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The fact that Iran states that it needs nuclear facilities for power is of great concern for the western world.
I personally think we should be concerned.
Originally posted by wang
Iran is alot more different from iraq, if america tries to invade iran inexperienced yankie troops will find out what war really is.
Originally posted by infinite
Iran has been saying lots of different things in recent weeks and they are trying to effect the US economy by discussing threats of war. The US probably know this already and are too busy ignoring Iran.
Originally posted by Countermeasures
15 minutes? They must have a lousy internet connection , I can get my "ready to rumble"communique out to the world in 144 Ms..
[edit on 27-2-2005 by Countermeasures]
It is true that Iran, which is now officially allied with Syria, has a more formidable militarily than Iraq had under the Saddam Hussein regime. If they continue their nuclear weapons program with the obvious intention to launch atomic missiles at US allies, then the seasoned US troops (probably also with troops from the UK, Australia, and other nations) may indeed be called into action to stop them.
Iran and Syria will be harder to conquer than Iraq, but not as hard to stop as North Korea -- which is backed by Red China. A war with Communist China, which has the largest army and the largest air force on the planet, is a very bad idea.
Originally posted by Smoker
Iran is a soveirgn state. It has every right to defend itsself with whatever means it deems as necessarry. Israel has nukes and so do the USA. Both are openly hostile to Iran so its hardly surprising that they feel the need to develop a nuclear capability.
When we in the West are committed to disarming ourselves and our Israeli allies of weapons of mass destruction then we can start lecturing others. All the hostility and threats from the US towards Iran is just stirring up another hornets nest and making our world a more dangerous and unstable place.
Originally posted by w555hc
Iran stirred the hornets up back in 1979 when Carter was president by attacking the American embassy.
Nothing has been done, by anyone in the USA, to confront Muslim terrorist worldwide. It's about time this nation got fed up having it's citizens killed for the past 26 years and no one doing anything about it. That goes for both Republican and Democrats.