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ISRAEL DISCLOSES ITS NUCLEAR OPTION
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Posted on 11/03/2001 3:21:38 AM PST by CommiesOut

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1 posted on 11/03/2001 3:21:38 AM PST by CommiesOut
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To: madrussian; malarski; struwwelpeter; tonycavanagh; Askel5; GROUCHOTWO; Zviadist; kristinn...
Frogs are good?
2 posted on 11/03/2001 3:23:01 AM PST by CommiesOut
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To: CommiesOut
The Samson Option-- what is known about Israel's Nuclear Weapons?
3 posted on 11/03/2001 3:41:41 AM PST by backhoe
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To: CommiesOut
Is France helping Iran to develop nuclear bombs,too?
4 posted on 11/03/2001 4:18:30 AM PST by GROUCHOTWO
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To: GROUCHOTWO
If you've got the money honey, they'll sell you the bomb.
5 posted on 11/03/2001 4:22:52 AM PST by Republic of Texas
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To: CommiesOut
Frankly every nation should be encouraged to have nukes just as every person should carry a gun.

Makes you think twice about mistreating your neighbor.


BUMP

6 posted on 11/03/2001 4:43:11 AM PST by tm22721
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To: CommiesOut
The French will sell weapons to absolutely anyone. If you are underage, you can wait in the car while the French run inside the gun store and buy them for you.
7 posted on 11/03/2001 4:52:03 AM PST by struwwelpeter
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To: struwwelpeter
South Africa had the bomb, courtesy of the Israelis, then gave it up.
8 posted on 11/03/2001 5:12:10 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: tm22721
Frankly every nation should be encouraged to have nukes just as every person should carry a gun. Makes you think twice about mistreating your neighbor.

I'm against the carrying of guns by irresponsible small children or the criminally insane.

And when you think about it, many nations qualify...

So perhaps your nuclear policy needs some work.

9 posted on 11/03/2001 8:05:30 AM PST by Dan Day
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To: CommiesOut
"The screening of the documentary comes amid Israel's quiet debate on increasing its nuclear deterrence in face of Iran's development of atomic weapons."

Whoooooaaa!!!

Since when did Iran develope nukes??!?!?!

10 posted on 11/03/2001 8:15:54 AM PST by The Magical Mischief Tour
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To: CommiesOut
Most Frenchmen would sell their own mothers, but most "Johns" are looking for younger whores!
11 posted on 11/03/2001 8:22:24 AM PST by bulldog905
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To: CommiesOut
Lets nuke a billion Muslims to make it safe for 3 million Jews to occupy Palestine.
12 posted on 11/03/2001 8:25:26 AM PST by Uprise
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To: Uprise
Yeah.
13 posted on 11/03/2001 8:30:31 AM PST by Patria One
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To: CommiesOut
I believe many UAIF's (un-American Israel-firsters) were threatening a Nuclear Holocaust if America dares "abandon" their best "ally".
14 posted on 11/03/2001 8:55:49 AM PST by madrussian
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To: madrussian
THE PALM BEACH POST SUNDAY OCTOBER 20, 1991

Book claims Israel's nuclear arsenal on alert in Gulf War

New York Times News Service

WASHINGTON -- A new book says Israel has a nuclear arsenal far larger than previously suspected by the U.S. government and that it was on full alert during the Gulf War.

The book, The Samson Option by Seymour Hersh, an investigative reporter, says the Israelis have gone to full nuclear alert -- meaning missiles have been wheeled out of silos and put on launchers -- three times, twice during the 1973 war and once this year, while Israel was under missile attack from Iraq. The book further asserts that a principal potential target for the arms has been the Soviet Union.

In those cases, the book says, the targets would, have been the Arab nations that were threatening Israel.

But, quoting Israeli and American officials who discussed the matter with the Israelis, Hersh says Israel's central strategic doctrine during the 1970s and much of the 1980s was that the Soviet Union should know that it was under the threat of Israeli nuclear attack.

