AVE MARIA - by Helene Fischer - video ~ link
Defense Minister Ehud Barak appeared to have made a veiled reference to the issue again on Tuesday, when he told the Knesset that Israel may have to protect its vital interests alone, while other reports focused on comments by Interior Minister Eli Yishai, who stated this week that difficult decisions were “keeping him up at nights,” without elaborating further.
A senior US State Department official said there was growing concern among Obama administration officials ahead of an IAEA report set to be published in November indicating considerable progress in Tehran's development of its military nuclear program.
Report: Israel improving nuclear abilities ~ link ~ The Guardian quotes report claiming Israel extending Jericho III missile's range, developing ICBM capabilities, expanding nuclear-tipped cruise missile enabled submarine fleet.
Israel to upgrade nuke capabilities ~ link
US radar base now operational in Turkey ~ link ~ A US radar base has become operational in the southeastern Turkish town of Sirnak near the border with Iraq, Press TV reports.
Turkey's Mynet news website reported on Tuesday that it has taken a year to build the radar base, which is totally under US control, according to the Press TV correspondent in Ankara.
The radar base is located on a hill in the Gurvil district of Sirnak, and its control center is supposedly based at the Incirlik Air Base in southern Turkey.
Palestinian missiles pound south Israel for third day - Iron Dome at Rehouot ~ link ~ Sorry but I simply don't find all of this creditable. WHY would the Palestinians do this now that they are about to get UN state status??? Also the "missiles" are doing just about no damage. It looks, feels and smells like a typical Israeli False Flag Operation. Stirling
Beersheba, Ashkelon, Ashdod and Sderot were under missile attack from Gaza Monday night, Oct. 31 - hours after Israel's Home Front Minister Mattan Vilnai stated the Jihad Islami offensive launched Saturday was over. Seven missiles flew across the border on Day 3 of the assault, one intercepted in Beersheba by an Iron Dome battery. Sunday night Israeli mayors and council heads of key southern towns questioned the military assessment and kept schools closed. The continuing barrage and the army's decision to park an nterceptor battery in Rehovot, 32 kilometers northeast of the Gaza Strip, proved they were right.
"With Syria on the way down, Iran needs nukes more than ever" ~ link ~ One false narrative dovetails into another false narrative. Stirling
NATO squeezes Assad: A Syrian uranium enrichment plant "discovered" ~ link ~ More pre-war psych ops! Stirling