This article was originally published by Michael Snyder at The Economic Collapse Blog.
You won’t hear the corporate media say very much about the “shadow war” that Israel and Iran are currently engaged in, because the corporate media is absolutely obsessed with covering the internal strife that is tearing the U.S. apart right now. But if they were doing their jobs correctly, corporate media outlets would be focusing on the Middle East, because the conflict between Israel and Iran could literally spark a major global war at any moment.
As Israeli military aircraft pounded Iranian-backed forces in southern Syria on Thursday morning, there were reports coming in from central Israel of massive explosions that were so large they “shook the houses”…
Alarms sounded in Abu Qrenat near Dimona in southern Israel early Thursday morning, the IDF’s Spokesperson’s Unit reported.
Residents from across the country, including central Israel and Jerusalem, reported hearing “loud explosions” that “shook the houses.”
According to the Jerusalem Post, an Israeli military official insists that there was just one explosion and that it was caused by a Syrian surface to air missile that just happened to land in the southern Negev…
Brig.Gen. Hidai Zilberman later told reporters that the explosion was due to the firing of an SA-5 surface to air missile that was fired towards Israel and that it exploded in the southern Negev.
The firing of the missile came during Israeli air strikes in the south of Syria. The missile was not directed towards any target, Zilberman said.
But that wouldn’t seem to explain the multiple “explosions” that residents of central Israel reported on Thursday morning.
In any event, we are seeing fighting on an almost daily basis now. After hitting pro-Iranian targets inside Syria about 50 times in 2020, Israeli airstrikes have become even more frequent in 2021.
In addition, Israel has conducted a series of extremely bold attacks inside Iran itself over the last nine months. The following comes from the New York Times…
In less than nine months, an assassin on a motorbike fatally shot an Al Qaeda commander given refuge in Tehran, Iran’s chief nuclear scientist was machine-gunned on a country road, and two separate, mysterious explosions rocked a key Iranian nuclear facility in the desert, striking the heart of the country’s efforts to enrich uranium.
The steady drumbeat of attacks, which intelligence officials said were carried out by Israel, highlighted the seeming ease with which Israeli intelligence was able to reach deep inside Iran’s borders and repeatedly strike its most heavily guarded targets, often with the help of turncoat Iranians.
The most dramatic incident was the attack on the Natanz nuclear facility. It turns out that the attack caused far more damage than we were originally told…
The latest sabotage incident on April 11 caused a blackout at the Natanz facility and major damage. The attack, widely believed to be orchestrated by Israeli intelligence agency Mossad, took out a number of Iran’s older and “least efficient” IR-1 centrifuge machines, according to Iranian foreign ministry spokesman, Saeed Khatibzadeh. Meanwhile, Alireza Zakani, head of the Parliament Research Center, has noted that “several thousands” of centrifuges were damaged or destroyed.
The Iranians vowed “revenge” after that incident, and they have attacked Israeli ships multiple times since then. Here is one example…
An Israeli-owned ship was attacked near Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, the Lebanese Al Mayadeen news channel reported on Tuesday.
Israeli defense sources confirmed that a ship partially was attacked on Tuesday, and said they were certain that Iran is behind the attack. The attack took place in international waters, likely by an unmanned drone or a missile strike, they said, noting that only minor damage was caused.
That was the third such attack on an Israeli-owned ship, and more attacks are expected in the future.
The good news is that a full-blown war between Israel and Iran has not erupted yet.
But such a war is coming. It is just a matter of time at this point.
Inevitably, someone will escalate things a little bit too much, and then thousands of missiles will start flying.
Iranian-backed Hezbollah has 150,000 missiles pointed at Israel right now, and the Iranians are fully capable of doing immense damage to major Israeli cities.
Of course, the Israeli military is even more powerful. In the event of a full-blown war, Israel could literally level every single major city in Iran, Syria, and Lebanon.
Meanwhile, Russia and Ukraine remain on the brink of war. It is being reported that Russia now has more than 100,000 troops in the conflict zone, and Vladimir Putin just warned that western countries that choose to provoke a conflict “will regret their deeds in a way they have not regretted anything else for a long time”…
Speaking as part of his annual address to the Federal Assembly in Moscow on Wednesday, Putin said that his government “wants to have positive relationships with everyone on the international stage, including those with whom relations have broken down recently. We really don’t want to burn bridges.”
At the same time, however, he cautioned that “those who mistake this stance for weakness need to know that Russia’s response [to any aggression] will be asymmetrical, swift and harsh.” Those planning provocations, he said, “will regret their deeds in a way they have not regretted anything else for a long time.”
I don’t know why the warmongers in the Biden administration have decided that it is a good idea to provoke Russia and China simultaneously. They are not intimidated by us, and they are not going to back down as a result of our threats.
Foreign policy takes a great deal of finesse, but unfortunately the guy in the White House is a hothead in an advanced state of cognitive decline, and he is surrounded by an all-star team of warmongers.
I know that a lot of people are puzzled when I talk about Biden and his team in this manner, because not even Fox News uses the term “warmonger” to describe anyone in the Biden administration.
