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    Report: Obama Threatened to Shoot Down IAF Iran Strike

    http://www.israelnationalnews.com/wa...=0&item=191966
    The Bethlehem-based news agency Ma"an has cited a Kuwaiti newspaper report Saturday, that US President Barack Obama thwarted an Israeli military attack against Iran's nuclear facilities in 2014 by threatening to shoot down Israeli jets before they could reach their targets in Iran.*
    Who's side is Obama really on?

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    Re: Report: Obama Threatened to Shoot Down IAF Iran Strike

    i'm no fan of Obama but I don't believe that story for one second.

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    Re: Report: Obama Threatened to Shoot Down IAF Iran Strike

    Quote Originally Posted by BrewerBob View Post
    i'm no fan of Obama but I don't believe that story for one second.
    I would like to think it was a far fetched story but if it is true, Obama was bluffing. Problem is Israel is still to dependent on the US so if it wasn't a bluff and Obama actually grew a set for once, Israel would be the biggest loser in the exchange. I am surprised that Israel hasn't hit Iran's nuke locations yet - this has been simmering for nearly a decade and Israel has shown they do not need the US to agree, but they do need the US to say they won't interfere.

    It also makes sense that IF this actually did happen as the article states, it would explain the deep distrust between Obama's WH and Bibi at this point and why Bibi could care less if Obama is pissed off at his addressing the Congress. The jews are not stupid by any stretch of the imagination nor is Bibi - there must be a longer term plan that is advantageous for him to still come to the US even with all the Dems frothing at the mouth about it.
    I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on whats being proposed here, hed agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute. - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.


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    Re: Report: Obama Threatened to Shoot Down IAF Iran Strike

    Quote Originally Posted by BrewerBob View Post
    i'm no fan of Obama but I don't believe that story for one second.
    Former US diplomat Zbigniew Brzezinski, who enthusiastically campaigned for Obama in 2008, called on him to shoot down Israeli planes if they attack Iran. “They have to fly over our airspace in Iraq. Are we just going to sit there and watch?” said the former national security advisor to former President Jimmy Carter in an interview with the Daily Beast.
    (from source) Considering the people Obama listens too and respects, it's not so far fetched. I just wonder how many US Pilots would actually pull the trigger on such a mission.

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    Re: Report: Obama Threatened to Shoot Down IAF Iran Strike

    Quote Originally Posted by Ockham View Post
    I would like to think it was a far fetched story but if it is true, Obama was bluffing. Problem is Israel is still to dependent on the US so if it wasn't a bluff and Obama actually grew a set for once, Israel would be the biggest loser in the exchange. I am surprised that Israel hasn't hit Iran's nuke locations yet - this has been simmering for nearly a decade and Israel has shown they do not need the US to agree, but they do need the US to say they won't interfere.

    It also makes sense that IF this actually did happen as the article states, it would explain the deep distrust between Obama's WH and Bibi at this point and why Bibi could care less if Obama is pissed off at his addressing the Congress. The jews are not stupid by any stretch of the imagination nor is Bibi - there must be a longer term plan that is advantageous for him to still come to the US even with all the Dems frothing at the mouth about it.
    I wonder how Netty's domestic politics will be affected by him making the speech.

    He has been invited and spoke before, Obama didn't even notice. That tells me Obama is afraid of what Netty will say and is trying to discredit him in beforehand
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    Re: Report: Obama Threatened to Shoot Down IAF Iran Strike

    Quote Originally Posted by Fearandloathing View Post
    I wonder how Netty's domestic politics will be affected by him making the speech.

    He has been invited and spoke before, Obama didn't even notice. That tells me Obama is afraid of what Netty will say and is trying to discredit him in beforehand
    There is differences in points of view on domestic issues and policy in Israel. But NOT regarding Iran getting nukes. Certainly the Obama admin and demos are HOPING it will have a negative impact on Bibis election chances in Israel, but they are the only people who think and hoping it will.
    The Gruber-crat is strong in this one!

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    Re: Report: Obama Threatened to Shoot Down IAF Iran Strike

    Quote Originally Posted by Erod View Post
    I bet that made him some friends in Israel.

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    Re: Report: Obama Threatened to Shoot Down IAF Iran Strike

    Quote Originally Posted by BrewerBob View Post
    i'm no fan of Obama but I don't believe that story for one second.
    I wonder. It would be consistent to a point.

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    Re: Report: Obama Threatened to Shoot Down IAF Iran Strike

    Ok, did Obama say it or did someone in his administration, once again, say something stupid?

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    Re: Report: Obama Threatened to Shoot Down IAF Iran Strike

    The source is an unreliable source, known to be such.
    The story is 99.999999999% untrue.
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