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WSJ Reports That Iran Has "Likely Resumed Nuclear-Research Work"

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Tensions in the Middle East is once again heating up. Following earlier reports that Israel would not take too kindly to Iranian warships passing through the Suez Canal, the WSJ now reports that Iran has likely resumed nuclear-research work. "A new classified US intelligence assessment concludes that, even as Iran enriches more uranium, there is an increasingly heated debate within its regime over whether to move towards building nuclear weapons, suggesting international economic sanctions may be sowing serious divisions." Does this mean it is time for a new revision and more lethal version of Stuxnet to be released? How much of this report is based on fabricated data is unknown, although judging by how well it worked last time around there was a full scale US incursion, we will likely find out soon enough (or eventually). As to whether Israel is actually willing to take the risk and actually initiate a military offensive against Iran, and, indirectly, against Egypt's military coup government, we will likely find out tonight when the ships are actually expected to cross the canal.

 

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Wed, 02/16/2011 - 17:29 | 968042 Herman Strandsc...
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 Why is this Lieberman saying this, when reading the article, there is no evidence as to Iranian intentions whatsoever?

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 18:42 | 968206 Michael
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All the zionists are shitting their pants seeing their their world empire crumbling at a very rapid pace. All their work over the past 100 years is going down the drain and they are panicking. Demonizing Muslims is all over the radar today . Drudge has a link. http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.77dc2bd0bf36320d863b46ce32c62d8f.ab1&show_article=1. They are going crazy trying to whip everyone they can into a frenzy in support for Israel's interests.

Don't feel sorry for Israel. They have 300+ nukes as exposed by President Jimmy Carter. No one is ever going to invade and destroy Israel unless they want a couple dozen nukes shoved up their ass.

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 20:59 | 968637 topcallingtroll
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I'm not too worried about israel.  They fouled their nest.   They can live in it.  I just hope they don't drag us into their next war.

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 23:36 | 969059 caconhma
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Israeli might have even 1,000 nukes but it will take only 2-3 nukes to wipe out Israel permanently from a map.

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 19:24 | 968327 goldfish1
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Why is this Lieberman saying this

no evidence

The US has those good warships in the Sea just waiting on order to evacuate the Eqypian freedom fighters wink wink

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 21:53 | 968788 downwiththebanks
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Because he is a bloodthirsty fascist just itching to start a war.

He lives to kill Arabs.  So he makes shit up and stove-pipes it to Uncle Sam.  Killing Persians is a bonus.

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 16:47 | 967917 HoofHearted
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WSJ Reports That Iran Has "Likely Resumed Nuclear-Research Work"

 

You don't say? Not that nice man Ahmadinejad...never...

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 18:01 | 967960 hedgeless_horseman
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AHMADINEJAD SAYS 'LOTS OF UNFAIRNESS' IN GLOBAL DETENTE

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 18:10 | 968146 bankrupt JPM bu...
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More Israeli bullshit spewing out on sheep Americans ears, lobbied from AIPAC.  Remember this: if America goes down, it was b/c they put ISRAELS interests first, before America's.  Which should be the case anyway since all of Obama's cabinet is zionist, and and overwhelmingly majority (not 2% representation of the US population) has hijacked Congress and The house. 

 

You might as well call America "Israel Junior" now.  You've been scammed again ;like Germany was scammed.  Now deal with it.

 

www.silvergoldsilver.blogspot.com

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 21:56 | 968796 downwiththebanks
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Ahmadinejad is Ghandi compared to Avgidor Lieberman, the psychopathic butcher of widows and kindergartners.

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 16:49 | 967923 The Alarmist
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Huh? You mean they stopped it?

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 16:52 | 967928 Atomizer
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Tap, Tap, Tap, Tap, Tap, Tap

 

Initializing Stuxnet II

 

Press< yes> to continue

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 17:17 | 968002 DoChenRollingBearing
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Indeed, Stuxnet seems unlikely to be a one-off event.  Maybe the second slap will be even harder.

