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  • Is the Obama Administration using the threat of Iran to blackmail Israel? (Obama doing it again)

    03/05/2012 5:34:29 PM PST · by Evil Slayer · 14 replies
    Jerusalem Prayer Team ^ | 3/5/12 | Mike Evans
    I am in Washington D.C. with top Israeli leaders. In a few hours, I will be in a meeting with the Prime Minister. As I write, the meeting between President Obama and my old friend Benjamin Netanyahu is still going on. Mr. Obama is desperately attempting to persuade Israel not to attack Iran before the U.S. elections this November. The threat posed to Israel by an atomic Iran is no secret. The radical Islamists have made it more than clear that they want to see Israel “wiped off the map.” Israel must take action soon, or Iran will pass into...
  • Iranian Web Site Urges Pre-Emptive Strike Against Israel

    03/05/2012 3:41:39 PM PST · by mulder1 · 15 replies
    Al-Monitor ^ | Feb 22, 2012 | Shaul Bakhash
    A website linked to a prominent Iranian parliamentarian has posted an article that calls on the government to launch military strikes to destroy Israel and to annihilate its population.
  • Powerful video documents Obama's 'friendship' toward Israel

    03/05/2012 3:12:43 PM PST · by Former Fetus · 5 replies
    The 30-minute report offered here documents Obama in his own words and actions. It will likely be dismissed as "right-wing propaganda". But any voter who will watch it with an open-mind will be swayed
  • Netanyahu: Israel will act alone on Iran if necessary

    03/05/2012 1:48:55 PM PST · by Marguerite · 19 replies · 1+ views
    McClatchy ^ | March 5, 2012 | Lesley Clark
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insisted that Israel must remain “the master of its fate” as President Barack Obama urged restraint in dealing with Iran’s nuclear aspirations. “That's the very purpose of the Jewish state -- to restore to the Jewish people control over our destiny. And that's why my supreme responsibility as prime minister of Israel is to ensure that Israel remains the master of its fate.” Iran insists that its nuclear program is for peaceful energy purposes, but most outside analysts believe it’s aimed at developing nuclear weapons capacity. Still, U.S. intelligence officials don’t think Iran’s program is...
  • Netanyahu to Obama: Israel ‘reserves the right’ to strike

    03/05/2012 12:54:46 PM PST · by bkopto · 12 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | March 5, 2012 | Adam Kredo
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told President Obama that Israel would decide for itself whether to strike Iran. “My supreme responsibility as prime minister of Israel is to ensure that Israel remains the master of its fate,” Netanyahu told Obama. In a sit-down earlier today with the president in the Oval Office, Netanyahu pushed back against the administration’s repeated attempts to dissuade Israel from attacking Iran. “Israel must reserve the right to defend itself and after all, that’s the very purpose of the Jewish state to, restore to the Jewish people control of our destiny,” said Netanyahu, who is meeting...
  • Likud politicians mock Obama AIPAC speech

    03/05/2012 10:48:24 AM PST · by Qbert · 7 replies
    Jpost.com ^ | 3/4/2012 | GIL HOFFMAN
    Israeli reactions to US President Barack Obama’s speech at the AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington on Sunday were divided along party lines. Deputy Negev and Galilee Development Minister Ayoub Kara (Likud) criticized Obama for saying that too much bluster played into Iranian hands and suggesting that it led to higher gas prices. “There is a saying that it’s easier to watch a fire from far away,” Kara said. “We are facing an existential threat, not the US. If Israel doesn’t bluster, the US will also be in danger, because Iran’s missiles will reach them too. Israel is doing everything possible...
  • IAEA has "serious concerns" as Iran boosts nuclear work

    03/05/2012 10:43:34 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 12 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 3/5/12 | Fredrik Dahl - Reuters
    VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has tripled its monthly production of higher-grade enriched uranium and the U.N. nuclear watchdog has "serious concerns" about possible military dimensions to Tehran's atomic activities, the agency's chief said on Monday. As International Atomic Energy Agency head Yukiya Amano voiced his concerns at an IAEA meeting, U.S. President Barack Obama told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Washington "has Israel's back" and would not let Iran get nuclear arms. Amano told a news conference at the IAEA in Vienna there were indications of unspecified "activities" at an Iranian military site which his inspectors want to visit as...
  • SHIPPING CEO: Iran Could Send Oil To $440/Barrel

