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Tehran Fears U.S. Attack [USS Eisenhower, Enterprise]
ADKNI ^ | 10/11/06 | freedom44

Posted on 10/11/2006 2:35:42 PM PDT by freedom44

Tehran, 11 Oct. (AKI) - Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has held an emergency meeting after reports that US nuclear powered aircraft carrier Eisenhower was moving towards the Persian Gulf. Khamenei met on Tuesday night with Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, former president Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani and, the head of the Iranian army and the revolutionary guards corps Pasdaran, Hassan Khomeini, grandson of the founder of the Islamic Republic, along with advisors to Khamenei.

During the talks, Iranian online daily Roozonline reports, participants discussed the possibility of a US military attack and the consequences of potential sanctions on Iran.

According to Roozonline, Khamenei stressed the need to present a united Iranian front to the international community.

The Eisenhower is expected to reach the Persian Gulf on 21 October while another US aircraft carrier, the Enterprise, will also be allegedly close to the Iranian coasts. The Enterprise was employed in 2001 by the United States to bomb Afghanistan after the September 11 terror attacks on the US.

According to Baztab, a website controlled by the Pasdaran, "the United States is gaining positions in the sea and countries close to Iran in case the Pentagon wants to launch an attack on the Islamic Republic."

According to Baztab, the US has already drafted a plan to attack Iranian nuclear plants and its military installations by sea and air.

US president has not ruled out the possibility of a military attack against Iran if it continues to pursue its nuclear programme which it fears is aimed at building nuclear weapons. Washington is currently pressing the Security Council to impose sanctions on Iran for its repeated refusal to halt sensitive nuclear work.

Baztab also said that "if the presence of US navy ships in the Persian Gulf turned into a real threat for the Islamic Republic then the region's oil pipeline would explode, as would mines in the Hormuz Strait (a key shipping route for oil) when oil tankers pass through so as to make the price of oil double or triple."

Iran is the world's fourth largest crude oil producer.


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1 posted on 10/11/2006 2:35:42 PM PDT by freedom44
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To: freedom44

Settle down little man, when its time for you to worry it will be too late.


2 posted on 10/11/2006 2:36:44 PM PDT by samadams2000 (Somebody important make....THE CALL!)
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To: freedom44

When it's their time, they won't know until the bombs start falling.


3 posted on 10/11/2006 2:40:01 PM PDT by GOP_Party_Animal
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To: freedom44
USS Eisenhower Deploys for Middle east
4 posted on 10/11/2006 2:40:21 PM PDT by markedmannerf ("Putting a Mark on the Manner of Liberals" http://www.markedmanner.blogspot.com)
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To: freedom44

Be afraid, Ahmanutjob, be very afraid.


5 posted on 10/11/2006 2:41:06 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: freedom44
Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has held an emergency meeting after reports that US nuclear powered aircraft carrier Eisenhower was moving towards the Persian Gulf.

Those durn reporters never dig deep enough to get to the real news. What everybody other than the reporter is wondering is whether Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei required a change of underwear after reports that US nuclear powered aircraft carrier Eisenhower was moving towards the Persian Gulf.

6 posted on 10/11/2006 2:42:02 PM PDT by The Electrician ("Government is the only enterprise in the world which expands in size when its failures increase.")
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To: freedom44

Hit it


7 posted on 10/11/2006 2:42:06 PM PDT by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: samadams2000

Is this true, and is it routine for these 2 carriers to be there?

Thanks!


8 posted on 10/11/2006 2:42:20 PM PDT by roses of sharon
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To: freedom44
Iranian online daily Roozonline

The Iranian DUmmies?

9 posted on 10/11/2006 2:42:27 PM PDT by neodad (USS Vincennes (CG-49) Freedom's Fortress)
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To: freedom44

If the Big E and the Little E (not Earnhardt junior) are in the Gulf, then I guess Ammacrazyman will have to just behave himself, wont he?


10 posted on 10/11/2006 2:42:59 PM PDT by Pukin Dog (Being a Liberal is just a coping mechanism for low self esteem and/or bad parenting.)
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To: freedom44

They should fear us. We need to do psyop crap and shake em up.


11 posted on 10/11/2006 2:43:32 PM PDT by shankbear (Al-Qaeda grew while Monica blew)
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To: roses of sharon

Not routine, but not uncommon if one carrier is arriving and one is outchopping.


