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Why is Iran Developing ICBMs?
Iran Bulletin ^ | 3 Dec 13 | TerrorTrends

Posted on 12/03/2013 6:52:44 AM PST by LSUfan

Why is Iran working on Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles?

There is no possible peaceful purpose for ballistic missiles. Iran may claim that their nuclear program is peaceful, but they cannot possibly make that claim when it comes to ballistic missiles. The only reason to have ballistic missiles is to target enemies with high explosives and WMD.

Iran’s Shehab-3 Intermediate Range Ballistic Missiles have sufficient range to hit Israel, Saudi Arabia and US bases in Afghanistan, Qatar, Bahrain, and Kuwait and Turkey.

Why are the Iranians working with the North Koreans on multi-stage Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs)?

Who might the Iranians be targeting with such missiles?

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Israel; News/Current Events; Russia; Syria; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; bahrain; globaljihad; icbm; iran; iraniannukes; israel; jihad; kuwait; lebanon; nukes; paleolibs; pyongyang; qatar; russia; saudiarabia; syria; turkey; waronterror
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1 posted on 12/03/2013 6:52:44 AM PST by LSUfan
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To: LSUfan

Maybe the Saudis will take them out.


2 posted on 12/03/2013 6:53:47 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: LSUfan

Didn’t you hear Bibi? The ICBM’s are for us. Iran already has missiles that can reach Israel.


3 posted on 12/03/2013 6:54:09 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: LSUfan

To put Jews in space.


4 posted on 12/03/2013 6:55:12 AM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: LSUfan

Naïve and unnecessary blather. Author knows full well. Acting the same as the gun grabber freaks saying “why do you need that assault rifle - not for hunting.”

Nothing to see here but an idiot that will waste your time.


5 posted on 12/03/2013 6:55:19 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: LSUfan

Kinda like duh....


6 posted on 12/03/2013 6:55:30 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: massgopguy

But we are their friends. Obama loves them.


7 posted on 12/03/2013 6:55:47 AM PST by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: LSUfan

Uh...so they can blow up things a continent away?


8 posted on 12/03/2013 6:56:44 AM PST by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes everything)
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To: Gaffer

Probably has the same dummass argument I hear from libs and libertarians -

why should WE have a say whether anyone else in the world has nuclear bombs and ICBMs?


9 posted on 12/03/2013 6:57:24 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: LSUfan

To take out US!


10 posted on 12/03/2013 6:57:25 AM PST by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: LSUfan

EMP


11 posted on 12/03/2013 6:59:06 AM PST by struggle
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To: LSUfan

EMP


12 posted on 12/03/2013 6:59:07 AM PST by struggle
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To: LSUfan
Plain and simple and, up front. Iran hides nothing, states things very clearly for THOSE THAT ARE LISTENING.

1) They will try to destroy Israel.
2) They're making an A-bomb.
3) They need an ICBM to deliver it anywhere in the world.

See Neville Chamberlain Obama, 2 + 2 = 4...DUH!

13 posted on 12/03/2013 6:59:38 AM PST by Netz
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To: LSUfan

Why? I don’t know, perhaps the 10 year old here could tell us rather easily.


14 posted on 12/03/2013 7:00:05 AM PST by stanne
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To: LSUfan
Questions you will never see the corrupt MSM ask Obama.

The corrupt MSM is the warped machine that allows the destruction of this country to advance unfettered.

15 posted on 12/03/2013 7:00:18 AM PST by Obadiah (I Like Ted.)
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To: LSUfan

ICBMs are for the peaceful nuclear power for Iran.


16 posted on 12/03/2013 7:00:34 AM PST by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: LSUfan

Let’s go back to 2004 and John Kerry: “Iran has a right to have nuclear weapons”

Now this is the SOS negotiating for the US. We might as well just surrender now. It’s the democrat way


17 posted on 12/03/2013 7:00:48 AM PST by realcleanguy
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To: MrB

What really pisses me off is this fool probably makes a good living with this idiocy.


18 posted on 12/03/2013 7:01:49 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: LSUfan

It was obvious from the beginning that their goal was making nuclear weapons. So why is this a surprise?


19 posted on 12/03/2013 7:02:01 AM PST by meatloaf
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To: LSUfan

The average Girl Scout is smarter
than the entire drunk, treasonous,
docile, whoring, selfserving, EXEMPT Congress.


20 posted on 12/03/2013 7:04:58 AM PST by Diogenesis
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To: realcleanguy

I feel like spitting in disgust...

