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Iranís Navy Deploys to Atlantic Ocean
The Diplomat ^ | 22 Jan 2014 | By Zachary Keck

Posted on 01/21/2014 6:30:07 PM PST by BlackVeil

Iran’s Navy began its first deployment to the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday, according to reports in local press.

...The Navy held a ceremony to celebrate the ships’ departure, which was attended by the commander of Iran’s Navy, Admiral Habibollah Sayyari, as well as his deputy, Rear Admiral Seyed Mahmoud Moussavi.

Iran has long discussed deploying naval assets to the Atlantic Ocean. As far back as 2011, Sayyari had threatened to deploy warships off the Atlantic Coast of the United States.

...As The Diplomat previously reported, Iranian media outlets noted in August 2013 reports that Iran’s Navy “also plans to dispatch its 28th fleet to the Atlantic, Pacific or South Indian oceans in the near future.” ...

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: atlantic; iran; iranwarships
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1 posted on 01/21/2014 6:30:07 PM PST by BlackVeil
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To: BlackVeil

Remember, Americas to the west, Africa and Europe to the east. Try not to run aground.


2 posted on 01/21/2014 6:34:53 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: BlackVeil

“It has also participated extensively in the United Nations’ anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden”
Well, good for them.
Haven’t heard much about the anti-piracy operations.


3 posted on 01/21/2014 6:35:27 PM PST by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: BlackVeil

Clowns on parade, in a boat no less.


4 posted on 01/21/2014 6:39:27 PM PST by Fungi
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To: BlackVeil

High time for a mysterious accident at sea.

“He blowed up good!”


5 posted on 01/21/2014 6:40:08 PM PST by Ramius (Personally, I give us one chance in three. More tea anyone?)
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To: BlackVeil
Oh! ..so is Islamic Iran, going to "proclaim" the Atlantic Ocean
for Islam? ...don't laugh, they still claim Spain as theirs.

6 posted on 01/21/2014 6:40:21 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: BlackVeil
"...plans to dispatch its 28th fleet to the Atlantic, Pacific or South Indian oceans in the near future"..or Lake Michigan...

aided no doubt by the North Korean Space Administration.
7 posted on 01/21/2014 6:40:30 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: BlackVeil

History will record our failure to deal with Iran early as the cause for the 10s of millions of deaths caused by the Islamic World War.

Jimmy Carter, a man who supposedly knew his Bible (and presumably about some world religions) let the Shah be deposed so an Islamic religious zealot could be put in charge.

And successive presidents did little to stop them.

Now, in a “blunder” of galactic proportions, Barak Obama is diddling along and letting Iran get what they want. Nuclear Weapons.

The utter stupidity of the US policy toward Iran will be fatal.


8 posted on 01/21/2014 6:41:20 PM PST by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: BlackVeil

Wonder how close to DC they will get? HHmmmmm


9 posted on 01/21/2014 6:44:35 PM PST by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: BlackVeil

Did obastard call in Reggie to celebrate?


10 posted on 01/21/2014 6:45:26 PM PST by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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How do you get a nuke into Washington DC on commercial transportation?

You don’t. You get it there on an Iranian flagged warship and helicopter it in.


11 posted on 01/21/2014 6:47:22 PM PST by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: Bryan24

Caught your quote marks on “blunder.”

The thing I don’t get is that the Saudis bought obastard’s presidency. But now the Iranians are becoming powerful. Must be missing something, this does not line up. The Saudis and the Iranians hate each other (Sunni vs Shia).

Unless obastard snowed the Saudis? Just don’t know.


12 posted on 01/21/2014 6:51:05 PM PST by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: BlackVeil

Great! Now they can sink in deep water.


13 posted on 01/21/2014 6:51:20 PM PST by Chainmail (A simple rule of life: if you can be blamed, you're responsible.)
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To: Bryan24
History will record our failure to deal with Iran early as the cause for the 10s of millions of deaths caused by the Islamic World War.

Jimmy Carter, a man who supposedly knew his Bible (and presumably about some world religions) let the Shah be deposed so an Islamic religious zealot could be put in charge.

And successive presidents did little to stop them.

Now, in a “blunder” of galactic proportions, Barak Obama is diddling along and letting Iran get what they want. Nuclear Weapons.

The utter stupidity of the US policy toward Iran will be fatal.

Without going into all the obvious steps this is the beginning of the Iranians developing a sort of guerrilla ‘special weapons’ delivery organization. I suspect they are investigating EMP operations as a better giant killer than some small nuclear devices.

14 posted on 01/21/2014 6:52:45 PM PST by robowombat
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To: piytar

“Unless obastard snowed the Saudis? Just don’t know.”

Obama would never lie to anyone, would he?


15 posted on 01/21/2014 7:00:20 PM PST by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: robowombat
very, very likely..while 0'B@$t@$d diddles w/Reggie..
the Iranian Navy plan to emplace their EMP..
it's just another Pearl Harbor waiting to happen.

16 posted on 01/21/2014 7:05:09 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: BlackVeil

Looking over their edges won’t help them find those Virginia class lurkers though.


17 posted on 01/21/2014 7:06:05 PM PST by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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To: Bryan24

EXACTLY....wonder how the elites feel now?


18 posted on 01/21/2014 7:07:00 PM PST by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: robowombat

EXACTLY 2.


19 posted on 01/21/2014 7:08:00 PM PST by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: BlackVeil

Nice boat you’ve got there.

Wouldn’t want anything bad to happen to it...


20 posted on 01/21/2014 7:12:34 PM PST by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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