    03/05/2012 6:10:14 AM PST · by blam · 63 replies
    TBI ^ | 3-5-2012 | Gus Lubin
    SHIPPING CEO: Iran Could Send Oil To $440/Barrel Gus LubinMarch 5, 2012US Navy The scariest Iran scenario yet comes from Bob Bandos, CEO of marine logistics and services company GAC North America. Bandos tells Pierre Bertrand of the International Business Times: [T]ankers can haul 1.8 million barrels of oil a day through the strait. If that supply is choked off, the effect would be similar to the fuel shortages of the 1970s - but more extreme, Bandos said. "That would be nothing compared to this," Bandos said, who added the shortage would be global. If the 1973 embargo experience repeats...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem (3/5/12)[Prayer]

    03/05/2012 4:03:45 AM PST · by left that other site · 26 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 3/5/12 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem The Book Of Esther Chapter 3 Haman’s Plot to Destroy the Jews 1 After these events, King Xerxes honored Haman son of Hammedatha, the Agagite, elevating him and giving him a seat of honor higher than that of all the other nobles. 2 All the royal officials at the king’s gate knelt down and paid honor to Haman, for the king had commanded this concerning him. But Mordecai would not kneel down or pay him honor. 3 Then the royal officials at the king’s gate asked Mordecai, “Why do you disobey the king’s...
  • Arrow Weapon System Intercepts Target During Missile Defense Test

    03/05/2012 12:28:52 AM PST · by U-238 · 2 replies
    Defense Talk ^ | 3/4/2012 | US Missile Defense Agency
    The joint U.S.-Israel Arrow Weapon System successfully intercepted a ballistic target missile during a flight test conducted today. This test is part of the Arrow System Improvement Program (ASIP) and was conducted jointly by the Israel Missile Defense Organization and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency at the U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division-Pt. Mugu Sea Range. At 10:30 p.m. local time (Pacific Standard Time), the target missile was launched from a Mobile Launch Platform (MLP) off the coast of California, within the Pt. Mugu test range. The target was representative of potential ballistic missile threats facing Israel. The Arrow...
  • Exclusive Audio: Harvard Anti-Israel Conference: The Jewish People Does Not Exist

    03/04/2012 8:23:45 PM PST · by Nachum · 27 replies
    Big Peace ^ | 3/4/12 | Joel B. Pollack
    Anti-Israel activists who have gathered this weekend at Harvard University's "One State Conference" were told yesterday that the Jewish people do not exist. Prof. Susan M. Akram of Boston University's School of Law told the gathering that there is no legal basis for Jewish self-determination--at all: Israel’s claim of a state, on the basis of exclusive and discriminatory rights to Jews [sic], has never been juridically recognized. In other words, the concept of the Jewish people as a national entity with extraterritorial claims has never been recognized under international law. Similar denials of the Jewish people's existence and rights enabled...
  • Will Bibi break Obama?

    03/04/2012 6:12:10 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 48 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 3/4/12 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    The prime minister of Israel is angry with Barack Obama and is coming here to force a hardening of U.S. policy toward Iran. “Bibi” Netanyahu had his anger on display at a meeting in Israel with Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham. Ads by Google A 9mm is False Protection Discover What Survivalist Masters & The Army Don't Want You To Know www.CloseCombatTraining.comMcCain emerged saying he had never seen an Israeli prime minister “that unhappy.” “He was angry,” said McCain. “I’ve never seen U.S.-Israel relations at this point.” “The Israelis are unnerved,” said Graham. “They think the administration is sending...
  • Obama Rewrites His Record on Israel

