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Op-Ed: Have Israel and Islamists Joined Forces Against Iran?
Arutz Sheva ^ | 1/12/12 | Ted Belman

Posted on 12/01/2012 12:31:04 PM PST by Eleutheria5

Have Israel and the Islamists joined forces against Iran?

According to DEBKA the answer is yes. But do we believe DEBKA?

On Nov 23rd DEBKA reported Obama’s pledge of US troops to Sinai next week won Israel’s nod for ceasefire....it will be a great victory for PM Netanyahu and Israel.

But if that is true, why hasn’t Netanyahu mentioned it in concrete terms and why has no one corroborated the report.

The article explains:

“When Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Jerusalem from Bangkok Tuesday, she tried assuring Netanyahu that President Obama had decided to accelerate the construction of an elaborate US system of electronic security fences along the Suez Canal and northern Sinai. It would also cork up the Philadelphi route through which arms are smuggled into the Gaza Strip. (The US Sinai fence project was disclosed only by DEBKA-Net-Weekly 564 on Nov. 9).”

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Then on Tuesday, there was another bombshell. The Government of Israel, which had been threatening all sorts of retaliation should Abbas go to the UN, announced yesterday that it would keep a low profile on the issue. Another disappointment. What was going on here?

I was starting to lose faith in the possibility that DEBKA had it right. But why had they not published a correction or something?

Well on Wednesday, DEBKA doubled down on the original article and reported that the Gaza operation was supposed to be an anti-Iran coup.

“The eight-day Gaza duel between Israel and Hamas was the showcase. Behind it, a coup went forward, masterminded by at least three intelligence wizards: Israel’s Mossad Direct Tamir Pardo, Turkish National Intelligence Organization – MIT chief, Hakan Fidan and the Qatari Prime Minister Sheikh Jassim al Thani, who also heads the emirate’s intelligence service. The CIA was in close touch.

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


TOPICS: Editorial; Foreign Affairs; Israel; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alliance; debkafiles; ibtz; iran; islamists; tedbelman
Is DEBKA out of its skull? If it isn't, then Israel and the US are.
1 posted on 12/01/2012 12:31:15 PM PST by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5

“I was starting to lose faith in the possibility that DEBKA had it right”

Uh, DEBKA is not something I would be putting faith in.


2 posted on 12/01/2012 1:10:14 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: F15Eagle

but we can always trust Babelfish


3 posted on 12/01/2012 1:10:49 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Eleutheria5.
On Nov 23rd DEBKA reported Obama’s pledge of US troops to Sinai next week won Israel’s nod for ceasefire....it will be a great victory for PM Netanyahu and Israel. But if that is true, why hasn’t Netanyahu mentioned it in concrete terms and why has no one corroborated the report[?]
Gosh, it's almost as if the Debka-only report wasn't true in the first place. But that can't be it.


4 posted on 12/01/2012 2:47:44 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: F15Eagle

A knowledgeable and trustworthy co worker told me that DEBKA is a deliberate Israeli source of disinformation. Not saying that I buy that theory, but it is plausible.


5 posted on 12/01/2012 4:07:30 PM PST by jttpwalsh
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