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Goal of Natanz explosion was to send
‘clear’ message to Iran

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Posted By: John C, 9/16/2020 9:55:23 AM

An explosion two months ago at Natanz, a key Iranian uranium enrichment facility, was meant to send a message of determination to stop the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program, The Jerusalem Post has learned. The purpose of the attack was to send an unambiguous deterrent message that progress toward a nuclear weapon beyond certain redlines would not be tolerated. Additionally, the Post has confirmed foreign reports that the explosion was caused by physical sabotage as opposed to exclusively cyberwarfare weapons. To date, Iran has made multiple announcements, but has not accused Israel at an official level


This building is a big loss to Iran. Maybe obama can set up a go fund me page for them.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: pensom2 9/16/2020 10:56:30 AM (No. 542524)
Ha! What original poster said. The Israelis are survivors. Iran's mullahs don't seem to realize the danger they're in. Kerry and Obama are no longer in charge.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: DVC 9/16/2020 11:14:29 AM (No. 542552)
The Persian leaders need to grasp that they will not be permitted to have nuclear weapons. One way or another.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: john56 9/16/2020 11:39:51 AM (No. 542590)
Sooner or later (and it's looking like sooner), the Israelis and most of the Arab nations will realize that they have more in common -- preventing the Persians in Iran from taking over the Middle East through terrorism -- than they differ, It's the old "the enemy of my enemy is my friend" rule. Welcome, friends!
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Reply 4 - Posted by: MindMadeUp 9/16/2020 12:14:01 PM (No. 542628)
If Harris (and, oh yeah, I guess Biden) becomes President, the US will replace the building destroyed and help the Iranians catch up on any time lost developing nuclear weapons.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: hershey 9/16/2020 12:45:26 PM (No. 542656)
Newleaks should just shut their mouths...the recipients, I'm sure, got the one else needs to know...
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Reply 6 - Posted by: bad-hair 9/16/2020 1:13:05 PM (No. 542694)
I pray November 4th will send a pretty clear message to Iran. They had better build another fake aircraft carrier because they broke the last one.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: MickTurn 9/17/2020 8:36:23 AM (No. 543397)
Future News: "An Iranian Nuclear Facility went up in a Mushroom Cloud Explosion yesterday, No one knows what happened, everyone at the site is, well, Incinerated!"
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