    03/04/2012 10:53:16 AM PST · by yoe · 10 replies · 1+ views
    PJMedia ^ | March 3, 2012 | Anne Bayefsky
    On the eve of a meeting between President Obama and Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the president has orchestrated the publication of his most revealing interview yet on the state of relations between the two countries. Instead of bolstering his pro-Israel image, however, the interview is proof-positive of his dangerous animus towards the Jewish state and its elected leaders. The interview with The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg took place earlier this week but was released only today. In it, the president exasperatedly asked: “Why is it that despite me never failing to support Israel on every single problem that they’ve had...
  • Breaking: Israel shelves Iran military option

    03/04/2012 11:15:53 AM PST · by illiac · 27 replies
    WND ^ | 3/4/12 | Stewart Vogel
    NEW YORK – Ron Prosor, Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations says Jerusalem believes diplomacy is the preferred course to resolve the current nuclear standoff with Iran. “We should really pursue and focus on the sanctions and the diplomatic elements in trying to bring the regime in Tehran to reassess the way they want to go forward,” explained the Israeli diplomat. The emphasis on the diplomatic option would appear to be a shift toward the position of the Obama administration which has stressed stepping up the diplomatic and economic pressure on the regime of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. “We are...
  • Horrible… Obama Tells AIPAC He Supported Israel After Gaza Flotilla Interception …(Not True)

    03/04/2012 9:48:50 AM PST · by Nachum · 24 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 3/4/12 | Jim Hoft
    This was the winning photo of the year in Turkey in 2010 – a battered and bloody Israeli soldier aboard the Mavi Marmara. Nine people were killed onboard the Gaza-bound Turkish ship after IDF troops who raided it encountered violent resistance by “peace activists” armed with an assortment of weapons. The “peace activists” threw stun grenades and beat the Israeli soldiers with pipes and chains. In August 2011 the Obama Administration warned Israel to apologize to Turkey over its bloody interception of a Gaza aid flotilla in 2010, or risk strained ties with Washington. There were also reports that Barack...
  • ESPN erases Israel from its list of countries served

    03/04/2012 8:13:08 AM PST · by idov · 31 replies
    ESPN America ^ | March 4, 2012 | idov
    ESPN erases Israel from its list of countries served ESPN America supplies programs to much of the world. I wanted to check the Israel schedule and to my surprise they don’t list Israel in their roster of countries served. Rather they have something called Palestine in there instead. Since when is Palestine a country? Maybe I’m wrong but I don’t think the Palestinian Authority has a cable or satellite service of its own. I know their hotels feed in from the Israeli companies. People may have satellite dishes but I don’t think the Authority has the infrastructure to bring in...
  • Anonymous Takes Down AIPAC [pro-Israel lobby group's conference began today-Obama to speak]

    03/04/2012 7:50:31 AM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 24 replies
    AGONIST..ORG ^ | 3/4/12 | staff
    Breaking: at 9a.m. CT today, the hacker collective Anonymous announced it had taken down the AIPAC website. The pro-Israel lobby group's conference began today. President Obama will speak at the conference this morning, where he's already under fire for being seen to be weak on confronting Iran and on supporting Israel's hardline leader. Republicans are hoping to make electoral hay at AIPAC and look to split as much as possible of the Jewish vote away from the president. Significantly, Obama's warm-up act this morning was Liz Cheney. Guardian correspondent Chris McGreal tweets: Applause for Liz Cheney at Aipac when she...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(3/4/12)[Prayer]

    03/04/2012 4:34:01 AM PST · by left that other site · 32 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 3/4/12 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem The Book Of Esther Chapter 2 Esther Becomes Queen 1. After these things, when the wrath of King Ahasuerus subsided, he remembered Vashti, what she had done, and what had been decreed against her. 2 Then the king’s servants who attended him said: “Let beautiful young virgins be sought for the king; 3 and let the king appoint officers in all the provinces of his kingdom, that they may gather all the beautiful young virgins to Shushan the citadel, into the women’s quarters, under the custody of Hegai[a] the king’s eunuch, custodian of the women. And...
  • Israel delivers ultimatum to Barack Obama on Iran's nuclear plans

