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IDF fears flotilla activists plan to use chemical weapons
The Jerusalem Post ^ | 06/27/2011 22:28 | YAAKOV KATZ

Posted on 06/27/2011 3:13:27 PM PDT by Never A Dull Moment

IDF sources claimed Monday night that new intelligence information obtained by Israel in recent days shows that participants of the flotilla planning to break Israel’s sea blockade over the Gaza Strip later this week plan to kill IDF soldiers who board their ships.

According to the information obtained by the IDF, some of the participants have prepared a number of sacks with sulfur, which they plan to pour on the soldiers as they board the vessels.

“This is a chemical weapon and if poured on a soldier it can paralyze him,” an IDF source told The Jerusalem Post Monday night. “If the sulfur is then lit on fire, the soldier will light up like a torch.”

(Excerpt) Read more at jpost.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: americans; canadians; chemicals; codepink; flotilla; flotillas; gaza; israel; sulfur; terrorflotilla

1 posted on 06/27/2011 3:13:31 PM PDT by Never A Dull Moment
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To: Never A Dull Moment

“IDF fears flotilla activists plan to use chemical weapons”

They are right. Best to just sink the flotilla and err on the safe side.


2 posted on 06/27/2011 3:15:38 PM PDT by Grunthor (Polls are never right and you aren't conservative unless you kneel at the sound of "Sarah.")
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To: Never A Dull Moment

The vessels don’t have to be boarded - just sink them as they come in range ...


3 posted on 06/27/2011 3:15:47 PM PDT by Ken522
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To: Never A Dull Moment

Torpedoes beat sacks of sulfur every time.


4 posted on 06/27/2011 3:16:36 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Grunthor

With the CNN and MSNBC cast on board.


5 posted on 06/27/2011 3:18:17 PM PDT by pennboricua
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To: Never A Dull Moment

maybe I am stupid, but perhaps it is time for the Israelis to elect a non israeli president... If I was elected, gaza would not have a single “palistinian” living there, the so called flotilla would be “bottom to bottom”...that is, bottom of ship meeting bottom of sea...Iran would be a sheet of glass, and lebannon would be a satellite state...not to mention egypt would be on the other side of the nile...maybe the Israeli’s need to elect an old pollack like me to run their country


6 posted on 06/27/2011 3:18:43 PM PDT by joe fonebone (Project Gunwalker, this will make watergate look like the warm up band......)
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To: Grunthor

“Nuke it from orbit. It’s the only way to be sure.”


7 posted on 06/27/2011 3:19:08 PM PDT by donmeaker (I)
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To: pennboricua

Of course.


8 posted on 06/27/2011 3:19:31 PM PDT by Grunthor (Polls are never right and you aren't conservative unless you kneel at the sound of "Sarah.")
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To: Never A Dull Moment

Sacks of sulfur? Nothing a little charcoal
and saltpeter (strontium for color?) can’t remedy.


9 posted on 06/27/2011 3:21:37 PM PDT by Diogenesis (Nothing surpasses the complexity of the human mind. - Leto II: Dar-es-Balat)
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To: Never A Dull Moment

“Never bring a sack of sulfur to a torpedo fight.”

It’s not quite as poetic as the original, but this is not a poetry contest.


10 posted on 06/27/2011 3:23:35 PM PDT by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: Ken522

I would not be surprised to discover that Israeli operatives have already infiltrated the groups who are planning this ‘flotilla’, and are likely to be on board some or maybe even all of the ships. So, sinking them would probably be counterproductive. For all we know, the boats may already have been “boarded” before a single interception has been attempted.


11 posted on 06/27/2011 3:25:46 PM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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To: joe fonebone
maybe I am stupid, but perhaps it is time for the Israelis to elect a non israeli president

Amen!

[Except I think you meant Prime Minister. The presidency is a ceremonial position in Israel.]

They view things way too emotionally. Family members of victims are excluded from juries just because of this.

