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Originally posted by tamusan
reply to post by Wrabbit2000
Interesting that this old war horse would be the one chosen to sail into the first *BIG* war of the modern age. Interesting indeed...
I don't know if I believe what you believe, regarding the deployment, but your statement gave me my own realization. Maybe they figure there is a chance to lose a carrier and decide to put the least important one to the front, just in case. I don't believe the U.S. will intentionally destroy the Enterprise, but instead that it is the most expendable unit capable of the mission. Although it is a dark and ominous thought for the crew of the Enterprise, it also makes sense as a strategy to win. I hope nothing happens. I actually wish that all troops would return to their own countries, and that we could all (as nations) at least leave each other alone.edit on 16-3-2012 by tamusan because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by PrimePorkchop
I love how you set this up so that, no matter the outcome, you could blame the U.S. and proclaim Iran as an innocent victim and a hero.
now i will say something of what else i have been shown
i was shown a war game with which i now know to be the isreal and the states.
it goes wrong and a nuclear accident occurs...
but the other countries in the vincinity dont see it as such.
iran and and other arabian countries become allies
along with China
Originally posted by ChachiArcola
Wait a minute! Don’t you guys think TPTB monitor how much talk there is about a potential false flag event with the Enterprise, that they certainly won’t do it now? I mean, it is a good distraction for sure, and gets a majority of the awake people looking one way, which sets us up for something else to happen, surprising us instead. We need to be vigilant and keeps our eyes open for the unexpected rather than the expected. Couldn’t you see if the Enterprise is attacked, that everyone would go right back to all these threads and conversations and claim proof of a planned event. With 9/11, they didn’t have that to fall back on. Sure, there was some speculation that came out after the fact (Sibel Edmonds, Able Danger), but not even close to the current talk on the Enterprise going down.
I just think we need to be looking elsewhere right now. Our homeland even. Something that hasn’t been talked about or discussed. Something that no one will be able to say “I told you so”.
Originally posted by Plotus
"The international waters only six miles wide....There is absolutely no manouvering room for an aircraft carrier the size of ours if they are simultaneously attacked by missiles and torpedo boats as well as submarines...which iran has a few of too....."
The Straits of Hormuz are 34 miles wide at the narrowest point.
www.google.com... WcCw&usg=AFQjCNEiuhW7uJey1ix_H-izLszLpSaA-Qedit on 16-3-2012 by Plotus because: (no reason given)
With an average depth of...
Average depth 50 m (160 ft)
Max depth 90 m (300 ft)edit on 16-3-2012 by Plotus because: (no reason given)edit on 16-3-2012 by Plotus because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by OptimusSubprime
Having spent 13 years in the Navy, and doing all that time on Aircraft Carriers, including 6 deployments to the Persian Gulf, I always find threads like these hilarious. The Enterprise was scheduled for this deployment YEARS ago, long before any of this crazy Iran stuff started. The Big "E" is on a regular scheduled deployment, just like the carrier before it, and the one that will come after it. There is no secret conspiracy here to start WW3 and sink the Enterprise. All of the other ships there are part of the Big "E"'s battle group. I assure you that Iran does not have the capability to seriously damage, let alone sink, a US Navy Aircraft Carrier. I actually lived this stuff for 13 years, and I have a pretty good idea of what I'm talking about, but I know it's much more fun to believe some sinister plot is afoot, so have fun with all of that.