The Syria Endgame: Strategic Stage in the Pentagon’s Covert War on Iran

By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya

Since the kindling of the conflict inside Syria in 2011, it was recognized, by friend and foe alike, that the events in that country were tied to a game plan that ultimately targets Iran, Syria’s number one ally. [1] De-linking Syria from Iran and unhinging the Resistance Bloc that Damascus and Tehran have formed has been one of the objectives of the foreign-supported anti-government militias inside Syria. Such a schism between Damascus and Tehran would change the Middle East’s strategic balance in favour of the US and Israel.

If  this cannot be accomplished, however, then crippling Syria to effectively prevent it from providing Iran any form of diplomatic, political, economic, and military support in the face of common threats has been a primary objective. Preventing any continued cooperation between the two republics has been a strategic goal. This includes preventing the Iran-Iraq-Syria energy terminal from being built and ending the military pact between the two partners.

All Options are Aimed at Neutralizing Syria

Regime change in Damascus is not the only or main way for the US and its allies to prevent Syria from standing with Iran. Destabilizing Syria and neutralizing it as a failed and divided state is the key. Sectarian fighting is not a haphazard outcome of the instability in Syria, but an assisted project that the US and its allies have steadily fomented with a clear intent to balkanize the Syrian Arab Republic. Regionally, Israel above all other states has a major stake in securing this outcome. The Israelis actually have several publicly available documents, including the Yinon Plan, which outline that the destruction of Syria into a series of smaller sectarian states is one of their strategic objectives. So do American military planners. Continue reading

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Syria red line of anti-Israel resistance front: Iran Cmdr.

Syria has been experiencing unrest since mid-March 2011. (File photo)

A senior Iranian military commander says Syria is the red line of the anti-Israel resistance front and all freedom-seeking countries should support it against enemies.

“The issue of Syria is very significant and the red line of [anti-Israel] resistance front. Therefore, any negotiations on this issue should take place within framework of the interests of resistance [movement] and the Syrian people that have become a target for terrorists as well as Arrogant regimes affiliated with the West,” Deputy Head of Iran’s Armed Forces Chiefs of Staff Brigadier General Seyyed Masoud Jazayeri said on Wednesday.

He added that the global Arrogance has launched a flagrant subversive and terrorist effort against the Syrian government and nation and freedom-seeking states should therefore firmly support Syria against its enemies.  Continue reading

israeli attack on Iran to end tel Aviv regime: Vahidi

Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi

Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi has warned that any military adventurism by the israeli regime against Tehran would mean self-destruction for Tel Aviv.

“The Zionist regime (Israel) knows that attacking Iran is an unattainable wish, unless the regime seeks to commit suicide,” Vahidi said on Sunday.

The Iranian defense minister denounced Israel’s military threats against Iran and its plots against Syria as Tel Aviv’s psychological warfare aimed at breaking Tel Aviv’s isolation.

Despite that, Vahidi pointed out, the Israeli regime cannot break free from historical realities and its inherent ineptitudes.  Continue reading

Iranian naval ships enter Mediterranean via Suez

2 naval vessels receive Egyptian permission to sail into Mediterranean, likely en route to Syrian coast

Iranian officer looks at Strait of Hormuz

ISMAILIA – Two Iranian naval ships have sailed through Egypt’s Suez Canal into the Mediterranean, in a move likely to be keenly watched by Israel.

“Two Iranian ships crossed through the Suez Canal (on Thursday) following permission from the Egyptian armed forces,” a source in the canal authority said on Friday.

Two Iranian warships sailed along the strategic waterway on February 17 last year, in a move that Israel called a “provocation”.

Egypt’s military, which has a close defense ties with the United States, has been governing the country since the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak a year ago.

The Suez Canal cuts through Egypt and allows shipping to pass from the Middle East to Europe and vice versa, without going around southern Africa.

Source: JPost

Israel Will Commit Suicide By Attacking Iran (And Allow The Globalists To Pick Up The Pieces)

By Saman Mohammadi
Source: Infowars.com
February 11, 2012

“[Discussing the effects of the Genesis torpedo]
McCoy: Dear Lord. You think we’re intelligent enough to… suppose… what if this thing were used where life already exists?
Spock: It would destroy such life in favor of its new matrix.

McCoy: Its “new matrix”? Do you have any idea what you’re saying?

