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2012-10-20 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
White House Battles NYT Over Iran Nuclear Report
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Posted by Au Auric 2012-10-20 21:07|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [442 views ]  Top

#1 In the near-term, Iran will prolly keep one or two bombs for Nuclear TerrorOps agz Washington DC + Tel Aviv iff Benji's Boyz do attack - IMO the rest will kept in reserve for use on Iranian soil agz invading enemy ground forces at the beachhead or airhead.

The more time Iran has, the more Weapons-grade NucMats andor de facto NucBombs/Warheads it can accumulate, + the MilPol Options it will have agz the US-Israel-Allies. Its already launching indigenous satellites into orbit, so technically speaking it has the LRBM delivery sys already.

8 IIRC FREEREPUBLIC > NEW POLL = indics that ordinary Egyptians want GOOD RELATIONS WID SHIA IRAN, + also for EGYPT TO HAVE ITS OWN NUCWEAPS.

ADVANTAGE = IRAN + RADICAL ISLAM.

Iran BFF Nuke Pakistan in front of the USN in the Persian or Arabian Gulf, Nuclear Egypt in the US' rear, Hezbollah, etal. on upper flank.
Not counting Russia + China.

Besides China, IRAN has begun making DIplomatic, Econ overtures to both MYANMAR + BANGLADESH, espec vee POSSIBLE MYANMAR NUCPROG.

Tick-tick-tick ...
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-10-20 23:35||   2012-10-20 23:35|| Front Page Top

#2 WAFF > IRAN BRAGS ABOUT ADDING [anti-Ship/Naval] CRUISE MISSLES TO ITS FLEET OF COMBAT SPEEDBOATS | [Business Insider] IRAN JUST DROPPED A BOMBSHELL ABOUT ITS SPEEDBOAT PROGRAM: THEY'RE NOW EQUIPPED [armed] WID ANTISHIP CRUISE MISSLES, which can be fired at targets while at high speeds.

These speedboats can repor also fire Rockets + be converted into surface attack Naval Drones.
IIRC, OTHER NET ARTICS = the same can also assist in anti-SUb hunting.

* TOPIX, DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > US NAVY, ALLIES FAIL TO FIND HALF OF [practice] SEA MINES, during recent Persian Gulf NAVEX includ MINEX.

US-led Airborne invasion aside, + given Iran's clear reluctance to detonate Nukes-WMDS on its own soil AMAP despite the rants of the Mad Mullahs, methinks its safe for the USDOD + NAVCENTCOM to presume that, in any anti-NucProg US-led ground invasion of Iran, US Gator Boyz + allied will likely be met at the beachhead or else attacked in their ships while far offshore or nearshore, as soon as Iran can detect them.

"ATTACKED" also read, NUKED or OTHER WMD.

Iran's focii in this scenario would be to MINIMIZE CASUALTIES AMAP TO THEIR OWN TROOPS, CIVILIANS AS CAUSED FROM THEIR OWN COUNTER-ATTACKS, hence offshore sea attacks AFAP ALAP or at worse in beachhead.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-10-21 00:21||   2012-10-21 00:21|| Front Page Top

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