation Week reported.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aldhafraairbase; f22; iran; ldhafraairbase; middleeast; raptors; saberrattling; unitedarabemirates; waronterror
So much for a quiet deployment.
1 posted on 04/27/2012 5:15:52 PM PDT by edpc
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To: edpc

2 posted on 04/27/2012 5:19:40 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: edpc

Well we already gave them our best stealth drone what now.. Gonna gift them a couple F22’s?


3 posted on 04/27/2012 5:21:05 PM PDT by Breto (The Establishment party is killing our country)
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To: edpc

Can you say “wag the dog”.


4 posted on 04/27/2012 5:23:50 PM PDT by luv2ndamend (Same party, different letter.)
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To: luv2ndamend

can you say “eat the dog”


5 posted on 04/27/2012 5:28:19 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: edpc

Will Obama try to wag the dog?

Do big dogs fart?

Do fish fornicate in water?

Does the sun rise in the east?

Is Bill Clinton a philanderer?

Do cats have scratchy tongues?

There is one answer to all these questions: YES.


6 posted on 04/27/2012 5:28:55 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: edpc
China and Russia want the active intel.
7 posted on 04/27/2012 5:38:00 PM PDT by allmost
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To: SoFloFreeper

Shhhhh! Don’t talk about Nobama’s “october surprise’.


8 posted on 04/27/2012 5:39:13 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: edpc

It should’ve been done when President Bush was in office.


9 posted on 04/27/2012 5:39:13 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: al baby

its a head fake.


10 posted on 04/27/2012 5:39:37 PM PDT by RitchieAprile
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To: edpc

So the Israelis are gonna have to shoot those planes down too when they attack Iran ? Hail Emperor Zero !


11 posted on 04/27/2012 5:39:56 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: edpc

It’s one of three things:

(1) Obama is an islmist sympathizer, but his only real god is himself (narcicist). Iran is “disrespecting” him, so they just volunteered to be obastard’s October Surprise.

(2) Obastard is acting on orders from the King of Saudi Arabia, you know, they guy he bows to.

(3) Obastard has the planes there as a deterrent - to Israel.

If (3), we’re well on the way to the worst parts of the Bible for Earth. That said, (1) or (2) is (slightly) more likely.


12 posted on 04/27/2012 5:44:54 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: Breto

Free delivery of some F-22s. FUBO!!!


13 posted on 04/27/2012 5:48:09 PM PDT by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that's how you sell clothing.....)
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To: King Moonracer

Now all 0bama needs is a Pvt. Manning type of pilot to fly away in one. Calling all gay pilots with angst!


14 posted on 04/27/2012 6:09:18 PM PDT by FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
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To: FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
Maybe Beyonce or Jay-Z made this decision after visiting the 'Situation Room'?.. Welcome to yo ghetto gubmint! Hey, What ELSE can we give away while we're at it?


15 posted on 04/27/2012 6:17:02 PM PDT by FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
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What ELSE can we give away while we're at it?

Hey. I want one of those drones. You know. The same one that Emperor Zero gave to the Iranians. Heck. If he can give a drone to the Iranians. Why not US citizens ? You know. The people who built and paid for the drone ? Sure hope I am not in some Terminator 0 plot. Hey. Whats that noise ?

16 posted on 04/27/2012 6:22:23 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: edpc
Carter's legacy:


Clinton's legacy:

OBAMA'S LEGACY:

??????:

17 posted on 04/27/2012 6:31:37 PM PDT by FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
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To: FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
OOOOPS.. I forgot the stealth helicopter tail:

OBAMA'S LEGACY (CONT'D):

18 posted on 04/27/2012 6:35:47 PM PDT by FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
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To: edpc
...in hangars at the United Arab Emirates' Al Dafra Air Base...

What, no GPS coordinates of the hangers they are in? How about the guards' patrolling schedule? Why the {expletive} wouldn't you keep this under your hat?

19 posted on 04/27/2012 7:15:01 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: hal ogen

If I was Iran I would be very very careful. Watching the dem/left’s “between to lines” messages, they know this election thingy ain’t looking good for the tyranny-team. Would not be a bit surprised to find nobama nuke Iran in the Mother of All October Surprises.


20 posted on 04/27/2012 7:33:59 PM PDT by X-spurt (Its time for ON YOUR FEET or on your knees)
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To: X-spurt

Between THE Lines.....
Note to self, proofread first, hit POST button second.


21 posted on 04/27/2012 7:37:25 PM PDT by X-spurt (Its time for ON YOUR FEET or on your knees)
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Maybe he’ll nuke a iran...but it will go “unexpectadly” awry and land in Jerusalum. THE mother of all WTF foreign policy moves by the great leader, nobama.


22 posted on 04/27/2012 7:40:29 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs

It would be difficult to constrain that tail section to trillions of Dollars. IMO.


23 posted on 04/27/2012 8:08:51 PM PDT by allmost
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To: allmost

Well it did work, apparently.


24 posted on 04/27/2012 8:22:22 PM PDT by FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
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To: FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
We could have nuked Pakistan. That would have ‘worked’ as well. I don't like the process, this process, as it was clearly political. It has caused irreparable damage in Afghanistan and killed what I consider to be my people.
25 posted on 04/27/2012 8:32:17 PM PDT by allmost
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To: allmost

“quietly deployed”?

So much for secretizim. When will this government and country ever learn to keep their mouths shut? Remember when we used to call the No. Viet’s and tell them we were coming to bomb them and at what time, etc?


26 posted on 04/28/2012 5:05:56 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: piytar

The only rational reason is (2) but it is misstated. The move is the result of a consensus within the coalition.

The coalition includes all of the GCC, the Gulf Cooperation Council.There is a mutual need to deter the regional influence in Iran.

Although it is not realized by many here and will never be omitted by some, the growth of the GCC is steady and increasing to the point that the UAE is a modern center of world trade. It is the western terminus for many many multinational businesses and has the best distribution centers money can buy.

With Europe dying, the Asian/Pacific rim are the future of trade and growth. The GCC and especially the UAE are poised to be a major factor in that regional growth. Outside China, Dubai and Singapore are the portals for finance and trade that will have tremendous prosperity and growth.


27 posted on 04/28/2012 5:27:44 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: hal ogen

No doubt the MFer would love to do that for his “friends”, I would put my money on the Generals would find a way to not do it.

His muslim brotherhood has no use for Iran, nobama is muslim brotherhood to the core. He’s happy to not do much as Iran has been a good distraction, but re-election must be won, so bye bye Iran.


28 posted on 04/28/2012 2:31:00 PM PDT by X-spurt (Its time for ON YOUR FEET or on your knees)
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To: ThunderSleeps
...in hangars at the United Arab Emirates' Al Dafra Air Base...

What, no GPS coordinates of the hangers they are in? How about the guards' patrolling schedule? Why the {expletive} wouldn't you keep this under your hat?

Is someone humongously stupid, a traitor, or putting out disinformation?

29 posted on 04/28/2012 10:50:38 PM PDT by Bellflower (The LORD is Holy, separated from all sin, perfect, righteous, high and lifted up.)
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