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Barak: We'll Have to Make Decisions on Iran
Arutz Sheva ^ | 26/7/12 | Elad Benari

Posted on 07/25/2012 2:40:54 PM PDT by Eleutheria5

Defense Minister Ehud Barak said on Wednesday that Israel will soon need to reach decisions regarding Iran.

Speaking during a graduation ceremony at the National Security College, Barak said, “The State of Israel is facing some of the most complex challenges which its security and political leadership has ever had to face.

“We may be required to make difficult decisions concerning the national security of Israel and ensuring its future,” he said. ...

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: barak; decision; iran; make
Deep thoughts.
1 posted on 07/25/2012 2:41:01 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5

We all know the correct decision. I just hope and pray that they will make that decision and succeed in time.


2 posted on 07/25/2012 2:42:26 PM PDT by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Eleutheria5

Do I attack 2 weeks before the election or 1 week?


3 posted on 07/25/2012 2:49:09 PM PDT by MNlurker
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To: Eleutheria5

And doubts.


4 posted on 07/25/2012 2:49:32 PM PDT by boomop1 (term limits will only save this country.)
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To: Eleutheria5

5 posted on 07/25/2012 2:50:55 PM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Obama does not have the work ethic to be Anti-Christ.)
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To: Eleutheria5
They'll wait until after the election before moving forward.

If Romney wins, they'll bomb Iran's facilities and hope for America's moral support.

If Obama wins, they'll bomb Iran's facilities and not answer the phone when he calls to whinge about it.

6 posted on 07/25/2012 2:52:30 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: MNlurker
Do I attack 2 weeks before the election or 1 week?

That's why hussein wanted to schedule the largest joint U.S.-Israeli exercise this autumn... to make sure plenty of U.S. forces are in Israel and the Persian Gulf to prevent the Israeli's launching an attack against Iran during that timeframe.

That this exercise will cause liberal U.S. Jews to think hussein is pro-Israel is icing on hussein's cake.

7 posted on 07/25/2012 3:07:13 PM PDT by fso301
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To: Eleutheria5

I hope Barak learned his lesson with Operation Cast Lead and will attack swiftly and decisively. And I pray that the US will stand with Israel, or at least not in Israel’s way.


8 posted on 07/25/2012 3:17:51 PM PDT by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: Pollster1

The fact that Israel has to face this threat alone, should be all the evidence any of us need to know how pro-Israel the nine year old Resident has been.


9 posted on 07/25/2012 3:19:05 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Remove all Democrats from the Republican party, and we won't have much Left, just a lot of Right.)
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To: Former Fetus

Hope springs eternal.


10 posted on 07/25/2012 3:19:26 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Obama: What action should I take against Iran to maximize my chances for re-election?

Axelrod: How would I know? We don’t do war, remember. Maybe some really tough sanctions. Can we cancel their DirecTV? How about just their HBO?


11 posted on 07/25/2012 3:20:49 PM PDT by InterceptPoint (TIN)
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To: MNlurker

Wrong Barak. This is the Israeli Defense Minister, not the American megalomaniac with s@#$ for brains (although he has those, too).


12 posted on 07/25/2012 3:26:32 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Did I call him American? Oops. Sorry.


13 posted on 07/25/2012 3:27:16 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

What Obama is really thinking - “But we will need to wait until closer to election time, so we can milk this crisis for all it’s worth.”


14 posted on 07/25/2012 3:27:50 PM PDT by airborne (Paratroopers! Good to the last drop!)
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To: airborne

Not Hussein. Ehud. Fifty times: Must add “Ehud” in paranthesis to all headlines where there might be confusion. Must add “Ehud” in paranthesis to all headlines where there might be confusion. Must add “Ehud” in paranthesis to all headlines where there might be confusion. Must add “Ehud” in paranthesis to all headlines where there might be confusion. Must add “Ehud” in paranthesis to all headlines where there might be confusion. Must add “Ehud” in paranthesis to all headlines where there might be confusion. Must add “Ehud” in paranthesis to all headlines where there might be confusion. Must add “Ehud” in paranthesis to all headlines where there might be confusion. Must add “Ehud” in paranthesis to all headlines where there might be confusion. Must add “Ehud” in paranthesis to all headlines where there might be confusion.


15 posted on 07/25/2012 3:30:10 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Pollster1

The leaders are doing what they have to for the sake of free western world, for those too tepid to do the right thing even if it is in their best interest.

But then again, thats what defines leadership.

Sad thing is they will probably end up having to fight Barack Hussein as well.


16 posted on 07/25/2012 3:41:18 PM PDT by himno hero (hadnuff)
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To: Eleutheria5

I don’t have any doubt that Ehud Barak has already decided to attack. What I do hope is that, this time, he’ll complete the job!


17 posted on 07/25/2012 3:47:34 PM PDT by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: Former Fetus

Ghaza would be simple to anyone with some brains. But Lebanon has always been a hard nut to crack. As for Iran, I haven’t a clue.


18 posted on 07/25/2012 3:58:11 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Israel would be smarter to wait until after our election and after this administration is gone. They can’t count on support from this admin.


19 posted on 07/25/2012 4:00:28 PM PDT by RC2 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDMeDmV0ufU)
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To: RC2

Iran would be smarter to hurry up before US elections or at least before this administration is gone. They can count on apathy and indecision from this admin.


