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Confirmed: Stuxnet Launched by Israel and U.S.


Kurt Nimmo
Infowars.com
January 16, 2011

On Saturday, the Gray Lady of establishment propaganda, the New York Times, passively admitted that the Stuxnet virus responsible for crippling Iran’s nuclear energy program was engineered by Israeli and U.S. intelligence.

“Officially, neither American nor Israeli officials will even utter the name of the malicious computer program, much less describe any role in designing it,” writes the Times. “But Israeli officials grin widely when asked about its effects.”

A number of computer scientists, nuclear enrichment experts and former officials, say the covert race to create Stuxnet was a joint project between the Americans and the Israelis, with help from the Germans and the British.

The effort to sabotage Iran began during the Bush administration. In early 2009, Bush signed off on an effort to undermine the electrical and computer systems around Natanz, Iran’s major enrichment center. Obama was briefed on the plan before he took office.

In addition to gumming up Iran’s enrichment hardware, the U.S. and Israel have engaged in an assassination campaign aimed at the country’s scientists.

In November of last year, Iranian president Ahmadinejad accused Israel and the United States of killing a nuclear scientist and wounding another with a pair of bomb attacks. In January of 2009, a senior physics professor was assassinated. In 2007, Iranian state TV reported that nuclear scientist, Ardeshir Hosseinpour, died from gas poisoning. Israel’s Mossad was suspected. During the news conference, Ahmadinejad also admitted to the Stuxnet attack.

In November, it was reported that the Stuxnet virus had infected 44,000 computers worldwide.

Stuxnet is a double-edged sword. In addition to setting back Iran’s nuclear program, the sophisticated malware engineered by the U.S. and Israel at the Dimona complex in the Negev desert has been exploited to push for restrictive cybersecurity measures in the United States.

“The very fact that Stuxnet exists shows that we can no longer pretend that a cyber attack on our critical infrastructure is hypothetical and hyperbolic,” declared Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee chairman Joe Lieberman in November. “You’re talking about a very well-resourced and structured adversary.”

Lieberman and Susan Collins, the panel’s ranking Republican, used Stuxnet to push for their cyber-security bill, entitled The Protecting Cyberspace as a National Asset Act of 2010.

The bill would amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 and extend the already-broad definition of “critical infrastructure” to the internet and would allow Obama to shut down not only entire areas of the internet, but also businesses and industries that fail to comply with government orders following the declaration of a national emergency, thus increasing fears that the legislation will be used as a political tool.

“Right now China, the government, can disconnect parts of its Internet in case of war and we need to have that here too,” Lieberman said in June.

“The Senator’s reference to China is a telling revelation of what the cybersecurity agenda is really all about. China’s vice-like grip over its Internet systems has very little to do with ‘war’ and everything to do with silencing all dissent against the state,” Paul Joseph Watson wrote at the time.

Lieberman and Collins are not the only enemies of a free and open internet. Also in 2009, senators Jay Rockefeller and Olympia Snowe proposed the CyberSecurity Act of 2009 that would give Obama similar all-encompassing powers over the internet. Under that legislation, the Commerce Secretary would be given the power to have access to all data over networks deemed as “critical infrastructure.”

Rockefeller has said that we would be better off if the internet was never invented. He added that the internet represents a serious threat to national security.

In addition, according to Rockefeller, corporate media that wanders from the government generated script also represents a threat. “There is a bug inside of that wants to get the FCC to say to Fox News and MSNBC… out, off,” he said during a hearing on retransmission negotiations between broadcasters and cable providers. “We have journalism that is always ravenous for the next rumor, but insufficiently hungry for the facts that can nourish our democracy.”

Advanced malware designed by intelligence agencies will continue to be used to advance the argument that the government has to institute totalitarian control over the internet in order to save us. Our globalist control freak rulers will not rest until they neuter the internet. Stuxnet is simply another tool in the quest for that objective.

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President of Iran Ahmadinejad launches probe into truth behind 9/11? What is going on?


Many of us would like to know the truth about 9/11, but will Iran’s version of the truth become another tool to “Destroy The West”?  People of the West cannot allow others to divide us.   Many of us may have roots in the middle east, and many more of us pray to a man from the Middle East named Jesus.  Even if this inquiry turns out to be legitimate, we cannot allow it to divide us.  Ahmadinejad can care less about the West, he says it himself.   Regardless of what happens, Iran’s goal is to create chaos in the “Great Satan”, which is according to Iranian foreign policy statements.