Hersh says Israel used U.S. reconnaissance-satellite photos and other intelligence data -- some obtained openly and some illegally -- to target Soviet cities.

Israel never has acknowledged that it possesses nuclear weapons, though the United States and other governments have long maintained that Israel has a substantial stockpile of nuclear arms. The Israeli government's general response to the allegations in Hersh's book was to restate the formulation it always offers when asked about its nuclear program.

"Israel is not going to be the first to introduce nuclear arms in the Middle East," said Danny Naveh, the Defense Ministry spokesman.

In interviews, officials and experts in the United States corroborated some of Hersh's findings but disputed some others.

Hersh was a reporter for The New York Times from 1972 to 1979. He left the paper to write books but has come back to The Times twice as a contract employee.

Hersh also asserts in his book, scheduled to be published today, that:

Late in President Eisenhower's second term, intelligence officials ordered Gary Powers and other U-2 pilots to carry out surveillance flights over the site where Israel was building its nuclear reactor, at Dimona in the eastern Negev.

In the 1950s and 60s, the French government sent hundreds of scientists and engineers to help the Israelis design and build their underground nuclear compound -- assistance that was far greater than U.S. analysis had thought.

Israel first went an nuclear alert early in the 1973 war, When Israel's leaders were convinced that the nation might be overrun within days. Hersh says the Israelis "blackmailed" the United States, in essence - threatening that they would have to use their nuclear weapons if President Nixon did not immediately supply replacements for aircraft and ammunition expended in the war.

15 posted on 11/03/2001 9:02:20 AM PST by Patria One
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To: Uprise
"Lets nuke a billion Muslims to make it safe for 3 million Jews to occupy Palestine". No. Lets nuke the muslims to make it safe for 3 million jews to live in peace in land of Israel. THEIR LAND.
16 posted on 11/03/2001 9:08:09 AM PST by gedeon3
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To: Uprise
"Lets nuke a billion Muslims to make it safe for 3 million Jews to occupy Palestine."

I believe that you would get a lot of support for this viewpoint.

17 posted on 11/03/2001 9:08:13 AM PST by Don Myers
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To: madrussian
"I believe many UAIF's (un-American Israel-firsters) were threatening a Nuclear Holocaust if America dares "abandon" their best "ally"."

You think your "UAIFs" have the bomb, but do they have a delivery system? Paranoia is such a wonderful condition.

18 posted on 11/03/2001 9:10:54 AM PST by Don Myers
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To: Patria One
What is Iarael's nuclear capability?
19 posted on 11/03/2001 9:12:08 AM PST by Don Myers
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To: Don Myers
THE THING WRONG WITH THE STATEMENT MADE BY THIS ANTI-SEMITE, TERRORIST LOVER, IS THAT THE JEWS DO NOT OCCUPY THE LAND OF ISRAEL, BUT IT BELONGS TO THEM; NOT TO THE ARABS.
20 posted on 11/03/2001 9:12:49 AM PST by gedeon3
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To: Patria One
Lets nuke a billion Muslims to make it safe for 3 million Jews to occupy Palestine

There is NO Palestine, there never has been a Palestine and at the rate they are going, there NEVER WILL BE a Palestine. Israel is occupying territory it took in the 6-day war, they have no reason nor need to leave it, unless of course they agree to the palestinian terrorist demands, one of which is the TOTAL destruction of Israel.

And to act surprised that Israel has nukes is ridiculous, if Saddam had launched any type of NBC weapon at Israel, he would have gotten full scale response from them, and there would have been no way we could have stopped them.

