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2006-01-26 -Short Attention Span Theater-
Exploring Iran's Military Options
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Posted by Nimble Spemble 2006-01-26 17:25|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6476 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 Shut down their domestic refining capacity (best to stop the feedstock inputs and lay off the refineries)and hit the diesel and gasoline transportation infrastructure, esp at the dock or further inland on pipeline pumping stations and electric power substations. Do that and the whole shebang comes to a fairly rapid halt---------and you have the MMs and their lackeys by the nuts.

Game could be over rather quickly. Still have to hit the military targets, though.
Posted by Alaska Paul">Alaska Paul  2006-01-26 18:05||   2006-01-26 18:05|| Front Page Top

#2 Still have to hit the military targets, though.

Awww, too bad.
Posted by Nimble Spemble 2006-01-26 18:06||   2006-01-26 18:06|| Front Page Top

#3 This is from the overview of the armed forces:

The armed forces include an estimated 260,000 soldiers and officers. Most are conscripts and an estimated thousand are professional soldiers.

That can't be right, can it? Only 1000 pros in a 260K army?
Posted by Chinter Flarong9283 2006-01-26 18:08||   2006-01-26 18:08|| Front Page Top

#4 It would be a terrible shame if an industrial accident happened to destroy their biggest refinery in the next few weeks.

This is the most uplifting article of the week. Maybe there is a way through this.
Posted by Jake-the-Peg 2006-01-26 18:30||   2006-01-26 18:30|| Front Page Top

#5 The way to get at a Mad Mullah's heart is through his refinery, so to speak.
Posted by Alaska Paul">Alaska Paul  2006-01-26 18:44||   2006-01-26 18:44|| Front Page Top

#6 is important to note that President Mahmoud Ahamdinejad and extremist leaders in the Basij forces, the Revolutionary Guards and the security services, especially supporters of Sheikh Mohammed Taqi Mosbah Yazdi, the president's spiritual guide, support a military attack, with some even calling for pre-emptive strikes.

An officer in the Jerusalem Corps said, "We should to carry out a hundred suicide operations, simultaneously, and aim a hundred missiles against Israel and the US bases in Qatar and Iraq, as well as a number of oil and economic installations in the region, prior to being attacked. In this manner, we will paralyze the American forces and their allies. If Washington were to attack us afterwards, we can incite a hundred popular uprisings in Muslim countries."

That's right, shitbags: piss off everyone in sight, and give us an excuse to give you the full rabid-dog treatment.

Jeez, these idiots are CRAZY.

Posted by Dave D.">Dave D.  2006-01-26 18:59||   2006-01-26 18:59|| Front Page Top

#7 I love this little Jewel here::

"Volunteers from Arab and Muslim countries receive military and ideological training in camps overseen by the Revolutionary Guards"

The geniuses outright brag on what we accuse them of doing (supporting and training terrorist). And this guy is the moderate voice of reason. Those Arab volunteers being trained wouldn’t be the terrorist running around all over the world naww they don’t support terrorist I am sure they only train those guys for educational purposes right.

Lately I have been torn, at first I thought for sure we were just going to wake up one day either late 06' or early 07' to our air campaign on Iran. But now I am starting to think that like many on the biosphere believe this if we attack "rally around the flag" crap (I don’t buy it personally no more than I thought the Iraqi's were going to fight to the death in OP Iraq Freedom for Saddam).

However this belief of the leadership mindset has got me thinking that mixed with Ahmadinejab's lunacy Bush and company are going to let the Iranians hit US first as a PR move.

That way we are forced into defense, we blame Ahmadinejab just like the Iranian's people can when they get their a*s wiped. The world can’t really say too much about it and the Dem's will depend on how things go if they support or blame Bush. The LLL’s well Bushitler is Bushitler no matter what happens world peace utopia whatever.

I hope I am wrong on the latter Iran can and could hit pretty damm hard if given first shot. Missile strikes possibly Chem/Bio tipped on Israel, Iraq, Bahrain, Qatar, ect… sub and silkworm strikes on military and non-military ships in the gulf and Indian Ocean enmasse. I don’t think that is worth the little PR.

ehhh maybe to early to tell.
Posted by C-Low 2006-01-26 19:37||   2006-01-26 19:37|| Front Page Top

#8 Major General Ahmad Kazemi, commander of the ground forces, who was killed last week with 8 of his aides in a plane crash... These officers recently wrote to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's Supreme Guide, warning of the dangers of president Ahmadinejad's actions

Ok. Now it's clear.
Posted by gromgoru 2006-01-26 20:04||   2006-01-26 20:04|| Front Page Top

#9 "1000 Pros in a 260K Army" - prob explains why the IRGC is planning suicide attacks and "People's War", like Kimmie and the NorKors. America and Allies hold all the mil cards, while Dubya knows the swordtip of a nuclearized Radical Iran also points at Communists-for-Fascism-for-Communism Russia-China.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2006-01-26 22:20||   2006-01-26 22:20|| Front Page Top

#10 "These officers recently wrote to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's Supreme Guide, warning of the dangers of president Ahmadinejad's actions"

..and prez Ahm praised them as martyrs...I take that as 'don't put criticism in writing'.
Posted by Inspector Clueso 2006-01-26 22:38||   2006-01-26 22:38|| Front Page Top

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