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originally posted by: Deveron
a reply to: doobydoll
Yeah I agree. Just remember who controls ISIS. Why would a Terrorist group want to bite the hand that feeds it?
More Scaremongering leading up to another false Flag perhaps?
- Toppling Assad with rebels and getting gas pipeline from Qatar to Europe
- Syria `13 with Russia making a deal with Assad regarding Chemical weapons to prevent attack
- Crimea and Eastern Ukraine
- BRICS side lining the Dollar by creating "mini-IMF"
- Not one, but two "Holy Grail" gas deals between Russia and China
- Failing TPP because Asian countries are going for China and thus failing US dominance in the Pacific
They need to keep fighting or the Petrodollar loses it status. The only reason US doesn`t buckle under so much debt is that they have an unlimited debt card (the Petrodollar), and now they must keep on fighting to uphold the Petrodollar or the US economy implodes.
Controlling energy resources is what keeping the Petrodollar up, hence Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan, Ukraine and Syria.
originally posted by: Britguy
Is that 40Kg of Uranium, or 40Kg of enriched Uranium? There is a big difference!
If enriched, then where did it get enriched and processed, as the Iraqis do not have the facilities to carry out enrichment and processing.
Another scare story to keep the sheeple scared and wanting action to protect them from the bogeymen thousands of miles away.
Edit to add..... a "dirty bomb" (a made up thing from the military marketing and fear masters) is NOT a nuclear device or weapon of mass destruction by any stretch of the imagination. It's right up there with the other mythical entities, such as suitcase nukes, Unicorns and Democracy.
originally posted by: daaskapital
ISIS is the richest terrorist group in recent history. I'm sure they could purchase a WMD on the black market if they really wanted to. I think the difficulty would come in obtaining the ability to actually launch and detonate a WMD effectively. This would also apply to their alleged dirty bomb.
Regardless of this news, i am experiencing some déjà vu here. It's starting to sound similar to the events preceding the 2003 invasion of Iraq. That said, this situation is probably more urgent...
originally posted by: MichiganSwampBuck
It sounds like it would be ineffective at massive damage or radioactive poisoning.
These terrorist might try the dirty bomb to strike the greatest fear, but there are far more effective ways to cause death and mayhem that would be easier and cheaper to pull off.
originally posted by: Korg Trinity
And Yes A dirty Bomb is indeed a weapon of mass destruction given that it can kill many many many people over a great deal of time, as well as rendering the location it is detonated unusable due to contamination.