If Iran and Ahmadinejad truly cared about 9/11 truth, why did they wait this long to investigate it?  More than likely Ahmadinejad is reacting to the Stuxnet Cyber Weapon Attack, which Iran blames on the west.   Anyone have any information you can share?  Email us info@thecollectorscoach.com.  Read the article below:

Reiterating his contention that the 9/11 attacks were orchestrated, the President of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has announced the launch of a probe into the Sep 11 ‘events’.

“I announce that the formation of an independent and neutral team to examine the facts and discover the truth of the September 11 events is the demand of all the peoples of the region and the world,” Ahmadinejad said at a rally here on Wednesday, Oct 13 night, reported The Telegraph.

The President, on a visit to Lebanon, toured Shia Muslim strongholds of south Beirut, the report added.  Ahmadinejad has, several times, in the past argued that the Sep 11, 2001 attacks were not what the United States makes it look like.  Ahmadinejad’s assertion of the same at the UN General Assembly, prompted the US as well as the United Kingdom to stage a walk out in Sep 2010.

The Iranian president claimed “most nations” believed the US government was behind the Sep 11 attacks, citing a theory “that some segments within the US government orchestrated the attack to reverse the declining American economy, and its grips on the Middle East, in order to save the Zionist regime.”  “The majority of the American people as well as most nations and politicians around the world agree with this view,” he added. Even before his statement at the United Nations, Ahmadinejad had made the same claim in March 2010 two days ahead of his official trip to Afghanistan.

The Iranian state media had quoted him as saying that the 9/11 attacks were a “big lie” intended to pave the way for the invasion of a war-torn nation.

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Russian Made Chinese warplanes refuel in Iran and Pakistan, enroute to Turkey.


October 05, 2010 (Hamsayeh.net) – Last Saturday, Iran allowed Chinese warplanes use its airspace to join a military drill with neighboring Turkey before an upcoming visit by Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao to Ankara. The two countries reportedly conducted a military drill in central Anatolian region, last month.

Powerful Turkey is a NATO member and the historic country is strategically located between Asia and Europe. Until last year, Turkish military allowed US, NATO and Israel the opportunity to conduct drills codenamed Anatolian Eagle over Turkish air space.. The joint Turkish – Chinese military exercise would include Turkish US supplied F-16, and Chinese Su-27 and Mig-29 taking part in, ‘mock dogfights during the drills.’ Press TV reported.

Ankara and Beijing have also jointly manufactured missiles and other weapons since 1990.  The government of President Abdullah Gul which enjoys massive support among Turkish population and within the country’s powerful military brass, has increased cooperation with Russia, China, Brazil, Iran and other leading countries outside US’ ever-diminishing sphere of influence. Turkish cooperation with Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan in the field of energy is set to expand substantially when it begins to transit oil and gas from the region though its territory to European consumers in the near future.

Ankara played a pivotal role in establishing peace between the Palestinians and Israelis until Tel Aviv with US backings started to take advantage of Turkey’s patience and goodwill. Following a brutal Israel’s attack on Turkish humanitarian flotilla destined for Gaza, last May, in which nine innocent Turkish civilians were killed inside international waters, Ankara suspended strategic relations with Tel Aviv. Despite plenty of evidence that prove Israeli crime against Turkish flotilla, Washington continues to blindly support Israel and it even ignored the killing of Furkan Dogan, a 19-year-old student who held dual Turkish-American citizenship.

Ever since that incident, the US government has been busy  whitewashing Israel’s atrocities against the international community notably the  killings of innocent Turkish activists aboard Mavi Marmara. The Obama administration has repeatedly turned down Ankara’s demands from US to adhere to international norms by bringing Israeli regime pay for its crimes against humanity.

HISTORY OF ANATOLIAN EAGLE

At the end of 20th century and at the beginning of 2000s, the Gulf War, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo and Iraq Wars have shown that the Air Forces will play the major role in deterrence and in the determination of the outcomes of the future wars.

Starting from the beginning of the 1980s, with the consciousness of expected duties and with the philosophy of “No matter how modern the weapons are, it is men that use them.”, the Türkish Air Force gave importance to infrastructure, modernization of weapons and training. With the addition of experiences gained from the trainings and maneuvers attended in Internal Security Operation, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo Wars, the Turkish Air Force, as one of the major Air Forces in its region and in Europe, has come to a level to train Air Forces of other countries. The best example for this is the Anatolian Eagle (AE) trainings which have been performed starting from first Anatolian Eagle (AE) – 01 training carried out at 18-29 June 2001 until present.

