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Israel and the US are set to hold their largest ever joint military exercise in October, featuring thousands of soldiers and advanced anti-missile defense systems, and simulating simultaneous fire from Iran and Syria.
News of the drill comes amid ongoing violence in Syria, and with Israel and the US closely discussing the means to thwart Iran’s nuclear drive. The commander of the 3rd Air Force, Lt.-Gen.Craig A. Franklin, on a recent visit to Israel, established a planning committee with representatives of the IDF to coordinate the details of the exercise, the Maariv Hebrew daily reported M
Russian and Syrian officials dismissed as provocation on Tuesday Iranian media reports that Iran, Russia, China and Syria are to conduct joint military exercises in Syria next month.
Originally posted by KeepYourAnonymity
These coming months are going to be very interesting.
Curious that the US and Israel are doing this at this time. I seem to remember another thread announcing Iran, Syria, and Russia also had the same idea not long ago.
Could they possibly be related?
Originally posted by Corruption Exposed
Keep your eyes out for some type of event around this time that will be blamed on Iran which will pave the way for the military to use the media to justify the actual strike.
You would think that Israel and America are close allies but that is not the case right now.
Israel and the United States signed Thursday a Memorandum of Understanding on the new American defense package for Israel. Under the new aid agreement, the U.S. will transfer $30 billion to Israel over 10 years, compared with $24 billion over the past decade.
Originally posted by bigyin
Could you imagine what would happen if say China and Iran ran a simliar exercise off the coast of USA.
and we are to believe that Iran is somehow a threat !!
I know which countries scare me the most.
Originally posted by thecrippler
Next sunday (july 1st), the EU decision to stop buying Iranian oil will be "activated", well, Iran promised that if this happened they would possibily close the Strait of Hormuz.