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    Panetta concerned Israel months from striking Iran

    Defense Secretary
    Leon Panetta
    is expressing new concerns about Iran's underground nuclear program, this time telling Washington Post columnist David Ignatius he's worried
    Israel
    may decide to attack it as early as this spring.
    Traveling with the defense secretary in Brussels to cover his meeting with NATO defense ministers, Igantius writes, "Panetta believes there is a strong likelihood that Israel will strike Iran in April, May or June.

    This is the first time we've heard such a specific timeframe. Fox News has previously reported concerns from former members of President Obama's national security team that a unilateral strike from Israel could occur sometime in 2012.

    Secretary Panetta and the administration have made clear in recent weeks that Iran would cross a "red line" by developing a bomb and that if that occurred all options, including military action, would be on the table.
    But Israel is less patient. It appears Israeli officials' red line will occur when Iran develops the capacity to build a bomb. In other words, it appears they think by this spring Iran will have stockpiled enough highly enriched uranium to produce a nuclear warhead.

    By that point it will be too late for Israel to act alone. Unlike the United States, Israel does not have the capacity to strike Iran's hardened enrichment facilities 200 feet underground. That, along with Iran's arsenal of missiles that can reach Israel, give reason for Panetta's concerns that Israel is ready to strike first.



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    No! No! No!
    Stop! Take some breaths and lets think about this.. This frightens the **** out of me.. War is on the horizon. Just want we need. Just want the world needs..
    First sanctions. Then Threats. Then war. God damnit!

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    Re: Panetta concerned Israel months from striking Iran

    Iran is purposely trying to provoke Israel, because they know Israel's history.
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    Re: Panetta concerned Israel months from striking Iran

    i'm left wondering why this was announced. there must be motivations. i doubt that this announcement will cause Iran to comply.

    either way, the US cannot participate in any more preemptive wars. we need to build our own nation. if the world wants Iran to stop building weapons, cut off the funding by replacing oil. war is the poorest way to address this problem.

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    Re: Panetta concerned Israel months from striking Iran

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    Read more @: [/FONT][/COLOR][/LEFT]Panetta Concerned Israel Months From Striking Iran | Fox News

    No! No! No!
    Stop! Take some breaths and lets think about this.. This frightens the **** out of me.. War is on the horizon. Just want we need. Just want the world needs..
    First sanctions. Then Threats. Then war. God damnit!

    Thoughts?
    Comments?
    Response?


    Then let Israel attack Iran. Or let Israel (with US support) attempt to resolve this thru the UN. It's time for some of these paper tiger countries to settle disputes themselves without killing our boys and costing American taxpayers billions. Enough, already!!
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    Re: Panetta concerned Israel months from striking Iran

    Israel isn't like the USA in that they don't go around looking to start a war as the US did with Iraq and Hussein.

    Israel takes very seriously the threats that Iran has made and only idiots would do otherwise.

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    World War 3 is a serious policy concern of mine and I hereby pledge to vote for any candidate that promises to start it.

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    Re: Panetta concerned Israel months from striking Iran

    I'm all for it. The Iranian regime should've been eradicated years ago.

    Along with the North Koreans to name just two.

    That fact that the rest of the world allows such dictatorial and fundamentally evil regimes to continue to exist is an insult to all humanity.

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    Re: Panetta concerned Israel months from striking Iran

    Iranian nuclear sites are hardened, numerous and located far away from Israel across foreign airspace. While the Israeli's may be able to pull off a couple of strikes, I doubt they have the capability to do more than slow down Iranian progress.

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    Re: Panetta concerned Israel months from striking Iran

    Yeah, it's scary.... Israel should hurry up, months might be too late.

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    Re: Panetta concerned Israel months from striking Iran

    Quote Originally Posted by Viktyr Korimir View Post
    World War 3 is a serious policy concern of mine and I hereby pledge to vote for any candidate that promises to start it.
    I agree. Nothing like a big bad ass war to stimulate the economy

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