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Syria Ready To Strike Israel With Scud Missiles, Whatever The Consequences
Allvoices ^ | February 2, 2013

Posted on 02/03/2013 6:43:43 AM PST by Fennie

Pro-regime Syrian newspaper Al Diyar reported Friday that the army has loaded four Scud missiles, each with an explosive head of 500 kilograms, and is ready to strike Israel.

The newspaper also stated that the Syrian army command held a meeting Thursday evening to discuss a response to Israel, including striking research centers in Tel Aviv.

Mohammed Dirar Jammu, head of political and international relations at the World Organization of Arab expatriates, said to pro-Syrian regime TV channel Alakhbarya that "the Syrian military response to the Israeli bombing of the research center, in Damascus, will be earthshaking and staggering to Israel, very soon."

Jammu added: "The Syrian army will direct a strike to Israel. The strike will not be through Hezbollah or Iran, as the era of the Syrian silence towards the Israeli bombing of Syrian sites is over, even if it led to the outbreak of a war in the region."

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; Russia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alakhbarya; damascus; hezbollah; iran; israel; mohammeddirarjammu; obama; russia; scud; syria; waronterror

1 posted on 02/03/2013 6:43:52 AM PST by Fennie
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To: Fennie

That makes a ton of sense. They’re up to their armpits in a rebellion, and they pick a fight with the very capable neighbor next door.


2 posted on 02/03/2013 6:46:31 AM PST by lurk
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To: Fennie

oooooooooooooh scawy


3 posted on 02/03/2013 6:53:20 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: lurk
Remember that Russia is Syria's ally....

We're at a Russia/USA stand off. And Hillary just took a big jab at Russia.

4 posted on 02/03/2013 6:56:05 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Fennie

The consequences? Try Isaiah 17:1


5 posted on 02/03/2013 6:56:46 AM PST by Mom MD (A million people attended Obamas inauguration. 14 of them actually missed work)
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To: Fennie

Wow, four whole missiles, loaded with just HE. How many Patriot missiles does Israel have? They can probably salvo four interceptors at each and never miss the inventory...


6 posted on 02/03/2013 7:05:45 AM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Fennie

As General Schwarzkopf pointed out during the Gulf War I, the Scud is a militarily insignificant weapon. It can be devastating to the individuals who are its victims, but it is more a terror or psychological or political weapon, it cannot change the balance of power.

Of course, a successful Scud attack by Syria may impel Israeli leaders, for political reasons, to strike back, but their retaliation is likely to be more militarily significant.


7 posted on 02/03/2013 7:05:55 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (What word begins with "O" and ends in economic collapse?)
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To: Fennie

As General Schwarzkopf pointed out during the Gulf War I, the Scud is a militarily insignificant weapon. It can be devastating to the individuals who are its victims, but it is more a terror or psychological or political weapon, it cannot change the balance of power.

Of course, a successful Scud attack by Syria may impel Israeli leaders, for political reasons, to strike back, but their retaliation is likely to be more militarily significant.


8 posted on 02/03/2013 7:05:55 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (What word begins with "O" and ends in economic collapse?)
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To: Fennie

SCUD has a 20 minute warm up / fueling time and generates a loud electromagnetic signature during fuel up. One thing a SCUD is not is a suprise weapon.

20 minutes to an F16 is a long distance, something Syria is not.

To paraphrase Isaiah 17, In the evening there is trouble, by morning its over, and Damascus is a heap of ruins.

Four million people in Damacus. Not a good move Assad.


9 posted on 02/03/2013 7:11:27 AM PST by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: Fennie

If I were a madman dictator, I would invite an Israeli ground war and withdraw my forces north, hoping that the rebels would be killed or pushed into my arms. I would then sue for peace as Israel reached my lines.


10 posted on 02/03/2013 7:28:00 AM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

Basically a V-2 Rocket, it is a launch and pray weapon. Saddam got lucky once during Destert Storm and hit a barracks in Riyad. Good luck Assada... Cause if he launches he is going to be Fried Steak.


11 posted on 02/03/2013 7:32:13 AM PST by crazydad (Obamamohamed is a traitor)
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To: SampleMan

hehe

Israel monitors location of Syrian forces and wouldn’t be distracted from destroying them by any ‘rebels’.

Might have worked in WWII though.


12 posted on 02/03/2013 7:36:16 AM PST by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: Fennie

One thing about these Ayrabs when they make threats they come up with some hum-dingers of threats. Earth shattering, Staggering, Armageddon.

Great rhetoric.


13 posted on 02/03/2013 7:39:14 AM PST by Venturer
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To: SampleMan

Assad might be willing to gamble that the anti-government forces, especially those backed by Iran, would rather fight Israelis than him.


