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The Guardian: Britain prepares to take part in US strikes against Iran
by Cem Ertür
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 8:10 PM
Once again, The Guardian takes the lead in promoting war propaganda...
The Guardian, 3 November 2011
The Guardian: Britain prepares to take part in US strikes against Iran 
[propaganda alert]
compiled by Cem Ertür
3 November 2011
MoD prepares to take part in US strikes against Iran  (*)
UK steps up plans for possible missile attacks amid fresh nuclear fears
by Nick Hopkins, The Guardian, 3 November 2011
Britain's armed forces are stepping up their contingency planning for potential military action against Iran amid mounting concern about Tehran's nuclear enrichment programme, the Guardian has learned.
The [UK] Ministry of Defence believes the US may decide to fast-forward plans for targeted missile strikes at some key Iranian facilities. British officials say that if Washington presses ahead it will seek, and receive, UK military help for any mission, despite some deep reservations within the coalition government.
In anticipation of a potential attack, British military planners are examining where best to deploy Royal Navy ships and submarines equipped with Tomahawk cruise missiles over the coming months as part of what would be an air and sea campaign.
They also believe the US would ask permission to launch attacks from Diego Garcia, the British Indian ocean territory, which the Americans have used previously for conflicts in the Middle East.
(*) title of the print edition (‘MoD’ stands for Ministry of Defence)
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