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US commissions 361 cruise missiles
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Eyeballing Iran? US commissions 361 cruise missiles

US Navy to get 361 new Tomahawk cruise missiles, most of which are meant for Fifth Fleet destroyers based in Bahrain. Meanwhile, pressure to mount military strike against Tehran is permeating presidential campaign
Yitzhak Benhorin




WASHINGTON The United States has commissioned 361 new Tomahawk cruise missiles, and some 238 of them are meant to find their way to the nuclear negotiationsbetween the West and Iran: Military strike would be the end of Israel
[*]Iran to build more ships, boost naval presence
[/LIST]US defense contractor Raytheon won the deal, for a reported $331 million.
According to the report, the deal which follows repeated statements by both Muammar Gaddafi's regime in Libya.
Additionally, the US Navy has commissioned 17,000 advanced submarine detection systems, for a reported $13 million.
'Time to act'
Meanwhile, Washington is still trying to devise diplomatic ways to stem Iran's pursuit of Dennis Ross, who served as a special advisor on Iran on the National Security Council, said that the only way to get Iran to suspend its nuclear activities is to make it realize that the threat of war is real. He further suggested "calling Iran's bluff" by offering Tehran civilian nuclear capabilities.
Former Secretary of State James Baker said that should nothing change and Iran does, within one year's time, reach nuclear capabilities, then the US should be the one to lead a strike against it, because it has the necessary force to end Tehran's nuclear program.

The pressure on US President
"Where is the intersection between the world's deep hunger and your deep gladness?"
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The source for the above is http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,...11,00.html

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