As the geopolitical position of Türkiye is evaluated: being close to the energy sources in the world, the political instability and the over-arming in the surrounding countries force the Turkish Air Force to own weapons of the highest technology and to maintain the highest level of training.

The AE trainings are similar to the Red Flag (RF) trainings which have been performed in the Nellis Air Base of USA. The first RF training experience started in 1983 with a crew of 6 people consisting of 4 pilots and 2 WSOs going to this base as observers and flying 2 sorties in USAF aircrafts. The first participation to the RF training is realized at 09-23 August 1997 with the deployment of 6 x F-16s and 57 personnel to Nellis Air Base. Later on with the participation of Turkish and American squadrons in İncirlik, firstly at 02-15 May 1998 and secondly at 21 September – 02 October 1998, the RF-like Anatolian Flag (AF) trainings were performed. At 23 January – 05 February 2000 the second participation to the RF training was realized and in June 2000, and with the directive of Turkish Air Force Command, the preparations for the realization of the AE-01 training were started by TAF Operations Command.

The summary of activities from June 2000 until the beginning of the training are:

  • Presentation of AF Project to the Command (30 June 2000)
  • Publication of AF implementation directive (25 July 2000)
  • Implementation plan for AFP and AF-01 training (22 November 2000)
  • Nellis site survey (10-16 February 2001)
  • Presentation of the briefing to the Turkish Chief of Staff (29 March 2001)
  • NSC briefing (30 March 2001)
  • Publication of NSC resolution number 468 on “Anatolian Eagle (AE) – Turkish Armed Forces Joint Training Center” of date 30 March 2001
  • Publication of EXOPORD (14 May 2001)
  • Completion of Operation Center, White-Red-Blue Headquarters, ACMI and similar infrastructure (12 June 2001)

AE-01 training, under the responsibility of 1st Tactical Air Force Command, realized at 18-29 June 2001 with the participation of Turkish, American and Israel Air Forces and hosted by 3rd Main Jet Base Command. The participation and date information for the following years are shown below:

The summary of activities from June 2000 until the beginning of the training are:
Training Date Participants
AE-01 18-29 June 2001 Türkiye, Israel, USA.
AE-02/1 22 April 3 May 2002 Türkiye, USA.
AE-02/3 14-25 October 2002 Türkiye, UEA, USA.
AE-03/3 03-14 November 2003 Türkiye, Germany, Israel, USA.
AE-04/1 05-16 April 2004 National
AE-04/2 07-18 June 2004 Türkiye, Israel, Jordan, USA.
AE-04/3 27 Sept-08 Oct 2004 Türkiye, Germany, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, Pakistan, USA.
AE-05/1 04-15 April 2005 National
AE-05/3 12-23 September 2005 Türkiye, Italy, France, Netherlands.
AE-05/4 14-25 November 2005 Türkiye, Belgium, Israel, USA.
AE-06/1 24 April-05 May 2006 National
AE-06/2 12-22 June 2006 Türkiye, France, NATO, Pakistan, USA.
AE-06/3 04-15 September 2006 Türkiye, NATO
AE-06/4 06-18 November 2006 Türkiye, NATO, USA.
AE-07/2 11 – 22 Haziran 2007 Türkiye, England, Jordan, NATO, Pakistan, USA.
AE-07/3 03 – 14 September 2007 National.
AE-07/4 05 – 16 November 2007 National.
AE-08/1 05 – 16 May 2008 National.
AE-08/2 09 – 20 June 2008 Türkiye, BAE, Jordan, NATO, USA.
AE-08/3 08 – 19 September 2008 Türkiye, Israel, Italy, USA.
AE-08/4 03 – 14 November 2008 Türkiye, Pakistan.
AE-09/1 27 April – 8 May 2009 National.
AE-09/2 08 – 19 June 2009 Türkiye, BAE, England, NATO, Jordan, USA.
AE-09/3 12 – 23 October 2009 Türkiye, NATO.
AE-09/4 02 – 13 November 2009 Türkiye, Pakistan
The planned AE trainings for the year 2010 are:
AE-10/1 19-30 April 2010
AE-10/2 07-18 June 2010
AE-10/3 11 – 22 October 2010

AE trainings are realized in close-to-real war environment, with a scenario from easy to hard, with the advantage of high technology and by monitoring the quality of the trainings on the computer environment. The aim is to test the knowledge and abilities of all participants, to raise the level of the training by detecting the hitches and deficiencies.

