Israel preparing strike against Iran


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ISRAEL is reportedly drawing up plans to attack Iranian nuclear facilities and is prepared to launch a strike without backing from the US.

"It is always better to coordinate," a top Defence Ministry official told The Jerusalem Post.

"But we are also preparing options that do not include coordination."

Israel would prefer to work in consultation with the US because the US Air Force controls the Iraqi airspace its jets would need to cross on a bombing mission.

"There are a wide range of risks one takes when embarking on such an operation," a top Israeli official said.

Iran, the world's fourth-largest crude producer, says its uranium enrichment activities are aimed at making fuel for a network of planned electricity-generating nuclear power plants and not for developing weapons.

A report, published in September in Britain's Guardian newspaper, claimed that Isreali Prime Minister Ehud Olmert requested a green light to attack Iran in May but was refused by George W. Bush

Iran has already dismissed the possibility of an Israeli strike.

"We think that regional and international developments and the complicated situation faced by Israel itself will not allow it to launch military strikes against other countries," Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Hassan Qashqavi said, according to the Press TV Web site.

"Israel makes threats to promote its psychological and media warfare."
Source: Israel preparing strike against Iran - report | World Breaking News |

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/ˈɪzəˌbɛl/ pink 5
What purpose does it serve to announce in advance (six months) an attack with specific time frame and target? My first thought is to agree with the Iranian foreign minister that it's just a part of the psychological/media warfare. Wouldn't it be scary if they think it's legitimate and the Iranians strike preemptively (even though we know they'd like to do it for some other reasons)?


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i think the nukes are about to come out to tell the truth. them or something bigger and better /:

will be cool to see but i hope it dosnt happen


not a plastic bag
I read about Russia found out Israel was planning on using the Georgia airbase during an attack on Iran and that was the reason for the airstrike on Georgia. Interesting idea. :confused: The problem as I understand it is Iran is just a little too far away for Israel. They were very efficient with Iraq some 20 years ago, but the extra few hundred miles is just too much for the Israel air force.


For a Free Scotland
If you wanna be destroyed by Russia and China, Israel, attack Iran.

Guess who has the biggest friends coming to the table?

Well, Israel bombed Iraqi nuclear facilities in the 1980's, so it was pretty obvious that this was already planned for Iran.

It's not really media warfare if they're actually going to do it. Israel doesn't make idle threats, they never have.


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Would be interesting to see what Iran will respond with if this does happen, but really I hope nothing happens because it will just start more crap in the world that we don't need, more people dieing, and maybe even other countries getting involved if it gets to big. Who knows this could even be the beginning of something bigger, considering they have nukes.