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2019-05-06 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
US to deploy Abe Lincoln strike group and a bomber task force toward IRAN.
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Posted by 3dc 2019-05-06 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6500 views ]  Top
 File under: Govt of Iran 

#1 Iran might close the Strait of Hormuz for a little while but they wouldn't be able to hold it with the whole world pushing back. They would also try to stir things up with Israel as a distraction. And Maduro would take advantage of that.
Posted by gorb 2019-05-06 00:38||   2019-05-06 00:38|| Front Page Top

#2 Time to implement Tom Clancy's "Ryan Doctrine", take out the leaders of the country that starts things and not worry about the schlubs in the front line so much. The ayatholahs and caliphs should quickly get up close and personal with a missle.
Posted by AlanC 2019-05-06 07:23||   2019-05-06 07:23|| Front Page Top

#3 Rantburg Univ. target folder update.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-05-06 07:26||   2019-05-06 07:26|| Front Page Top

#4 I worry about blue water ships in constricted waterways next to thick missile emplacements.
Posted by Blinky Snaising6656 2019-05-06 07:54||   2019-05-06 07:54|| Front Page Top

#5 Rantburg Univ. target folder update.

*Snicker* Does that map include recent additions based on the truckloads of information the Israelis acquired drove off with?
Posted by trailing wife 2019-05-06 09:41||   2019-05-06 09:41|| Front Page Top

#6 "On April 23rd, a huge story went mostly unnoticed as former Iranian Brigadier General Ali Nasiri from the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) allegedly defected to the United States through an embassy in the region. He had with him a treasure trove of documents related to Iranian military and intelligence plans."
Posted by Chereting Pelosi1889 2019-05-06 10:47||   2019-05-06 10:47|| Front Page Top

#7 If the Abe goes into the Gulf, I gotta expect a Boomer is already there, ready to fire if things get dicey.
Q: Are the Mullahs really sure they want to press that button, knowing they are already in some cross hairs somewhere????? This is not a Charlie and Lucy football moment; the stakes could get a lot higher a lot faster.
Posted by USN, Ret. 2019-05-06 14:19||   2019-05-06 14:19|| Front Page Top

#8 On April 23rd, a huge story went mostly unnoticed

Not by Rantburg. We had two stories the next day, here and here.
Posted by trailing wife 2019-05-06 19:18||   2019-05-06 19:18|| Front Page Top

#9 .....I gotta expect a Boomer is already there....

They never left. There's always one w/in Tomahawk range of Tehran.
Posted by Bangkok Billy 2019-05-06 21:18||   2019-05-06 21:18|| Front Page Top

#10 We know they are there because they are undetectable.
Posted by SteveS 2019-05-06 21:21||   2019-05-06 21:21|| Front Page Top

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