Monday, September 21, 2009

OBAMA FUMBLES MISSILE DEFENSE TO THE RUSSIANS


The Obama Administrations recent abandonment of the Ground-based Mid-course Defense system in Europe and to instead concentrate on medium-range missiles, such as THAAD, PAC 3, and the sea-based Aegis system is short sited and dangerous. The Ground-based Mid-course Defense (GMD) system has had many successful tests and when integrated with the sea-based X-Band radar can differentiate between warheads and decoys. The short/medium range systems (THAAD, PAC 3, Aegis) should be deployed in theater along with the GMD system to supplement and form a global and layered defense.

The Obama Administration states new information has led them to believe that only short and medium range missiles are a threat from the Persian Nazis at this time. At this very moment that may be true but we need to concentrate on the very near future because Iran continues to forge ahead with long range missile development. The current Shabah-3 missile under development and testing in Iran has an estimated range of 900-1200 miles and if accurate, could target some Western European countries and Israel.

If Iran ever masters solid fuel rocket technology rather than just liquid fuel, their missile range and payload would greatly expand to include long range nuclear ICBM's. The Shabah 3 has been developed over the last ten years and owes it's design to the North Koreans No-Dong missile that was exported to Iran and Pakistan. It may or may not take the Iranians another 10 years to develop long range missiles that can hit the United States mounted with a nuclear warhead.

While Obama cuts America's missile defense budget by $1.4 billion, or 15 percent, for fiscal 2010, the Iranians are on the threshold of producing nuclear warheads. Instead of liquidating our Ground Based mid-course defense system, we need to continue testing and fund development of the system to protect America from ALL nuclear armed countries that may threaten us.

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8 comments:

  1. The capitulation continues. First, the POTUS apologized to the Islamic tyrants of the world, now, he's betraying our allies. Yup, that's the way to change America's image around the world.

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  2. Matt, it is that "change" thingy that we don't understand. We are not enlightened enough to understand the nuances of the Messiah's foreign policy.

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  3. Are we not worthy of understanding, or is he simply an idiot? I think we know the answer to that one!

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  4. since when is Iran a direct threat for the USA?
    since your gw bush mistake to attack Iraq and invited al quada to join the party, a lot went wrong...

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  5. Iran is a direct threat by the simple fact that they can target about 80 US military bases with their current missile arsenal. They are a direct threat because they are funding and training terrorists to kill soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq. They will be a direct threat to the mainland in short order with their advancements in Nuclear technology and ICBM technology. They are willing to exterminate 7.5 million Jews just to bring their 12th Imam back out of his little well. Would you rather wait till they can hit us in the states before doing anything? If so, that is illogical and stupid. Let me guess, you think the Israelis are the threat to the region.

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  6. don't worry..nothing to see here. According to Obama - they aren't building a nuclear arsenal. We know we can all believe in the Obamessiah! Forget that Russia, Germany, France, and Israel all say they have intel that says otherwise. Hey - wait - this is the exact opposite of the Iraq thing isn't it?

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  7. When you give to your enemies they TAKE and you get nothing in return.

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