19 July 2012

Shabbat Tisha b'Av 5772

29 Tamuz 5772
Erev Rosh Chodesh

You might be thinking that I've become obsessed with the 2012 London Olympics, but it's not true. I'm just fascinated by the confluence of events and the potential ramifications.

London braces for Israeli strike on Iran during 2012 Games
Olympic planning committee fears a military showdown during the largest sporting event in the world

Taking into account the possibility of an Israeli attack on Iran during the 2012 Summer Games, the Olympic committee in charge of the London event has formed a special team to prepare for the contingency.

According to the Hebrew daily Yedioth Ahronoth on Wednesday., the team — consisting of politicians, diplomats, security officials and organizing committee personnel — wrote in a report that such a strike was entirely possible.

...England is thought to be within the range of Iranian missiles and UK officials believe that a military confrontation between Jerusalem and Tehran could involve the country against its will.

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