ML/NJ

12 posted on 06/27/2011 3:27:01 PM PDT by ml/nj
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To: Never A Dull Moment

Don’t tell the leftygoobers, but sulfur is so non-toxic to humans that I routinely put some in my jeans pockets whenever I’m doing archaeological survey in brush country. It sifts through the pockets and down my legs and does a great job of repelling ticks and chiggers...


13 posted on 06/27/2011 3:28:26 PM PDT by TXnMA (There is no Constitutional right to NOT be offended.)
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To: joe fonebone

You have my vote.....


14 posted on 06/27/2011 3:33:05 PM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: Ken522
The vessels don’t have to be boarded - just sink them as they come in range ...

Have agents aboard disable a couple of the boats and the rest will have to tow them home.

15 posted on 06/27/2011 3:39:25 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Pelosi: Obamacare indulgences for sale.)
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To: cripplecreek

Very expensive. Be pretty easy to disable propulsion and set them adrift.


16 posted on 06/27/2011 3:41:06 PM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: Grunthor

Maybe they should use those wildeyed Whale Warrior tactics and drag some cables up around the prop or plug up their water intakes and leave em drifting at sea a few months to “think about things”.


17 posted on 06/27/2011 3:41:56 PM PDT by dusttoyou ("Progressives" are wee-weeing all over themselves, Foc nobama)
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To: TXnMA

If you take sulfur pills mosquitos and other insects won’t bother you. But every time you pass gas,, it smells like the gates of hell just opened.


18 posted on 06/27/2011 3:51:25 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office)
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To: TXnMA

If you take sulfur pills mosquitos and other insects won’t bother you. But every time you pass gas,, it smells like the gates of hell just opened.


19 posted on 06/27/2011 3:51:41 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office)
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To: TXnMA

If you take sulfur pills mosquitos and other insects won’t bother you. But every time you pass gas,, it smells like the gates of hell just opened.


20 posted on 06/27/2011 3:52:02 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office)
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To: donmeaker

You beat me to it!!!!!


21 posted on 06/27/2011 3:58:28 PM PDT by jdsteel (I like the way the words "Palin for President" make progressives apoplectic.)
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To: jdsteel

Great minds run in the same circles!

Bob Heinlein sure did have a way with words!


22 posted on 06/27/2011 4:10:50 PM PDT by donmeaker (I)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Never A Dull Moment.
...participants of the flotilla planning to break Israel's sea blockade over the Gaza Strip later this week plan to kill IDF soldiers who board their ships... have prepared a number of sacks with sulfur... "This is a chemical weapon and if poured on a soldier it can paralyze him... If the sulfur is then lit on fire, the soldier will light up like a torch."

23 posted on 06/27/2011 4:15:00 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's the Obamacare, stupid! -- Thanks Cincinna for this link -- http://www.friendsofitamar.org)
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To: Grunthor

Friken Trojan Horse. If they pull this on the IDF and
succeed then they are too stupid to exist. Fire bomb them
first let them roast a little and then sink them. Don’t
forget to chum the waters first.


24 posted on 06/27/2011 4:35:47 PM PDT by Slambat (The right to keep and bear arms. Anything one man can carry, drive or pull.)
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To: TXnMA

Dumping sulfur upon personnel and lighting it on fire sounds like something Wile E. Coyote might try. Flour or sugar would serve almost equally well.


25 posted on 06/27/2011 4:38:50 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: SJackson; Nachum; Squantos
[Click on the links to read the articles/reports.] A SAMPLER On The Internet:


YNET NEWS.com: "IDF FEARS FLOTILLA ACTIVISTS WILL TRY TO KILL SOLDIERS" by Hanan Greenberg (SNIPPET: "Army info suggests radical elements equipping some vessels talking part in sail with bags containing chemicals, most likely sulfur, to use against soldiers taking over vessels. Activists in Greece claim some ships have been tampered with") (Published June 27, 2011, 22:41/Israel News)
YNET NEWS.com: "CABINET VOTES TO STOP GAZA FLOTILLA" by Attila Somfalvi (Latest Update June 27, 2011, 15:31/Israel News)

