Monday, 21 June 2010

Armada of U.S. and Israeli Warships Head for Iran

More than twelve U.S. and Israeli warships, including an aircraft carrier, passed through the Suez Canal on Friday and are headed for the Red Sea. “According to eyewitnesses, the U.S. battleships were the largest to have crossed the Canal in many years,” reported the London-based newspaper al-Quds al-Arabi on Saturday.
Retired Egyptian General Amin Radi, chairman of the national security affairs committee, told the paper that “the decision to declare war on Iran is not easy, and Israel, due to its wild nature, may start a war just to remain the sole nuclear power in the region,” according to Yedioth Internet, an Israeli news site.

The passage of a warship armada through the Suez Canal and headed for the Persian Gulf and Iran is apparently not deemed important enough to be reported by the corporate media in the United States.

Let's hope that we don't see a sinking of one of these ships like we saw with the South Korean corvette Cheonan. Unlike the South Korean Government, the American and Israeli Governments want war with Iran and will retaliate against Iran if given half a chance.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, June 21st, 2010.]


steven andresen said...


I thought that the North Korean story was that they didn't do it. If that is true, then the half a chance they would get would be something they made up from the beginning. A Gulf of Tonkien kind of chance.

Isn't this armada a way of provoking Iran to respond? It's like flying over their airspace and sending in teams of assassins. The response will be reported on and made an issue of, but not what provoked it.

SpookyPunkos said...


I think there are two options in play here. A false flag attack upon the warships by US or Israeli assets or an attack upon them by angry Iranian military officers who have had enough with all the threats.

I find it disturbing that more is not made of this provocation. With the US in big trouble economically the US establishment will be more than happy to see a distraction such as this.