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 17:25 | 968029 Joe Davola
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Reduxnet - all the stuff that was left on the cutting room floor the first go round

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 18:09 | 968142 Atomizer
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Good point. Plan B 

Doityourself 2008 style

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 18:56 | 968122 palmereldritch
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At a pre-determined time Wikileaks will release an electronic file that is the missing key escrow component needed to activate Stuxnet which will then commandeer airport landing beacons to provide approach coordinates for these guys
http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2011/02/03/ufo-jerusalems-dome-rock-baffl...
whereupon a 700 foot apparition of Jesus will beam down to the ME and announce that he’s Rapturing everyone’s ass.

That is if things really get out of hand...

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 16:53 | 967933 NOTW777
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oh yes, and its simply for energy needs

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 21:58 | 968803 downwiththebanks
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If I were Iranian, and my government WASN'T developing nuclear weapons to counter the Zionist threat to the region, I'd want them gone.

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 16:54 | 967937 treemagnet
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Perhaps they need a "beer summit".

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 16:54 | 967939 Weimar Ben Bernanke
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War with Iran would be diastorus for the region. And could be our Adrianople. Iran's conventional military sucks ass. However as I stated before they can defeat us in assymetrical warfare. In other words they will spread chaos and turmoil throughout the middle east to overwhelm us. Iraq for example is very vunerable and the troop presence there. The shiites in the militia,army,and police would start an uprising. The supply line that goes through Kuwait would be cut by shiite militias,Hezbollah agents,Iranian irregular units(Al Qods,Iranian Rev Guard).Then our forces would be bogged down heavily as sunnis and shiites would start a guerilla campaign,plus Iran would fire hunreds of missiles at military bases in Iraq. In Saudi Arabia there is a shiite minority in the easter part of the nation. This where the oil fields are located. So there will be massive sabatoge campaign against the oil fields.

 

Israel would have to invade southern Lebanon and Gaza which will bog them down heavily. They would fight in a guerilla war with no end. Irans proxies and cells jobs will be to expand the war and chaos and make it unbearable to continue fighting a war you cannot finish. So war with Iran would be suicide. Anyone with a modicum of knowledge in economics and military strategy and tactics know war with iran would be madness. If Israel and Iran want war with each other let them have it,but we should not get involved. That means no weapons sales,money,and withdraw from the mideast forever. There has been wars and violence at that area since the days of Joshua.

 

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 18:04 | 968125 Cash_is_Trash
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Weimar Ben:

The term Fourth Generation Warfare fits in here nicely. All the U.S. has to do to lose is to continue hemorrhaging money in its current conflicts.

Warfare is extremely expensive and any further involvements will empty the treasury's coffers.

Osama Bin Laden contributed to the end of the Soviet Union by keeping them bogged-down in the various theaters in Afghanistan.

The candle was lit at both ends (anyone care to comment when?)

 

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 22:05 | 968821 downwiththebanks
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Not to mention that Iraq would blow up, and the Sadrists - who train with Hizbullah - would begin operations against Uncle Sam.

Who knows what Turkey would do.  And Pakistan.

And Egypt.

Apartheid Israel is just dying to hit Iran.  Because it has a death-wish, I guess.

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 16:55 | 967940 Deep
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so is this the propaganda that will cool the market, get people back into bonds.

this market is a joke

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 16:56 | 967942 jobs1234
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This ought to get a fresh buy program going in the futures tomorrow.

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 16:57 | 967948 ZakuKommander
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If I ran a country that was threatened with reprisals by another country that had nukes a-plenty merely for having two relatively small "warships" pass by, whether or not to get my own nukes would be a no-brainer.

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 19:10 | 968284 Cistercian
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 Weird you were junked for that.

  Iran would be insane not to possess the bomb, if only as a deterrent.

 As far as the farcical existential threat crap goes, Iran could send lots of chemical warhead missiles raining down on Israel...way more inexpensively than than building nukes.The nukes are the coveted gold card of deterrence( although the current debacle in Pakistan makes me wonder)

 Israel behaves in a fashion that is, in a word, evil.The operation cast lead as well as the ridiculously criminal murder of people trying to bring relief to Gaza illustrate this well.

