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Six Submarines

Six Million Submarines

Yesterday, Israel and Germany signed at Israel’s embassy in Berlin an agreement for the supply of the sixth Dolphin class submarine to Israel. The agreement was achieved after a delay caused by Germany conditioning the deal on concessions to the Palestinian Authority. On December 4, 2011, it was disclosed a German submarine had hit Netanyahu’s office, Welt am Sonntag claimed Germany had told Israel in November 2011 that it could not go ahead with the sixth submarine purchase unless Israel transferred the frozen budget to its legal owner, the Palestinian Authority (see Sanctions on Israel Redeem Germany). An upset Netanyahu surrendered on November 27 and opened the way to the last leg of the negotiations process, which ended yesterday

The Type 800 Dolphin class is a diesel-electric attack submarine developed and constructed by Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft AG (HDW), Germany, for the Israeli Navy. The IDF planned since the 1970s to replace its inadequate Gal (“wave” in Hebrew) submarines; from the mid 1980s it was clear a deal would be signed with Germany for newly designed diesel submarines capable of carrying nuclear-warhead missiles. Dolphin—the first boat in the group—was delivered in 1998. Leviatan (“whale”) was delivered in 1999. These two were donated by the German government. The third one—named Tkuma, “revival”—was delivered in 2000; Israel paid for it at a subsidized price, as with the following ones. Tanin (“crocodile”) to be delivered later this year, while Rahav (“wide” and also the name of the prostitute that led the Hebrew spies into Jericho, see Joshua chapters 2 and 5) to be delivered in 2013. Yesterday, the still unnamed sixth boat was ordered. These are the most expensive vehicles in the IDF, the official price tag of such a submarine in 2012 is almost one billion dollars; Germany is said to subsidize a third of this staggering sum.

During the signing ceremony, Israel’s Defense Minister Ehud Barak defined the sixth submarine as an “additional force multiplier.” The latter is a military term referring to an attribute which makes a given force more effective; thus it justifies additional costs as in the case of the Dolphin submarines. One of the characteristics of the last three submarines in the series is an improved propulsion system of undisclosed performance, but that according to sources in the Israeli Ministry of Defense, gives them capabilities similar to those of nuclear submarines. The first three submarines in the group have an unrefuelled range of 8,000 nautical miles traveling on the surface at 8 knots, and over 400 nautical miles at 8 knots fully submerged. They can remain unsupplied for up to 30 days on station, and—obviously—can be served by submarine tender ships that can resupply, rearm, and refuel them at sea. The new boats have undisclosed range capabilities. Combining this with their unusual weaponry, they give Israel the capability of a nuclear second strike.

The Great Game 2012

To Kill the Sun, 2008 by Haya Rukin | Israel’s Samson Option
“Samson” is derived from “shemesh,” Hebrew for “sun”


The Nuclear Second Strike

The Dolphin submarines are equipped with 6 × 533mm diameter torpedo tubes, and 4 x 650mm torpedo tubes, while the boat can carry up to sixteen missiles. Their radar systems were developed and supplied by Israeli companies Elbit and Elta. The wider torpedo tubes can be used to deliver swimmer delivery vehicles and Submarine-launched cruise missiles, SLCMs. The most potent SLCM that can be launched from the boats is the Popeye Turbo SLCM, a variant of RAFAEL’s Popeye, which is an air-to-ground missile. The adapted weapon can allegedly carry a 200kg nuclear warhead. The US Navy recorded an Israeli SLCM test in the Indian Ocean lasting 1,500 kilometers. Combined with the outstanding range of the delivery vehicle, this gives Israel the capability to strike theoretically almost every point on the planet (Urumqi, China, an obvious exception), if used combined with submarine tender ships (Zim could help on this). This provides Israel with an offshore “second strike” capability.

The Great Game 2012

This means that Israel will be able to strike with nuclear weapons from submarines at hidden locations at sea even if its nuclear weapons stored on land are harmed in an enemy strike. However, why does one need a second strike option, if there are no real options of an initial attack taking place? Not even the CIA claims that Iran is militarily offensive. Israel is spending so much money on this that we must be witnessing something else. In 1991, Random House published The Samson Option: Israel’s Nuclear Arsenal and American Foreign Policy, by Seymour Hersh. The largest publisher in the world, Random House is closely related to Israel and Jews, (see The Da Vinci Nazi, hence it is difficult to believe this publication took place without the approval and support of Israel. The book’s title refers to the nuclear strategy whereby Israel would launch a nuclear retaliatory strike if the state was being overrun, just as the Biblical figure Samson pushed apart the pillars of a Philistine temple, bringing down the roof and killing himself and thousands of Philistines who had gathered to see him humiliated.

Judges 16:30 And Samson said, Let me die with the Philistines. And he bowed himself with all his might; and the house fell upon the lords, and upon all the people that were therein. So the dead which he slew at his death were more than they which he slew in his life.

