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Devastating Explosion At Key Iranian Nuclear Facility Confirmed By London Times
The Inquisitir ^ | 1/29/2013

Posted on 02/04/2013 2:04:58 PM PST by EBH

According to the London Times, the arch Conservatives at World Net Daily finally got one right. On Friday, WND reported the destruction of Iran’s top secret uranium enrichment facility at the Fordow nuclear installation. Fordow, buried deep under ground, is reported to have completely collapsed in a massive explosion, trapping 200 workers in the ruins of the facility.

WND published a report on the explosion written by a former Iranian Revolutionary Guard officer and CIA agent named Reza Kahlili, An author of several alarmist books and dozens of articles, Kahlili claims Iran intends to bring about a nuclear apocalypse in order to create an Islamic paradise on earth. For months now, critics have ridiculed his writings and claimed that WND is not a reliable source for news.

However on Monday, reports began to circulate in the mainstream media that there might be something to the story. Finally the London Times published an article confirming the story, citing Israeli intelligence officials in Tel Aviv, who discussed the story with the British newspaper.

“An explosion is believed to have damaged Iran’s Fordow nuclear facility, which is being used to enrich uranium, Israeli intelligence officials have told The Times. Sources in Tel Aviv said yesterday that they thought the explosion happened last week. The Israeli Government is investigating reports that it led to extensive structural damage and 200 workers had been trapped inside.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Israel
KEYWORDS: fordo; fordow; iran; iraniannukes; israel; qitalislam; verified
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1 posted on 02/04/2013 2:05:05 PM PST by EBH
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To: EBH

Don’t mess with Mossad....


2 posted on 02/04/2013 2:08:20 PM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: EBH

I suspect Mossad could shift their attention to domestic US Moslem terrorists, like the one at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, should circumstances require.


3 posted on 02/04/2013 2:09:29 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (TYRANNY: When the people fear the politicians. LIBERTY: When the politicians fear the people.)
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To: headsonpikes; LucianOfSamasota; Martin Tell; Slings and Arrows

Ping


4 posted on 02/04/2013 2:09:39 PM PST by EBH ( The 2nd Amendment exists for times like this.)
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To: EBH

Now what would North Koreans be doing in Iran? They’re Oriental infidels, right?/s;)


5 posted on 02/04/2013 2:10:14 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: EBH

Wasn’t the 0bama regime claiming late last week that there was no explosion? I guess our “intelligence” agencies may be too busy checking up on Americans to keep an eye on our enemies.


6 posted on 02/04/2013 2:12:37 PM PST by The Sons of Liberty (It's not "GUN CONTROL"! It's "PEOPLE CONTROL"!)
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To: EBH

The NY Slimes knew it was true.

But then again, they didn’t consider the news “fit to print”.

After all, they had to print that article about a man agonizing over whether or not to get his schwanztuker cut, and other mods done so that he could be as ugly as Lady Gaga.


7 posted on 02/04/2013 2:12:46 PM PST by Da Coyote
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

“I suspect Mossad could shift their attention to domestic US Moslem terrorists, like the one at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, should circumstances require.”

I didn’t see that.

I didn’t see that even the tenth time I read it and chuckled.


8 posted on 02/04/2013 2:13:40 PM PST by Da Coyote
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To: Jack Hammer

I gotta go read the article, but there are a lot of qualifiers in the above;

“An explosion is believed to have damaged”

“that they thought the explosion happened last week.”

“The Israeli Government is investigating reports “


9 posted on 02/04/2013 2:14:05 PM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: EBH

What’s Arabic for “it done blowed up” ?

Will be interesting to see if this was penetrating ordnance, smuggled explosives, explosive gas, or a kinetic event with the centrifuges, or whatever?


10 posted on 02/04/2013 2:14:22 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: EBH

HUH!


11 posted on 02/04/2013 2:17:59 PM PST by exPBRrat
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To: nascarnation

My money goes with the smuggled ordinance. The Mossad via Saudi Arabia.