20 posted on 07/25/2012 4:03:21 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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21 posted on 07/25/2012 4:06:27 PM PDT by SJackson (I used to eat a lot of natural foods until I learned that most people people die of natural causes)
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To: Eleutheria5

If you’d like a clue on the whole show, read Psalm 83.

It prophecies a total defeat of all of Judah’s enemies soon. This is not to be confused with Armageddon, where all the enemies of God are to be defeated; Psalm 83 comes first.


22 posted on 07/25/2012 4:19:08 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: editor-surveyor

That’s reassuring, but doesn’t help with the logistical, tactical and political questions that have to be answered in order to attack Iran, keep Pakistan from entering the fray as it has threatened to, etc., etc.


23 posted on 07/25/2012 4:29:23 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: editor-surveyor
Psalm 83 O God, do not keep silent; be not quiet, O God, be not still. See how your enemies are astir, how your foes rear their heads. With cunning they conspire against your people; they plot against those you cherish.

“Come,” they say, “let us destroy them as a nation, that the name of Israel be remembered no more.”

With one mind they plot together; they form an alliance against you- the tents of Edom and the Ishmaelites, of Moab and the Hagrites, Gebal, Ammon and Amalek, Philistia, with the people of Tyre. Even Assyria has joined them to lend strength to the descendants of Lot. (Ps. 83:1-8)

please explain, yes it's says it will happen, but no hint on consequences. Does Iran win?

24 posted on 07/25/2012 4:33:05 PM PDT by MrPiper
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To: editor-surveyor

Yes, but Psalm 83 does not include Iran.


25 posted on 07/25/2012 4:54:55 PM PDT by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: Eleutheria5

They are definitely dealing with a multi-dimensional strategic situation. The Iranian crazies have clearly stated that any attack on Syria will create a response from Iran. So Israel must know that if they attack Syria, Iran will attack them.


26 posted on 07/25/2012 4:54:55 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: Eleutheria5
It is just a shame that we do not have a super weapon... something that could literally demolish and entire city... and a means to deliver that bomb quickly... and a leadership willing to use it when all else fails. In this case... two out of three equals fail.

LLS

27 posted on 07/25/2012 6:02:35 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: Former Fetus

The only way it could not include Iran is if they surrendered before being attacked.


28 posted on 07/25/2012 7:24:21 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: MrPiper

It makes it plain that Judah prevails, to those used to reading the psalms of David.


29 posted on 07/25/2012 7:30:10 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Iran, Afganistan, Kazakstan, and Pakistan are all “Persia.”

They all will be completely defeated. That will clear the way for China to enter Meggido with the rest of the world’s troops.


30 posted on 07/25/2012 7:33:20 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: editor-surveyor
Read it carefully. Persia (Iran) is not mentioned in Psalm 83. That doesn't mean that Iran can not be behind the nations and/or groups that attack Israel at the time, e.g. Hezbollah is Iran's proxy but part of Lebanon's government. But Iran will wait until Gog and Magog.

The question would be what is the time gap between the Psalm 83 War and Gog and Magog? There will be enough time for Israel to think that it can live in peace, to become prosperous (they say it will take a year to start getting gas from the new off-shore gas fields)... but I don't expect it will be much longer than a year. I don't believe Iran will wait too long!

31 posted on 07/25/2012 7:50:01 PM PDT by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: Former Fetus

You’re ignoring Israel’s strategy.

When its time to push the “Psalm 83” button, as it is known in Israel, Iran is one of the primary targets.

Israel is the only real military power in the near and middle east, and their primary targets are not their neighbors in the near east, they are iran and pakistan.


32 posted on 07/26/2012 9:20:10 AM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: editor-surveyor

OK. How do we launch an expeditionary force without aircraft or even heli-carriers? Do we just send over troop transport and supplies, and wish them good luck? Going in without carriers, where will we set up an air strip? The whole neighborhood is hostile, and fuel constraints could severely limit air support from Israel itself or neighboring Cyprus. Biblical prophesy is all very good, but it’s not a battle plan.


33 posted on 07/26/2012 3:32:47 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Israel is the inventor of the neutron bomb, and has the missiles deployed.

It’ll be over in an hour.

Really, men don’t need any plan for what God has promised to do, and any planning done is a waste.


34 posted on 07/26/2012 4:04:10 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: editor-surveyor

I respectfully disagree. G-d’s promise doesn’t work by itself. You need to make the tools that will turn the promise into actuality. Otherwise, the promise will be realized at a later date, due to the fact that nobody made a realistic plan.


35 posted on 07/26/2012 4:36:32 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5
Nonsense!

God has no need for the meddling of men.

36 posted on 07/26/2012 5:01:08 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: editor-surveyor

G-d is in partnership with men. If He did everything Himself, He wouldn’t have needed to create the world altogether. Even the splitting of the red sea would not have occurred had not Nachshon ben Aminadav first simply walked forward and disregarded that obstacle on his way to Mt. Sinai. The most profound miracles happen in the disguise of normalcy, and always require some stimulus from below. Creation itself is a miracle that is renewed every nanosecond. So yes, you do need a battle plan for the final battle.


37 posted on 07/27/2012 12:19:33 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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