Saturday, March 31, 2012

Third U.S. Aircraft Carrier Days Away From Being Off The Coast Of Iran

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USS Enterprise Prepares To Cross Suez Canal, Days Away From Anchor In Arabian Sea -- Zero Hedge

Much noise has been emanating out of Israel vis-a-vis its Iranian intentions, with some opinions suggesting an attack is imminent, while others claiming that Israel will ultimately defer to D.C., and postpone an attack, and the eventual gasoline price shock, until after the election. The truth is nobody but a few select generals, knows: in warfare surprise is the key factor, so outright flashing invasion intentions is usually an indicator of just the opposite. That said, the most recent update that Azerbaijan has granted Israel access to its airbases along the Iran border is hardly encouraging for Nobel peace prize winners and other pacifists. Yet as we have been claiming for the past two weeks, ever since the launch of CVN-65 on its last tour of duty, the true catalyst, if any, will be the arrival of the USS Enterprise at what may well be its last place of anchor - somewhere in the Arabian Sea, just off the side of CVN 70 and CVN 72 both of which are patrolling the Straits of Hormuz.

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My Comment: U.S. minesweepers are only a few weeks away from being positioned in the persian Gulf. Once there .... everything will then be in positioned (and ready) to support an Israeli attack against Iran's nuclear facilities.

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