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Wed Jul 4, 2012, 11:31 AM

Iran says can destroy U.S. bases "minutes after attack"

Source: Reuters

Iran says can destroy U.S. bases "minutes after attack"

By Marcus George
DUBAI | Wed Jul 4, 2012 8:24am EDT

(Reuters) - Iran has threatened to destroy U.S. military bases across the Middle East and target Israel within minutes of being attacked, Iranian media reported on Wednesday, as Revolutionary Guards extended test-firing of ballistic missiles into a third day.

Israel has hinted it may attack Iran if diplomacy fails to secure a halt to its disputed nuclear energy program. The United States also has mooted military action as a last-resort option but has frequently nudged the Israelis to give time for intensified economic sanctions to work against Iran.

"These bases are all in range of our missiles, and the occupied lands (Israel) are also good targets for us," Amir Ali Haji Zadeh, commander of the Revolutionary Guards aerospace division, was quoted by Fars news agency as saying.

Haji Zadeh said 35 U.S. bases were within reach of Iran's ballistic missiles, the most advanced of which commanders have said could hit targets 2,000 km (1,300 miles) away.

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Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/07/04/us-iran-nuclear-missiles-idUSBRE86308I20120704

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Wed Jul 4, 2012, 11:35 AM

1. Iran says can destroy U.S. bases "minutes after attack"

 

Empty threats.

Nuke the place out of existence.

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Response to Steerforth (Reply #1)

Wed Jul 4, 2012, 11:41 AM

2. The Derp is strong in you.

 

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Wed Jul 4, 2012, 11:53 AM

3. Does Iran have a clue?

Do they really think this is true in any way form or fashion? I think this is just saber rattling just like Hussein. I just hope the U.S. doesn't take the bait this time.

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Wed Jul 4, 2012, 11:55 AM

4. Neah neah-neah neah neah booga booga booga

The Persians just like whipping it out and wagging it around. Nothing has changed with their attitude since the days when they worshiped the sun and fire as Zoroastrians. (Islam is a johnny-come-lately in their culture).

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