14 posted on 02/03/2013 7:41:05 AM PST by VanShuyten ("a shadow...draped nobly in the folds of a gorgeous eloquence.")
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To: lurk

Unite against a common enemy. Rebel guns turn west due to venomous hatred of Israel and forget about what they were rebelling against.

Proxy war starts.
Industrial military complex spins up.
Everyone forgets about world monetary collapse.
Banks fleece, governments destroy liberty, food and material rations in the name of victory.

The future is bright!


15 posted on 02/03/2013 8:06:30 AM PST by PJammers (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: crazydad
Syria has SCUD-Ds from wiki

Unlike previous Scud versions, the 9K720(SCUD D) had a warhead that separated from the missile's body, and was fitted with its own terminal guidance system. With a TV camera fitted in the nose, the system could compare the target area with data from an onboard computer library.[9] In this way, it was thought to attain a Circular Error Probable (CEP) of 50 m, while retaining the 300 km range of the Scud-B.[5]

16 posted on 02/03/2013 8:13:37 AM PST by jpsb
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To: SampleMan
Nice plan, to bad the rebels own the north. Inviting a ground war puts loyal troops between two hostile forces. Not good!
17 posted on 02/03/2013 8:17:52 AM PST by jpsb
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To: PJammers

Not going to happen. Still, if could be used as a distraction and might be effective with Iranian Terror attack in Europe, or Hamas rockets in Gaza? Maybe even a hit on the USA. Superbowl Sunday would be an ideal time for an attack—when Americans are focused on the big game. Still, I think its all Hot Air.


18 posted on 02/03/2013 8:22:19 AM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: Fennie

“And the rubble bounced...”

MadMo’s followers seizing defeat from the jaws of certain victory once again.


19 posted on 02/03/2013 8:25:34 AM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."..)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

I admit I used futuristic hyperbole, however we only need to look at history to find the very actions I described. One match can start a devestating fire.

If Assad is resorting to such desperate measures for self preservation, where does he draw the line? Iran has been itching for a fight for decades. Russia’s primary exports are military hardware. Its also one of ours.

Not hard to put the pieces together.


20 posted on 02/03/2013 8:35:07 AM PST by PJammers (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: jjotto

But does Israel want to help the rebels? I doubt it.


21 posted on 02/03/2013 8:36:24 AM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: SampleMan

Israel would target the most dangerous hardware first, regardless of its possessors.

But yes, Netanyahu is the guy who gave Hebron to terrorists and resurrected Hamas by freeing Sheik Yassin, and now he’s got renewed leftist strength in the Knesset and a hostile American government pushing him to surrender so anything’s possible on the negative side.


22 posted on 02/03/2013 8:58:07 AM PST by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Fennie.
Pro-regime Syrian newspaper Al Diyar reported Friday that the army has loaded four Scud missiles, each with an explosive head of 500 kilograms... Mohammed Dirar Jammu, head of political and international relations at the World Organization of Arab expatriates, said to pro-Syrian regime TV channel Alakhbarya that "the Syrian military response to the Israeli bombing of the research center, in Damascus, will be earthshaking and staggering to Israel, very soon... The Syrian army will direct a strike to Israel. The strike will not be through Hezbollah or Iran, as the era of the Syrian silence towards the Israeli bombing of Syrian sites is over, even if it led to the outbreak of a war in the region."
IOW, the Assad despotate will go to any lengths -- in this case, analogous to George Costanza driving his near-in-laws to the end of Long Island -- to cover up the fact that it was trying to transfer SA-17 missiles to Hizbollah.

So, when a Scud gets nailed while still racked on the launcher, what kind of a mess does it make?


23 posted on 02/03/2013 9:00:09 AM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: lurk

Assad might be seeing this as the only way out of his situation. Call on his countrymen to end the bloodshed and focus on the true enemy, Israel. The scary thing is... it might work, especially if Iran gets involved.

I hope Netanyahu is prepared for war. Pray for the safety of the Holy Land and all its inhabitants.


24 posted on 02/03/2013 9:08:03 AM PST by Viennacon
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To: crazydad

R. V. Jones in his wonderful book, “The Wizard War” said that the issue with the V2 as far as the intelligence community was concerned wasn’t “How did they do it?”, but rather “Why did they do it?”

It is estimated that the Germans spent more on the V2 program than the U.S. spent on the Manhattan Project. (The U.S. also spent more on radar research and development during the War than on the Manhattan Project, and radar was actually more important. Radar won the War, the A-Bomb ended it.) It’s hard for the victims of V2 raids to appreciate it, but German rocket research actually aided the allied war effort by diverting resources away from more useful endeavors.


