Pentagon 'three-day blitz' plan for Iran

The Pentagon has drawn up plans for massive airstrikes against 1,200 targets in Iran, designed to annihilate the Iranians' military capability in three days, according to a national security expert.

Alexis Debat, director of terrorism and national security at the Nixon Center, said last week that US military planners were not preparing for "pinprick strikes" against Iran's nuclear facilities. "They're about taking out the entire Iranian military," ... Full Story »

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William Wittmeyer
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by William Wittmeyer - Oct. 1, 2008

This is a non-story. We have been over this ground so many times that unless the story say on such and such a date war begins there is nothing new in this. So what is the agenda behind this non-story? Is it to tell the Iranians that the US can destroy the country? Is it to tell European government's that War will come regardless of how feckless and weak they are? Is it to re-assure the realists in the US that Iran will not be allowed nuclear weapons? The writer has some hidden agenda.

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