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Iranian general: Israel ‘will be destroyed’ if it attacks our nuclear program
National Post ^ | 23 June 2012 | Marcus George

Posted on 06/23/2012 1:06:45 PM PDT by moonshot925

DUBAI – A high-ranking Iranian general said on Saturday Israeli military action against Iran’s nuclear program would lead to the collapse of the Jewish state, Fars news agency reported.

Last week’s round of nuclear talks between Iran and world powers in Moscow failed to secure a breakthrough, heightening fears Israel might take unilateral military action to curb Iran’s nuclear activities.

The two sides agreed to a follow-up meeting of technical experts on July 3, saving the process from outright failure.

“They cannot do the slightest harm to the [Iranian] revolution and the system,” Brigadier General Mostafa Izadi, deputy chief of staff of Iran’s armed forces, told Fars.

"If the Zionist regime takes any [military] actions against Iran, it would result in the end of its labours,” he added.

“If they act logically, such threats amount to a psychological war but if they want to act illogically, it is they who will be destroyed.”

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: iran; israel; nuclear; program
Israel has 4 Dolphin class submarines armed with Popeye Turbo cruise missiles.

The Popeye Turbo can carry a 200kg nuclear warhead to a range of 1,500 kilometers.

Iran better watch out.

1 posted on 06/23/2012 1:06:52 PM PDT by moonshot925
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To: moonshot925

Can I get a bet down anywhere?


2 posted on 06/23/2012 1:08:19 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Legalize Freedom!!)
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To: moonshot925

Big yawn to Iranian general.


3 posted on 06/23/2012 1:08:46 PM PDT by boomop1 (term limits will only save this country.)
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To: moonshot925

Let me guess, “mother of all battles”?


4 posted on 06/23/2012 1:09:23 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: moonshot925

Fars news agency *********

They left out the t in Fars. More hot air from morons who have a deathwish.


5 posted on 06/23/2012 1:14:28 PM PDT by mardi59 (THE REBELLION IS ON!!!)
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To: muir_redwoods

“...Can I get a bet down anywhere?...”

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I was just thinking this, when I read the article. Good idea. I don’t think many book makers will be giving high odds against Israel. Frankly, I don’t think Iran has any idea what they would be up against in ANY form of conflict.

And where is “Tehran Tommy”? that should be the replacement for “Baghdad Bob”? :-)


6 posted on 06/23/2012 1:14:28 PM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: moonshot925

Anyone know if the radioactive fallout induced mutations would undo the centuries of Muslim inbreeding?

Because whether it would or not, Iran would certainly covered in it. Eventually this has to come to a head. No way does Israel let Iran get nukes. I believe them when they say “Never Again”. Yes, we scratch our heads at why Israel puts up with what it does but when it becomes an immediate existential threat, they will level everything that threatens them.


7 posted on 06/23/2012 1:16:05 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: moonshot925

One day this Iranian general will find out the God of Israel is much more powerful than the God of Iran! May he come to know Almighty God before it is too late for him!


8 posted on 06/23/2012 1:22:54 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: Norm Lenhart

Heck, I’d bet that if the Israelis felt that they WERE going out, their final strikes would be big cobalt-salted weapons placed both to do damage AND for where their plumes would go.

Plus Cairo, Riyadh, Mecca, Medina, Damascus, and Teheran. . .


9 posted on 06/23/2012 1:27:05 PM PDT by Salgak (Acme Lasers presents: The Energizer Border. I **DARE** you to cross it. . . .)
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To: moonshot925

This general reminds me of the bounty hunter in the movie, Outlaw Jose Wales.

Bounty Hunter: “A man’s got to do something for a living.”

Jose Wales: “Dying ain’t much of a living.”


10 posted on 06/23/2012 1:27:57 PM PDT by Dogbert41 ("...The people of Jerusalem are strong, because the Lord Almighty is their God" Zech. 12:5)
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To: muir_redwoods

Can I get a bet down anywhere?

I would bet that Damascus glows in the dark and there will be a new part of desert in Iran called Glass Flats.


11 posted on 06/23/2012 1:46:54 PM PDT by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: moonshot925

Ha Ha! Don’t think so general.I believe God has a different plan.


12 posted on 06/23/2012 2:02:57 PM PDT by ohiobushman (Only in N.Y.C can u buy beer by the case,liquor by the gallon,but be a criminal buying a soda!)
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To: moonshot925

Is this general talking about the country Iran that fought an 8 year war against Iraq and could only muster a stalemate? The same Iraq that was defeated by the United States in a matter of weeks?

Doesn’t he realize that an attack on Israel is also an attack on the U.S?


13 posted on 06/23/2012 2:07:55 PM PDT by Flavious_Maximus
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To: mardi59
Fars news agency

Yes indeed, they left out a 't'.

And so I Fart in the Iranian general's direction.

14 posted on 06/23/2012 2:13:11 PM PDT by Ole Okie
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To: moonshot925
He did such a great job halting the US Navy through the Straits of Hormuz to such a great extent.
15 posted on 06/23/2012 2:28:26 PM PDT by Rikki Doxx
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To: moonshot925
Iranian general: Israel ‘will be destroyed’ if it attacks our nuclear program

"We will HUFF, and we will PUFF...and we will BLOOOOOOOW their house down".
Don't bet on it, DUMBASS!!

16 posted on 06/23/2012 2:33:02 PM PDT by GoldenPup (Comrade "O" has got to GO!!)
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To: moonshot925

Hey General!!! think: if they can take out your nukes, your most protected facility, do you think they can take out anything else, like your whole country?