Spock: I was not attempting to evaluate its moral implications, Doctor. As a matter of cosmic history, it has always been easier to destroy than to create.
McCoy: Not anymore; now we can do both at the same time! According to myth, the Earth was created in six days. Now, watch out! Here comes Genesis! We’ll do it for you in six minutes!
Spock: Really, Dr. McCoy. You must learn to govern your passions; they will be your undoing. Logic suggests…
McCoy: Logic? My God, the man’s talking about logic; we’re talking about universal Armageddon! You green-blooded, inhuman…” – Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982).

In the last six months, tensions have risen between Israel and Iran. Israel has assassinated numerous Iranian nuclear scientists and Iranian military officials, including the founder of Iran’s missile program, Major General Hassan Moghaddam.

So far, Iran has not retaliated against Israel’s repeated acts of aggression and terrorism. But the spirit of revenge is alive in Tehran. While it is hard to tell what kind of manifestation Iran’s spiritual anger will take, everyone realizes that a retaliation is in order and completely justified.

Throughout Israel’s campaign of terror and provocations against Iran, the Obama administration has remained in the background, quietly minding its own business.

Washington’s compliance towards Israel has puzzled and aggravated many people, including world leaders who believe the time has come to get tough with Israel. Anyone who is paying the least bit of attention to statements on Israel and Iran by U.S. government officials know they are contradictory and anti-reality.

American author and journalist Mark Perry, who made serious waves in the Israel-Iran debate last month with his piece in Foreign Policy called, ‘False Flag,’ says that official U.S. government statements are written for a number of domestic and foreign audiences. So when Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told CBS’ Face The Nation last month that Iran is not building a nuclear bomb, he wanted to reassure Iranian leaders that things are under control in Washington and that the crazies are not totally guiding America’s Iran policy. Continue reading

Magnetic Car Bomb Kills Nuclear Scientist, US-Israel Blamed

A nuclear scientist who is also a Chemical Engineering professor at a university in Tehran was killed on Wednesday after a magnetic bomb attached to his car exploded near Ketabi square in northern Tehran in an attack blamed at US and Israel.

“This terrorist act was carried out by agents of the Zionist regime (Israel) and by those who claim to be combating terrorism (the United States) with the aim of stopping our scientists from serving Iran,” Vice President Mohammad Reza Rahimi told state television.

However, he said, the attack would not stop Iran forging ahead with its peaceful nuclear program. “They should know that Iranian scientists are more determined than ever in striding towards Iran’s progress.”

Two other people were injured in the explosion which came in the same vein as previous assassinations against Iranian nuclear scientists.

Safar Ali Bratloo, the deputy governor of Tehran province, was quoted by ILNA news agency as saying that: “This morning a motorbiker attached a bomb to a Peugeot 405, which exploded.”  “Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan, a scientist and lecturer at the university, was killed and the two injured passengers were taken to hospital,” he indicated.

Fars news agency said that the professor was also a nuclear scientist. “Roshan had been working on a project to make polymeric membranes used to separate gas,” Fars quoted a colleague of his.

“Ahmadi Roshan, 32, was a graduate of Oil Industry University and supervised a department at Natanz uranium enrichment facility in Isfahan province,” it said.

Source: Al Manar

‘Mossad, MKO killed Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan, Iranian scientist’

The Israeli spy agency, Mossad, and the Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) terrorist group are the main perpetrators of the recent terrorist attack against an Iranian scientist, an American blogger quotes an Israeli source as saying

American journalist Richard Silverstein said the assassination of Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan, a senior official at Iran’s Natanz nuclear facility, brings to mind the terrorist acts committed against other Iranian scientists in recent years.

Unknown individuals attached a sticky bomb to Ahmadi Roshan’s car and detonated it on Wednesday.

Ahmadi Roshan was a Sharif University of Technology chemical engineering graduate and served as marketing deputy of Iran’s Natanz nuclear facility.

On November 29, 2010, unidentified terrorists slapped adhesive bombs onto the vehicles of Iranian university professors Majid Shahriari and Fereydoun Abbasi and detonated them.

Professor Shahriari was killed immediately, but Dr. Abbasi, the current director of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization, and his wife sustained minor injuries and were rushed to a hospital.

On December 2, 2010, the Iranian Intelligence Ministry announced that the Israeli Mossad, the American CIA, and the British MI6 all played a role in those attacks.

Professor Masoud Ali-Mohammadi, another scholar at Tehran University, was assassinated by a booby-trapped motorbike in the Iranian capital in January 2010.

The bombing took place near the professor’s home in northern Tehran.

Source : Press TV