YNET NEWS.com: "TERROR CELL PLANNING ABDUCTIONS NABBED" by Hanan Greenberg (June 27, 2011, 18:38/Israel News)

TERRORISM-INFO.org.il - THE MEIR AMIT INTELLIGENCE AND TERRORISM INFORMATION CENTER: "The Canadians and Americans about to set sail with the flotilla from Greece participated in a short training workshop covering various topics and centering on "passive resistance" to IDF soldiers. Several flotilla organizers said the training was meant to present a "nonviolent" response to an Israeli attempt to take control of the ship. However, the flotilla's hard core, including Arab participants, may use violent methods. In addition, documentation of passenger resistance was apparently practiced and the participants were taught how to hide electronic storage devices from the IDF soldiers." (June 27, 2011)
THE GLOBAL MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD DAILY REPORT: "HAMAS LEADER IN THE U.K. IDENTIFIED AS GAZA FLOTILLA COORDINATOR" (June 26, 2011)

26 posted on 06/27/2011 4:53:44 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: All

Quote:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2CsHn8G5Pk

Lt. Col. Avital Leibovich: We cannot afford to outsource our security to the international community
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Uploaded by idfnadesk on Jun 26, 2011

Spokeswoman Lt. Col. Avital Leibovich, Head of the Foreign Press Branch, addresses the planned flotilla which overtly declares its intention to sail to the Gaza Strip, governed by the Hamas terrorist organization.

Lt. Col. Leibovich explains that due to a vast history of smuggling weapons via the sea to terror sources who target Israeli civilians, the IDF must reserve the right to inspect every ship intending to reach the region. Failure to do so will result in the arming of Hamas, Islamic Jihad, and other terrorist organizations in Gaza. The recent interception of the Victoria ship by the IDF last March shows the attempt by Iran to arm these groups with highly sophisticated weaponry to be used against Israeli civilians.

For operational updates and additional information go to the IDF Spokesperson’s official twitter: http://www.twitter.com/IDFSpokesperson

Category:
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Tags:
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27 posted on 06/27/2011 4:58:48 PM PDT by Cindy
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The Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center - Topic: “FLOTILLAS”

http://www.terrorism-info.org.il/site/html/search.asp?isSearch=yes&isT8=yes&searchText=T184&pid=336&sid=13&preview=


28 posted on 06/27/2011 5:11:03 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: cripplecreek

Even kinetic mini-torpedos. Avoid the drama, just punch 4” holes in their hulls and give them other problems to worry about, but very slowly. Even better, fire prop-fouling torpedos that expel 100s of strands of Kevlar rope. Dead in the water is where the ships will be. No compelling videos of fast-roping IDF commandos. Just big boats floating nowhere on the wind and tide.


29 posted on 06/27/2011 5:28:02 PM PDT by Travis McGee (Castigo Cay is in print and on Kindle.)
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To: Never A Dull Moment

Word to the Israelis. DO NOT board ships. Disable them. What will they do if they are adrift? Make faces at you? Do not risk the lives of your soldiers, snooping and pooping aboard a floating ambush.

Put a few .50 cal rounds through the side of the boat into their engine. Run strong fishing net around their propellers. Knock a few holes in their hold below the waterline, discreetly.

And if you are going to disable those ships, be sure to hire a few neutral ships, to tow them to a neutral port. Problem solved. A few weeks in some pest hole getting their ship repaired, and most of them will be fed up with the whole idea.


30 posted on 06/27/2011 5:28:13 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

That is an awesome piece of advice! Seriously.


31 posted on 06/27/2011 5:29:52 PM PDT by Oceander (The phrase "good enough for government work" is not meant as a compliment)
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To: cripplecreek
Torpedoes beat sacks of sulfur every time.

Only an idiot brings a bag of sulfur to a torpedo fight. Btw isn't the devil associated with sulfur? Hmm...

32 posted on 06/27/2011 5:33:09 PM PDT by Bed_Zeppelin
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To: Cindy

FLOTILLAS - is that like a floating tortilla?