12 posted on 02/04/2013 2:20:08 PM PST by Ouderkirk (Obama has turned America into an aristocracy of the unaccomplished.)
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To: nascarnation

Taken from the article:

“recent satellite photos show a rather extensive hole in the ground where a large building used to exist.”


13 posted on 02/04/2013 2:20:08 PM PST by conservativepoet
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Only if it’s in Israel’s best interests. Given the large number of American Jews who hate Israel and voted for the Muslim, I can’t imagine Israel giving a rip about the terrorist at 1600 Penn.


14 posted on 02/04/2013 2:20:25 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: EBH
Those Iranians have the worst luck.


15 posted on 02/04/2013 2:21:31 PM PST by capt. norm (Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never run out of material. c)
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To: EBH

Oopsie, sounds like we’re getting close to a target?


16 posted on 02/04/2013 2:21:48 PM PST by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: EBH

Another natural gas leak tragedy. You mean Carney has to eat his words again?


17 posted on 02/04/2013 2:22:31 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: EBH; TXnMA

The bankers of the City in the UK say: no need to do anything about Iran building nukes. So what else is new?

Massive Explosion Reported at Iran’s Fordow Nuclear Facility [plus TXnMA Photo Analysis]
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2983186/posts?page=120#120


18 posted on 02/04/2013 2:24:23 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: familyop

I think this story needs to be in “Breaking News.”


19 posted on 02/04/2013 2:28:19 PM PST by conservativepoet
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

The headline is so misleading. Nothing has been ‘confirmed’. The London Times has NOT confirmed it. All they have is speculation by a source in ‘Israeli Intelligence’ that maybe it happened. Maybe.
I hope it did. But I wish they would stop citing hearsay as ‘proof’. Thus far there is NO proof. It seems to me that something of such magnitude underground would have been detected seismically if it was that powerful.
Maybe some Freeper with knowledge of whether or not this should/could have been a registered seismic event could explain why or why not.


20 posted on 02/04/2013 2:30:14 PM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: conservativepoet

At this point there IS NO news to break. It is still unconfirmed speculation.


21 posted on 02/04/2013 2:32:32 PM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: EBH

Blatant bias right there in the first sentence. I quit reading.


22 posted on 02/04/2013 2:34:12 PM PST by Cymbaline ("Allahu Akbar": Arabic for "Nothing To See Here" - Mark Steyn)
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To: conservativepoet
recent satellite photos show a rather extensive hole in the ground where a large building used to exist

Well, that's interesting. The photo exhibited in a thread on FR showed no hole and no evidence of a building collapse, just a dark splotch that could have been a cloud shadow. Also, there was no seismic evidence found at Fordow anywhere near the alleged time of incident (going out days, weeks).

I hope the destruction did occur but some things still don't add up.

23 posted on 02/04/2013 2:35:50 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not Nurture™)
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To: EBH

Jay Carney has been confirmed by the London Times to be a lying sack of camel dung.


24 posted on 02/04/2013 2:37:50 PM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Funny you should mention that. A few years ago there was a FOIA request for the Canadian government’s dossier on Obama. It was turned down for obvious reasons. The incident got me to thinking what the Israeli’s must have on this guy.


25 posted on 02/04/2013 2:38:20 PM PST by Former Proud Canadian (Obamanomics-We don't need your stinking tar sands oil, we'll just grow algae.)
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To: EBH

It looks like one of the early reports with photos as supposed evidence may have come from Business Insider. The IAEA said that there was no explosion. From time to time, an Iranian university feminist or other Iranian expatriate will report that some Iranian nuclear facility or other was mysteriously damaged in a huge accident. The story has been told more than once and gobbled with delight by global business interests (see oil, markets).


26 posted on 02/04/2013 2:39:20 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: EBH

Businessinsider.com issued a false report with a manipulated photo on that story.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2983186/posts?page=120#120


27 posted on 02/04/2013 2:42:05 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: EBH; SJackson

Thanks!


