U.S. to leave Iraqi airspace clear for strategic Israeli route to Iran

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  1. W.G.Ewald

    W.G.Ewald Defence Professionals/ DFI member of 2 Defence Professionals

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    Dovah Untermensch Senior Member

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    Or Iran to Israel.
    I read that Iraq was buying F-16s.
     
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    sesha_maruthi27 Senior Member Senior Member

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    Does this mean that the ISRAELIS are going to attack IRAN very soon............:shocked:
     
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    W.G.Ewald Defence Professionals/ DFI member of 2 Defence Professionals

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    You may be right, but Iraq will not have the means to defend its own airspace for another year, according to the article.
     
  7. W.G.Ewald

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    Delivery of the F-16s is at least several months away.
     
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    Yes but the US cannot risk another set of protests in IRAQ by the Shia's.Maliki has no alternative
     
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    Leaving Iraq from this issue was a god thing,.........Saudis and Israelis will have no problem permitting USAF
     

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