The Middle East Countries know that Israel has nuclear weapons or would have gone after them long ago together, but they know that if they actually attack Israel outright, and Israel starts to lose, EVERYONE will lose. Israel will use those nukes if it really came down to thier destruction or the enemies destruction. And can't say I blame them one little bit.
21 posted on 11/03/2001 9:14:07 AM PST by Aric2000
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To: Don Myers
Some say 200 nukes now.
22 posted on 11/03/2001 9:14:25 AM PST by Patria One
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To: tm22721
Every body have nukes...I don't think so, 9.11 we found out some boys in the hood are nuts.
23 posted on 11/03/2001 9:15:36 AM PST by CathyRyan
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To: Aric2000
There was no Israel either until 1948, but Palestine is mentioned by Shakespeare and Chaucer.

In 1903 at the Zionist Conference in Basel Switzerland the speakers, who were European and American Jews, constantly referred to "Palestine".

24 posted on 11/03/2001 9:19:31 AM PST by Patria One
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To: Aric2000
There is plenty of land in Jordan,Egypt, Syria etc. for the so called Palestinians to use as a "Palistian State"!
25 posted on 11/03/2001 9:20:05 AM PST by timestax
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To: gedeon3
Many people hate the Jews, but they seem to keep on ticking.
26 posted on 11/03/2001 9:21:23 AM PST by Don Myers
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To: Patria One
200 nukes is enough to do a good job on the Arabs and the Russians.
27 posted on 11/03/2001 9:22:03 AM PST by Don Myers
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To: Aric2000
There is plenty of land in Jordan,Egypt, Syria etc. for the so called Palestinians to use as a "Palistinian State"!

They just want to be close to the economically successful Israel, and at the same time, try to wipe them off the face of planet Earth..

28 posted on 11/03/2001 9:22:52 AM PST by timestax
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To: Don Myers
Of course. That's why extortion works.
29 posted on 11/03/2001 9:23:22 AM PST by Patria One
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To: Uprise
" Lets nuke a billion Muslims to make it safe for 3 million Jews to occupy Palestine. "

Since the 3 billion Muslims are West hating, Christian hating terrorists, I'm all for that. (Funny, I DIDN"T always feel this way, just since September)

30 posted on 11/03/2001 9:28:11 AM PST by Republic of Texas
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To: timestax
Actually, Jordan is THE Palistinian state.
31 posted on 11/03/2001 9:29:07 AM PST by Republic of Texas
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To: timestax
Israel is hardly economically successful. What can you be thinking of? Palestinians provide cheap labor and the US provides a tremendous amount of foreign aid since the early 1950s, but Israel doesn't have any natural resources and you must know that the tech sector and the tourism sector are both in the tank.
32 posted on 11/03/2001 9:32:29 AM PST by Patria One
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To: Republic of Texas
Actually, Jordan is THE Palistinian state. 31 posted on 11/3/01 10:29 AM Pacific by Republic of Texas

Well TELL Bush that!!

33 posted on 11/03/2001 9:32:59 AM PST by timestax
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To: Republic of Texas
Since the 3 billion Muslims are West hating, Christian hating terrorists, I'm all for that. (Funny, I DIDN"T always feel this way, just since September)

YOU READ MY MIND! BUMP THIS THOUGHT!

34 posted on 11/03/2001 9:33:35 AM PST by KLT
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To: Republic of Texas
Propaganda hasn't been wasted on you.
35 posted on 11/03/2001 9:33:41 AM PST by Patria One
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To: Patria One
I'll wait right here for you to detail the many, thousands of Mullahs who are preaching peace and harmony. To tell me the one country where Islam is a major force that DOESN'T suffer from Islamic terror groups or the imprisonment, torture, and murder of Christians.
One Islamic Democracy? (Can't have that, they'd be voted out of office)
The answer? None. Islamic countries are stifling dictatorships. Countries with large Islamic populations are ALL suffering from Islamic terror groups. (The US is the latest to be "welcomed" into this group)

Islam is about terror, enslavement and murder, and YOU will never convince me or MILLIONS of other Americans think otherwise. This is called unintended consequenses, and you and your Muslim buddies have just sh*t in your nest.

