Obama Promises Bunker Busters To Israel If Netanyahu Delays Iran Invasion Until After US Elections

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Two days ago Obama held a press conference in which he openly prevaricated and disinformed the world about the true nature of his meeting with Israel PM Netanyahu. Today we find what was truly discussed, courtesy of Israel's Maariv newspaper, Spiegel and Reuters, which all tell us that it was a simple case of quid pro quo, namely that Barack Obama would supply Israel with bunker-busters and refueling planes if Bibi promised to delay an Iran attack until after the presidential election. The implication is simple - avoid an oil price shock this summer and delay it until next winter when Obama will be safely in his throne for another 4 years, at which point US citizens can fuel their cars with combustible urine following nights of binging on Everclear in hopes of ending their sorrows with alcohol poisoning, or better yet, all be in possession of the heavily subsidized flaming half ton block of metal known as the Obama Pinto, er, Volt.

Some more details on the latest horse trade from Israel Insider:

The US will supply Israel with bunker-busting bombs and refueling planes in return for delaying a strike against Iran until at least the end of the year, Maariv reported on Thursday. During their meeting earlier this week in Washington, Barack Obama promised Benjamin Netanyahu the latest deep-penetration arms from the US arsenal as well as airborne tankers to refuel strike jets necessary for an Israeli attack on Iran. In return, Israel will agree to not take any action until after the upcoming US presidential elections in November 2012.


Although rumors of the possible supply of new bombs and planes began even while Netanyahu was still in the US, Maariv’s claim, based on Western sources, is that supply of the equipment is conditional on postponing an attack. Obama gave Israel neither a green light for an attack, nor a red light, but rather a “bright yellow light,” sources told Maariv, adding that the yellow light is nearly red. Obama told Netanyahu that an Israeli attack, uncoordinated with the US, will have the most serious implications on regional stability and relations between the two countries. Maariv said that sources close to the recent meetings in Washington reported that it will be “difficult, if not impossible” for Israel to ignore Obama’s warnings.


Central to the difference of opinions is at what stage of the uranium enrichment process it will become necessary to use military force. According to intelligence reports, Iran has succeeded in enriching 120 kilogram (265 lbs.) of uranium to 20 percent purity. To make a bomb the Iranians require 250 kg (550 lbs) of 90% pure uranium. However, enriching from 20% to 90% is a relatively fast process, meaning Israel may see its window for action closing. According to Maariv, the US is prepared to wait until Iran has 250 kg of 20% rich uranium, but Israel considers the current developments beyond its own red line for action.

Perhaps it is time to make the presidential brent contango hump just a little bigger?

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john39's picture

the information is all out there, but the MSM prevents the sheeple from getting access to it.... and anyone who writes about it serviously gets viciously attacked, like these guys:


Hugo Chavez's picture

All you israel supporters should be open minded enough to read this article above.

john39's picture

btw, both those authors had their careers destroyed and were basically forced to leave the U.S., illustrating once again the power of the aipac and co. lobby arm of the mossad.

aerial view's picture

thanks, excellent article-everyone needs to read and reference this!

aerial view's picture

It is also quite revealing that the majority of the comments to the article CRITICIZE AND TRY TO DISPEL ITS CONTENT!

daneskold's picture





That vehicle was a sweet ride compared to that piece of crap, glass porcupine maker, the GREMLIN!


Yes, this is Obama's GREMLIN!

WonderDawg's picture

It's the combustible qualities that make the Volt comparable to the Pinto.

old naughty's picture

are you referring to explosive "impact"?

Frank N. Beans's picture

i paid $250 for a rusted out but working 1972 manual-shift Pinto in my college days.  Seriously there were holes in the sheet metal and in the bottom of the trunk.  It was two different colors.  I kept it going for 4 years until it died.

Boxed Merlot's picture

20 years from now, you figure we'll be cutting up all these voltswagons and putting fibreglas bodies on them to sport around the beaches and dunes in?

Everybodys All American's picture

Stop being surprised by Obama

Mariez's picture

Obama would not lie to Netanyahu and go back on his word after the election? No. He would never do that. 