 If Iran wants to cruise their Navy around a bit, too bad.Let them...lets face it, they are not exactly Heavy Cruisers or Battleships or Carriers.They are modern easy to sink thin skinned jokes.

 Israel's screams of consequences are a joke.They need to shut up....unless they really want WW3 right on top of them.China gets along with Iran.Good luck with really pissing China off or nuking Iran....that could end with acres and acres of glass.

 Israel should shut up, and give the Palestinians their own state( as opposed to keeping them in a ghetto,Warsaw style)

 The most moral army in the world....not so much.

 

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 17:01 | 967955 MiddleMeThis
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Oh goody, now Omaba can justify those lack of defense budget cuts.  The minions will eat it up and poop out more gold!

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 17:01 | 967956 iDealMeat
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Just a matter of time to wipe drives, mem sticks, and reload operating systems.. TPTB just wanted a delay to fire up unrest in N.A. and the rest of the ME..

 

War is profitable..  BTFWW3..

 

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 17:03 | 967962 Herman Strandsc...
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 Somebody needs to take the ships hostage to use as a lever against the Iranians making any nuckular devices. Well, they did it to the Royal Navy and I'm not sure they got their boats back yet, either. Desist your uranium project or else you lose your ships. Simple international politics.

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 17:10 | 967984 aheady
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Desist moronic posting. Immediately.

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 17:29 | 968044 buzzsaw99
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omg, the stupid, it burns.

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 21:05 | 968657 topcallingtroll
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lmfao!

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 22:07 | 968825 downwiththebanks
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... and then Apartheid Israel should attack the USS Liberty.

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 17:07 | 967972 frippy
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BFD, Israel has been hoarding nukes illegally for decades.

The hypocrisy is stunning.

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 17:23 | 968026 Dr. Richard Head
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Don't you get it yet?  The laws and treaties do not apply to the US of Isreal.  THe UN is great for solifying a war with Iraq by the US, but not enough to condem Isreal for over 50 UN violations. 

Get with the program or you will be labeled a terrorist.  Buy some equities and bonds too, otherwise it's of to Guantanomo for you!  Bitches!

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 18:04 | 968116 frippy
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Mordechai Vanunu is a hero for blowing the whistle on Dimona.

Israel is at least as dangerous ar Iran. In fact, you could make the case more dangerous.

If I'm Iran, and I see how the U.S. treats non-nuke nations (see: Iraq), damn straight I get me some nukes.

Zionism ≠ Judaism.

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 20:09 | 968481 Dr. Richard Head
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Damm skippy frippy.  Nukes are so great that Bush II and Clinton felt N. Korea should have them.  Makes me  want to slap those stahlworth repubs or demos.  Ji

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 21:29 | 968720 Bringin It
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++ Mordechai Vanunu Zionism ≠ Judaism

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 17:08 | 967980 SDRII
Wed, 02/16/2011 - 17:14 | 967998 TooBearish
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Yea -so?

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 17:32 | 968052 papaswamp
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"A new classified US intelligence assessment concludes that, even as Iran enriches more uranium..."

Guess its not so classified since it's out in open source...

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 22:10 | 968834 downwiththebanks
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Who thinks the source was Curveball?  Or Ariel Sharon?  

That was probably who provided the info - between when he pissed himself and when he drooled last night.

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 17:40 | 968070 savagegoose
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i say go for it, america can just print up a few 100 billion more bits of paper to pay for a new war.

you never know with a bit of luck their creditors will stop picking up the bill mid war, and the whole mid east can go to hell in a hand basket, like i care, i dotn live anywhere near the place.

 

good luck and cya all in hell

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 17:45 | 968079 ArrestBobRubin
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Dan, stop being such a dick. If Iran goes and lights up the Mistake By The Lake, it's not gonna be from a home grown nuke.