36 posted on 11/03/2001 9:45:50 AM PST by Republic of Texas
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To: timestax
We ALL need to get that message to Bush.
37 posted on 11/03/2001 9:46:38 AM PST by Republic of Texas
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To: Republic of Texas
Are you a Christian and have you ever lived in the Middle East?
38 posted on 11/03/2001 9:49:00 AM PST by Patria One
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To: Patria One
Yes and No.

Don't think for a second that either answer disqualifies me from comment here. Osama bin Laden has NEVER lived in the US. That doesn't stop him from labeling us "the Great Satan", or killing thousands of innocent people, because HE thinks we are bad. If it's so great over there, planes leave EVERY hour, I hear because of MUSLIM TERRORISTS prices are low now, just so you know.

39 posted on 11/03/2001 9:55:38 AM PST by Republic of Texas
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To: Patria One
p.s. I know that any *honest* answer you give to MY questions only confirms my previous posts, and I'm familiar with the tactic of answering a TOUGH question with a question.
40 posted on 11/03/2001 9:57:45 AM PST by Republic of Texas
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To: Uprise
I'd prefer a less messy option, but if you really think that's the only way a constitutional democracy can survive surrounded by terroristic despotisms, I'm there with you.
41 posted on 11/03/2001 9:58:17 AM PST by Abn1508
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To: Republic of Texas
Planes leave here every hour as well.

I just hope that educated Americans were less prone to propaganda efforts than the poor and ignorant Afghanis that OBL is jerking around.

42 posted on 11/03/2001 10:00:33 AM PST by Patria One
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To: Patria One
Israel would be a lot more sucessful economically if they didn't have to spend so much of their budget (approx 20%)on defence and security.
43 posted on 11/03/2001 10:03:53 AM PST by winslow
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To: winslow
Of course, but the israelis just bulldozed a Canadian financed water management project at Rafah in the Gaza Strip and cut that water source for the Palestians there in the occupied territory. Happened today.
44 posted on 11/03/2001 10:07:35 AM PST by Patria One
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To: Patria One
The only propaganda I have fallen victim to, is what happened on 9/11. Before that I believed Islam was a peaceful sister religion to Christianity, and that the problems in the M.E. were land problems.

I will never again believe that Islam is peaceful. It is a demon religion that must be destroyed. Why, because if we don't, IT will destroy us.

And yes, I know Muslims are instructed to lie to infidels, to lure us into a false sense of security until you become strong enough to conquer us, of course.

45 posted on 11/03/2001 10:09:01 AM PST by Republic of Texas
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To: Dan Day
I'm against the carrying of guns by irresponsible small children or the criminally insane.

How do you feel about the carrying of guns by irresponsible tall children or the legally insane?

46 posted on 11/03/2001 10:09:51 AM PST by Jack Barbara
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To: Patria One
Good for the Israelis. Hope they do another one tommorrow. Keep me posted, won't you?
47 posted on 11/03/2001 10:10:04 AM PST by Republic of Texas
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To: Republic of Texas
"I know Muslims are instructed to lie to infidels,"

Oh yeah and the same thing has ben said about the Jews. It was crummy then and its crummy now, but that's how propaganda works.

48 posted on 11/03/2001 10:13:35 AM PST by Patria One
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To: gedeon3
"THE THING WRONG WITH THE STATEMENT MADE BY THIS ANTI-SEMITE, TERRORIST LOVER, IS THAT THE JEWS DO NOT OCCUPY THE LAND OF ISRAEL, BUT IT BELONGS TO THEM; NOT TO THE ARABS.

You mean like America belongs to Native American Indians?

49 posted on 11/03/2001 10:17:49 AM PST by hove
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To: Patria One
I've been searching news sites for that story and haven't found it yet. Can you please post a link?
50 posted on 11/03/2001 10:18:25 AM PST by winslow
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