25 posted on 02/03/2013 9:09:36 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (What word begins with "O" and ends in economic collapse?)
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To: crazydad

R. V. Jones in his wonderful book, “The Wizard War” said that the issue with the V2 as far as the intelligence community was concerned wasn’t “How did they do it?”, but rather “Why did they do it?”

It is estimated that the Germans spent more on the V2 program than the U.S. spent on the Manhattan Project. (The U.S. also spent more on radar research and development during the War than on the Manhattan Project, and radar was actually more important. Radar won the War, the A-Bomb ended it.) It’s hard for the victims of V2 raids to appreciate it, but German rocket research actually aided the allied war effort by diverting resources away from more useful endeavors.


26 posted on 02/03/2013 9:09:36 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (What word begins with "O" and ends in economic collapse?)
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To: Mom MD

Bingo, the first correct post.


27 posted on 02/03/2013 9:13:43 AM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: Fennie
According to The Jerusalem Post, Israel has been deploying Iron Dome batteries in the North.
28 posted on 02/03/2013 10:43:48 AM PST by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: lurk

That makes a ton of sense. They’re up to their armpits in a rebellion, and they pick a fight with the very capable neighbor next door.


That might make for a great distraction and unite them all to fight against Israel.


29 posted on 02/03/2013 12:58:55 PM PST by midway1 (Inside every liberal is an American trying to get out)
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To: Fennie

Bye-bye Syria!


30 posted on 02/03/2013 1:57:16 PM PST by faithhopecharity
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More likely Iran will force Syria to strike, with pseudo Russian backing.

Or, should Assad become desparate, and that's not the direction things are going in, he could go down in Islamic history striking the Jews. Might be worth a sermon or two.

31 posted on 02/03/2013 2:05:15 PM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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More likely Iran will force Syria to strike, with pseudo Russian backing.

Or, should Assad become desparate, and that's not the direction things are going in, he could go down in Islamic history striking the Jews. Might be worth a sermon or two.

32 posted on 02/03/2013 2:06:17 PM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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More likely Iran will force Syria to strike, with pseudo Russian backing.

Or, should Assad become desparate, and that's not the direction things are going in, he could go down in Islamic history striking the Jews. Might be worth a sermon or two.

33 posted on 02/03/2013 2:07:11 PM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

true for a conventional scud


34 posted on 02/03/2013 2:26:33 PM PST by dervish (either the vote was corrupt or the electorate is)
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To: yldstrk

LOL. Got any room under your mattress for any more?


35 posted on 02/03/2013 6:50:59 PM PST by lbryce (BHO:"Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds by way Oppenheiner at Trinity NM)
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To: lurk

In the history of man, how do you get a rebellion to stop attacking you?

Get them to hate someone else, more.

Syrai attacks Israel, Israel retaliates and maybe kills some civies. Syria’s domestic problem solved.


36 posted on 02/03/2013 7:28:03 PM PST by Noamie
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To: Fennie; Jim Robinson

Just checkin in .......................................................... FRRegards


37 posted on 02/03/2013 9:18:10 PM PST by gonzo ( Buy more ammo, dammit! You should already have the firearms ... FRegards)
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To: Fennie
Wow Isaiah chapter 17 is one step closer to making Nostradamus the doper and those Mayan peyote eaters look like heathen ba'alists from Jezebel's troupe. Thirty-seven hundred years ago and a prophecy may come true, only was not Isaiah sawn in two by Manasseh not stoned such as the above while fools from Moscow to DC and points in between frame their plans as God laughs

Precept upon precept, line upon line, here a little, there a little. Curiouser and curiouser as evil little prick heathens, high healed dictators and bloody cults are running full speed into one hell of a grand finale.

I hope the prices on popcorn don't go up for awhile, this could be bloody interesting. Everyone is locked in like they've all got hooks in their jaws. But alas, the unicorn, rainbow farting MSM would never consider a book, THE BOOK that has declared the end from the beginning and never once been wrong

Must read Psalm two, no, must memorize every word. Damascus, best take pictures and buy some old National Geo's because, who knows when but it just may be rubble worse than those big old Buddhas the talibunnies bloweded up.

38 posted on 02/03/2013 9:51:39 PM PST by Karliner ( Jeremiah 29:11, Romans 8:28- 8:38"...this is the end of the beginning."WC)
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To: Mom MD

Beat me to it. Have fun reading the above post. WTG Mom MD


39 posted on 02/03/2013 9:55:15 PM PST by Karliner ( Jeremiah 29:11, Romans 8:28- 8:38"...this is the end of the beginning."WC)
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