12 posted on 10/11/2006 2:43:47 PM PDT by neodad (USS Vincennes (CG-49) Freedom's Fortress)
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To: freedom44
LOL! They think they may be an October surprise".
13 posted on 10/11/2006 2:43:51 PM PDT by mrsmith
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To: freedom44

I wasted 7 months of my life because of that POS coutry(Iran) for Nov 1980 until June 1981(hostage "crisis"(Carter Cluster F*CK)). I HATE IRAN and LEBANON(I wasted time there in 1982 and 1983-84) too! On USS INDEPENDENCE CV-62


14 posted on 10/11/2006 2:44:00 PM PDT by US Navy guy
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To: GOP_Party_Animal

15 posted on 10/11/2006 2:44:00 PM PDT by Diogenesis (Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum)
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To: freedom44

LOL...a little show of power...makes those big mouths sh*t in their pants.


16 posted on 10/11/2006 2:44:42 PM PDT by shield (A wise man's heart is at his RIGHT hand; but a fool's heart at his LEFT. Ecc 10:2)
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To: freedom44

They'll get quiet now, we'll hear a lot less braying and chest-thumping.


17 posted on 10/11/2006 2:45:06 PM PDT by Spirochete
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To: freedom44
"Tehran Fears Attack"

As well they should.

18 posted on 10/11/2006 2:45:45 PM PDT by gorush (Exterminate the Moops!)
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To: freedom44
Ok, ok, now I know watching CNN, it's hard to believe, but honestly, we're not there to grab oil. So threatening to blow up the fields, pipelines and mine the gulf means very little to us.

Now, as to the possibility of attack, just keep an eye out the window. If you see a CNN reporter on a nearby building wearing a bulletproof vest and a helmet, you should immediately put your head between your knees. Until that happens, feel free to insult us.
19 posted on 10/11/2006 2:48:37 PM PDT by kingu (No, I don't use sarcasm tags - it confuses people.)
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To: freedom44

Appears we might be fixing to end up facing just one North Korea, instead of TWO...


20 posted on 10/11/2006 2:48:54 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: freedom44

I thought they said they weren't afraid of us!


21 posted on 10/11/2006 2:50:44 PM PDT by airborne (Show me your friends and I'll show you your future.)
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To: Spirochete

Now its time to send a couple of Nuke Subs to sit off N. Korea. Ops4


22 posted on 10/11/2006 2:50:52 PM PDT by OPS4 (Ops4 God Bless America!)
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To: freedom44

They shouldn't worry about an attack plan...I mean, the NY Times hasn't even printed it yet.


23 posted on 10/11/2006 2:52:44 PM PDT by Lekker 1 (("...the world will be...eleven degrees colder by the year 2000" -- K. Watt, Earth Day, 1970)
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To: US Navy guy

Thank you for your service.


24 posted on 10/11/2006 2:56:43 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: freedom44
Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei

Hey, #1 nut job.....

BOO!

Actually, the guy does need to be concerned.

After all, GWB went into Iraq for the oil, and Iran has even more of the stuff.

We're coming, nut job!

and GWB says.......

ALL YOUR OIL ARE BELONG TO US!

25 posted on 10/11/2006 2:56:48 PM PDT by LasVegasMac (Islam........not fit for human consumption.)
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To: kingu

Isn't it funny that the way the Iranians are going to scare us is by blowing up their own oil fields.

We should announce tomorrow that we plan on drilling ANWR and screw the environmentalists. Say that the world cannot be held hostage by a crazy Iranian.

Let the left protest.


26 posted on 10/11/2006 2:57:00 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz
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To: NEMDF

NO problem I would do it again in a heartbeat.


28 posted on 10/11/2006 2:57:58 PM PDT by US Navy guy
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To: airborne

If they're so afraid, why don't they strap a bomb on themselves and swim on out.


29 posted on 10/11/2006 2:58:22 PM PDT by Darteaus94025
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To: Psychotronic Weapon

Will be soon enough.


30 posted on 10/11/2006 2:59:01 PM PDT by Darteaus94025
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To: OPS4
Now its time to send a couple of Nuke Subs to sit off N. Korea.

A sub is too stealthy, you need high profile muscle-flexing like a carrier group or two. Makes tyrants shut up, which is probably why the big E is near Iran. It'll keep them quiet and out of the headlines in the runup to the elections.

31 posted on 10/11/2006 2:59:39 PM PDT by Spirochete
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To: freedom44

32 posted on 10/11/2006 3:01:44 PM PDT by diverteach
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To: dfwgator

he is not important. the mullahs are the ones running the place. all of them have to be killed


33 posted on 10/11/2006 3:02:03 PM PDT by camas
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To: OPS4

How do you know they aren't already there????? Hey Lil Kim we have a present for you.