    03/04/2012 2:36:36 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 15 replies
    Telegraph - UK ^ | March 3, 2012 | Adrian Blomfield, in Jerusalem
    Their relationship, almost from the outset, has been frostier than not, a mutual antipathy palpable in many of their previous encounters. Two years ago, Barack Obama reportedly left Benjamin Netanyahu to kick his heels in a White House anteroom, a snub delivered to show the president's irritation over Israel's settlement policy in the West Bank. In May, the Israeli prime minister struck back, publicly scolding his purse-lipped host for the borders he proposed of a future Palestinian state. When the two men meet in Washington on Monday, Mr Obama will find his guest once more at his most combative. But...
  • Palestinians to present conditions for return to peace talks with Israel

    03/03/2012 8:09:08 PM PST · by Dogbert41 · 7 replies
    HAARETZ.COM ^ | 03/03/2012 | Haaretz
    The Palestinian Authority has set a number of conditions for the resumption of peace talks with Israel, Al Arabiya reported. The conditions reportedly include the acceptance by Israel of a two-state solution based on the 1967 borders, with the possibility of a limited land swap, and a complete halt of settlement construction, including in East Jerusalem. The conditions are also said to include the release of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails.
  • Sbarro terrorist: Israel hired mafia to kill me

    03/03/2012 7:45:26 PM PST · by Lattero · 12 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 03/04/2012 | Khaled Abu Toameh
    Ahlam Tamimi, the Palestinian woman who helped plan and launch the Sbarro suicide bombing in Jerusalem in 2001, claimed over the weekend that Israel asked the “Russian mafia” to kill her and other Palestinian prisoners who were released in the Gilad Schalit prisoner exchange agreement. Tamimi, who was released in October 2011 together with over 1,000 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for Schalit, told Al-Jazeera that the Mossad was planning to assassinate her and 40 other prisoners who were deported to Arab and Islamic countries. She did not provide further details of what she described as a “filthy plot.” Israel has...
  • Visa expired, but Israeli writer wants to stay back [Muslim-appeasing Terrorist Sympathiser]

    03/03/2012 5:33:05 PM PST · by James C. Bennett · 1 replies
    The Times of India ^ | March 3, 2012 | The Times of India
    KOCHI: Susan Nathan, the British-born Israeli writer who achieved fame through her book 'The Other Side of Israel', is continuing to stay in India despite her visa expiring as she wants to be in a war-free zone, her counsel submitted to the Kerala High Court. When the writer's petition challenging the deportation move came up for hearing on Friday before division bench of acting Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and Justice PR Ramachandra Menon, her counsel Manjeri Sunder Raj submitted that she was staying in India as she wanted to be in a "war-free zone" in the last years of her...
  • Full Video . . .Daylight: The Story of Obama and Israel

    03/03/2012 5:23:24 PM PST · by wtd · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | Mar. 3, 2012 | EmergCmteForIsrael
    Barack Obama ran for president as a pro-Israel candidate -- but his record tells a different story.
  • Obama: "I want to make sure we end before the call to prayer"

    03/03/2012 4:43:07 PM PST · by wtd · 26 replies
    Video trailer ^ | 03/03/2012 | self
    Drudge has a link to an article titled "NEW FILM BLASTS OBAMA'S RECORD ON ISRAEL..." posted at Foreign Policy Magazine. That article links to the trailer of this video: Daylight: The Story of Obama and IsraelFast Forward to the 0:57 mark and listen as Obama states: "I want to make sure we end before the call to prayer"
  • Police Stand By As Israel Advocacy Event Silenced

    03/03/2012 3:29:50 PM PST · by forty_years · 12 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 3/3/2012 | Rachel Hirshfeld
    As part of the initiative to improve Israel’s image on college campuses, the pro-Israel advocacy group StandWithUs (SWU) brought two Israelis to the University of California-Davis on Thursday night, in an event sponsored by Chabad. ... Ran and Ranya did not get very far before they were confronted by an extremely hostile and viciously anti-Israel crowd, who sought to dispel the event altogether. ...Others started yelling, “How many woman have you raped? How many children have you raped? You are a child molester.” ...“The heckling continued unabated for the next 15 minutes. The speaker did his best to continue, but...
  • U.S. Approves Wheat Sale to Iran Before Elections (also "not clear how Iran will pay for it")

