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Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Axis of Evil nuclear-bombs-or-bust Iran has a plan to close the Strait of Hormuz....

As mentioned also in the PelicanPost posting below, a former Iranian intelligence officer and defector from Iran to the West in 2001 has made known Iran's preparations for a massive attack to destroy U.S. naval forces and international maritime trade in the Persian Gulf.

Read excerpts below and the entire piece here. Folks, you really need to read all of this.
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"Iran Readies Plan to Close Strait of Hormuz"

"Iran's Revolutionary Guards are making preparations for a massive assault on U.S. naval forces and international shipping in the Persian Gulf, according to a former Iranian intelligence officer who defected to the West in 2001.

The plans, which include the use of bottom-tethered mines potentially capable of destroying U.S. aircraft carriers, were designed to counter a U.S. land invasion and to close the Strait of Hormuz, the defector said in a phone interview from his home in Europe.

They would also be triggered if the United States or Israel launched a pre-emptive strike on Iran to knock out nuclear and missile facilities....

Between 15 and 16.5 million barrels of oil transit the Strait of Hormuz each day, roughly 20 percent of the world's daily oil production, according to the U.S. government's Energy Information Administration....

The source provided.... parts of a more than 30-page contingency plan, which bears the stamp of the Strategic Studies Center of the Iranian Navy, NDAJA. The document appears to have been drafted in September or October of 2005...."

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