17 posted on 06/23/2012 2:45:42 PM PDT by fish hawk (Religion: Man's attempt to gain salvation or the approbation of God by his own works)
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To: Salgak

“Heck, I’d bet that if the Israelis felt that they WERE going out, their final strikes would be big cobalt-salted weapons placed both to do damage AND for where their plumes would go.”

And NOT airbursts, unless you want to call twenty feet an “airburst”.


18 posted on 06/23/2012 2:50:33 PM PDT by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: The Antiyuppie

But, of course. You don’t GET fallout plumes to speak of with airbursts. The more matter in the initial fireball, the more matter to adhere radioisotopes to. . .


19 posted on 06/23/2012 2:59:18 PM PDT by Salgak (Acme Lasers presents: The Energizer Border. I **DARE** you to cross it. . . .)
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To: moonshot925

Israel...Now is the time to...Get’er Done!


20 posted on 06/23/2012 3:21:55 PM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: The Antiyuppie; Salgak

An airburst is much more destructive than a ground burst because of thermal radiation.

Lets say a 455 kiloton W88 warhead was detonated 6,000 feet above the Capital Building.

The fireball would be over a mile wide.

People would get third degree burns up to 7 miles away.

People would get second degree burns up to 12 miles away.

There would be millions of casualties from these terrible burns.


21 posted on 06/23/2012 3:28:48 PM PDT by moonshot925
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To: GoldenPup

Iranian general: Israel ‘will be destroyed’ if it attacks our nuclear program


Yea, and if the Queen had balls she’d be the King.


22 posted on 06/23/2012 3:29:00 PM PDT by Rumplemeyer (The GOP should stand its ground - and fix Bayonets)
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To: moonshot925
Here is a bet you can wager the rent on:

When push comes to shove, Israel will rip the head off of Iran, and sh*t down their NECK!

The only thing left of those little Persian pricks will be whatever you can find on Wikipedia.
23 posted on 06/23/2012 3:36:35 PM PDT by mkjessup (Jimmy Carter is the Skidmark in the panties of American history, 0bama is the yellow stain in front!)
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To: moonshot925

Decisions, decisions, go for the air burst for maximum destructive effect, or a ground burst for massive fallout effect?

Considering that it’s Iran, I vote for BOTH weapon configurations!


24 posted on 06/23/2012 3:38:34 PM PDT by mkjessup (Jimmy Carter is the Skidmark in the panties of American history, 0bama is the yellow stain in front!)
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To: moonshot925

Any one of many possible events could lead to the start of it.

Turkey promises ‘decisive’ action after Syria shoots down its fighter jet
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2898495/posts

Turkey: ERDOGAN - A MODERN-DAY SULTAN?
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2898553/posts


25 posted on 06/23/2012 4:27:25 PM PDT by familyop ("Wanna cigarette? You're never too young to start." --Deacon, "Waterworld")
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To: moonshot925

Israel could use a neutron bomb. We may have limited ourselves, but Israel has not. What better way to get rid of invaders, without destroying the weapons they are using.


26 posted on 06/23/2012 4:48:29 PM PDT by Yulee (Village of Albion)
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To: moonshot925
The Popeye Turbo can carry a 200kg nuclear warhead to a range of 1,500 kilometers.

Iran better watch out.

It wouldn't take that many cruise missiles.
There's not that much useful stuff in Iran worth destroying.
nuclear facilities, Power generating facilities, oil depots, refineries, ports, communication facilities and of course ALL the ayatollah residences.

27 posted on 06/23/2012 4:55:05 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: moonshot925
Channeling Bagdhad Bob........
28 posted on 06/23/2012 5:26:52 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Bill Ayers Was *Not* "Just Some Guy In The Neighborhood")
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To: moonshot925

"Iranian general: Israel ‘will be destroyed’ if it attacks our nuclear program!"

29 posted on 06/23/2012 5:35:04 PM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: moonshot925

That’s not the point. A cobalt-salted bomb is SUPPOSED to be used in a ground burst, simply because the resultant cobalt-60 is SIGNIFICANTLY stronger of a radioactive emitter than the usual fallout isotopes. . . you’re not as worried about the blast and thermal, as you are about dropping a serious plume of REALLY deadly fallout. . .


30 posted on 06/23/2012 6:51:03 PM PDT by Salgak (Acme Lasers presents: The Energizer Border. I **DARE** you to cross it. . . .)
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To: Salgak

“you’re not as worried about the blast and thermal”

About 50% of the deaths at Hiroshima were from third degree burns.

The thermal radiation is the most deadly part of nuclear weapons.


31 posted on 06/23/2012 7:18:21 PM PDT by moonshot925
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To: Rumplemeyer

“Yea, and if the Queen had balls she’d be the King.”

Yes. And if the president had balls—he’d still be a queen.


32 posted on 06/24/2012 5:40:38 AM PDT by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: moonshot925

One last time: the POINT of a “cobalt-salted” weapon, or similar weapon, is to create a far deadlier fallout plume than normally would be expected from a nuclear or atomic detonation of the same size.

I don’t know the exact specifics, and wouldn’t discuss them if I did know them, but the use of such a weapon is PRIMARILY to deny the downwind area for an extended period of time.

The immediate thermal and blast effects are secondary to the designed purpose of such weapons.


33 posted on 06/24/2012 1:34:18 PM PDT by Salgak (Acme Lasers presents: The Energizer Border. I **DARE** you to cross it. . . .)
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