    03/03/2012 9:41:11 AM PST · by Innovative · 19 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | March 3, 2012 | Shawn Humphrey
    The U.S. Agriculture Department sale of 120,000 tons of red winter wheat to Iran will be delivered by May 31. It is not clear how the country will pay for the wheat given monetary sanctions and it is not certain the Treasury Department approved the deal in advance, as required.
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(3/3/12)[Prayer]

    03/03/2012 4:16:38 AM PST · by left that other site · 41 replies · 2+ views
    The Holy Scriptures | 3/3/12 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem The Book Of Esther Chapter 1 The King Dethrones Queen Vashti 1. Now it came to pass in the days of Ahasuerus[a] (this was the Ahasuerus who reigned over one hundred and twenty-seven provinces, from India to Ethiopia), 2. in those days when King Ahasuerus sat on the throne of his kingdom, which was in Shushan[b] the citadel, 3. that in the third year of his reign he made a feast for all his officials and servants—the powers of Persia and Media, the nobles, and the princes of the provinces being before him—...
  • Netanyahu: Israel reserves the right to defend itself

    03/02/2012 12:45:15 PM PST · by Nachum · 12 replies
    jpost.com ^ | 3/2/12 | Reuters, by Staff
    Ottawa - In his first public comments on a North American visit that will include talks with US President Barack Obama, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said on Friday Israel reserved the right to defend itself against Iran. Netanyahu will meet with Obama on Monday to address growing differences over what Washington fears could be an Israeli attack on Iran's nuclear sites. (Snip) "As for Israel, like any sovereign country, we reserve the right to defend ourselves against a country that calls and works for our destruction," he told reporters in Ottawa at the start of a meeting with Canadian Prime
  • Obama to Iran and Israel: 'As President of the United States, I Don't Bluff'

    03/02/2012 5:44:05 AM PST · by ShadowAce · 44 replies · 188+ views
    The Atlantic ^ | 2 March 2012 | Jeffrey Goldberg
    Dismissing a strategy of "containment" as unworkable, the president tells me it's "unacceptable" for the Islamic Republic of Iran to have a nuclear weapon. At the White House on Monday, President Obama will seek to persuade the Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, to postpone whatever plans he may have to bomb Iran's nuclear facilities in the coming months. Obama will argue that under his leadership, the United States "has Israel's back," and that he will order the U.S. military to destroy Iran's nuclear program if economic sanctions fail to compel Tehran to shelve its nuclear ambitions. In the most extensive...
  • Israeli PM Demands Obama Commit To Military Action If Iran Sanctions Fail [Two Sides "Poles Apart"]

    03/01/2012 9:28:56 PM PST · by Steelfish · 20 replies · 34+ views
    Guardian (UK) ^ | March 01, 2012 | Chris McGreal
    Israeli PM Demands Obama Commit To Military Action If Iran Sanctions Fail Chris McGreal 1 March 2012 Israeli officials say that Binyamin Netanyahu is not happy with Obama's 'vague assertion' that all options are on the table in dealing with Iran. Israel is pressing Barack Obama for an explicit threat of military action against Iran if sanctions fail and Tehran's nuclear programme advances beyond specified "red lines". Binyamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, is expected to raise the issue at a White House meeting on Monday after weeks of intense diplomacy in which Obama has dispatched senior officials – including...
  • Obama seeks harmony with Israel over Iran attack plan (after Obama throws Israel under the bus)

    03/02/2012 3:26:48 AM PST · by tobyhill · 14 replies · 104+ views
    msnbc ^ | 3/2/2012 | msnbc
    Just days before what could be the most consequential meeting of U.S. and Israeli leaders in years, aides to President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are scrambling to bridge stark differences over what Washington fears could be an Israeli attack on Iran's nuclear sites. With tensions between Israel and Iran running sky high, U.S. officials and military analysts are growing concerned that Israel will launch a multi-phase air and missile attack that could trigger waves of retaliatory missile strikes from Tehran. That could quickly spiral into a regional conflict that would potentially force the U.S. to intervene to...
  • Reza Kahlili’s Opinion on How to Combat Iran Part Three