34 posted on 10/11/2006 3:02:48 PM PDT by mad_as_he$$ (Never corner anything meaner than you. NSDQ)
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To: freedom44
Hmmm... Wonder if it has anything to do with that rebel ayatollah getting arrested the other day.

Maybe the US expects a little unrest and wants a few resources close by.

35 posted on 10/11/2006 3:05:39 PM PDT by toast
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To: freedom44

I don't have a beef with the Iranian people per se, but it sure would swell my heart with pride to put a cruise missle right up Ayatollah Khamenei's poopshute.


36 posted on 10/11/2006 3:05:42 PM PDT by reagan_fanatic (The fool hath said in his heart, there is no God." (Psalm 53:1))
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To: roses of sharon

Its a simple rotation of carrier battle groups.. now if they keep the existing carrier battle group in place, be afraid Ahmadenutjob, be very afraid...


37 posted on 10/11/2006 3:05:51 PM PDT by Schwaeky (Welcome to America--Now speak English or LEAVE!)
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To: airborne
I thought they said they weren't afraid of us!
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They aren't afraid of us when we're far away.

That changes when we get close.
38 posted on 10/11/2006 3:06:02 PM PDT by Cheburashka (World's only Spatula City certified spatula repair and maintenance specialist!!!)
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To: OPS4

Subs are not for diplomacy.

Subs are for when diplomacy is over.

Carriers make wonderful diplomatic statements.

The sight of a carrier on the horizon is a clear message to some tin-horn dictator that his time is ALMOST up.


39 posted on 10/11/2006 3:06:20 PM PDT by Pukin Dog (Being a Liberal is just a coping mechanism for low self esteem and/or bad parenting.)
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To: dfwgator

I wonder how the high holy mussies say "kiss your @ss, goodbye"???


40 posted on 10/11/2006 3:06:26 PM PDT by newcthem (Brought to you by the INFIDEL PARTY)
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To: gaijin

Makes sense, defeat Iran first...


41 posted on 10/11/2006 3:07:52 PM PDT by Schwaeky (Welcome to America--Now speak English or LEAVE!)
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To: Psychotronic Weapon

Because these nut-jobs are not civilized enough to operate a squirt-gun let alone a nuc.


43 posted on 10/11/2006 3:08:43 PM PDT by newcthem (Brought to you by the INFIDEL PARTY)
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To: Cheburashka
That changes when we get close.

So let's get up close and personal!

44 posted on 10/11/2006 3:09:10 PM PDT by airborne (Show me your friends and I'll show you your future.)
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To: US Navy guy

Yeah, both Theocratic Iran and a nuclear-armed North Korea owe a big thanks to that scumbag Carter.


45 posted on 10/11/2006 3:11:06 PM PDT by SIDENET (I like liberals...they taste like CHICKEN.)
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To: OPS4
Now its time to send a couple of Nuke Subs to sit off N. Korea.

Huh? SSBNs or SSNs? And what good would that do?

46 posted on 10/11/2006 3:12:11 PM PDT by xrp (Fox News Channel: MISSING WHITE GIRL NETWORK)
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To: freedom44
Isn't it curious that just a few weeks ago we were assured by the Iranians they had developed these amazingly accurate and powerful anti-ship missiles? Why are they so worried about just two easy-to-sink US carriers, loaded with easy-to-shoot-down US attack aircraft, flow by infidels of all people?
47 posted on 10/11/2006 3:15:26 PM PDT by theBuckwheat
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To: freedom44
I might mention that an aircraft carrier is accompanied by several destroyers, cruisers, and submarines, it is called "Battle Group".

And the Battle Group Eisenhower has more firepower than all the World War II combined!

Yes, that tinhorn dictator should be aware of this, and a few or more changes of underwears would be desirable.

We are slow to anger but when we do get mad, the tinhorn dictator is GONE!

48 posted on 10/11/2006 3:16:18 PM PDT by Sen Jack S. Fogbound
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To: Psychotronic Weapon

ARE YOU SERIOUS???? ARE YOU NUTS??? ARE YOU MUZZIE???????????


49 posted on 10/11/2006 3:16:32 PM PDT by LC HOGHEAD ("Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things evil and inhumANE)
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The sight of a carrier on the horizon is a clear message to some tin-horn dictator that his time is ALMOST up.

I doubt a carrier group would be in the area without a sub accompanying it.

50 posted on 10/11/2006 3:21:13 PM PDT by EGPWS (Lord help me be the conservative liberals fear I am.)
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