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2 years ago  ::  Jul 03, 2012 - 10:23AM #1
rocketjsquirell
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Are these two stories related?

Tensions in Middle East rise as Tehran tests medium-range missiles capable of reaching Israel

Iran and the United States on Tuesday underlined their military readiness for conflict should diplomacy over the Iranian nuclear program fail. Tehran announced that it had successfully fired several dozen missiles, including a medium-range Shahab-3 ballistic weapon with a range capable of striking targets in Israel, in war games in its central desert region called Grand Prophet 7. The US military is also bolstering its military presence in the Persian Gulf region, including the deployment of warships and F-22 stealth fighter jets
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www.worldjewishcongress.org/en/news/1203...


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Morsi to visit Iran next month, fueling hopes in Tehran for warmer ties
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full article:
www.timesofisrael.com/egypts-new-preside...


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2 years ago  ::  Jul 03, 2012 - 2:52PM #2
Mlyons619
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So Iran's nuclear enrichment program is "peaceful?"


When coupled with this story about the Iranian medium ICBM development program, tell me if that doesn't ring just a little hollow?

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2 years ago  ::  Jul 03, 2012 - 3:02PM #3
rocketjsquirell
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Mlyons


"Peaceful" is subject to a variety of definitions. Wink

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2 years ago  ::  Jul 03, 2012 - 5:30PM #4
Mlyons619
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Tehran named the missile the "Great Prophet."


What a hypocritical abomination...

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