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Israel says it holds joint missile test with US

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Updated: 9/03/2013 7:28 am

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel says it has carried out a joint missile test with the U.S. in the Mediterranean Sea amid heightened tensions as Washington weighs sea-launched strikes against Syria.

The Defense Ministry said Tuesday that it, together with the U.S. Defense Department, had carried out a "successful test" in the Mediterranean and on an air force base in central Israel.

Russian state-owned news agencies earlier said Russian radar systems had detected two "ballistic objects" fired from the central Mediterranean toward the eastern part of the sea.

The United States, which has warships in the Mediterranean, is considering strikes against Syria for an Aug. 21 alleged chemical weapons attack in a Damascus suburb.

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FlSunRise87 - 9/4/2013 11:45 AM
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Sheeple! Wake up! The Syrian rebels are playing the united states goverment in order to have the fire power to take down their own. Dumb @$$ obama drew a magical red line in the sand, aka chemical weapons and now we are receiveing messages hacked into the marine corp recruiting website asking to help the rebels instead of their goverment. In case you missed it, here's a link with screen shots of the message: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/national/syrian_electronic_army_hacks_marines_54iM0wfTXtgjAADXQbN4CM

imtellin - 9/3/2013 2:10 PM
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the russians detected the missle launches as they were reported on CNN!!! putin is a puke, who needs a good beach slappin.. obama should slap him silly..
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