Thursday, June 16, 2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 6/16/2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 6/16/2011Iran has launched another satellite into orbit, this time using an improved launch vehicle. The Iranian government says the purpose of the satellite is to gather data for weather forecasts. Israel is concerned that the Iranian space program is a cover for the development of ICBMs that could be used to carry nuclear warheads.

In other news, the Israelis have warned the world that they will use whatever means are necessary to stop this year’s “freedom flotilla” from breaking the Gaza blockade, despite the widespread condemnation they will face as a result.

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Thanks to AC, C. Cantoni, DS, Fjordman, Gaia, Insubria, JD, JP, Nilk, TV, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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philip.zhao said...

To Freedom Flotilla:
Whatever you may propose, GOD disposes !