    04/16/2010 9:39:31 AM PDT · by nhungerford · 153+ views
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | 4/16/10 | Elise Cooper
    Do military servicemen and women have a First Amendment right to speak out on matters of public policy? That issue has been raised in a recent incident involving Marine Corps Sergeant Gary Stein. It’s an increasingly important question because new social media networking tools have empowered each and every individual with the tools of mass communication. As such, Sergeant Stein’s case is hardly unique. Nor will it be the last. Indeed, empowered with new 21st century communication technologies, more and more military members are speaking out and writing about contentious issues. They are doing so, moreover, in ways that conflict...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(3/2/12)[Prayer]

    03/02/2012 4:06:22 AM PST · by left that other site · 32 replies · 27+ views
    The Holy Scriptures | 3/2/12 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem The Book Of Ruth Chapter 4 The Marriage of Ruth 1. Now Boaz went up to the gate and sat down there, and behold, the close relative of whom Boaz spoke was passing by, so he said, "Turn aside, friend, sit down here." And he turned aside and sat down. 2. He took ten men of the elders of the city and said, "Sit down here." So they sat down. 3. Then he said to the closest relative, "Naomi, who has come back from the land of Moab, has to sell the piece...
  • Andrew Breitbart RIP

    03/01/2012 4:06:49 PM PST · by Ranald S. MacKenzie · 4 replies · 2+ views
    carolineglick.com ^ | March 1, 2012 | Caroline Glick
    I just read the horrible news that Andrew Breitbart has died. I send from Jerusalem my heartfelt condolences to his widow and children. I watched Andrew's speech at CPAC on YouTube and have to admit that I thought he didn't look well. He had put on some extra weight and to my eye seemed a bit short of breath. After watching, I found myself concerned that he may have a heart problem. And I was concerned. Because Andrew was the sort of person we can't afford to lose. He was an unapologetic political warrior. He was a conservative, American patriot...
  • Pentagon says it has prepared military for attack on Iran

    03/01/2012 11:54:32 AM PST · by VU4G10 · 35 replies · 38+ views
    israelhayom.com ^ | Thursday March 1, 2012 | Yoni Hirsch, Shlomo Cesana, Yori Yalon, Israel Hayom Staff and News Agencies
    Ahead of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Washington next week, U.S. warns it could join Israel in strike on Iran • Plans include attacking Revolutionary Guard, Iranian military bases • Netanyahu wants Obama to clearly define “red lines” for Iran.
  • Israel to Soon Test Next-generation Missile Defense System

    03/01/2012 10:29:12 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 4 replies · 4+ views
    Xinhua, China ^ | 2012-03-02
    Israel to Soon Test Next-generation Missile Defense System Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is ready to conduct the first test of the Arrow 3 missile defense system, the state-owned defense contractor announced in a statement released Thursday evening. "The initial trial of the advanced Arrow 3 will be performed in the near future to confirm the interceptor's effectiveness," Itzhak Kaya, head of the Arrow Missile Program at IAI, said in a military and aviation exhibition earlier Thursday near Tel Aviv, according to the statement. "A series of different tests will be run to establish the system's high level of reliability within...
  • On Israel And Iran

    03/01/2012 7:36:18 AM PST · by blam · 1 replies · 3+ views
    My Take On Financial Events ^ | 3-1-2012 | Bruce Krastering
    On Israel And IranMarch 1, 2012Bruce Krastering A very big question mark hanging over the global table is what the hell is going to happen between Iran and Israel. I spoke with a fellow in Europe I know who has an informed opinion. There were no secrets discussed, but his thoughts on some of the variables including Syria, bunker bombs and timing were interesting. Will Israel allow Iran to develop a nuke? Not a chance in hell. What is the “over - under on timing”? Certainly less than two years. Does Israel have the capacity to take out concrete hardened...
  • Fear grow of Israel-Iran missile shootout

