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    Re: Putin Orders Massive Strike Against Saudi Arabia If West Attacks Syria.....

    If this is true as reported, the Saudis have lost their ****ing minds. Who the hell did he think he was talking to?
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    Re: Putin Orders Massive Strike Against Saudi Arabia If West Attacks Syria.....

    Quote Originally Posted by CanadaJohn View Post
    Does anyone doubt that this whole state of affairs is a ruse to sanction the destruction of the Iranian nuclear program either by the Israelis or the Americans? Iran is playing directly into the hands of those who oppose it by claiming they will attack Israel if any action is taken against Syria - it would not surprise me in the least if a preemptive strike against Iran and its nuclear facilities by both Israel and America took place even before any serious action in Syria.
    The US has been working on the bunker busters like crazy for some time.
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    Re: Putin Orders Massive Strike Against Saudi Arabia If West Attacks Syria.....

    Quote Originally Posted by CanadaJohn View Post
    Does anyone doubt that this whole state of affairs is a ruse to sanction the destruction of the Iranian nuclear program either by the Israelis or the Americans? Iran is playing directly into the hands of those who oppose it by claiming they will attack Israel if any action is taken against Syria - it would not surprise me in the least if a preemptive strike against Iran and its nuclear facilities by both Israel and America took place even before any serious action in Syria.
    Meanwhile . . .

    Iran has significantly expanded its uranium enrichment capacity at one nuclear plant, installing around 1,000 advanced centrifuges that are set to undergo testing, a new U.N. watchdog report says.

    The International Atomic Energy Agency's quarterly report also says Iran has started making fuel assemblies for a nuclear reactor that Western powers fear could yield bomb material, according to Reuters.

    The confidential report was released Wednesday to the agency's 35 board member nations and the U.N. Security Council. It said Iran had installed about 300 more of its advanced centrifuges since the last report in May, for a total of 1,008, and had put all of them under vacuum.

    Such a move is normally one of the last steps before the machines start spinning uranium gas into the material that can be used either as reactor fuel or as the core of nuclear warheads, depending on its enrichment level.


    Read more: Iran significantly expands uranium enrichment capacity at nuclear plant, UN watchdog says | Fox News
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    Re: Putin Orders Massive Strike Against Saudi Arabia If West Attacks Syria.....

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    Meanwhile . . .
    On tv, some expert said that a Western attack on Syria would probably make a peaceful solution of the Iran nuclear business much more difficult, if not impossible. Their new moderate president had been sending signals in the past weeks that he'd seek cooperation with the West, but in case of such an attack on Syria, it would be impossible for him to get anything through against the people's opposition and the mullahs. He'd immediately branded as "appeaser" or pro-American by them.
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    Re: Putin Orders Massive Strike Against Saudi Arabia If West Attacks Syria.....

    Quote Originally Posted by German guy View Post
    On tv, some expert said that a Western attack on Syria would probably make a peaceful solution of the Iran nuclear business much more difficult, if not impossible. Their new moderate president had been sending signals in the past weeks that he'd seek cooperation with the West, but in case of such an attack on Syria, it would be impossible for him to get anything through against the people's opposition and the mullahs. He'd immediately branded as "appeaser" or pro-American by them.
    Here is when Al Nusra pledged to AQ.

    Syrian rebels pledge loyalty to al-Qaeda

    A Syrian rebel group's April pledge of allegiance to al-Qaeda's replacement for Osama bin Laden suggests that the terrorist group's influence is not waning and that it may take a greater role in the Western-backed fight to topple Syrian President Bashar Assad.

    The pledge of allegiance by Syrian Jabhat al Nusra Front chief Abou Mohamad al-Joulani to al-Qaeda leader Sheik Ayman al-Zawahri was coupled with an announcement by the al-Qaeda affiliate in Iraq, the Islamic State of Iraq, that it would work with al Nusra as well.

    Lebanese Sheik Omar Bakri, a Salafist who says states must be governed by Muslim religious law, says al-Qaeda has assisted al Nusra for some time.

    "They provided them early on with technical, military and financial support , especially when it came to setting up networks of foreign jihadis who were brought into Syria," Bakri says. "There will certainly be greater coordination between the two groups."

    The United States, which supports the overthrow of Assad, designated al Nusra a terrorist entity in December. The Obama administration has said it wants to support only those insurgent groups that are not terrorist organizations......snip~


    Syrian rebels pledge loyalty to al-Qaeda

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    Re: Putin Orders Massive Strike Against Saudi Arabia If West Attacks Syria.....

    Quote Originally Posted by AngryOldGuy View Post
    The situation wouldn't look like is does today if a real Conservative ahd been in office these last five years, you don't have to believe that but it a fact. So as the de facto leader of the EU what would your countries' position be when the shooting started? Prolly kick back like the ChiComs and laugh all the to the Deutsche Bundesbank?
    I'd even go this far...The situation wouldn't look like it does today if a real American PATRIOT had been in office these last 5 years....

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    Re: Putin Orders Massive Strike Against Saudi Arabia If West Attacks Syria.....

    Quote Originally Posted by P. Kersey View Post
    I'd even go this far...The situation wouldn't look like it does today if a real American PATRIOT had been in office these last 5 years....
    anyone in particular?

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    Re: Putin Orders Massive Strike Against Saudi Arabia If West Attacks Syria.....

    Quote Originally Posted by Unitedwestand13 View Post
    anyone in particular?
    Hitler?

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    Re: Putin Orders Massive Strike Against Saudi Arabia If West Attacks Syria.....

    It is an odd series of blogs and op-eds with no real source cited. To think Saudi Arabia would think to threaten with terrorists , that A) they can't control in general and B) the chechens in particular C) use the world stage of the Olympics as the blood bath site.

    That the USSR would attack the key OPEC member in the Middle East and set the entire world firmly against them is absurd. I figure there is a rather self important set of 'analysts' in such places like the Heritage Institute that want to sound the clarion call for more military and bigger DoD budgets. (and did some acid)

    Then without skipping a beat the 'threat' turns to the Middle East 'abandoning' USofA support for huge Russian arms sales. (did love the hint the Russia military equipment would somehow be superior to ours when the big Con outrage with Afghanistan buying Russian helicopters turns out it was because the Russian machines were far cheaper and simpler than the USofA aircraft.) That for some rather ignorant reason the Saudis would give the store away to the Russians in exchange for Ivan not interfering with the ouster of Assad.

    Arms sales of weapons that are much cheaper and simpler to maintain. Not for fighting Western nations but for keeping 'brother' nations at bay. Certainly not for attacking Israel.

    The title to this thread say Putin has made a statement- I have seen no such quote, just blogger 'sources'. Putin isn't shy, he isn't afraid to speak for himself on the world stage. Difficult to believe he would be so 'enraged' to threaten 'massive' strikes and not comment publicly.

    In many ways it seems our analysts are trying to fit Putin into Saddam Hussien's shoes. High rhetoric that carries little strength.

    Now on our 'friends' in the region and President Obama... nations are never friends but rivals who have a temporary common interest.

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    Re: Putin Orders Massive Strike Against Saudi Arabia If West Attacks Syria.....

    Quote Originally Posted by Unitedwestand13 View Post
    anyone in particular?
    Nope. I've been around long enough to know all politicians are liars.I've seen them all from LBJ on....but at least most respect and share the values, culture and heritage of this country.
    I despise obama..I make up for that by having despised bush also.

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