Well at least our war economy will flourish, right???
So I wrote a post about a potential attack on Iran in September (yes, Shameless, blogwhoring to ensue …), http://my.shadowproof.wpengine.com/tambershall/2011/06/11/are-we-attacking-iran-in-september/. Based on what I read at http://www.juancole.com/2011/06/dagan-ofer-and-israels-growing-iran-credibility-gap.html.
Basically Netanyahu fires a bunch of his top intelligence officers. Never a good thing.
But the Iran meme has crashed and burned inside Israel on two other scores, as well. First, Netanyahu appears to have forced out Meir Dagan, the head of the Israeli spying agency Mossad, whose departure coincided with that of the chief of staff, the head of domestic intelligence, and other key security officials. Dagan, having become a civilian, promptly went public, lambasting Netanyahu for refusing to make peace with the Palestinians while it was still possible.
Dagan went on to accuse Netanyahu and his Defense Minister, Ehud Barak, of grossly exaggerating the threat from Iran, calling a strike on that country “stupid idea that offers no advantage.” He warned that it would provoke another rocket attack on Israel by Lebanon’s Hizbullah, and perhaps by Syria as well– i.e. it could lead to a regional conflagration.
This level of madness can’t be good. Oh wait, I forgot, peace is bad, and war is good.
And now someone links to http://www.zerohedge.com/article/cvn-77-ghw-bush-enters-persian-gulf-cia-veteran-robert-baer-predicts-september-israel-iran-w. Bloody hell.
Three carriers in proximity to Iran would be extremely troubling, yet fit perfectly with the story of CIA veteran Robert Baer, the man played by George Clooney in Syriana, who as Al Jazeera reports, appeared on KPFK Los Angeles, warning that Israeli PM Netanyahu is “likely to ignite a war with Iran in the very near future.” It gets worse: “Masters asked Baer why the US military is not mobilising to stop this war from happening. Baer responded that the military is opposed, as is former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, who used his influence to thwart an Israeli attack during the Bush and Obama administrations. But he’s gone now and “there is a warning order inside the Pentagon” to prepare for war.” The punchline: “There is almost “near certainty” that Netanyahu is “planning an attack [on Iran] … and it will probably be in September before the vote on a Palestinian state. And he’s also hoping to draw the United States into the conflict“, Baer explained.
So we got some ships moving in. Big deal, right? That could mean anything to us non-military types. But all the surrounding events, well they got me concerned.
And then I read this in one of the comments:
wanklord (Total Score:1)
The only way Barry & Associates (including the Zionist warmongers) can justify a war against the Islamic Republic of Iran is by staging another false flag attack on continental US: most likely a controlled nuclear explosion (dirty bomb) targeting a major urban concentration killing dozens of thousands of civilians. This operation will be carried out by the CIA in partnership with Mossad and MI6 to later on be blamed on AlQaeda working in conjunction with elements of Iran’s IRGC and Pakistan’s ISI. Besides that, Americans are a bunch of stupid animals easy to manipulate and subdue; the Obama administration will need the unconditional support of these brutes in order to further their agenda.
Crazy stuff right? The world has gotten so crazy, I’m not even shocked by this. And all the events surrounding it are also problematic and troubling.
Iran? Really? Aren’t we in enough wars? If Israel wants to fight them, let them. Why not clean up our own house? But sadly, when our president and Congress show they are repeatedly beholden to Israel, what are the chances we will stay out of it?
I don’t know. I ope this is all just paranoia on my part. Better that than the alternative.