If you don’t understand what I am talking about yet, just be patient, because time will reveal the truth.
Our world is steamrolling toward war, and it won’t be anything like the relatively minor conflicts that we started in Afghanistan and Iraq.
At this moment, the seeds of World War 3 are being planted, and eventually those seeds will blossom into a conflict that will be far more horrific than most people would dare to imagine.
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There will be no war between Israel an Iran because Israel will lose even if they use nuclear weapons. The world would realize that the Jews aren’t Gods chosen people but are just a group of international criminals, grifters and religious hucksters. Do you think that the wood is going to let Israel contaminate the oil producing Middle East with radioactive fallout? They will sacrifice Israel on the alter of Moloch before they let that happen. Lichtenstein would probably nuke Israel first. More likely the Vatican will nuke Israel.
Some people may see the news as miseducation or distraction.
I am a magical thinker, at times, and consider negative, spiritual energy.
Hillary publicly admits to an Afghan strategy, in which named, Islamist factions are inventions of the US. Then, the motorcyclist knows when and where to find which Islamist. Is that staged.
“At this moment, the seeds of World War 3 are being planted, and eventually those seeds will blossom into a…”
Israel pushes vaccine passports aka the Mark of the Beast – they’ve lost their way. Let Iran and Israel duke it out, America is tired of sacrificing for them…
Iran knows that they are too weak to take on Israel
They will continue to put their fingers into Israel’s eye but no more.
I am out of here!!
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If Israel intends to war with Iran that doesn’t necessarily mean it will be with their armed forces, it likely means mainly with our armed forces, not with their blood and treasure, but with Amer. blood and treasure. For some reason the US is always doing almost all the dirty work and bearing almost all the costs in that region of the world, but we never get anything out of it.
There are nameless and faceless entities working behind the scenes doing their damndest to get the US involved in yet another war in that region. They will try anything to finally succeed in dragging us in. I believe the most likely pretext of choice would be some “proof” Iran has deliverable nukes, or there will be an “incident” (staged of course) that closes the shipping of oil through the Straights of Hormuz, threatening oil supply. If Israel wants a war they can go at it, but leave the US and its interests out of it, and whoever wins so be it.
Count on the MSM and officialdom whooping it up and cheerlead for another war. The US has its foreign affairs hands full with China, Russia, and N. Korea and other areas, and now apparently needs even more hostility on yet another front with Iran.
Though the neo-cons know the US has a full plate of foreign problems right now, their hatred for Russia is such they are obsessed with bringing it down, regardless of the cost to America. Russia is Slavic, but it is also European. The neo-cons despise the fact there is a powerful European country, that has fully repudiated communism, that is re-Christianized, and can’t be bullied. They ignore the real existential threat from China because they can’t take their focus off Russia.
Neo-cons plans and goals do not and never have been on behalf of the Amer. people, yet they insist on expending Amer. blood and treasure for the causes they support, which are generally unknown to the Amer. citizens. Our befuddled Prez JB’s admin is loaded with new-cons, so don’t be surprised if we get dragged into another fight, even though the vast majority of Amer. are against it.
What don’t you understand, all of the wars created by the jews is about bring down the white races numbers.
Before 1900 we were 25% of the worlds population 2021 were are 7% of the worlds population catching on yet!!!
don’t worry it will be over soon.
the jews must be removed from every nation on earth!
They must have no say in anything to be done on earth.
They must be placed in complete subjugation or complete extermination, other wise everything you know and have and everything your ancestors created to make a better life for your families and countrymen will be wiped out forever!
Jew land will pull off a false flag, put the US in the middle and the US will fight Iran, lose and jew land will be happy.
SICKENING! BOTH parties are CORRUPT, EPSTEIN GUILTY and serve our 911 MURDERING / Epstein RAPING BLACKMAILING / ISIS TERRORIST / Beruit NUKING / USS LIBERTY MURDERING PARASITE SATANIC SCUMBAG MONSTERS IN TEL AVIV. Get it?
What a bunch of crap posted on this thread.
Israel fights it’s own wars, period. Always has, always will.
When have Americans died in defense of Israel?
In fact, if America did not restrain Israel, Syria, Iran, Lebanon, Iraq and other nations that provide safe harbor to terrorists literally would have been reduced to rubble.
You seem to have no problem with American troops stationed all over Europe, South Korea, Japan, etc., yet there are almost no US troops in Israel (save for the main radar station they operate within Israel). Safe to say that conflict with Russia or China gets closer by the day, and American troops will be involved day 1, regardless of where hostilities break out.
USA is the greatest friend to Israel. Have you visited Israel? The people love America, they appreciate America, they welcome Americans (all faiths), and they share American values.
If true war breaks out in the Middle East, any Americans in harms way will not be due to Israel, but rather to national interests only, e.g., protection shipping lanes in the Persian Gulf.
Whatever your opinions about the Jewish People or Israel, facts are facts. Believe it.
when it does, it is open season on jews world wide and they know it!!! finally be rid of this (((vermin race)))