When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do? -- John Maynard Keynes

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Naval Power Massing in Gulf as Israel Prepares

Apparently while radical Muslims have been busy engaging in riots, murder, and mayhem throughout the Mideast directed at the US purportedly (I kid you not) over some YouTube video (which the US government has no connection with), Israel has quietly been watching the "crazies" and making its own plans for something "special"--and I am not referring to Israel possibly posting a video on YouTube--

Armada of British naval power massing in the Gulf as Israel prepares an Iran strike - Telegraph: " . . . The multi-national naval force in the Gulf (of Hormuz) includes three US Nimitz class carrier groups, each of which has more aircraft than the entire complement of the Iranian air force. . . Many within the Obama administration believe that Israel will launch a pre-emptive strike against Iran’s nuclear facilities before the US presidential elections, . . . Both Downing Street and Washington hope that the show of force will demonstrate to Iran that Nato and the West will not allow President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the Iranian leader, to develop a nuclear armoury or close Hormuz. Sir John Sawers, the head of MI6, the Secret Intelligence Service, reportedly met the Israeli prime minister and Ehud Barak, his defence secretary, two weeks ago in an attempt to avert military action against Iran. . . ."

Read the "tea leaves"--and stay tuned.


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