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WHY would they attack Saudi Arabia?? This makes no sense.
Originally posted by orangetom1999[/I]
You guys need to think this business about the Persian Gulf and the 21 miles wide straits [of Hormuz] through a lot more. The Strait has TWO one mile wide channels spaced 2 miles apart. [Edited by Don W]
What are the operational patterns of diesel class submarines? When must they come up and snorkel to recharge? This information is undoubtedly known already particularly about the Kilo class boats. You can put the submarines first on the target list . . because the pucker factor in the event of a loose submarine . . Don’t you think this information is already known and catalogued? [Edited by Don W]
I don’t know the status as to the developmental level of Tomahawk missies . . deep penetration abilities . . I think this is better done by F117As . . carrying specialized ordinance. Thanks, Orangetom [Edited by Don W]
Originally posted by JamesinOz
How would the U.S. navy react to several CBG's being trapped in the gulf and under attack from Iranian anti-ship missiles?
Originally posted by donwhite
Geography Is On Iran's Side!
[original posted by Chris McGee[/I]An attack on Saudi Arabia would be an attack on the US by proxy. Can you imagine the economic chaos if some Iranian missiles slammed into a couple of refineries in Saudi? Saudi oil production would drop for a short time, at worst it could be crippled for months. [Edited by Don W]
WHY would Iran attack Saudi Arabia? This makes no sense.
Originally posted by donwhite
What do you think the permanent WITHDRAW of 2.6 million bbls a day from the world’s supply would cause to our prices?
Iran can play havoc in Afghan, Iraq and Pakistan. Using leverage, a few Islamic “freedom fighters” from Teheran can cost the U. S. billions to defend against. It’s called
Originally posted by Seekerof[/I] You make some good arguments . . but lets put the shoe on the other foot . . What would be the repercussions for the Iranians if they pulled their oil from the world's supply?[Edited by Don W]
“ . . again, look at this from another perspective: there are existing minority Muslim factions, inside and outside of Iran, that are openly hostile to the Mullah run government of Iran, how much 'havoc' could they reek upon Iran if supported and aided in hardware by the US/CIA? Seekerof [Edited by Don W]
swesais, member, Riga, Latvia. Common people! Do you think your American forces will just go to Iran and win? I know Russia is selling the newest Su-39 to China! Maybe China is re-selling to Iran? In that case your F-16 will be in real trouble! I read in a Russian newspaper that Russia is selling 50 units of Russian version of the ''Patriot" [to Iran.]! The war in Iraq began 3 years ago! I’m sure Iran has done some planning in those 3 years! Maybe American Military are better equipped but Russian technologies in right hands can do also serious damage! [Edited by Don W]