Iran is completely within its rights to continue to develop their nuclear program to any extent they wish as long as they stay in compliance with the NPT. They actually respect the international community enough to continue to go thru the NPT crap, even as they watch Israel possess and brandish real nuclear weapons in complete contempt for the international community and the rule of law. And then they watch as Israel gets a pass from eveyone from the NYT to ZH for doing the wrong thing. And then we see the monkeyboy press run with this so called "story" above like their hair is on fire.

Your story makes it seems as if it were illegal for Iran to do their work. Sorry, it is not. Why are you doing that? Will you be running any pieces on the nukes and delivery systems Israel posseses in contravention of all laws and treaties? If not, why not?

I'm confused because you seem interested in truth in other parts of the blog. Not so much when it comes to the ME. Let's have both sides presented fairly so people can be informed and not brain-fucked, eh wot? You might start by laying off Debka and Stratfor. Unless of course your goal is to become a monkeyboy and hasbara slinger. In that case, stay the course brave Dan.

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 18:19 | 968166 MarketTruth
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Iran is completely within its rights to continue to develop their nuclear program to any extent they wish as long as they stay in compliance with the NPT.

100% agree and Iran has had NPT inspectors in there and they found ZERO evidence of nuclear aspiration with enrichment to the level needed for a weapon.

So when will Israel, widely known to have hundreds of nuclear weapons, join the NPT and allow inspectors just like the USA, Japan, Iran, Russia and others do?

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 21:33 | 968730 Bringin It
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I just want to point out you got junked for that.

Racist Apparthied Additude abounds.

Say what's wrong with this -->

100% agree and Iran has had NPT inspectors in there and they found ZERO evidence of nuclear aspiration with enrichment to the level needed for a weapon.

So when will Israel, widely known to have hundreds of nuclear weapons, join the NPT and allow inspectors just like the USA, Japan, Iran, Russia and others do?

 

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 21:02 | 968652 topcallingtroll
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Don't forget they have the right to drop out of the NPT with appropriate notice.

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 18:00 | 968111 Angry of Hawthorn
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Hmm, just like those WMDs in Iraq?  Surely, people are awake up to these lies by now?  Then again the world is still enslaved by the globalists, so maybe not!

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 18:00 | 968112 innsbrooklad
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Who cares....What is Iran going to do???

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 18:09 | 968143 palmereldritch
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This information is provided by a reliable intelligence source that goes by the name "Forkball".

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 18:26 | 968183 squexx
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The parasites in Israel and the joo controlled media have been saying that "Iran is 6 months away from a nuke" since at least the early to mid-1990's. Do a Google search if you doubt it. If they have been 6 months away from a nuke for the last 20 years, why the hell don't they have one yet?!? Answer: joo propaganda!

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 19:19 | 968314 JPMorgan
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This is just the U.S ramping up the media propaganda machine to justify an possible future invasion to the public.

Until someone comes up with some concrete and indisputable ' PROOF ' that Iran is working on building an nuclear weapon it's bollocks.

Where were the WMD found in Iraq again?

 

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 21:13 | 968646 topcallingtroll
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dp

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 21:12 | 968678 topcallingtroll
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There are three things that bring on a junkfest

Israel

George Washington

Hammy.

Oh and any time someone blogs they are going to commit suicide.

This is fight club!

I think we all need robo hands attached through USB cables so that any time someone gets junked they get bitch slapped.

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 22:50 | 968938 bugs_
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Anon gets stuxnet, Iran gets a new version of photoshop.

Wed, 02/16/2011 - 22:51 | 968941 Madhouse
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A. They never stopped.

B. Great time for Murdoch to re-open the Iran nuke debate.

C. Thesis: Chaos sells newspapers. No one better at it than Murdoch.

Thu, 02/17/2011 - 00:15 | 969140 European American
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The sooner they can build the bomb, the sooner they can nuke Israel, finally setting the stage for any possible hope of "peace" to the middle east.

September 16, 2013. Mark that day on your calendars.

Thu, 02/17/2011 - 04:51 | 969478 Coldfire
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Rupert "Kentucky Fried Chicken Head" Murdoch's WSJ reports that a "new classified US intelligence assessment" concludes: be afraid, be very afraid. Classified, eh? That's some security you've got there, Uncle Scam.

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