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S. Arabia: We'll intercept any IAF aircraft en route to Iran
Published: 09.08.12, 07:34
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1. What's certain : that the "critical" treshold of B.S. has
tom ,   tel aviv   (08.09.12)
been reached. Time to publish my grandma's opinions on the Iranian strike/not....
2. they can try .They will be shut down by IAF !!!
3. Obama = best iranian lobbyist
Frederic   (08.09.12)
4. All this is, is throwing sand in the eyes of the Iranians
Noodles ,   Coney Island   (08.09.12)
5. That's the Saudi's "public" statement
Samuel Prime ,   Canada   (08.09.12)
That may be Saudi Arabia's "public" statement, but in private things are usually quite different. The Saudis would want ammunition against future criticism that it allowed Israeli jets to fly over its airspace -- but with this statement (or deliberate leak?) they can refute it. For surely, the Saudis CANNOT be seen in the Muslim world to support Israel's attacks on Iran. That's how they protect themselves, thru camouflage. Of course, I don't claim to know exactly, but this seems like a real possibility to me.
6. Just do it, or don't do it.
Thomas the Doubter ,   USA   (08.09.12)
Either hit Iran, or quit talking about it please. This is stupid and embarassing.
7. Iran again threatens Israel extermination
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad last week has once again called for the annihilation of Israel. Speaking in advance of International Qods Day, Ahmadinejad poured out a litany of anti-semetism for the Jewish State in a meeting with ambassadors and embassy personnel of Islamic nations in Tehran, according to the official state-run Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA). So what further evidence is needed ??? Tell Obama, Ashton & P5.1 to jump in the nearest sewer. Bomb Iran now or be nuked.
8. more Obama back-stabbing
Amos J   (08.09.12)
Obama & Ashton are back-stabbing Israel. Its been confirmed that even though the P5.1 talks are dead, the process is being being kept alive & dragged on indefinitely through "expert-level talks" and other such technicalities by Ashton solely to prevent an Israeli strike. Netanyahu and Ehud Barak should note the P5.1 devious tactics and take action against Iran on their own.
9. more US dirty tricks
Dan Goldman   (08.09.12)
America never came to help during WWII despite knowing millions of Jews were being exterminated., they only entered the war when Japan attacked them. America talked peace when Saddam was building Osirak reactor, but after Israel did the hard work, was able to invade & take over Iraq easily. America is 10,000 miles from Iran, Israel is next door. America is more worried about their economy, Israel their survival. Israel - do what has to be done....before its too late.....Attack NOW !
10. This White House is a danger to the Western World
ex-frummie ,   Johannesburg S.A.   (08.09.12)
The light-weights are at it again. This is what happens when you vote Amateurs into power. And by the latest polls it looks like this trend will continue. BHO has absolutely no intention of attacking his brothers in Iran. And all this spoiling by this pathetic Administration proves it. Shame on what was once a great country.
11. Simple solution. Just nuke Iran from Israeli submarines.
Judonimh ,   Canada   (08.09.12)
12. #5 Samuel
MR   (08.09.12)
Exactly my thoughts.
13. Sisterly state of Yahaudi Arabia "We'll intercept IAF" :)
14. And if Iran flies over S/ Arabia ...Sweets all round !
Roland Seener ,   London England   (08.09.12)
15. Let the Americans Take Care of This
Ron ,   OC US   (08.09.12)
Israel besides the public debate removing any element of suprise really does not have the proper aircraft for such a strike and no staying power for the day after. James Baker 111 said is best, "Let us take care of Iran." Israel should be taking care of its demographic problems with its Arabs and newly arrives illegals.
16. South Korea resumes Iran oil imports
Khalid Shah ,   Qom, Iran   (08.09.12)
South Korea, the fourth largest importer of Iranian crude, plans to resume purchases after a two-month pause due to a European Union embargo. South Korea, India, Japan and China are the biggest importers of Iranian crude, accounting for more than half of its oil exports. Obama sanctions failed MISERABLY !