The fundamental of the scenario consists of the attack of BLUE team with Combined Air Operation (COMAO) on the tactical and strategic targets in RED lands which are defended by fighter aircrafts and SAM systems.

The White Headquarters, sort of the brain of AE in which the AE crew works, is the center building in which the trainings are planned and the statistical studies are carried out.

Command Control Center is the headquarters in which the information (location, position and flight information) of aircrafts, which are transferred through ACMI (Air Combat Maneuvering Instrumentation), can be observed in real-time. The tracks detected by AWACS and land radars and real-time searching, locking and shooting images of SAM and anti-aircraft systems can be observed. Also the MASE (Multi Aegis Site Emulator) Operation Center, Anatolian Eagle sorties and daily base flights are controlled and commanded here. The main briefing hall, which is located in the same building with CCC, has a capacity of 450 people and the last briefings before Eagle Sorties and the debriefings after flights are carried out here.

Located in the Red Building, Red Forces plan their tasks and have their briefings here. No one except the Red Forces can enter this building. Also in the same way, the Red Forces personnel cannot enter other building.

The national and foreign squadrons participating in Anatolian Eagle trainings are stationed in Blue-1, Blue-2 and Blue-3 buildings. Each building has briefing rooms for squadrons to have briefings and brain-storming.

With a capacity of 260 rooms and 520 beds, the construction of AE dormitory is completed before 2002 AE trainings and the settlement problem was partially solved. In the following years, in the same region with the dormitory, two dormitories, a restaurant, officer and NCO clubs and other activity centers will be built.

The AE Airspace is expended towards south and reached a dimension of 200 nm. east-west and 150 nm. north-south. The Salt Area, the main operation airspace, is being used from ground level up to 50,000 feet.

During the AE trainings the AWACS gives C2 support to Blue forces and the land radar located on the base gives GCI support to Red forces and the Turkish tanker aircrafts give AAR support to both forces…continue to source.


Is the war between Iran and Israel already starting? You must read this!


October 8, 2010

Iranian president Mahmoud  Ahmadinejad, in a classic “in-your-face” raspberry to the west, will come to southern Lebanon next week (despite flop-kneed protest from the U.S.)   He is scheduled to appear with reclusive Hizbollah header,  Hassan Nasrallah, who  is rumored to be coming out of his bunker for the first time since 2008.  Nasrallah  has lived in hiding since the fighting  with Israel in 2006.  The motivation and grim facts in the background of this visit should worry everyone.

According to Debka. com below, Iranian National guard have taken over the south of Lebanon to keep Ahmadinejad safe, a highly unusual and intimidating sight….and there’s more.

Imagine the spectacle of A-jad, a madman who wants to wipe Israel “from the face of the Earth,” and Nasrallah who has called Israel, “the state of the grandsons of apes and pigs – the Zionist Jews,”  standing on a platform throwing rocks across the border into Israel.

The Daily Star in Lebanon says Ahmadinejad and Nassrallah are scheduled for Al-Raya stadium together next week.  The facility holds 40,000.

Debka.com:

Fred Hof, the US diplomat said to have excellent connections in Damascus, is due in Beirut Thursday, Oct. 7, secretly assigned by the White House to try and get Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s visit to Lebanon cancelled. debkafile’s Middle East sources say he comes too late. Already, hectic preparations for the Oct.13-14 visit have advanced to the point that Beirut and South Lebanon up to the Israeli border have been taken over. It is now a virtual Ahmadinejad-land controlled by an estimated 2,500 members of the Revolutionary Guards special security unit who were imported for the occasion.

They were carried from Tehran by special airlift to Damascus whence a convoy of buses drove them to Beirut and then dispersed them across the Lebanese capital and the South.

debkafile’s military sources say that it is the largest contingent of IRGC special forces ever deployed outside Iran. Gen. Qasim Sulaimani, commander of the Al Qods Brigades (which is responsible for the IRGC’s external terrorist operations) arrived in Lebanon secretly to take charge of the security preparations for the visit. Wafiq Safa, head of Hizballah’ Special Security unit is acting as his deputy with  5,000 Hizballah commando fighters under his command.