    02/29/2012 10:45:25 PM PST · by U-238 · 15 replies · 1+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 2/29/2012 | Robert Windrem
    With tensions between Israel and Iran running sky high over the latter's nuclear program, U.S. officials and military analysts are growing increasingly concerned that Israel will launch a multi-phase air and missile attack that could trigger waves of retaliatory missile strikes from Tehran. Such a shootout could quickly spiral into a regional conflict that would potentially force the U.S. to intervene to protect its interests. The emerging consensus among current and former U.S. officials and other experts interviewed by NBC News is that that an Israeli attack would be a multi-faceted assault on key Iranian nuclear installations, involving strikes by...
  • Ron Paul Flyer Written In Arabic Outside Michigan Mosque Touts His Desire To Cut Aid To Israel…

    02/29/2012 6:18:59 PM PST · by Nachum · 14 replies
    weasel zippers ^ | 2/29/12 | zip
    In typical sleazebag fashion the English side of the flyer makes no mention of Israel. Via Big Peace: Ron Paul, who has consistently engaged in anti-Semitic nonsense over the course of the past few decades, has largely attempted to hide his anti-Semitism throughout his campaign. No longer. Ron Paul has issued this Arabic-language flyer outside the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn, Michigan [seen above].
  • Iran warns Azerbaijan over Israeli 'arms buy': reports

    02/29/2012 5:58:56 PM PST · by nuconvert · 5 replies
    Iran challenged Azerbaijan on Tuesday over $1.5 billion in arms it said were purchased from arch-foe Israel, state media reported, in a sign of further strains between the neighbouring countries. Azebaijan's ambassador to Tehran was called in to the foreign ministry to explain the weapons and to receive a warning that Israel must not be permitted to use Azerbaijan to stage "terrorist acts" against Iran. -excerpt- The reports came a week after police in Azerbaijan said they arrested an unspecified number of people linked to Iran and to the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah on suspicion of planning attacks in the...
  • Hezbollah says attack on Iran would set Middle East ablaze

    02/29/2012 3:06:52 PM PST · by Signalman · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | 2/29/2012 | Michael Stott, Samia Nakhoul
    (Reuters) - An Israeli attack on Iran's nuclear program would set the Middle East ablaze, possibly drag in the United States and unleash a conflict beyond the Jewish state's control, the deputy head of Lebanon's pro-Iranian Hezbollah movement said. World oil prices have risen to 10-month highs on escalating tensions between the West and Iran. The United States and Israel have not ruled out a military strike on Iran to halt its nuclear program, which Israel believes is intended to build atomic weapons and Tehran says is for producing energy. "America knows that if there is a war on Iran,...
  • Tripo to Israel

    02/29/2012 11:47:11 AM PST · by Vernon · 1 replies
    via e-mail | Copied - Source Unknown
    A Jewish businessman in Chicago decided to send his son to Israel to absorb some of the culture of the homeland. When the son returned, the father asked him to tell him about his trip. The son said, "Pop,I had a great time in Israel. By the way, I converted to Christianity." "Oy, vey,"said the father. "Vot haf I dun?" He decided to go ask his friend Jake what to do. Jake said, "Funny you should ask. I too sent my son to Israel, and he also came back a Christian. Perhaps we should go see the rabbi and ask...
  • 'Modesty Patrol lynched me'

    02/29/2012 9:26:49 AM PST · by Fyvush · 12 replies
    ynet news ^ | Feb. 29, 2012 | Yaron Doron
    A 70-year-old ultra-Orthodox woman found herself the target of a brutal religious hate crime on Monday night, when four thugs broke into her home and beat her up before leaving her handcuffed and bleeding.
  • 'Singapore assassination plot against (Israeli Defense Minister) Barak foiled' (Hezbollah-Iran)

    02/29/2012 7:17:24 AM PST · by C19fan · 1 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | February 29, 2012 | Yaakov Katz
    A plot to assassinate Defense Minister Ehud Barak was foiled by Singaporean authorities in cooperation with the Mossad, during his visit to the island country earlier this week, according to a Kuwaiti newspaper report. The report in Al Jarida, claimed that three members of a Hezbollah-Iranian terror cell were arrested by Singapore’s security agencies.
  • The Dual Prophecies of Iran