“fine, Iran can have nuclear weapons. The first one they light off in America will take out a large segment of the democrat voting block, to be sure.”


21 posted on 12/03/2013 7:08:14 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: LSUfan

I reckon Prime Minster Netanyahu will have to tell the Marxist how the cow ate the cabbage again.


22 posted on 12/03/2013 7:08:16 AM PST by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

That’s funny raght thar, I don’t care who ya are...


23 posted on 12/03/2013 7:09:16 AM PST by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: LSUfan

Why is Iran Developing ICBMs? ...........because they can...............


24 posted on 12/03/2013 7:09:33 AM PST by Red Badger (Proud member of the Zeta Omicron Tau Fraternity since 2004...................)
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To: Red Badger

Yep. With Obama’s full blessing.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ew5qP2oPdtQ


25 posted on 12/03/2013 7:11:05 AM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: struggle

EMP ... yup, there’s that. And we know Iran is well-versed in EMP tactics.

Put a nuke into low-Earth orbit and you’ve got a permanent threat for an EMP attack anywhere on the planet. Just push a button and send your opponent back to the 1800s.


26 posted on 12/03/2013 7:18:39 AM PST by DNME (Something wicked this way comes ...)
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To: LSUfan

TO combat Global Warming.


27 posted on 12/03/2013 7:18:49 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: LSUfan
Gee, what do you think they're for? To deliver mail?
0bama trusts Iran with nukes and delivery systems but not regular people with guns.

28 posted on 12/03/2013 7:20:35 AM PST by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: LSUfan

Iran is developing ICBMs so they can export their excess nuclear power to the US and other western nations. Nothing to see here, move along folks.


29 posted on 12/03/2013 7:21:02 AM PST by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us of Obama┬ĺs America)
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To: LSUfan; All

You know what, and I believe some of our Air Force bretheren shoudl chime in on this...

It is one thing to be able to develop an integrated system of delivering a nuclear warhead payload on top of a ICBM...

The only two countries that I believe have had some semblance of success has been US and the Russians...China made the attempt, but from what I have seen over the last 20-25 years, their ICBM program is second rate at best, not very reliable, extremely risky for failure if utilized...

Maybe you do not need to have the accuracy we have been able to develop since we started our program, and the Russains make up for acuracy with throw weight (megatonnage of the warhead’s)...

Iran is a baby, considering the potential capability in their development stage, at this point...

To me, and some folks I know have gamed this out, that someone like Iran would not necessarily park a warhead on top of those NK technology missiles and pull the trigger...There is no guarantee it would work...

Real quick...The reason I believe the Saudi’s have been working with the Israelis to perhaps allow Israel to land and refule their force in the event a strike is ordered on Iran, is very telling about the inside intelligence those countries have in backdoor communications...The confidence level of an Iranian missile failing and dropping that egg on Saudi Arabia or other nieghboring countries is extremely high...Therefore, the Saudi’s are hedging their bets on Israel being able to cripple the program...

Maybe not stop the Iranian nuclear weapons program, but at least knock it back a little bit and allow the dust to settle, and see if their attack garners some credible alliances with countries able to assist in the efforts to curb the Iranian nuclear weapons program...

Only then will we possibly see stability, and only after we see instability created by such a targeted conflict...

The Obama Administration has seen fit to create this instability, and pushed Israel to seriously plan, and eventually execute such a pre-emptive strike...

If the Iranian ICBM program is designed to reach globally, and they prove it can work with some degree of confidence...I believe it would take a successful launch and detonation of a nuclear weapon on Europe or even the USA to warrant a complete and utter annilation of what will be called the “former” country of Iran...

We would probably have to take a real bad bloddy nose before a response of that nature would be reluctantly warranted by the appeasers in our government now...

Just my opinion...


30 posted on 12/03/2013 7:25:25 AM PST by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To me, the most viable method of delivering a nuclear package to Israel, or some other place would be to ship it, or truck it to the area they wish to dissapear, and give a sad sack martyr the pickle, and shout “Alluha Ackbar” and turn night into day...

If I were the bad guys in this deal, that would be my recommedation to the mullah’s in delievering a crippling blow to the infidels...

But this is just the way I tend to look at things like this...


31 posted on 12/03/2013 7:29:24 AM PST by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: LSUfan

wow three wild guesses

take out Israel

take out Israel

take out Isreal


32 posted on 12/03/2013 7:34:00 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

“Maybe the Saudis will take them out.”

