Skip to comments.Israel 'preparing massive strike on Iran'
Posted on 04/18/2009 4:08:14 PM PDT by kellynla
TEL AVIV, IsraelThe Israel Defense Forces is carrying out drills to practice for a possible massive aerial assault on Iran's nuclear facilities within days - or even hours - of being given the go-ahead by its new government, according to a report today in the Times of London.
"Israel wants to know that if its forces were given the green light they could strike at Iran in a matter of days, even hours. They are making preparations on every level for this eventuality. The message to Iran is that the threat is not just words," one unnamed senior defense official was quoted telling The Times.
The British newspaper quoted other unidentified defense sources explaining any Israeli attack on Iran would entail flying over Jordanian and Iraqi airspace, where U.S. forces have a strong presence.
Previous drills have included the use of F15 and F16 fighter jets, helicopters and refueling tankers, practicing bombing raids at long distances, according to the Times. Those drills took place last year, according to IDF sources speaking to WND.
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Of course, I do think that Russia could be bribed.
Counting this one, I think around 47 times.
Right and Obama is not up to it and never will be.
With what. Russia seems singularly uninterested in being part of a peaceful world economy.
O keeps distance = Green light
Russia has some huge problems with radical Islam.
Also, Israel has granted some legal protection to some fugitives from Russia.
There is enough there for a deal of some type, but Russia will want to appear neutral.
Launching the attack!!
Does anyone know where the nuclear facilities in Iran are located that Israel would want to take out?
Russian’s main interest is to drive up the price of oil.
I’d bet that Cheney didn’t think Israel could pull off Operation Opera.
My point exactly.
“Launching the attack?”
and I repeat “was that question directed at Israel or USA?”
Israel couldn’t have a better friend than a President Dick Cheney. If he has doubts I’d listen to him. That being said if anyone can pull this off it will be the Israelis. I wish them luck but don’t underestimate the Iranian’s ability to counterstrike. Syria, Lebanon and Gaza are wildcards that must be taken into account.
So messing up Iran would do that... a little.
Actually, I would hit all the Mosques at prayer time, at least those closest to the Nuke facilities.
But, I am just stuck in a Crusade mentality, I guess!
It's not like a real country we depend on for anything.
Got stuff made in Israel?
Got stocks or 401(K) in Israel?
Got a boat stored in Israel?
Let 'em go.
What is the headline??? Did you fall and hurt your head?
If they decide to do it,it will be in the few days on either side of the new moon. The next one is April 25 and after that the 24 of May. This release of information from Israel is probably meant to put pressure on Obama and to see if the Iranians will raise at least a partial white flag.
I hope so. Git ‘er done, Bibi.
(p.s., Bibi picture rule! It’s the original poster’s responsiblity.)