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Thu Mar 4, 2021, 01:47 PM

Biden and Europe allies worry Israel is preparing a substantial attack on Iran

Israel suspects Iran intentionally dispatched a ship to dump hundreds of tons of crude oil onto its beaches, the area's worst ecological disaster in decades, in revenge for the November assassination of the country's top nuclear scientist, according to Israeli officials and media.

But Israeli officials tell Insider the statement from the environmental minister directly blaming Iran released Wednesday was premature as the military and intelligence services have yet to make a final determination on both Iranian culpability and the appropriate level of response to what would be the most brazen act of environmental terrorism in recent history.

"That statement should have never been made," a former Israeli intelligence official, who still consults for the government and therefore cannot be named, told Insider. "The IDF and Mossad are responsible for investigating attacks on the Israeli homeland, determining the responsibility and suggesting a course of action to respond. That process is underway and it is not the portfolio of the environmental minister to start wars with Iran."

For the past two weeks, tons of crude oil have washed ashore on Israel and Lebanon's beaches destroying wildlife and causing ecological damage that could take years to restore, according to environmental experts. But after the minister directly accused Iran of a complex operation to drop the oil offshore, the issue took on a new dimension as fears in Washington ands Europe rose over the possibility of an Israeli response.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/biden-and-europe-allies-worry-israel-is-preparing-a-substantial-attack-on-iran/ar-BB1eeyaq?li=BBnb7Kz

They're on their own if they do.

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Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Mar 4 OP
maryellen99 Mar 4 #1
Darwins_Retriever Mar 4 #2
Mike 03 Mar 4 #5
roamer65 Mar 4 #3
Mike 03 Mar 4 #4
roamer65 Mar 4 #6
Rustyeye77 Mar 4 #7

Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 01:53 PM

1. Is this how WW3 starts?

I wonder if Russia will play a role in this. Putin is desperate now that trump is gone.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 02:05 PM

2. US will hod Russia in check

and let them fight it out. But it will end up being a tit-for-tat. Launch a couple missiles at a military installation, followed by the other country doing the same. A couple weeks later do it all over again. Maybe Israel will take it out on the Iranian backed forces in Syria. Or Iranian backed Hezbollah in Lebanon.

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Response to Darwins_Retriever (Reply #2)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 02:17 PM

5. Or Iran will take it out on Saudi Arabia.

It would also unleash hell in Lebanon.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 02:11 PM

3. It would be the start of the Great Middle East War.

Could very well morph into WW3.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 02:15 PM

4. Dangerous. Saudi Arabia will be dragged in almost immediately

(possibly by the collapse of Lebanon) if they aren't the first country Iran attacks after being attacked.

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Response to Mike 03 (Reply #4)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 02:21 PM

6. Saudi Arabia has access to Pakistani nukes as well.

Itís the fringe benefit of funding AQ Khanís nuclear program.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-24823846

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Mar 4, 2021, 02:26 PM

7. A lot of hand wringing .

The same hand wringing thatís been going on for 30 years.

If a county was screwing thE US, I DAMN well would to want the US to take immediate action.

Keep f**king with Israel.



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