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Operation Bite: April 6 sneak attack by US Forces against Iran planned, Russian Military sources war
Monday, 26 March 2007 10:57
By Webster G. Tarpley

The long awaited US military attack on Iran is now on track for the first week of April, specifically for 4 AM on April 6, the Good Friday opening of Easter weekend, writes the well-known Russian journalist Andrei Uglanov in the Moscow weekly “Argumenty Nedeli.” Uglanov cites Russian military experts close to the Russian General Staff for his account.

The attack is slated to last for twelve hours, according to Uglanov, lasting from 4 AM until 4 PM local time. Friday is a holiday in Iran. In the course of the attack, code named Operation Bite, about 20 targets are marked for bombing; the list includes uranium enrichment facilities, research centers, and laboratories.




The first reactor at the Bushehr nuclear plant, where Russian engineers are working, is supposed to be spared from destruction. The US attack plan reportedly calls for the Iranian air defense system to be degraded, for numerous Iranian warships to be sunk in the Persian Gulf, and the for the most important headquarters of the Iranian armed forces to be wiped out.

The attacks will be mounted from a number of bases, including the island of Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean. Diego Garcia is currently home to B-52 bombers equipped with standoff missiles. Also participating in the air strikes will be US naval aviation from aircraft carriers in the Persian Gulf, as well as from those of the Sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean. Additional cruise missiles will be fired from submarines in the Indian Ocean and off the coast of the Arabian peninsula. The goal is allegedly to set back Iran 's nuclear program by several years, writes Uglanov, whose article was re-issued (1, 2) by RIA-Novosti in various languages, but apparently not English, several days ago. The story is the top item on numerous Italian and German blogs, but so far appears to have been ignored by US websites.

Observers comment that this dispatch represents a high-level orchestrated leak from the Kremlin, in effect a war warning, which draws on the formidable resources of the Russian intelligence services, and which deserves to be taken with the utmost seriousness by pro-peace forces around the world.

Asked by RIA-Novosti to comment on the Uglanov report, retired Colonel General Leonid Ivashov confirmed its essential features in a March 21 interview: “I have no doubt that there will be an operation, or more precisely a violent action against Iran.” Ivashov, who has reportedly served at various times as an informal advisor to Putin, is currently the Vice President of the Moscow Academy for Geopolitical Sciences.

Ivashov attributed decisive importance to the decision of the Democratic leadership of the US House of Representatives to remove language from the just-passed Iraq supplemental military appropriations bill which would have demanded that Bush come to Congress before launching an attack on Iran. Ivashov pointed out that the language was eliminated under pressure from AIPAC, the lobbing group representing the Israeli extreme right, and of Israeli Foreign Minister Tsipi Livni.

“We have drawn the unmistakable conclusion that this operation will take place,” said Ivashov. In his opinion, the US planning does not include a land operation: “Most probably there will be no ground attack, but rather massive air attacks with the goal of annihilating Iran's capacity for military resistance, the centers of administration, the key economic assets, and quite possibly the Iranian political leadership, or at least part of it,” he continued.

Ivashov noted that it was not to be excluded that the Pentagon would use smaller tactical nuclear weapons against targets of the Iranian nuclear industry. These attacks could paralyze everyday life, create panic in the population, and generally produce an atmosphere of chaos and uncertainty all over Iran, Ivashov told RIA-Novosti. “This will unleash a struggle for power inside Iran, and then there will be a peace delegation sent in to install a pro-American government in Teheran,” Ivashov continued. One of the US goals was, in his estimation, to burnish the image of the current Republican administration, who would now be able to boast that they had wiped out the Iranian nuclear program.

Among the other outcomes, General Ivashov pointed to a partition of Iran along the same lines as Iraq, and a subsequent carving up of the Near and Middle East into smaller regions. “This concept worked well for them in the Balkans and will now be applied to the greater Middle East,” he commented. “

Moscow must expert Russia's influence by demanding an emergency session of the United Nations Security Council to deal with the current preparations for an illegal use of force against Iran and the destruction of the basis of the United Nations Charter,” said General Ivashov. “In this context Russia could cooperate with China , France and the non-permanent members of the Security Council. We need this kind of preventive action to ward off the use of force,” he concluded.
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Webster G. Tarpley is a journalist. Among other works, he has published an investigation on the manipulation of the Red Brigades by the Vatican’s P2 Suite and the assassination of AldoMoro, a non-authorized biography of George H. Bush, and more recently an analysis of the methods used to perpetrate the September 11, 2001 attacks.