28 posted on 02/04/2013 2:53:27 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: nascarnation

“It done blowed up.” Arabic: “Allah ack’Kaboom.” :>)


29 posted on 02/04/2013 2:56:16 PM PST by TaMoDee ( Lassez les bons temps rouler dans les 2013! Geaux, Pack, Geaux!)
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To: nascarnation

Iranians don’t speak Arabic, or most of them don’t.
The main target for these Iranian nuclear bombs, in the subtext, are not the Israelis, but the Arabs across the gulf.
Its not just the Israelis and the Americans that want to do something about the Iranian bomb.


30 posted on 02/04/2013 3:03:38 PM PST by buwaya
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To: EBH

Israel takes care of business, while Obama/Biden want to kick the can down the road, talk one on one with Imanutjob.


31 posted on 02/04/2013 3:08:59 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: nascarnation
Will be interesting to see if this was penetrating ordnance, smuggled explosives, explosive gas, or a kinetic event with the centrifuges, or whatever?

Well, I've been to the Middle East a number of times. There are a few actual smart people, but there are far too many people who are just one generation away from being another camel jockey. So I'm going to go with "OOPS" on this one, as in "hey Moe!"

32 posted on 02/04/2013 3:12:02 PM PST by Traveler59 ( Truth is a journey, not a destination.)
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To: buwaya

Maybe the Iranians were testing a nuclear-bomb suicide vest.


33 posted on 02/04/2013 3:13:49 PM PST by Fido969
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To: EBH

Not possible. The WH declared it didn’t happen.


34 posted on 02/04/2013 3:13:54 PM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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Allah-FUBAR!!!
35 posted on 02/04/2013 3:17:33 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: EBH

well my day just got a little bit better....wonder if there were any visiting registered Democrats amongst the trash?


36 posted on 02/04/2013 3:24:06 PM PST by rrrod (at home in Medellin Colombia)
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It was just a test, and it didn't require the Muslim in the White House's approval....


37 posted on 02/04/2013 3:39:58 PM PST by FreeAtlanta (bahits.com)
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To: SampleMan

From the damage it looks like the iranians got a late christmas present delivered from about 30,000 feet. Hey Inquisitor. No one has provided any evidence iran is not pursuing peaceful nuclear energy Huh. The iranians are doing this nuclear work 300’ down inside a mountain fortified in concrete and guarded by their elite guards. They refuse to let the inspectors check this facility. That sounds real peaceful doesn’t it. Actually, there isn’t much left to check now anyhow.


38 posted on 02/04/2013 3:43:50 PM PST by spawn44 (MOO)
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To: EBH

"Blowed up good; blowed up real good."
39 posted on 02/04/2013 3:50:38 PM PST by Oratam
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To: EBH

Just goes to show that, even in Iran, manufacturing is taking a hit.


40 posted on 02/04/2013 3:56:34 PM PST by adorno (Y)
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To: MestaMachine
The headline is so misleading. Nothing has been ‘confirmed’. The London Times has NOT confirmed it.

Perhaps, it's underground news?
41 posted on 02/04/2013 3:59:17 PM PST by adorno (Y)
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To: EBH

42 posted on 02/04/2013 4:08:40 PM PST by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: EBH
Perhaps the reason Ahmadinejad was talking about being the first Iranian astronaut is because the mullahs hold him responsible for the explosion at the secret Qom nuke plant and he really wants to get out of town.
43 posted on 02/04/2013 4:13:31 PM PST by MasterGunner01
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“Don’t mess with Mossad..”

Now if we could get them to turn their attention towards the Ivy League Mafia ??????


44 posted on 02/04/2013 4:20:37 PM PST by Cyman
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45 posted on 02/04/2013 4:27:43 PM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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47 posted on 02/04/2013 4:29:17 PM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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To: EBH

Nothing at Al Jezeera yet


48 posted on 02/04/2013 4:57:38 PM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....The fairest Deduction to be reduced is the Standard Deduction)
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To: spawn44
From the damage it looks like the iranians got a late christmas present delivered from about 30,000 feet.

"From the damage?"

There is no damage. Hence no need for an explanation of the cause of something that didn't happen.

49 posted on 02/04/2013 5:05:23 PM PST by Strategerist
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To: nascarnation

“allah kaboom”


50 posted on 02/04/2013 5:35:23 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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