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Invade Iran: Air Attack Won’t Work

August 28, 2007

The one benefit of Israel’s air attack plan in Lebanon in 2006 was to show to the US that an air attack won’t work now anymore than it did in the Battle of Britain or the air war over Germany.

Iran can respond to an air attack by unleashing the Mahdi army in Iraq.  It has Russian supplied anti-ship Sunburn missiles.  Iran is dangerous, more so than Saddam.  Iranians are more nationalistic than Iraqis, and this includes the Iranian diaspora and secular Iranians. 

Christiane vs. Christians and Jews

By Phyllis Chesler | 8/27/2007Christiane Amanpour’s hit piece on Christians and Jews and the West in general shows how a Christian Iranian ex-pat in the West identifies with Iran in a war with the West.  We should not expect anything else.  In a war with Iran, we need a decisive victory and occupation that renders Iran’s assets and resources useless.

Study: US preparing ‘massive’ military attack against Iran
Larisa Alexandrovna and Muriel Kane
Published: Tuesday August 28, 2007 

“Considering a war with Iran:
A discussion paper on WMD in the Middle East”
Embargoed to 01.00 Hours GMT
28 August 2007
Dr Dan Plesch and Martin Butcher
September 2007

Page 65 of the pdf covers Iran’s possible responses to an air attack.

Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy

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