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March 28, 2007
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CAN THIS BE TRUE?
I am an American and very worried about our President and our general war strategies but given the situation it seems to me that Bush would have to be certifiably insane to order such an attack. I don't see what it would accomplish and unlike the Iraqi's the Iranian's are not totally defenseless. They could easily destabilize Iraq (create a state of open warfare) and even effectivey occupy the Basra region cutting our supply lines. Further the Russians and Chinese would not sit still for actions like this. I hope this report is in error. If it happens it would mean that the United States is no longer to be trusted in any capacity as we would then be guilty of electing a madman to high office with no effective bounds on his power. A complete failure of the entire system.
 
March 28, 2007
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This "news" report is nothing but an anti-semetic rant
Ivashov pointed out that the language was eliminated under pressure from AIPAC, the lobbing group representing the Israeli extreme right, and of Israeli Foreign Minister Tsipi Livni.


This is just the old lie that the Jews are somehow puppetmasters. Please. I'm no Bush fan, and I don't put this beneath him, but none of this is backed up by anything. That's why it's not being aped in the mainstream American press.
 
March 28, 2007
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iran has the nutcase president. he has shown total disdain for the entire international community compelling iran to give up their nuclear enrichment program. if the us attacks, it will be warranted to stop the spread of nuclear weapons. other nations governments will welcome this action behind closed doors and will criticize the us as usual in the open press.
 
March 29, 2007
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With a lunatic at the helm anything is possible
This administration is clearly incapable of making intelligent, responsible decisions, and even though I doubt this prediction will come to pass, nothing would surprise me with a lunatic at the helm of this once great ship.
 
March 29, 2007
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ok i know everyone likes to slam Bush, and trust me i have had my fair share of doing the same. The only problem here is that it seems unlikely that someone (even bush) would dare risk an attack against Iran knowing it could destabilize the whole world without having some background intelligence. The american people can only know what is available for them to research, and in the case of the Iranian conflict, that isn't a whole lot. Just because we see interviews with Putin or any other leader on the television doesn't mean the things they say in public are necessarily their true feelings. It's a big game of chess and for all we know the other world leaders might be praising us for this decision. On the other hand maybe not who knows but remember these people have the CIA, NSA, NASA, as well as secret organizations behind the scenes giving them intelligence, not to mention defectors from other countries. There are just too many angles for anyone to be justified at pointing their fingers at anyone. What's going to happen is going to happen and just pray that it doesn't lead to total annihlation of the modern world.
 
March 29, 2007
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doubtful ... no wonder it is ignored in the US
This is the same Russian intelligence service that assured the US that IRAQ had WMDs ... these Kremlin analysts have been so wrong so many times before I wonder why the Europeans still give them any heed.
 
March 29, 2007
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Sooner or later, were going to have to deal with IRAN
Unless of course we just give up the middle east and all the Oil it has to offer. To allow Iran to become the dominant country in the Middle East is giving up control of our energy supply. Iran then could bring this country to its knees with the Oil threat. For some reason, the US seems to be distancing itself from SA. I'm not sure why? Maybe because the populace there hates us too. What a mess we are in becuase of are dependence on Oil.
 
March 30, 2007
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stay tuned...
If this is true, it will happen at 5:30pm Pacific Time or 8:30pm Eastern Time on Thursday Night. Can't you tell FOX News is already getting people ready for this conflict? It's all planned well in advance so there is an audience to watch it live. The media already knows! And so the countdown begins...
 
March 31, 2007
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WONT,, HAPPEN..AT LEAST NOT APRIL 6TH
BUT IF IT DOES; IT MIGHT MEAN THE START OF A REAL WORLD WAR....LOOK AT IT THIS WAY SOMEONE HAS TO DO THIS OR OUR WORLD LOOKS GRIMMER AND GRIMMER WITH THESE WACKOS LEADING THESE CRAZED COUNTRIES!
 
March 31, 2007
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Bush is a lunatic, an attack against Iran would open a floodgate (or pandora's box if you prefer), which would destabilize the global community. It seems to me that someone would have to be an idiot to order an attack against Iran...especially when we have already spread both our military, and economic means as far as we have...having said that, Bush might be just the man for the job. I don't trust any information given credited to any US intelligence agency, based on our experience in Iraq. Let's hope that someone in the administration has the common sense to talk georgie out of this.
 
March 31, 2007
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I don't believe it, but it wouldn't surprise me. Nothing would make the Israeli government & Bush administration happier than such a disasterous move. Even though I don't believe this warning, I am surprised something like this hasn't happened before now.
 
