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Get Ready For War!

An armada of US and British naval power is massing in the Persian Gulf in the belief that Israel is considering a pre-emptive strike against Iran’s covert nuclear weapons programme.
Battleships, aircraft carriers, minesweepers and submarines from 25 nations are converging on the strategically important Strait of Hormuz in an unprecedented show of force as Israel and Iran move towards the brink of war.

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even if this annual exercise isn't it

an attack on Iran is definitely in the deck...

and how convenient that the fed started buying up 40bill a month of MBS just before the election...it can also be the segue into the funding of the next war.

Yea, probably just for that

Yea, probably just for that excercise, but definitely convinient if something were to happen. Then both Russia and China would step in and things would get really bad.

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Not to down play the seriousness of this, but it is an annual


"In preparation for any pre-emptive or retaliatory action by Iran, warships from more than 25 countries, including the United States, Britain, France, Saudi Arabia and the UAE, will today begin an annual 12-day exercise."

and will be followed by an exercise by Iran the following month. Basically a huge pissing contest, posturing and idiotic brinksmanship at it's finest. How's that song go? Living in a powder keg and throwing off sparks?

Exercises can also be a

Exercises can also be a convenient cover for clandestine operations.... a la 9/11.


may it not come to that.

As insane as Obama is, I didn't think even he would

be crazy enough to go to war with Iran. I guess I was wrong.

Iran has a nuclear weapons

Iran has a nuclear weapons program? That's news to me...

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