17. @15 - USA wont do anything
Did America act against North Korea, Pakistan, Syria, Iraq when they were building nuclear reactors ? No, they just emitted a lot of hot air just like today. Israel acted promptly against Osirak & Syrian nuclear reactors (despite American & European objections), else those Scuds that hit Israel in the Gulf War in 1991 would have had Nuclear warheads on them. And who benefitted the most from Osirak attack ? Obviously America, they were able to throw Saddam out from Kuwait & invade Iraq easily. If Saddam had a few nukes, he would have been the Emperor of the Middle-East by now !
18. The attack route goes through Iraqi airspace,
Chris Rettenmoser ,   Bayerisch Gmain Germ   (08.09.12)
you MORONS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
19. The Saudi "king" is just a GRUNTING pig !
Chris Rettenmoser ,   Bayerisch Gmain Germ   (08.09.12)
Like his buddy bin Laden was...
20. This leak takes pressure off Iran to be a serious negotiator
Gives them more time to build their uranium enrichment facilies and stocks of enriched urnanium. Who benefits from this leak? ? Certainly not the people trying to stop Iran!
21. STAND DOWN obama
Jimmy Shortz ,   Opieville, USA   (08.09.12)
we're doin' this
22. Aye, #15
Cameron ,   USA   (08.09.12)
As if the Saudis were ever going to permit their country to be the key to an Israeli attack on a fellow Muslim state! No, the Israelis are forced by reality to admit they've hit the operational limit with this Persian scenario. The outcome all rests in the hands of the Yankees and their fleet. Cold comfort, but that is simply the way of it.
23. Saudi is scared pf Iran
Iranian Hunter   (08.09.12)
what they are saying is,, dont bomb us Iran because we tried to stop the IAF, i even gives a command to shoot it down so im clean,, honest,, i swear in Hussein name. what is funny is that saudis knows the iranians are evil enough to kill them just like they kill syrians
24. That's for public consumption
Sarah B ,   U.S.A. / Israel   (08.09.12)
The fact is that Saudi Arabia has long offered Israel an air corridor and refueling. It is hardly a secret that a nuclear Iran is a major threat to Saudi Arabia, and the Iranians have meddled in Saudi internal affairs for years. Obama is scrambling. It does not appear likely that Israel will wait for the American election, and the eyes of Jewish voters in the United States will be squarely upon him, in an election that is already far too close for comfort for Obama -- particularly in the swing states, all of which have significant Jewish populations. Kind of despicable, this ham-handed exercise of leverage using Saudi Arabia, when it is an open secret that there is nothing the Saudis would like more than to see the Islamic Republic cease to exist. Obama must be getting desperate, and the polls are telling us why.
25. US knows not who's in the WH or who her enemies are.
BUTSeriously ,   Sydney   (08.09.12)
26. Amos
anton ,   Istanbul   (08.09.12)
What makes you think obama backstabbing israel? does he owe you something? does he has to protect you? or is it because u got used to being protected by past us presidents so much that you find obamas stance as a betrayal? :)
27. #22 Don't underestimate Israel
Menachem ,   Israel   (08.09.12)
Israel has military capability of striking Iran and Israel doesn't need US or Saudi "permission" to defend itself.
28. this is why so many were against selling the saudis E3 AWACS
jack bauer   (08.09.12)
the threat from obama is real. The threat from the saudis is real. Best way forward is to expect betrayal from obama and company, expect arabs to attack when we strike the persians. WE should kill all planes that try and stop us. And afterwards say nothing to anyone about it.
29. go over Riyadh & Mecca
go over Riyadh & Mecca. Nothing the lazy, fat, stupid Sheiks can do....even if they realize what is happening.
30. simple & direct: Jordan - Iraq - Iran
take off 2:00 am Israel, smooth flight over Jordan & Iraq (all sleeping peacefully in bed...sweet dreams), arrive over Natanz & Qom 3:00 AM...bombs away...Ayatollahs RIP !
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