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Leaked Document-Israelís Planned Assault Against Iran
The Yeshiva World ^ | 08/16/12 | The Yeshiva World

Posted on 08/16/2012 12:21:09 PM PDT by arasina

According to American journalist Richard Silverstein, who spoke with the BBC, he received a classified document leaked by a senior IDF officer to a former senior minister, a document that is a synopsis of a high-level briefing between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak addressing the planned assault against Iran. Silverstein adds there are those who will dispute the legitimacy of the document he has in hand, but he remains convinced as to the authenticity of the document.

Silverstein broke the story on his blog on August 15, 2012, describing an Israeli assault against Iran’s nuclear program involving “coordinated strike” which includes an unprecedented cyber attack which will bring the entire Iranian regime to its knees, paralyzing the nation regarding what it taking place within its borders. This will include all forms of communications, telephones, television, internet and much more, including the nation’s electric grid, which will not just be disabled but damaged. This cyber attack will neutralize fiber optic lines connecting to the Khorramabad and Isfahan underground missile bases.

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


TOPICS: Government; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: iran; israel; oil; richardsilverstein; tikunolam; war; waronterror
The report is brief but contains a link to Richard Silverstein's blog Tikun olam (healing or restoring the world) a portion of which is quoted below:

About a week ago, I received the document from a known and trusted source who is, as I’ve often said here, a former Israeli government minister. It was in turn leaked to him by an IDF officer.

Unbeknowst to my source, the original IDF leaker also gave the document to a member of the Fresh forum, an Israeli gossip and politics forum. That Fresh member wrote a largely fictional account that included very limited portions of the actual document which I published in full.

1 posted on 08/16/2012 12:21:15 PM PDT by arasina
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To: arasina

Sounds like possible “Psy Ops” stuff to me...but what do I know...
Freegards LEX


2 posted on 08/16/2012 12:26:03 PM PDT by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: arasina

Sounds like possible “Psy Ops” stuff to me...but what do I know...
Freegards LEX


3 posted on 08/16/2012 12:26:18 PM PDT by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: lexington minuteman 1775
Sounds like possible “Psy Ops” stuff to me...but what do I know...

It could very well be. I'm pretty sure Silverstein is against any war with Iran so he would be a good (witting or unwitting) conduit for "Psy Ops" material.

4 posted on 08/16/2012 12:31:07 PM PDT by arasina (So there.)
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To: arasina

Nothing is accidentally leaked in Israel. If this was leaked then it was on purpose.


5 posted on 08/16/2012 12:33:38 PM PDT by silentknight
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To: arasina

Electro-Magnetic Pulse (EMP) or Psy-Ops.


6 posted on 08/16/2012 12:34:44 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: silentknight

You’d be shocked at the number of people in Israel with no concept of operational security.


7 posted on 08/16/2012 12:39:17 PM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: silentknight
Nothing is accidentally leaked in Israel. If this was leaked then it was on purpose.

For what purpose? (in your opinion) To "scare" Iran?

9 posted on 08/16/2012 12:43:49 PM PDT by arasina (So there.)
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To: arasina

Maybe someone can “leak” my suggestion for a preemptive nuclear strike on Iran erasing 80% plus of the population?


10 posted on 08/16/2012 12:44:06 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama Kills))
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To: Yehuda
Silverstein is filth, anti-Israel, anti-America, anti Jew and anti Christian.

The best end for him would be to glue a yarmulke on his ugly head and air drop him into gaza.

I was being waaaaaay too kind in stating that I am pretty sure he's against any war with Iran. Thank you for "spitting him out" for me. I love the imagery you evoked.

11 posted on 08/16/2012 12:48:47 PM PDT by arasina (So there.)
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To: arasina

Disinformation to the Iranians. The Israelis are smarter than this.


12 posted on 08/16/2012 12:53:53 PM PDT by MasterGunner01 (11)
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To: Hardraade

The nuclear production facilities cannot operate with power..lots of power. The production and transmission equipment is highly vunerable..plus it puts and immediate hardship on the Iranian people..who aren’t real happy with their current government now. Plus the communication grid is essential to destroy. People focus on the hardened nuclear facilities, but if they can’t produce power or communicate..they are useless.


13 posted on 08/16/2012 12:54:11 PM PDT by Oldexpat
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To: lexington minuteman 1775

Misinformation campaign. Throw out all kinds of stuff to keep the persian muzzies off kilter.

Love it.


14 posted on 08/16/2012 2:13:53 PM PDT by servantboy777
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To: Yehuda

>>The best end for him would be to glue a yarmulke on his ugly head and air drop him into gaza.<<

That’s pretty ded-gum funny.

Prayers for Israel!


15 posted on 08/16/2012 2:19:35 PM PDT by servantboy777
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To: arasina

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oY9U2iDGt3Q&feature=player_embedded


16 posted on 08/16/2012 2:41:36 PM PDT by mulder1 ("The past is prologue.")
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To: arasina

I believe it was General Sheman who said “War is the remedy our enemies have chosen, and I say give them all they want.”


17 posted on 08/16/2012 2:57:44 PM PDT by mulder1 ("The past is prologue.")
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To: arasina

*Sherman


18 posted on 08/16/2012 2:58:38 PM PDT by mulder1 ("The past is prologue.")
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19 posted on 08/17/2012 4:36:45 AM 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: lexington minuteman 1775

Yep, tell them what you are going to do and in order to prevent the cyber attacks, they take their computers off the net, rendering them practically inoperative.


20 posted on 08/17/2012 3:22:49 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.)
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To: arasina
For what purpose? (in your opinion) To "scare" Iran?

Maybe just general disinformation and confusion, and more to unnerve Iran over time, rather than really scaring them at one point in time. Also, could be to call "wolf" so many times that if a real leak happens they won't know if they should believe it or not.

21 posted on 08/17/2012 7:12:21 PM PDT by Bellflower (The LORD is Holy, separated from all sin, perfect, righteous, high and lifted up.)
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