RSloane's picture

He's lied to so many people so many times I'd bet he's pretty fucking confused by now.

Moneyswirth's picture

So it's ok if there's a conflagration in the Middle East, so long as it doesn't interfere with Obamao's re-election?  

Stay classy douche....

Thamesford's picture

How do I go long Algea?

Shizzmoney's picture

“This is not a game,” Mr. Obama said during a news conference at the White House timed to coincide with Super Tuesday voting in the Republican primaries in a number of crucial states. Mr. Obama gave a staunch defense of his administration’s actions to rein in Iran’s nuclear ambitions and said tough sanctions put in place by the United States and Europe were starting to work and were part of the reason Iran had returned to the negotiation table.

“The one thing we have not done is we have not launched a war,” Mr. Obama said. “If some of these folks think we should launch a war, let them say so, and explain to the American people.”

How is this any different when he launches a susprise strike in Jan 2013, without approval on Congress?

SheepDog-One's picture

Yea its all just meaningless drivel.

SheepDog-One's picture

This story is BULLSHIT! WTF Israel already HAS a shitload of bunker busters delivered a couple years ago! 

I dont know what this story is really about, but the headline is pure nonsense. 'Waiting on bunker busters' lol give me a break.

a growing concern's picture

They don't have enough for multiple rounds of attack, which would probably be needed against the deeply buried bunkers at many of Iran's sites.  Additionally, I believe we have new tech that they don't have, though I don't think they have the bombers to deliver the new weapons.  So you'll probably see our B2s over Iran as well, just as long as they hold off until after the coronation.

Eally Ucked's picture

There is only one question, what will happen if Iran concentrates on shooting down those tankers and forget about bombers and fighters for just a moment.

msamour's picture

My concern is they decide to launch everything they got on Dimona. I don't care how many interceptors Israel's got, when you have a few thousands of missiles comming down on the same target, a few will get through. Turning Israel into a nuclear wasteland will be the only goal for Iran after they are under attack...

Herbert Philbrick's picture

You don't have any fucking idea what they have or don't have.  Unless, of course, you read about it on the internets, which everyone knows is a series of tubes.

mess nonster's picture

The largest bunker-buster of them all, the Massive Ordnance Penetrator, (MOP) has (until now) been steadfastly witheld from Israel... why? A bargaining chip perhaps, just for this very reason?

CrockettAlmanac.com's picture

Bibi to Barry: "If I said you had a Massive Ordnance Penetrator would you hold it against me?"

Translational Lift's picture

Would you buy weapons from someone who is NOT really a good ally??  I can just see it now......new and improved bunker busters that are duds.  Yea Bibi...I'm behind you all the way......Luv, barack..........about 10 miles behind!!

ZeroPoint's picture

We have to sit through 9 more months of saber rattling before the war mongers push the button?

Dr. Engali's picture

I hope he runs as an independet. It certainly doen't look good for the party nomination. Even if he doesn't run I'm writing his name in. I won't vote for these other scum bags purely on principle.

Baleful Runes 4 U's picture

Run as an independent?  His son voted for sanctions on Iran. You do the math

Dr. Engali's picture

I believe it's Ron Paul we are talking about and he voted against them.

Baleful Runes 4 U's picture

OK, doc...keep having faith in the puppet show

Dr. Engali's picture

No BR4U I put my faith in no man. But I will stand on principle and vote for the person who has been consistant with his beliefs for 30+ years.

mess nonster's picture

No beer for me? Did I read that right? Excellent moniker!

Baleful Runes 4 U's picture

Going into a voting booth to participate in a puppet show is "standing on principle"?

USA is a nation of cowards.

CrockettAlmanac.com's picture

Then take us on, tough guy. Just the Ron Paul supporters. We'll wait for you in the back alley but I don't expect you'll show.

Baleful Runes 4 U's picture

haha wtf are you talking about? Yeah, beating me up in a back alley would really show courage. That's what I was talking about....jesus, youre thick.


For the rest, youre extremely naive if you think voting for RP is going to effect any change. Or voting for anyone.

