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2007-09-28 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Silence in Syria, Panic in Iran
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Posted by Frank G 2007-09-28 08:02|| || Front Page|| [336086 views ]  Top

#1 The mullahs are freaking out in fear.

Good friggin deal. Let em stew in their own juices. You make the bed you lie in--now enjoy. Terrorist-sponsoring pig brained meatheads.
Posted by JohnQC 2007-09-28 09:37||   2007-09-28 09:37|| Front Page Top

#2 What's Russia's turn-around time for fixing a field failure like this? The window size is important.
Posted by 3dc 2007-09-28 09:52||   2007-09-28 09:52|| Front Page Top

#3 What this article doesn't mention is that sending commandos that far downrange and retrieving them is a major accomplishment in itself.

Posted by Frozen Al 2007-09-28 10:16||   2007-09-28 10:16|| Front Page Top

#4 I assume the main reason Israel needed the Americans to sign off on the raid - to convince the Americans it was absolutely necessary to take out this target - was that the raid would reveal Syrian, and by extension Iranian, air defenses were effectively non-existent.
Posted by Excalibur 2007-09-28 11:04||   2007-09-28 11:04|| Front Page Top

#5 Interesting. But I doubt Iran will implode from within in 60-90 days. 2-3 years of serious help from us for the unrest to grow into a full revolution, maybe.
We will see. The Iranians still have a lot more teeth than Syria if we do hit them because of their closeness to the gulf and the ability to seriously disrupt oil traffic. So hopefully that is part of military plans.
Posted by DarthVader">DarthVader  2007-09-28 11:51||   2007-09-28 11:51|| Front Page Top

#6 What a nice, heartwarming story......
Posted by Dino Ebbuting4475 2007-09-28 12:32||   2007-09-28 12:32|| Front Page Top

#7 How would you like your Mullah cooked?


Cuz reports say only we, and the Israleis have this kinda thing....
Posted by BigEd 2007-09-28 13:09||   2007-09-28 13:09|| Front Page Top

#8 thx, Big Ed, Mullah Well-Done, even Smoking™?

no word that the Syrian electronics were baked, IIUC, but "blacked out", which has to spin turbans even more than an explicable EMP blast. You can bet the (operable) phone lines to Moscow were burning up, though....heh
Posted by Frank G">Frank G  2007-09-28 21:14||   2007-09-28 21:14|| Front Page Top

#9 I wonder what kind of warranty the Rooskies give on these systems? Rooskie WO in your MiG or Sukhoi? Pilot if you bought the silver, entire flight crew if gold?
Posted by Nimble Spemble 2007-09-28 21:26||   2007-09-28 21:26|| Front Page Top

#10 Chef Big Ed, I'll take mine black & blue.
Posted by Hyper 2007-09-28 23:26||   2007-09-28 23:26|| Front Page Top

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