March 31, 2007
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It is interesting how no major US news outlets have commented on the April 6th date. With Blair stepping down as PM, US Senate-backed 2008 troop withdrawl plans, and now these 15 UK soldiers being held hostage; oh, and not to mention a 2nd US Aircraft Carrier in the gulf on maneuvers- it would seem as if everything is in place and things are reaching a critical mass. I just hope that this does not trigger a mass signal to commence suicide missions within the US's borders. Any time is never a good time for war, but if the US is serious about dismantling Iran's nuclear ambitions NOW is the time. God bless us all.
 
March 31, 2007
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And the DeGaulle is crossed trained with the Eisenhower... both on location...
 
March 31, 2007
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Why do we think we need to go to iran to protect...as someone mentioned earlier...our oil. OUR OIL!?!
What the hell makes you think its yours!?!
It's in their country ...not yours!
And dont give me the whole...we set it up over there.
That was Britain's doing about 100yrs ago...look it up.
The West has been RAPING the Middle East for decades!
But if it didnt happen in the last 10yrs most people dont want to think or learn about it.
Asking questions is not unpatriotic.
It is unpatriotic not to ask questions.
 
March 31, 2007
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"If I’m in a fight with a man that’s bigger than me, I know there’s a zone I don’t go into."

- Chris Rock, "Never Scared"

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Believe it.

This whole thing is ridiculous, and if Islam is by it’s nature such a violent and hateful religion, how come so many of the 1.2 billion Muslims in the world are chilling out while their brothers and sisters are being tortured and murdered? Seriously, a violent and hateful religion by it’s very definition should inspire violent and hateful reactions by a whole bunch of them, perhaps 50%, or 600 million people. We don’t see that. Okay then, a violent and hateful religion should by it’s definition inspire at least a big chunk of them to retaliate with violence and hatred, or perhaps 10%, or 120 million people. We don’t see that either.

We don’t seem to remember that most of these people wanted to send their kids to America for a better education. Seriously. They don’t hate our "values", and the average middle-eastern DVD and CD collection quickly reveals that lie. After killing over 2 million Iraqi’s starting with the Gulf War and subsequent sanctions, the criminal scum running the U.S. government are now trying to cover up how fast they’re finishing the job, and reminding us that nobody who disagrees is safe.

As for Iran, they’re next up on the PNAC plan, and since the neo-cons godfather was Leo Strauss and his godfather was Carl Schmitt, or Hitler’s lawyer, they don’t mind if billions die in World War Three...

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Government Dismissed Iraq Death Toll Report In Full Knowledge It Was Likely Accurate
John Hopkins study put toll at 655,000 but they didn’t want you to know that

Infowars.net | March 27, 2007
Steve Watson

Documents obtained by the BBC under a Freedom Of Information Act request have proven that despite public dismissal of last year’s Iraq Death Toll study, published in The Lancet Medical Journal, British Government officials actually backed the methods used by scientists who concluded that more than 600,000 Iraqis have been killed since the invasion.

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SOURCE FOR SURVIVAL - http://www.infowars.com/articles/iraq/ death_toll_gov_dismissed_report_in_full_knowldege_it_wa
s_accurate.htm

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British Manufactured Gulf Maritime Border Map
No such agreed upon border between Iraq and Iran exists, measurements show ship was nearer Iranian coast

Prison Planet | March 30, 2007
Paul Joseph Watson

In claiming HMS Cornwall was within Iraqi territorial waters, the British government and the media have covered-up the fact there is no agreed upon Iraqi-Iranian maritime border, as other bizarre coincidences and dubious circumstances surrounding the hostage crisis begin to emerge.

Former British Ambassador Craig Murray and others are highlighting the fact that the maritime border between Iraq and Iran is contested, and the British have essentially manufactured a border to make it appear as if HMS Cornwall was within Iraqi territorial waters. The mainstream media has uniformly failed to address this issue.

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SOURCE FOR SURVIVAL - http://www.infowars.com/articl...er_map.htm

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Iran War Underway: US and Britain Funding Right Wing Terrorists For Regime Change
The Long history of British and American covert provocation and action in Iran

Infowars.net | March 30, 2007
Steve Watson

The US and Britain are already at war with Iran, have been at war with Iran for a number of years now and are funding anti-Iranian terrorist groups inside Iran in preparation for the fallout that will occur after overt military action is commenced.

Not my words, the words of high ranking CIA officials, Defense department officials, former UN officials and retired US air force Colonels.

