iran warns if attacked will fire 11,000 missiles
from infolive: Iran warned on Saturday that if the Islamic Republic is attacked it has the capability to fire off 11,000 rockets at enemy bases within a minute of the attack. A general in the elite Revolutionary Guards Mahmoud Chaharbaghi was quoted in the Fars new agency saying, “if war breaks out in the future it will not last long because we will rub their noses in the dirt. The enemy should ask themselves how many of their people they are ready to sacrifice for their stupidity in attacking Iran.”
cheney: iran faces ‘serious consequences’ over nuclear drive
from truthnews: Vice President Dick Cheney Sunday said the United States and its allies would not permit Iran to get nuclear weapons and warned of “serious consequences” if it continues to enrich uranium.
“The Iranian regime needs to know that if it stays on its present course, the international community is prepared to impose serious consequences,” he said in a speech to the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.
The United States and its allies “will not allow Iran to have a nuclear weapon,” he said.
israel warns wwiii may be biblical war of gog & magog
from israel national news: US President George W. Bush said a nuclear Iran would mean World War III. Israeli newscasts featured Gog & Magog maps of the likely alignment of nations in that potential conflict.
Channel 2 and Channel 10 TV showed the world map, sketching the basic alignment of the two opposing axes in a coming world war, in a manner evoking associations of the Gog and Magog prophecy for many viewers. The prophecy of Gog and Magog refers to a great world war centered on the Holy Land and Jerusalem and first appears in the book of Yechezkel (Ezekiel).
On one side were Israel, the United States, Britain, France and Germany. On the other were Iran, Russia, China, Syria and North Korea.
kristol: iran is ‘the only real threat’ to success in iraq
from thinkprogress: Today, on Fox News Sunday, Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol declared that the U.S. was close to victory in the Iraq war, arguing that the “only” concern left for the U.S is dealing with alleged Iranian involvement in Iraq:
“We’re winning in Iraq. That is the absolute crucial precondition to having success in the broader fight against Islamic jihadism. … And I think we are going to have to be serious about dealing with both their intervention in Iraq – which is now the only real threat, I think, incidentally, to relative success in Iraq – and their nuclear program.”