Wednesday, Oct. 6, the entire Hizballah militia and its intelligence and security arms were on the highest level of the preparedness as the last arrangements for the Iranian president’s visit were put in place.

The event’s high point, our sources report, will be the joint appearance of Ahmadinejad and Hizballah leader Hassan Nasrallah, in his first public appearance in the flesh in the four years since he fled to a Beirut bunker after the 2006 war with Israel. It will also be his first visit to South Lebanon, where he will see every village, public building, road junction, highway and even one of the UN peacekeepers’ posts already plastered with Iranian flags.

At Maron al-Ras, the scene of one of the bloodiest battles of the 2006 war, a gigantic replica of the Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem has been erected to symbolically mark Ahmadinejad’s visit to Lebanon as a step closer toward the “liberation” of Temple Mount from Israel.

And at Fatma Gate facing Israel’s northernmost town of Metulla, a platform has been placed in position for the Iranian president and Hizballah leader to throw rocks across the border at the Israeli population and the IDF units guarding it. They plan to enlist thousands of Lebanese villagers to stand at the border fence and join in the stone-throwing spectacle…continue to source article.


China to build $2bn railway for Iran


By Malcolm Moore in Shanghai
Published: 6:15AM BST 07 Sep 2010

Tibet train - China to build $2bn railway for Iran

The Chinese have already built a railway line serving Tibet, above, and now plan a modern variant on the old ‘Silk Road’ through Central Asia Photo: AP

China’s railways minister, Liu Zhijun, is expected to visit Tehran this week to seal the deal, according to his Iranian counterpart, Hamid Behbahani.

“The final document of the contract has already been signed with a Chinese company and the Chinese minister will visit Iran on September 12 to ink the agreement,” said Mr Behbahani.

The new line will run from Tehran to the town of Khosravi on the border with Iraq, around 360 miles as the crow flies, passing through Arak, Hamedan and Kermanshah.

Eventually, the Iranian government said, the route could link Iran with Iraq and even Syria as part of a Middle-Eastern corridor. That could also benefit the 5,000 Iranians who make pilgrimages each day to the holy cities of Najaf and Karbala in Iraq.

Nicklas Swanstrom, the executive director of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute at Johns Hopkins University, said the contract to build the line was the first step for China to build an entire rail infrastructure for central Asia.

“It makes sense that if you build railways in Iran, you then get deals to stretch the lines into central Asia,” he said, referring to a “very concrete plan” to run a railway from Iran through the landlocked countries of Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and eventually to Kashgar in China, in a modern “silk route”.

That line would give the central Asian states vital access to Iran’s port of Chahbahar on the shores of the Persian Gulf, and could also eventually give China a vital overland freight route to Europe.

“For China, it could cut the cost of transporting goods to Europe by 5pc or 6pc,” said Professor Swanstrom.

“It also makes political sense, because while technically the US, Europe or Russia could block China’s sea routes, it would also have a land route. And by tying your neighbour’s infrastructure to you, it brings them closer,” he added. “It decreases Russia’s influence in the region, and definitely decreases the influence of the US and Europe.”

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the Iranian president, raised the idea of the new railway earlier this year at a summit in Tehran.

Transport ministers from Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Iran are expected to gather in Dushanbe, the Tajik capital formerly known as Stalinabad, next month to firm up a deal for a 1,225-mile route. The Asian Development Bank is funding a feasibility study for the project.

Iran is determined to forge tighter links with its neighbours, and rebuild itself as a trade hub, in order to build a regional alliance that would support it against Nato countries.

At the beginning of last month, Mr Ahmadinejad said Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Iran should join forces to become “an obstacle” to Western influence in the region.

Iran has pointedly not signed up to European Union plans for a trade corridor through Europe, the Caucasus and Asia, and has instead busied itself with bilateral agreements with its neighbours. Reza Rahimi, the Iranian vice-president, has promised to cut freight times between Europe and China from two months by sea to 11 days by land.

In addition, the current sanctions on Iran allow China, which relies on the Persian state for 15pc of its energy needs, to drive a hard bargain on the construction contract for the line.

China is rapidly expanding its own high-speed rail network and has unveiled plans for lines that will connect Beijing with London, both through Russia and through central Asia.

China Railway Group, the largest railway construction company, has also recently revealed it has had “early stage contact” with South African companies about undertaking rail projects in South Africa…continue to original article.