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In 1987 I was living and working in Richmond, Virginia at a famous ad agency, The Martin Agency. Now they are known for their work on GEICO. I worked on Allison, Gas Turbine Division of GM. So I read Aviation Week & Space Technology. In one issue, I found this ad in the classifieds in […]

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    NPR featured an article that exposes a supposed Israeli plan to attack Iran before the United States elections. What shocked me about Tom Gjelten’ s story was that the meat of it was anecdotal information feeds from think tanks and policy wonks, “friends in the Israeli government…” the typical false sourcing that has […]

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Iran Conducts Military Exercises

April 22, 2010

“Ayatollah Khamenei said Wednesday that countries that had nuclear ability were themselves “brazenly lying” about their commitment to nonproliferation. He argued that nuclear-armed states sought to keep non-nuclear states from developing such weapons because they did not want competition. “We have repeatedly said that we do not intend to use weapons of mass destruction, but […]

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Blasts US Nuke Policy

April 20, 2010

“At Tehran’s nuclear conference—put on at the same time to rival Obama’s—Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad blasted the U.S. for having hypocritical and dangerous policies that could spur nuclear proliferation. In comments that were broadcast over Iran’s state-owned Press TV Saturday, Ahmadinejad criticized the U.N. Security Council and the International Atomic Energy Agency (which is responsible […]

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Rumor Has It That Iran Will Announce That It Has The Bomb.

February 11, 2010

From an ad blog of all places called The Tribble Agency: “Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday that Iran is set to deliver a “punch” that will stun world powers during this week’s 31st anniversary of the Islamic revolution. “The Iranian nation, with its unity and God’s grace, will punch the arrogance (Western […]

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Iran Joins The League Of Nations That Send Innocent Mice Into Space.

February 4, 2010

“President Ahmadinejad demonstrated yesterday that he has become a master of playing cat and mouse with the West — and this time the mouse was real. Once again, the Iranian leader offered a last-minute concession to head off the West’s drive for new sanctions against the Islamic republic. At the same time, Iran thumbed its […]

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Iranian Air Defense Exercise.

November 22, 2009

“The head of Iran’s air defence, Brig Gen Ahmad Mighani, told state media the aim of the war games, which will cover an area of 600,000 sq km (230,000 sq miles), was “to display Iran’s combat readiness and military potentials. “Due to the threats against our nuclear facilities it is our duty to defend out […]

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Iranian Katyusha and Qassam Rockets.

October 18, 2009

While America discusses hitting Iranian weapons facilities, I found this great graphic of the mostly unguided rockets in the Iranian armory. The Shaheen is a guided missile and so is the Shaheen II, both are 1980s technology. Related Posts:In 1987 I Found An Actual Advertisement For Kamikaze Pilots.False Sourcing. The Unfortunate Ubiquity of Think Tanks. […]

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