Important headlines to consider……

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In just the past week there have been several headlines in the news that are troubling.

Here are a few:

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20,000 Heat Seeking Missiles May Be Missing From Libyan Warehouse – 20,000! 20,000 heat seeking missiles. Think of the possible ramifications of just 1 (or 12) of these weapons falling in the hands of terrorists and eventually making its way to the United States. Entire families can be smuggled over the border – no doubt one of these weapons systems could as well. How about 12 terrorist spread across the United States bringing down airliners randomly. The airline industry would collapse and the effect on the economy would be dramatic.

The world continues to become more and more dangerous.


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Iranian Navy Plans To Send Ships Near US Waters – For those of us that are concerned about a possible EMP attack – this has a resounding impact. One of the possible scenarios in which a high altitude nuclear weapon could be detonated is via a ship of the coast of the United States. Iran has an active missile program and unless you live under a rock you know about their nuclear initiative.

The world continues to become a more and more dangerous place.

There are many people that believe Iran is not a threat to the United States. I disagree. There is an old saying – “Where there is a will there is a way.” Iran has they will to seek mass destruction of Israel and if the capability were to exist – would spread that destruction onto many friends of Israel.




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  1. The whole 20,000 missle systems thing scares the crap out of me. We have smuggled a lot of stuff into other countries with no problem and then used those things to help bring down all sorts of up risings around the globe. I know this to be fact because I was there and a part of it. Iran is the country that has me the most alarmed they are more than capable of setting off an EMP attack over the US. I am sure when they do our Navy will be standing by watching them do it and not doing anything about it that might hurt relations with them. By then it will be too late to do anything about it. Our politicians have made it hard not to want to do something to us. Great post.

  2. The recent “Tom Clancy” book (I placed his name in brackets because it doesn’t read like the last seven Clancy books), “Against All Enemies” describes a smuggling and attack with MANPADS…

    Of course I’m wondering why it hasn’t happened with some of those Stingers we sent the Muhj back in the 80s….

  3. I agree with BBVD, Iran quite simply scares the crap out me. I’m trying to recall which article I read that showed ships being sold that were outfitted to use as launch vehicles for missles……..sound like any EMP books we’ve read?? Take it the next step and use the manpads as, in part, defense for the ships and you’ve got a ready-made terrorist weapson sitting off our coast or the coast of other countries just waiting for use…….and with nut-jobs like Iran’s president or other terrorist-sponsoring states’ leaders you’re no longer looking at IF it can happen but rather WHEN it will finally be used. Also, I think we all need to start looking at these news articles like the two Rourke pointed out and start connecting the dots. We as preppers do a good job of mining for the information, but we need to start taking it to the next level and projecting out to see how all these dispersed facts play together into a cohesive future. I’ve spoken with BBVD about this and I truly think the picture I’ve been able to paint(and I suck at art!) is horrific. I hope I’m just a really crappy artist and the pictures other come up with are more rosey…….mine just keeping looking like Edvard Munch’s “Scream.”

    • Granite Prepper –

      I agree. I tend to stay away from the news most of the time as I don’t need the constant streaming of bad news and….well….I am flat out busy. BUT….you are right – we need to pay close attention to what is going on in the world.

      Thanks –

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