Even Israel acknowledges the Holocaust is its raison d’être. It doesn’t matter what happened there, the official version led to the UN’s Partition Decision. Yet, Neturei Karta’s (an ultra-orthodox Jewish group) website displays documents clarifying the responsibility of Jewish leaders of the time beyond doubts. Sixty years later, the Israeli leadership sees the end. Israel is not a country in the Western sense of the world. We are not talking here about an entity defined by territory, or even by a legal system. That’s one of the reasons why the Knesset legislated the Law of Return, which gives automatic citizenship to every Jew landing on Israel, a law that would be defined as racist elsewhere. That’s why many Israeli denizens do not get citizenship even if marrying a citizen. Right now, it seems this entity’s leaders—call them the Elders of Zion if you want—are looking ahead to the post-State of Israel period because the actual situation is unredeemable in their eyes.

How would they continue to be leaders if the state changes for good? How would they stay in power if it becomes a true democracy also for its Palestinian citizens? The time of choices is approaching. The Jewish leadership will not renounce its powers regardless of the cost. In order to stay in power during the next (and final) Diaspora, they need a new narrative to sell to their badly beaten sheep. Here is where the massive investment in nuclear technologies begins to make sense. It seems this time the narrative would be Samson’s Option, a nuclear holocaust. It may begin as a false flag attack; in order for this to work, the Jewish leaders must be able to claim “we were attacked; the entire world is still against us!” Following the false flag attack, or a surgical Israeli strike on Iranian installations, the latter would be forced to make a defensive strike on Israel. The initiating excuse matters little; Israel must force a cataclysmic attack on itself. Damage so heavy the State of Israel would not be viable anymore. Then, the culprit would be destroyed with the second strike capability acquired with the help of the state-of-the-art German submarines. This last step is necessary in order to destroy all proofs of the scheme, so that history would be written (again) by Zionist forces abroad, with the gracious help of Random House and allies. Nowadays, Israel reports havong six million Jewish citizens, the same number of Jewish victims it claims died during WWII. If the Samson Option scenario takes place, the few survivors will report on six million submarines buried in the deep sea adjacent to Samson’s headquarters. In her work of art, Haya Rukin subtly called this To Kill the Sun.

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These States Will Suffer the Most in the Event of an EU Collapse

These States Will Suffer the Most in the Event of an EU Collapse
by Becket Adams

Some analysts believe that a collapse of the EU will have a calamitous effect on the U.S. economy. But exactly how will that play out, that is, who will get hit the hardest?

Although every state would feel the effects of a possible EU collapse, as a halt of billions of dollars in exports to the EU could prove to be disastrous, analysts believe there are some states in particular that will bear the brunt of the burden.

As it turns out, Utah, South Carolina, Indiana, Alabama, Washington state, and West Virginia, all relying heavily on exported commodities, will most likely suffer the worst, according to a new study by Wells Fargo Securities.

“We don‘t think it’s enough to pull us into recession, but exports have been one of the lone bright spots in our economy,”
said Mark Vitner, senior economist at Wells Fargo Securities who co-authored the report.

In Utah, which has an economy that relies on selling gold and silver produced in nearby states, European exports comprise 46 percent of all exports and 5.6 percent of the state’s economic output, according to the Wells Fargo report, writes the Post.

Or consider the case of South Carolina, an automobile manufacturing hub, where European exports make up 4.1 percent of the economy.

West Virginia’s economy is closely tied to the coal industry. Exports to Europe make up nearly 4 percent of the state’s GDP. So as Europe’s economy sinks, so too — the argument goes — will West Virginia’s GDP, reports the Global Post

Eight of the U.S.’s top 30 trade partners, according to the Department of Commerce, are European countries. However, some remain optimistic and maintain that a lower demand for exports would not necessarily plunge the U.S. deeper into recession, since exports account for just 11 percent of the U.S. economy, according to the World Bank.

“Slow growth in Europe has already restrained U.S. economic growth,” said Vitner, according to the Huffington Post. “U.S. economic growth would have been 2.5 percent in 2012 — in contrast to Wells Fargo’s current prediction of 2.1 percent — if the European economy was growing at a healthy pace.”

Although an absence of exported goods due to a collapse of the EU could prove harmful to the U.S. (and some states in particular), just think about the economic fallout for the banks.

In the word’s of Harvard historian, and as reported earlier on The Blaze, Niall Ferguson writes:

Europe’s problem is not just that governments are overborrowed. There are an unknown number of European banks that are effectively insolvent if their holdings of government bonds are “marked to market”—in other words, valued at their current rock-bottom market prices.

Because of the existence of our present global economy, some U.S. financial institutions will naturally be affected by the euro banks collapsing.

Consider the fact that some of the biggest U.S. banks have some sort of “exposure” to euro bonds and banks. If the euro banks become “effectively insolvent,” this will affect the U.S. banks that have investments in those bonds.

To put it plainly, things are not looking good.

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