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Iran To Hold More War Games

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posted on May, 4 2010 @ 05:19 AM

Iran To Hold More War Games

In the second military show in less than a month, Iran will hold a new set of maneuvers in the strategic waters of the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman, Iranian media reported on Tuesday.

Iran regularly holds such military exercises but they are likely to heighten tensions, coming at a time of a deepening standoff between the West and Teheran over the country's controversial nuclear program.

"The massive maneuvers dubbed Velayat-89 will show (Iran's) defensive and deterrent naval power,"
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posted on May, 4 2010 @ 05:19 AM
So this is Iranian answer to yesterdays UN walk outs? Maybe Ahmadinnejad wasnt so calm after UN confrence, and Clintons straight accusations and furious blames - "Free ME from Nukes!" ( But she "forget" to mention anything from Israels nukes... )

Like for me - its very clear that there is no negotiations on their way, and I think Iran has made same conclusions. Its time to prepare for the worst and train army to its best shape - these drills comes only week after last ones - and 8 day drills are much more bigger this time.

In last drills Iran stop and check two NATO merchant vessels and made flyover above Eisenhover... Stakes are high! These drills can also act as national call for arms and Iran starts to get ready with red alert... Damn!

Iran slams Clinton's 'irrational' words

Same time USA and Israel keeps blaming Syria and Lebanon from Scuds, but still there is no public evidence - just blames.

US extends Syria sanctions

US President Barack Obama extended US sanctions on Syria by a year, a communiqué to Congress detailed on Tuesday. In the message, Obama expressed concern that Syria continues to support terrorist regimes and tries to obtain weapons of mass destruction. Syria's actions and policies "pose a continuing unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States," he said.

Doesnt look good
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[edit on 4-5-2010 by JanusFIN]

posted on May, 4 2010 @ 05:38 AM
USA not getting ready for ME war? - Yeah, right!

Gates warns of emerging threats to U.S. Navy

U.S. adversaries are developing sophisticated and longer-range combat systems that will threaten the U.S. Navy's dominance in the regions vital to U.S. security interests, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said Monday.

Speaking to Navy officers and civilians at a U.S. Navy association's annual expo, Gates said countries like Iran and China are developing systems that could destroy new classes of Navy ships and aircraft and cost the U.S. billions of dollars in losses.

"Potential adversaries are investing in weapons designed to neutralize U.S. advantages, to deny our military freedom of action while potentially threatening America's primary means of projecting power," Gates said.

He said these countries are developing these weapons to, "neutralize U.S. advantages," because they cannot afford to build the number of ships required to challenge this country.

Gates said Hezbollah used anti-ship missiles against Israel's navy during the 2006 Lebanon war, and Iran is combining ballistic and cruise missiles,anti-ship missiles, mines, and swarming speedboats to challenge the U.S. Navy in the Persian Gulf.

posted on May, 5 2010 @ 06:32 PM
Something to remember...

'Baku will never help Iran's enemies'

Azerbaijani Defense Minister Safar Abiyev says Baku will never allow the country to be used as a launch pad for a military strike on neighboring Iran.

“No threat will be made against Iran from Azerbaijan's territory and we will not help the enemies of the Islamic Republic of Iran under any circumstances,” the Fars new agency quoted Abiyev as saying in a meeting with Iranian Interior Minister Mostafa Mohammad-Najjar in Baku on Wednesday.

Mohammad-Najjar said that Iran regards Azerbaijan's security as its own security and is ready to share its defense expertise with Azerbaijan. He went on to say that the Zionists are trying to foment discord between Muslim nations. And thus, the leaders and peoples of Iran and Azerbaijan should work together to establish peace in the region, he added.

Iran's interior minister arrived in Baku on Monday to hold talks with high-ranking Azerbaijani officials in order to enhance cooperation between the two countries.

posted on May, 21 2010 @ 08:22 PM
reply to post by JanusFIN

its like every other country has dignity except for the arab leaders of countries like eygpt and saudi arabia. total cowards!

posted on May, 21 2010 @ 08:43 PM
reply to post by RizeorDie

very little countries in the Middle East are free (Example Iran, Syria), the rest are colonized by the West. Just because they changed the name of colonization doesn't mean it is gone.

Why would America spend so much on weapons if they didn't receive anything out of it?

Why would Russia?

Why would China?

They all want something, the ultimate say on defenseless country's says..

They are the Khomeini's of those nations.

Why do you suppose people are dying and killing against those colonizers? Do you suppose it is because they are free?

[edit on 21-5-2010 by LittleSecret]

posted on May, 21 2010 @ 08:46 PM
reply to post by RizeorDie

The saudi's are whores to the petro dollar and absolutely hate Iran, they would love to see it a pile of rubble. Egypt are quite happy being spineless cowards as long as they get their money. As for this, war games, every country has them. Iran needs to make sure it's organized and ready to retaliate if Israel or America preemptively strikes them.

posted on May, 21 2010 @ 08:54 PM
How come every time Iran holds war games the media says "The war games are likely to heighten tensions with the West who are at odds with Iran over their nuclear program"? Tensions are never "heightened" to anything tangible anyway. What a farce. Tired of hearing about it as nothing ever happens. It wont this time either.

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