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SOURCE FOR SURVIVAL - http://www.infowars.com/articles/ww3/ iran_war_underway_us_uk_funding_right_wing_terrorists_f
or_regime_change.htm
 
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I believe it is possible. April 6 is a significant and rather fitting date for such a twisted, religious fanatical administration to instigate world war 3.
Here are some interesting events which also occured on April 6.

6 BC This day is believed by some Biblical scholars to be the actual date of the historical birth of Jesus Christ.
0610 Lailat-ul Qadar, the night the koran descended to Earth
1917 US declares war on Germany, enters World War I
1954 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island
1955 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1957 USSR performs nuclear test (atmospheric tests)
1985 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
source: http://www.scopesys.com/anyday/
 
April 01, 2007
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To Use Tactical Nukes To Stop A Country From Building Nukes Is Psychotic
If the Bush administration attacks Iran, things will suck. But if they use tactical nuclear weapons to attack Iran, when the "reason" they're attacking Iran is to stop them from creating Iranian nuclear weapons, then the Bush administration has gone beyond 'off the charts' of insanity. Using nukes against a country to stop that country from building nukes? There is nothing more blatantly hypocritical and retarded. I would guess (probably incorrectly) that the whole Bush administration would be arrested immediately by thousands of American police officers that refused to leave the white house lawn and tried with crimes against humanity if they did that.

I'd like to think that any attack against Iran could be stopped beforehand... if it can't, then those in power may be so powerful that they wouldn't even think twice about using nukes against other countries in many different cases. Which means they will threaten this country's existence along with any other they attack. Which to me seems ass-opposite of what most big businesses would like America to be. How are big companies going to profit off consumers in America if it is a war zone?
I'd think that corporate executives from every company in America would be more powerful collectively by far than those executives in Exxon & Haliburton. Why isn't this the case? Or is it?
 
April 01, 2007 | url
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Attack Iran To Prevent Nuclear Proliferation?
How the hell would destroying/bombing/invading or causing death, prevent catastrophe? There is a nuclear club. Shouldn't that be dismantled(?), or better yet, every represented country should be bombed and occupied as well!

Nobody wants any other country to have nuclear arms. It's so pleaseant that we have conveniently forgotten our past. The United States already has used massive retaliation twice against Japan.

Iran is getting it harder than Korea was before it's $ deal and stopping it's program for the time being.
 
April 01, 2007
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I think its time that the American people finally do something about the lunatic at the helm or a terrible war might break out before the election and we all will have to deal with him for a long(and dark) time coming...
 
April 01, 2007
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I'LL ATTACK YOU ON 4 AM SHARP.
IF THE US REALLY WANTED TO DO THIS, WHY WOULD SHE LET IRAN KNOW ABOUT IT IN ADVANCE? THEY EVEN TALK ABOUT THE EXACT TIME THEY ARE GOING TO START IT? WHY? THERE IS THE POTENTIAL AND A GOOD CHANCE FOR WAR, WHETHER DELIBERATE OR ACCIDENTAL, BUT IT JUST DOESN'T MAKE SENSE FOR COUNTRIES TO LET EACH OTHER KNOW ABOUT WHEN THEY ARE GOING TO FIGHT. THIS IS ALL PART OF THE PLAN TO SCARE IRAN INTO SUBMISSION, IT'S BEEN TRIED BEFORE, BUT RIGHT NOW IT ALL DEPENDS ON IRAN, IRAN'S MULLAHS ACT IN THEIR BEST INTEREST NO MATTER HOW CRAZY THEY SOUND, THEY ARE NOT STUPID, THEY KNOW THAT A MASSIVE AMERICAN ATTACK COULD WELL BE THEIR UNDOING DESPITE THE POSSIBILTY OF IRANIANS RALLYING BEHIND THEM. I HOPE BOTH COUNTRIES, IRAN AND AMERICA, COME TO THEIR SENSES AND STOP A CATASTROPHE FROM HAPPENING.
 
April 01, 2007
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My friend who is in the air force has been deployed to near Iran and says they are on a 60 minute standby.
 
April 02, 2007 | url
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Sneak attack?
It's not so sneaky if it's on a bunch of websites everywhere. Wouldn't something like this be all over major news networks ?
 
