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To: DoctorZIn
Iran's Successful Missile Test Puts Israel Within Range

Ha'aretz ^ | July 04, 2003 | Amir Oren
Posted on 07/03/2003 6:12 PM PDT by DoctorZIn [an Excerpt]

Iran has successfully tested a Shihab-3 missile, which has a range that can reach Israel. The launch last week was the most successful so far of the seven or eight tests of the missile over the last five years, and has increased worries in Washington - which spotted the test with its tracking mechanisms - and in Israel.

If the assessment proves to be true that the missile, which was launched from east to west, had an effective range beyond the 1,300-kilometer red line, meaning the range from western Iran to Israel, the Iranians could position the launching pads for the rocket deeper inside their country.

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39 posted on 07/03/2003 6:14:14 PM PDT by DoctorZIn (IranAzad... 6 days until July 9th)
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To: DoctorZIn
Thanks for the ping. Glad to see all the discussion. Thanks for posting the info on Coalition for Democracy in Iran. Very good. I wonder if Eala in the Seattle area might find out some info by contacting them?
40 posted on 07/03/2003 7:24:11 PM PDT by nuconvert
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To: DoctorZIn
What a scene.
43 posted on 07/03/2003 9:48:37 PM PDT by nuconvert
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