Pentagon Three-Day Blitz Plan for Iran

[Sunday Times-UK] Sarah Baxter - 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. Alexis Debat, director of terrorism and national security at the Nixon Center, said last week that U.S. military planners were not preparing for "pinprick strikes" against Iran's nuclear facilities. "They're about taking out the entire Iranian military," he said. President George Bush intensified the rhetoric against Iran last week, accusing Tehran of putting the Middle East "under the shadow of a nuclear holocaust." He warned that the U.S. and its allies would confront Iran "before it is too late."

2007-09-03 01:00:00

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