April 03, 2007
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They are all crazy. Bush is going to spare a russian led facility, next thing you know it will be destroyed in a controlled demolition, and Iran will claim the US bombed it, and Russia will be at war with the US who is at war with Afghanistan, Iraq, and then Iran.. and then Russia... so Its what? England, US, Canada, Isreal, Spain, Germany and Australia against Russia, France, North Korea, Afghanistan, Egypt, Palestien, Iraq, Iran... God only knows where the other chips will fall, and how many would die... How many American ports and cities would be bombed... This has got to stop.
 
April 03, 2007
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if u.s attacks iran, then all hell wiil break loose in the mid east. unlike iraq, iran is capable of retaliating within 15 mins. besides, if iran is attacked there is no doubt that hezbollah will attack israel and syria will defend iran, so u.s is going to be fuckd.
 
April 03, 2007
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Unlikely
I bet it's not going to happen, and to the guest whose friend's plane is on standby close to the Iranian border, It's funny cos I read somewhere about the Iranian military being on high-alert too!, close to the Iraqi border. I don't think any attack is likely as long as the American military is in Iraq, may be after they pull out, may be that's why the Congress has set a time-table for it, but it's really stupid of them to think that they can neutralize Iran's counter-attacks against Americans in Iraq, what are they thinking, what if Iran mobilizes it's ground forces into Iraq, it's gonna be a mess, just imagine, Iranian military fighting America in Iraq, Jesus.
 
April 04, 2007
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Guys,

Take it easy. This is all not gonna happen.

Hedge funds are just throwing false rumours into the media to manipulate the financial stockmarkets. They know what they are doing.

Reno
 
April 04, 2007
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NONSENSE
All work of hedge funds trying to manipulate the media and get their stock price levels at certain levels....

Simple as that. If there is no attack next Friday you know that this Russian Journalist got paid very well by such a hedge fund.

Reno
 
April 04, 2007
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There IS an agreed upon border between Iran and Iraq in the the Shatt-al Arab
Saddam ratified the Algiers Accord agreement prior to launching his 1991 invasion of Kuwait. That is border the Iranians desired, or rather had settled upon, and has functioned as the border. Even if the border is in dispute, under international law, Iran has merely the right to notify the Brits of a claimed violation and escort them back to Iraqi waters. Formally, the Iranians actions could easily be viewed as an act of war. It is also very likely that Iran was incorrect, as the Brits have better radar control, and GPS to track the position of their crews. I think, either we are witness to an internal struggle for control between Ahmadinijad and the Supreme leader, or Ahmadinejad was hoping for a military reprisal that would rally Iranians to his hardline postion. Keep in mind he is the mirror of Bush he needs conflict to survive politically because his domestic agenda is an unpopular disaster. The kidnapping was certainly a provocation, kudos to Britain for handling like an actual mature international power.
 
April 05, 2007
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All war's are based on deception. This may be a tactic. But, logistically speaking, moving 3 carrier groups to Irans border is like moving Montana to Mexico. Larger build up than pre 1991 war. The US doesn't move that kind of fire power for the fun of it. Something is coming sooner or later. Saddle your horses cuz gas will be going up.
 
April 06, 2007
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Change of heart?
Ok, either it was a hoax, OR, the US now likes Iran and its good people? Perhaps they have seen through the muddy water and came to the conclusion that Democracy in the Middle East wont work?
 
April 06, 2007
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English translation of an article appearing in German from RIA Novosti, April 6, 2007:
Russian Expert: US Attack on Iran at the Earliest in May

MOSCOW, April 6 (RIA Novosti). The USA can begin a military action against Iran at the earliest in May. Until then, the Pentagon will put the Middle-Eastern state under "information-psychological" pressure.

This opinion was voiced on Friday by Anatoly Zyganok, chief of the Center for Military-Political Prognosis at the Russian Institute for Political and Military Analysis and member of the Defense Ministry's Civil Council.

The rumor circulated in the media that the US Air Force would attack Iran as early as April 6 has not proven to be true, concluded the expert in an interview with RIA Novosti. Zyganok presumed that it is a matter of targeted disinformation -- not disseminated without the involvement of the Israeli secret service -- with the goal of putting Iran under psychological pressure.

Within the frame of the "intimidation campaign" against Tehran, several thousand Israeli police and members of the Israeli army practiced preventive measures in March for the case of an Iranian missile attack.

"At the same time, the USA and Israel conducted a joint maneuver under the code name 'Juniper Cobra'. American units took part with the 'Patriot' air defense missile system, the Israeli with the interception missiles 'Arrow'. In this maneuver -- for the first time -- all European segments of the US missile defense system were used, those in Greenland, Norway and Great Britian", reported Zyganok.