The Saudis have been cooperating with Israel for months now to give their assistance when Israel attacks Iran. Saudis have given them permission to fly over their air space and use of their airport if Israel needs it. Saudi Arabia wants Iran neutralized.


33 posted on 12/03/2013 7:34:21 AM PST by Marcella ((Prepping can save your life today. I am a Christian, not a Muslim.))
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To: LSUfan

Could it be to deliver NUKES?Just a guess!!!


34 posted on 12/03/2013 7:36:54 AM PST by bandleader
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To: Diogenesis

Do you mean the cookie hawking,lesbian loving Girl scouts? You are really mean compa ring them to the gay loving,thieving,liars in the government.


35 posted on 12/03/2013 7:37:25 AM PST by Iron head mike (The government will soon make criminals of us all.)
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To: LSUfan

¿ For peaceful, clean nuclear power ?


36 posted on 12/03/2013 7:40:39 AM PST by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: LSUfan

Why is Iran working on Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles?

Occam’s razor applies. The simplest answer is the right one.


37 posted on 12/03/2013 7:50:57 AM PST by Personal Responsibility (Government: Slimy used car salesmen writing laws forcing you to buy their cars)
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To: LSUfan

maybe to go to the moon
maybe to deliver nuclear power to israel


38 posted on 12/03/2013 8:36:22 AM PST by genghis
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To: LSUfan

The well where the mahdi is hiding is very deep. An ICBM is the only way they can get him out.


39 posted on 12/03/2013 8:45:53 AM PST by edpc (Wilby 2016)
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To: realcleanguy

You know what I find curious is how the Treason party is putting all these things in place that we probably won’t see the horrible results of for a few years......just in time for a Republican POTUS! Then when the s**t hits the fan, who are they going to blame! The Republican POTUS! This is the same kind of crap Slick Willy pulled and when 911 happened who did the Treason party blame? Bush! Even though he was only in office 9 months as compared to Slick Willys 8 years. The SAME crap is going on now with this Kenyan yayhole.


40 posted on 12/03/2013 9:10:41 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (What do we want? Time travel. When do we want it? It's irrelevant.)
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To: mountainlion

To redistribute their nuclear power. They’re not gonna keep it all for themselves.


41 posted on 12/03/2013 9:16:28 AM PST by paint_your_wagon
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To: LSUfan

‘Climate change’ experiments? /s


42 posted on 12/03/2013 9:48:28 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (If Americans were as concerned for their country as Egyptians are, Obama would be ousted!)
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To: mountainlion
ICBMs are for the peaceful nuclear power for Iran.

Exactly. You take several ICBMs, attach them to a wheel that is connected to a generator, and fire them off. It's like a giant fireworks pinwheel, except it's generating electricity. Child's play!

43 posted on 12/03/2013 1:34:37 PM PST by Disambiguator
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To: LSUfan

Which of the listed countries were moved to different continents? I’m going to have to cut a paste the cool globe I have for the newly realigned continents.


44 posted on 12/03/2013 2:10:24 PM PST by newbie 10-21-00
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To: LSUfan
These are peaceful ICBMs. For when you have to blow up a city on another continent peacefully.
45 posted on 12/03/2013 2:13:52 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: Disambiguator

I highly suggest that the Iranians do this, with the warheads armed.


46 posted on 12/03/2013 2:29:56 PM PST by FreedomStar3028 (Evil must be punished.)
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To: LSUfan

Jewish voters don’t seem to mind. Continue to throw big bucks his way as well.


47 posted on 12/03/2013 3:02:24 PM PST by MattinNJ (It's over Johnny. The America you knew is gone. Denial serves no purpose.)
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To: LSUfan

I figure they are building ICBMs so that they have a means to share their newly generated “energy” resources with Israel!


48 posted on 12/03/2013 3:08:20 PM PST by ExTxMarine (PRAYER: It's the only HOPE for real CHANGE in America!)
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To: LSUfan
Last of the article:Can you spell Taqiyya?
49 posted on 12/03/2013 3:25:47 PM PST by upchuck (I can't stand people that don't know the difference between 'than' and 'then.' Their so stupid...)
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“...Why is Iran working on Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles?...”

Oh... That’s an easy one!!!

Because of their deep, abiding love and respect for humanity and cultures other than their own, of course!!!

ya silly!


50 posted on 12/03/2013 3:34:47 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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