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Iran orders Iraqi militants
to hit U.S. Embassy
if Syria is hit

United Press International, by Staff

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Posted By:JoniTx, 9/6/2013 8:01:40 PM

TEHRAN- An intercepted order from Iran instructs militants in Iraq to hit the U.S. Embassy and other interests if a military strike on Syria occurs, U.S. officials said. Officials said the recently intercepted message was sent by Qasem Soleimani, head of Revolutionary Guards´ Qods Force, to Iranian-supported Shiite militias in Iraq, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. In it, Soleimani said Shiite groups must be ready to respond with force should a U.S. airstrike on Syria occur. The Journal said Iranian officials didn´t respond to its request for comment. Iraqi Shiites have shown favorability toward the Alawite-dominated government of Syria

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 9/6/2013 8:10:46 PM     (No. 9509348)

I thought we were going to maintain a strong residual military presence and strategic forward base in the newly liberated Iraq in the event something like this happened.......oh, wait..

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Keekng, 9/6/2013 9:13:53 PM     (No. 9509428)

Probably why Zippy is in a dither and talking about backing down.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: kanphil, 9/6/2013 9:16:20 PM     (No. 9509431)

How long is Iran going to get a pass on this kind of behavior? We need to scatter a few bunker busters over Iran when they display this kind of criminal behavior. Let them know we´re paying attention.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: leonardo, 9/6/2013 9:36:02 PM     (No. 9509446)

How many of Iran´s neighbors would mourn if America turned Iran into a kingdom of glass for coordinating threats against us? Iran is the troublemaker in Syria right now, and in numerous other places. Syria is a great excuse to stop Iran in its tracks right now before we lose much blood & treasure later to do what we should have done sooner.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: zbogwan2, 9/7/2013 1:37:54 AM     (No. 9509591)

I´ll bet that our Embassy Staff in Iraq are crapping bricks, so to speak, knowing how Obama abandoned Amb. Stevens in Benghazi last year?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: RancherJack, 9/7/2013 10:43:07 AM     (No. 9510055)

Tee Time!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Butch59, 9/7/2013 12:57:26 PM     (No. 9510197)

#3 has a good idea. And don´t worry about all the talk about Iran´s nuclear facilities being deep under ground. No matter how deep they are, they sill have to have an opening to the surface. And we have bunker busters that are capable of penetrating several stories deep before firing it´s main charge. We can effectively close the door, to speak. And if Iran re-builds the door, we hit it again. And these things are VERY accurate.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 9/7/2013 2:34:48 PM     (No. 9510324)

I say lie about hitting Syria, work in the background with Israel and surprise attack Iran.
That´ll show the Arabs who has all the fuzzy nuts on the block. Putin might think this is brilliant. Problem is no one in Obama´s cabal of little communist can keep their big mouths shut including the War Hawk Obama.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: chicodon, 9/7/2013 7:53:20 PM     (No. 9510675)

Interesting take from 2012.
Google: Asia Times Why Qatar wants to invade
Syria

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