Skip to comments.Iranian Marines Set To Escort Flotilla 'To Teach Israel Lessons'
Posted on 06/13/2010 5:47:23 AM PDT by Fennie
Two Iranian ships intended to head for Hamas-controlled Gaza are waiting for their government's approval to challenge Israel on the high seas, escorted by "volunteer marines" that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad wants to send "to teach Israelis a lesson."
An Iranian Red Crescent official said the two ships are waiting for the Iranian foreign ministry to give the green light for launching, according to the French news service AFP, quoting the Iranian Mehr news service. The Red Crescent said a third ship probably would join the fleet.
Red Crescent official Mojtaba Majd also claimed that more than 100,000 Iranians have signed up to board the ships, but only those with "expertise" would be accepted. Majd did not define the area of expertise required.
Ali Shirazi, the Revolutionary Guards's spokesman for Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said it was "Iran's duty to defend the innocent people of Gaza."
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The Iranians are just begging for it aren’t they?
LOL. Fire away!
Militarily, Israel would win that engagement. However, dead Iranians with video of Israelis killing them will lead to more trouble than we need. With Obama as the “leader of the free world”, this could be a disaster.
Never happen! This is just more big talk from the Monkey Boy administration.
Why not follow NK lead, torpedo them.
Can you say head fake? and Iran is going to fall for it?
The Iranian challenge is nothing a couple of Israeli torpedoes can’t resolve.
Sounds like some Iranians are going to learn to swim-!
My sadness is inexpressible, seeing where this is headed. 0bama and the fools who voted for him, are accountable for this. Remember, also, McCain saying you don’t have to be afraid of an 0bama presidency...
They’re going to be as provocative as possible but stop short of actually confronting the Israelis.
Wonder if this is a ploy by Imadinnerjacket to get close enough to Israel to launch a missile?
I can’t see Israel letting them cross into their territorial waters.
Where is Congressman Hank Johnson? 100,000 people on a ship may well lead to tipping over!
You may fire when you are ready,
Gridley , er, Goldstein.
You and me both. We're starting to see the inevitable brinkmanship fostered by Obama's kowtowing and weak defense posture. It's certain to turn ugly before long.
Honey, pop some corn ... this is going to be great to watch...
I hope Netanyahu gives the authorization to sink those little Persian pricks. Iran needs a massive smackdown and Ahmadinnerjacket needs a razor-equipped Fleet enema inserted vigorously and without lubrication.
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