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Junkdrawer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-07-07 03:27 PM
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44. Saber Rattling
saber rattling
n.
A flamboyant display of military power.
A threat or implied threat to use military force.

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  -Sunday Times ran similar "Israel to attack Iran" story over a year ago oberliner  Jan-07-07 12:59 AM   #0 
  - Just going to beat this thing to death tonight, aren't y'all?  Redstone   Jan-07-07 01:01 AM   #1 
  - I'm just saying I think it's a BS story  oberliner   Jan-07-07 01:02 AM   #2 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-07-07 01:03 AM   #6 
  - Same reporter claimed that Israel was developing an "Ethnic Bomb"  oberliner   Jan-07-07 01:29 AM   #12 
  - Awww the famous EthnoBomb!  Lurking Dem   Jan-07-07 09:19 AM   #34 
  - So if someone disagrees with a possible Nuclear attack they are Jew-haters? That's quite  breakaleg   Jan-07-07 01:38 AM   #15 
  - So is the accusation of starting a nuclear war, don't you think?  aquart   Jan-07-07 01:52 AM   #18 
     - Another leap. These threads are about Israel because it's in the news right now.  breakaleg   Jan-07-07 02:06 AM   #22 
        - Israel has not threatened nuclear war  oberliner   Jan-07-07 02:16 AM   #23 
           - splitting hairs?  breakaleg   Jan-07-07 02:53 AM   #26 
              - It's all the same report  oberliner   Jan-07-07 03:08 AM   #29 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-07-07 01:40 AM   #16 
  - Maybe its from the information they got?  Tom Joad   Jan-07-07 01:28 AM   #11 
     - Maybe it was planted by Iran?  oberliner   Jan-07-07 01:36 AM   #13 
  - Redstone, you think it's b.s.? All of it? nt  babylonsister   Jan-07-07 01:02 AM   #5 
     - I'm not interested in antisemitic threads or or opinons. Thank you for refraining  Redstone   Jan-07-07 01:07 AM   #7 
        - Personal attacks? HUH? Not from me, not to anyone that I know of.  babylonsister   Jan-07-07 01:13 AM   #9 
  - Thanks. Is this another form of "terror"?  babylonsister   Jan-07-07 01:02 AM   #3 
  - Israel could benefit from talking to its neighbors  Erika   Jan-07-07 01:02 AM   #4 
  - Yup you said it.  Nutmegger   Jan-07-07 01:12 AM   #8 
  - It could come clean about its own nuclear weapon arsenal, that would help.  Tom Joad   Jan-07-07 01:25 AM   #10 
  - Really? Why?  aquart   Jan-07-07 01:50 AM   #17 
     - "As long as it isn't admitted, it does not have to be dealt with."  Poll_Blind   Jan-07-07 01:58 AM   #19 
        - No one can deny the U.S. didn't give Israel nukes  Erika   Jan-07-07 02:02 AM   #21 
           - But we didn't "give" them nukes...  ellisonz   Jan-07-07 03:58 AM   #32 
  - Israel talking to its neighbors?  cubs4life   Jan-07-07 01:38 AM   #14 
     - The Egypt/Israeli accords  Erika   Jan-07-07 02:01 AM   #20 
  - Creating the scapegoat.  Behind the Aegis   Jan-07-07 02:38 AM   #24 
  - How did Israel get nukes?  Erika   Jan-07-07 02:45 AM   #25 
     - How is that relevant to what I said?  Behind the Aegis   Jan-07-07 02:56 AM   #27 
        - Because you talk of misinformation by the Iranians  Erika   Jan-07-07 03:03 AM   #28 
           - What?  Behind the Aegis   Jan-07-07 03:08 AM   #30 
  - They're running out of ways to sell Iran as the next bad guy?  Peake   Jan-07-07 03:53 AM   #31 
  - Cab you tell the difference between "readies forces" for "possible strikes"  muriel_volestrangler   Jan-07-07 07:41 AM   #33 
  - kick for reality  Lurking Dem   Jan-07-07 10:29 AM   #35 
  - Apparently, not too many think THIS  Lurking Dem   Jan-07-07 11:26 AM   #36 
  - .  Lurking Dem   Jan-07-07 01:28 PM   #37 
  - Same paper. Same authors.  Behind the Aegis   Jan-07-07 02:25 PM   #38 
  - Now that you mention it  nadinbrzezinski   Jan-07-07 02:26 PM   #39 
  - I'm not a big supporter of Israel's foreign policy, but this story just doesn't pass the smell test  LeftCoast   Jan-07-07 02:39 PM   #40 
  - this and related items from mooniepress - meant to distract  salin   Jan-07-07 02:55 PM   #42 
  - I just think it's meant to help the Sunday Times sell papers  LeftCoast   Jan-07-07 03:24 PM   #43 
  - Saber Rattling  Junkdrawer   Jan-07-07 03:27 PM   #44 
  - Which should be an object lesson to all...  frogcycle   Jan-07-07 02:54 PM   #41 
 

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