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#1 Israel must assume that the purpose of these ships is to launch an attack. Fortunately, having recently accomplished a treaty with Cyprus, narrows the field by which the Iranian ships could approach before entering the exclusion zone.
Posted by Anonymoose 2012-02-18 09:38||
#2 More like bringing goodies to Iran's pet miscreants. A lone destroyer in the Eastern Med without air cover would have a short but exciting life when the party starts.
Posted by SteveS 2012-02-18 10:18||
#3 Chemicals or biologicals on board?
Posted by Water Modem 2012-02-18 11:19||
#4 Guns and ammo for Assad.
Posted by Shimble Guelph5793 2012-02-18 12:00||
#5 I'd be concerned about IRBM's launched off that supply ship. Really short reaction times if fired from the coast of Syria. That ship should have an accident to take it out of play.
Posted by Rob06 2012-02-18 13:30||
#6 ...former Italian cruise ship captain to the white courtesy phone.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-02-18 14:47||
#7 A lone destroyer in the Eastern Med without air cover would have a short but exciting life when the party starts
It isn't the destroyer that matters. It's the supply ship.
Posted by Pappy 2012-02-18 15:40||
#8 It isn't the destroyer that matters. It's the supply ship.
Indeed. The destroyer is just there to keep it company. I was responding to this: the purpose of these ships is to launch an attack.
Posted by SteveS 2012-02-18 17:21||