    02/29/2012 6:55:53 AM PST · by TruthInThoughtWordAndDeed · 11 replies
    Prophecy Depot ^ | February 21, 2012 | Bill Salus
    Welcome to part two of this study regarding Iran in Bible prophecy. Part one, called “Why Iran’s Absent from Psalm 83,” lodged logical explanations as to why Iran is not part of the Psalm 83 Arab – Israeli war. Part two provides logistical reasons by demonstrating that Iran seemingly faces a double jeopardy in the days to come. This entire study is taken from the commentary of Revelation Road, Hope Beyond the Horizon. Even though Iran appears to be absent from the climactic, concluding Arab-Israeli War, they are not excluded from two other significant end-time’s events. The one most widely...
  • Israeli ultra-Orthodox say they won’t be drafted (political crisis for Netanyahu?)

    02/29/2012 6:36:30 AM PST · by Colonel Kangaroo · 21 replies
    Boston.com ^ | 2-27-2012 | Amy Teibel, Associated Press
    Ultra-Orthodox parties inside Israel’s government say they will oppose any new law that would apply Israel’s compulsory military draft to ultra-Orthodox men — a stance that bodes ill for the stability of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s ruling coalition. Last week, Israel’s Supreme Court overturned a law that has helped tens of thousands of religious men avoid military service and pursue state-sponsored religious studies instead. The privilege has created widespread resentment among Israel’s secular majority and encouraged ultra-Orthodox men to become lifelong students, reducing their large families to living off state handouts.
  • Top Iran Official: Enemies Will Face 'Rainy Day' Weapons In Case Of Attack

    02/29/2012 5:23:56 AM PST · by edpc · 21 replies · 1+ views
    Haaretz ^ | 28 Feb 2012 | Haaretz
    Iran is prepared with hidden "rainy day" military capabilities it is saving for when it is attacked, Iranian Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi said on Tuesday, warning potential enemies of a "new environment" created by Iran's developing arms industry. Earlier Tuesday, a U.S. intelligence official familiar with the discussions between top Israeli officials and Pentagon counterparts said that Israel indicated it would not warn the U.S. if they decide to launch a pre-emptive strike against Iranian nuclear facilities.
  • WikiLeaks: Russia Gave Israel Iranian System's Codes

    02/29/2012 4:47:44 AM PST · by edpc · 12 replies · 1+ views
    YNet ^ | 29 Feb 2012 | YNet
    WikiLeaks has released an email exchange between employees of Stratfor, the US-based global intelligence company, which reveals Israel and Russia made a deal to swap access codes for defense and surveillance equipment. According to the leaked document, Israel gave Russia the "data link codes" for unmanned aerial vehicles that the Jewish state sold to Georgia, and in return, Russia gave Israel the codes for Tor-M1 missile defense systems that Russia sold Iran.
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(2/28/12)[Prayer]

    02/29/2012 4:20:18 AM PST · by left that other site · 26 replies · 1+ views
    The Holy Scriptures | 2/28/12 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem The Book Of Ruth Chapter 2 Ruth Gleans in Boaz' Field 1. Now Naomi had a kinsman of her husband, a man of great wealth, of the family of Elimelech, whose name was Boaz. 2. And Ruth the Moabitess said to Naomi, "Please let me go to the field and glean among the ears of grain after one in whose sight I may find favor." And she said to her, "Go, my daughter." 3. So she departed and went and gleaned in the field after the reapers; and she happened to come to...
  • Russia gave Israel Iranian system's codes

    02/29/2012 1:42:44 AM PST · by U-238 · 18 replies · 2+ views
    Ynet ^ | 2/28/2012 | Ynet
    WikiLeaks has released an email exchange between employees of Stratfor, the US-based global intelligence company, which reveals Israel and Russia made a deal to swap access codes for defense and surveillance equipment. According to the leaked document, Israel gave Russia the "data link codes" for unmanned aerial vehicles that the Jewish state sold to Georgia, and in return, Russia gave Israel the codes for Tor-M1 missile defense systems that Russia sold Iran. In a document by a Stratfor employee dated February 2009 she says that she had met with a "Mexican source/friend" who told her that Israel and Russia had...