You know, people on this site believe a clown like breitbart was killed by the us government, but somehow an alleged

true threat to the entire MIC (RP) is left alone and healthy for decades? Try and think coldly and clearly about it.


I know, it strikes against the mythical milk you've been sucking down all your life. That you live in some kind of

representational government and that the people can make a big difference if they all just get together and

peacefully vote.




CrockettAlmanac.com's picture

But I don't believe that Breitbart was killed by the government. I had never even heard of him until he died. So one might conclude that you're an idiot in addition to being a coward.

Ron Paul is so obviously the real deal that even this anarchist will be voting for him.

Baleful Runes 4 U's picture

note I said "for the rest"    as I indicated-- you have a reading comprehension problem.

The US government DOES kill people it views as a threat to the MIC, like Danny Casolaro. RP could have been given a heart attack quite easily (see Church Commission) at any point in the past few decades...Incidentally,why is Trygve Olson a senior advisor in the Paul campaign?

Your vote is worthless in a completely rigged, puppet system. Grow up and stop flattering yourself that you're taking meaningful action.





CrockettAlmanac.com's picture

You have a comprehension problem that includes far more than reading. You're not one one hundredth the man Ron Paul is and anyone who isn't insane knows it.

But please feel free to carry on until the men with butterfly nets (MWBN) get a hold of you.

Baleful Runes 4 U's picture


"The Iranian regime is engaged in the pursuit of nuclear weapons and supports terrorism across the globe. I supported S.Amdt.1414 because the sanctions are targeted to the regime's financing of those activities through the central bank and unlike other sanctions, not against the Iranian people.

Rest assured as debate continues in the Senate regarding Iran, I will keep your thoughts in mind. Feel free to contact me again regarding any federal issue in the future.


Rand Paul"

Keep sitting there like a sucker believing Ron Paul will run a 3rd party campaign. It's not called "controlled opposition" for nothin'

CrockettAlmanac.com's picture




But I don't believe that Ron Paul will run a third party campaign. From which portion of your diseased brain do you dredge up this stuff?

Baleful Runes 4 U's picture

Fine, edit "keep believing RP will run a third party campaign" (which he would if he was legit, seeing as Romney has pretty much stated he would go to war with Iran) to "keep believing RP is a true oppositional canditate, and not a convenient safety valve". You poor naive child. Go vote! Rock the system! haha


CrockettAlmanac.com's picture

I rarely vote. But a vote for Ron Paul is worth it as it upsets the powers that be almost as much at it upsets you.

superbroker1's picture

If Ron Paul doesn't run I'm writing in Gucci Mane...or just not wasting my time voting.

the 300000000th percent's picture

How many countries has Iran invaded in the last 20 years? How many have Israel and the US along with NATO invaded in the last 20 years?? Who are we to say who can have nukes when we won't let go of ours?? I personally think we are crazier than Iran, we certainly do a lot more killing in the world. With this dillusioal utopianist view of our selves in the world that we can do no wrong and when we kill its "neccesary" and we can decides whoeveer we want has to be invaded even though they have done NOTHING!!!!!!!! I am starting to hate my country and what its stands for these days.

Agent P's picture

I love my country...I just don't like the people running it.

undercover brother's picture

if you hate your country, get out.  go move to Iran.  I don't recall israel ever threatening to wipe another country off the map for what they believe, or randomly blowing up innocent citizens in acts of terroristic violence.   Israel is a productive member of civil society that has had to defend itself against myriad attacks throughout its history and imho has acted with incredible restraint given its power.   FYI, the technological and scientific innovation coming out of there is proportionately the greatest from any country on the planet.  can you say that about Iran or any arab country for that matter?

Eally Ucked's picture

First nobody declared to wipe Israel off the map, second Israel doesn't make any declarations and just does what they want to to wipe out Palestinians at the same time declaring it's will to negotiate some elusive deal (40 years). If you look at the map of israelis expansion maybe you would understand something more.

Herbert Philbrick's picture

You actually believe that none of the Arab countries have vowed to wipe Israel off the map?  What history books have you been reading?  You are obviously too young to remember the wars between Israel and their Arab "neighbors" in the 60's and 70's.