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The Iranians have been fighting a proxy war against the United States for several years now.
They know attacking directly would result in the destruction of the regime, so they use dumbass rebel groups who will do anything for a buck and a crate of ammo.
So if one wants to take out an enemy, one does not attack the dudes fighting on the same side as you.
I'd like to know where the info came from that it was the Houthis (or Iran) that actually attacked the US.
originally posted by: Zaphod58
They weren't hit because the ships targeted are designed to shoot down incoming missiles. If they were hit, it would be a false flag. The defenses worked, so it's a false flag.
originally posted by: moebius
a reply to: CranialSponge
The attack was probably carried out by Hezbollah. In the Lebanon War they've hit an Israeli corvette with an anti-ship missile. They would have no issues with attacking US vessels.
originally posted by: watchitburn
a reply to: Vector99
We've been conducting air strikes off and on against Yemen since at least 2009. This just sounds odd.
This attitude really gets to me, macho bullsnip at its finest. I mean, so what if American has nukes and fancy weaponry coming out of it's wazoo (and we all know it does) but until they invent weapons that don't kill innocent civilians or better yet they find a way to fight wars without the loss of human life, we should not be wanting it. All this stuff you hear like "if they want a war, they can bring it on" or "I'd like to see them try" all it says to me is "U.S.A, U.S.A,, U.S.A", (I don't think any other country in the world beats their chest and shouts their countries initials out loud). Basically, when you come out with this stuff you're essentially calling for the death of your own countrymen because it doesn't how good your weaponry is, if they do "wanna play rough" they are gonna kill some of your people. I am really losing faith in the human race fast. I don't know about the rest of you but I would like a world for my 3 kids to grow up in...
originally posted by: randyvs
a reply to: djz3ro
believe it or not I feel the same way you just described most of the time.
I more or less jumped at the chance to show some rippin ass american
might for a change only because these assholes struck us first. If things
are on the up and up? You don't fire on america if want your kids to live
as I see it. But I've probably put up more anti war threads than you think
at the moment so hey, don't judge me bro.
originally posted by: Tempter
So who are Yemen's allies? Iran, ok. Does that mean Russia by default?
This is scary.
That's two separate attacks, so it can't be a mistake.
I hope it doesn't pop off.
I'd like to know where the info came from that it was the Houthis (or Iran) that actually attacked the US. None of this makes any sense at all. It smells more like propaganda false flag crap than anything else.
No judging going on at all mate If it wasn't you someone else would have been the trigger for my rant. It just scares me that, even though around 99% of the population don't want another war, if the 1% want one, there's little we can do to stop it