By Mac Slavo | SHTFplan | January 21, 2019

An Iranian air force commander has warned that the country is prepared to “eliminate Israel from Earth.” Tehran’s fighting words come just after Israel launched air raids on alleged Iranian targets inside Syria, killing 4 Syrian soldiers.

Brigadier General Aziz Nasirzadeh, the commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF), issued the provocative statement to the Young Journalist Club news agency, according to reports from the Iranian media.  Should Iran attempt to eliminate Israel from Earth, however, a third world war would be the most likely result. According to RT, the commander said: “the young people in the air force are fully ready and impatient to confront the Zionist regime and eliminate it from the Earth! Our future generations are learning required know-how for the promised day to destroy Israel!”

Nazirzaheh implied that Iran’s high level of military preparedness has deterred the country’s enemies from attacking the Islamic Republic. But they aren’t above verbal aggression. Israel has defended its actions against Syria. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described the air raid against Syria as retribution against those who wish to destroy Israel. “We are operating both against Iran and against the Syrian forces that are abetting the Iranian aggression,” Netanyahu said in a speech. “We will strike at anyone who tried to harm us. Whoever threatens to eliminate us, bears full responsibility.”

Israel is believed to have fired dozens of missiles and guided bombs at targets inside Syria over the last 48 hours, purportedly targeting Iranian forces stationed in the country.

The strikes have killed four Syrian soldiers and left six others injured, the Russian Defense Ministry has said, as well as causing damage to Damascus International Airport. The ministry claims that Syrian forces have intercepted 30 Israeli missiles over the past 48 hours. –RT

War rhetoric and aggressions between Iran and Israel are nothing new, but heightened attacks and military assaults could propel one or the other to snap causing irreversible damage and ignite a third world war. Tensions are high, but they could still be higher.  The real question is how much time does the world have?


Contributed by Mac Slavo of SHTFplan.com


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By Kurt Nimmo | Another Day In The Empire | Sept. 24, 2018

Russia has decided to do something about the Israelis setting up its surveillance plane to be shot down by Syria’s outdated S-200 missile system last week. It will now install its latest snd more advanced version of the antiaircraft system, the S-300. It is reportedly capable of identifying friend from foe.

No doubt this is freaking out the Israelis. Prior to this development, they had pretty much a free hand to target anything they wanted in Syria. It’s said they have so far conducted over 200 bombing raids inside the country without fear of a response from the Syrians or the Russians.

Russia doesn’t want an escalation and that’s the primary reason they have not responded to free-wheeling Israeli attacks. That’s the reason Putin talked with Netanyahu.

The Likudnik PM made a fool out of Putin by then “framing” the Russian surveillance plane to take the hit. Putin played down this angle. He said the shoot-down was a “chain of tragic, fatal circumstances.”

Russia’s Defense Ministry said something different when it announced the delivery of advanced S-300s on Putin’s orders.

“[Krelmin spokesman Dmitry Peskov]… repeated Moscow’s accusations that Israel was to blame for the crash: ‘No doubt that according to our military experts, deliberate action by Israeli pilots was the reason for the tragedy and this cannot but harm our (Russia-Israeli) ties,’” Reuters reports.

Israel shot back by saying it would “work to improve” what turned out to be a worthless “deconfliction” agreement between the two countries. The Israelis also said they won’t stop killing people in Syria. If Russia is serious, the missile placement will put a damper on Israel’s freedom to target and bomb whatever it wants in Syria.

“Israel says its air strikes on Syria are not a threat to Russia’s ally Assad, but that it must carry them out to halt arms shipments to Iranian-backed Lebanese group Hezbollah. It has made repeated efforts to persuade Moscow not to sell S-300s to Syria, as it fears this would hinder its aerial capability.”




It appears the S-300 message wasn’t strictly limited to the Israelis.

I have yet to see this reported anywhere else, but if true it will give the Russian-hating war party an excuse to further ratchet up hostilities and possibly lead to a direct confrontation between Russia and the United States.

Others claim S-300 batteries are already in Syria.

It remains to be seen what will happen if the Russian system takes out an Israeli fighter jet. This may be used by the Israelis to beg the Americans to start hitting Russian targets. On the other hand, it may shut down Israel’s wanton and murderous behavior for good.

Like the Sword of Damocles, WWIII hangs above on heads suspended by a thread.


Originally published by Kurt Nimmo at Another Day In The Empire.

Kurt Nimmo has blogged on political issues since 2002. In 2008, he worked as lead editor and writer at Infowars, and is currently a content producer for Newsbud.


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