According to his information, the USA is currently conducting a major operation against the Taliban -- the largest since 2001 -- which is being kept highly secret. As Zyganok expressed it, the Americans are deploying massive air forces in Afghanistan in order to minimize their losses.

Only after the operation in Afghanistan is concluded can the Pentagon decide for an intervention in Iran, judged Zyganok. Until then, the USA wants, in addition, to eliminate -- according to feasibility -- radical groups in Iraq.

Therefore, the war could begin only at the end of May, the expert said. According to sources in Tehran, the Iranian leadership reckons with no deployment of force whatsoever from the side of the USA until fall, if anything.

German version: http://de.rian.ru/world/20070406/63235784.html


 
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English translation of an article appearing in German from RIA Novosti, April 6, 2007:
Russian Expert: US Attack on Iran at the Earliest in May

MOSCOW, April 6 (RIA Novosti). The USA can begin a military action against Iran at the earliest in May. Until then, the Pentagon will put the Middle-Eastern state under "information-psychological" pressure.

This opinion was voiced on Friday by Anatoly Zyganok, chief of the Center for Military-Political Prognosis at the Russian Institute for Political and Military Analysis and member of the Defense Ministry's Civil Council.

The rumor circulated in the media that the US Air Force would attack Iran as early as April 6 has not proven to be true, concluded the expert in an interview with RIA Novosti. Zyganok presumed that it is a matter of targeted disinformation -- not disseminated without the involvement of the Israeli secret service -- with the goal of putting Iran under psychological pressure.

Within the frame of the "intimidation campaign" against Tehran, several thousand Israeli police and members of the Israeli army practiced preventive measures in March for the case of an Iranian missile attack.

"At the same time, the USA and Israel conducted a joint maneuver under the code name 'Juniper Cobra'. American units took part with the 'Patriot' air defense missile system, the Israeli with the interception missiles 'Arrow'. In this maneuver -- for the first time -- all European segments of the US missile defense system were used, those in Greenland, Norway and Great Britian", reported Zyganok.

According to his information, the USA is currently conducting a major operation against the Taliban -- the largest since 2001 -- which is being kept highly secret. As Zyganok expressed it, the Americans are deploying massive air forces in Afghanistan in order to minimize their losses.

Only after the operation in Afghanistan is concluded can the Pentagon decide for an intervention in Iran, judged Zyganok. Until then, the USA wants, in addition, to eliminate -- according to feasibility -- radical groups in Iraq.

Therefore, the war could begin only at the end of May, the expert said. According to sources in Tehran, the Iranian leadership reckons with no deployment of force whatsoever from the side of the USA until fall, if anything.

German version: http://de.rian.ru/world/20070406/63235784.html


 
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What a hoax, today is April 7th and there was no attack in Iran. Bunch of Bull****.
 
April 07, 2007
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Un-Written Movie
After reading these blogs, it sounds like an un-written movie. I just watched "Deep Impact" where our shuttle fleet saves us from a comet that is getting ready to plow into the Earth. The way some of these blogs are going the entire world will be trust into global conflict before next weekend. Too much TV. Settle down, focus, relax. There is soon to be no funding for this kind of foolishness. Even Bush has some common since, not much mind you, but he knows what the American People think of his tactics. I wish some of our senior military would quit hiding behind their retirement and step up to let the Bush Administration know what should be done. "When they say its not about the oil, its about the oil". Cocoa Beach
 
April 09, 2007
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a guest said:

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Too bad it didnt happen..
Would have been pretty funny. smilies/tongue.gif
 
May 27, 2007
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operationbite
I have heard this was pushed forward to 2008.
 
August 09, 2007 | url
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rambling vine said:

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Maybe they threw a war and no one showed up
 
April 03, 2008
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skywalker said:

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just a guy
IT will happen , there is much biger picture atached to this all.. like pole shift dec 21 2012 .. the world is runing out food and the goverment been planing their excape to moon bace, after Bushit takes Iran he will suspend the election and marshel law will come togather with a new $$$$ name AMERO
 
April 05, 2008
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skywalker said:

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just a guy
IT will happen , there is much biger picture atached to this all.. like pole shift dec 21 2012 .. the world is runing out food and the goverment been planing their excape to moon bace, after Bushit takes Iran he will suspend the election and marshel law will come togather with a new $$$$ name AMERO
 
April 05, 2008
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King said:

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Why us not attack to iran yet
Us must attack soon to iran if dont attack iran attack too for give the power and get the world so us must think carefully
 
August 22, 2008
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