33 posted on 06/27/2011 6:05:58 PM PDT by RitchieAprile
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To: Diogenesis
Sacks of sulfur? Nothing a little charcoal and saltpeter (strontium for color?) can’t remedy.

Make it sulfur, potassium nitrate, charcoal and diamonds which get fired into an enemy and you have the makings of a James Tiberius Kirk episode.

34 posted on 06/27/2011 6:34:54 PM PDT by IrishPennant (We've vanquished them in Tripoli before...bring it!)
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To: RitchieAprile

Does your mother know your are playing on the computer?


35 posted on 06/27/2011 7:06:27 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Never A Dull Moment; Quix

How interesting! Some believe that the war of Psalm 83 will be started by an attack with chemical weapons after which Israel will retaliate with nuclear.


36 posted on 06/27/2011 8:22:11 PM PDT by CynicalBear
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To: CynicalBear
How interesting! Some believe that the war of Psalm 83 will be started by an attack with chemical weapons after which Israel will retaliate with nuclear.

True. Those "some believers" are kooks who hate the Bible and love FUD.

Ps 83 refers to 2 Chronicles 20, the confederacy against Jehoshaphat. Those kooks are only a few thousand years off on their "prophecy". And what fool thinks that after God said that He would destroy Assyria and Philistia (see Isa 14), and indeed He has, that somehow these destroyed nations are supposed to resurrect like zombies and play any future role in world events?

Chemical and nuclear weapons? Really? What must it be like to hate God so much that one spends time ridiculing it and telling these insane lies? I hope you find a better lot of friends than the ones that are feeding this garbage into your brain.

37 posted on 06/27/2011 8:42:49 PM PDT by The Theophilus (Obama's Key to win 2012: Ban Haloperidol)
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To: Cindy

at your service, Mlady.


38 posted on 06/27/2011 8:56:18 PM PDT by RitchieAprile
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To: Never A Dull Moment

Sink them and feed all the activists to the sharks!


39 posted on 06/27/2011 9:08:13 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: CynicalBear

Hmmmmmmmmmmm

Be with us and all those who seek you, Lord.


40 posted on 06/27/2011 9:21:02 PM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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41 posted on 06/27/2011 9:30:20 PM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Quix

Thanks for the ping!


42 posted on 06/27/2011 9:34:15 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: Quix

There is no sense in responding to him. He’s well entreched with the soffers.


43 posted on 06/27/2011 9:49:35 PM PDT by CynicalBear
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

Very good!


44 posted on 06/27/2011 9:52:18 PM PDT by unkus
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To: CynicalBear

QUITE SO.

On occasion, such are a good excuse to plaster some fun pics, though, letting the lurkers know what we think of such silly notions.


45 posted on 06/27/2011 10:44:25 PM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Diogenesis
Sacks of sulfur? Nothing a little charcoal and saltpeter (strontium for color?) can’t remedy.

And just in time for July 4th. How seasonable! Just like old times...

Cheers!

46 posted on 06/28/2011 2:12:34 AM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Correct. Good thing those dummies never heard of petroleum distillates...


47 posted on 06/28/2011 6:37:25 AM PDT by TXnMA (There is no Constitutional right to NOT be offended.)
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To: Ken522

The vessels don’t have to be boarded - just sink them as they come in range ...


As long as the floatilla liars get to name themselves victims of the IDF, they won’t mind being sunk. They are suiciders for their gods - Marx and allah.


48 posted on 06/28/2011 7:50:16 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Never A Dull Moment

Maybe the IDF could EMP the flotilla and then tow them back to safer waters.


49 posted on 06/28/2011 7:52:04 AM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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To: Grunthor

Put mini-guns on the choppers.
Give the boarding party life jackets.
If the crew or passengers attack the boarding party, have the boarding party go overboard, then hose down the decks with mini-guns until everyone is down.
Once everybody on the deck is down, recover the boarding party and start over...


50 posted on 06/28/2011 7:57:49 AM PDT by Little Ray (Best Conservative in the Primary; AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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