posted on Apr, 24 2006 @ 11:57 AM
Everyone knows Iran maintains it does not want to develop nuclear weapons. So what "I'm not developing nuclear weapons excuse" could Iran come up
with to justify withdrawing from this treaty? I'm just trying to think of what Iran might try to say to the Arab World.
Despite my earlier thread "war with Iran is inevitable so what do we do about it" I've come up one way this whole thing could a farce. Maybe Iran
just wants to increase the price of oil? Seriously the Iranian president has said $100 a barrel is "a fair price". You might not believe it but all
this speculation about Iran has risen the price of oil massively for Iran and all oil exporting countries (including Russia). And "coincidently" the
world oil price has fallen a bit steeply within just over the last 24 hours.
From my (rather Western point of view) Iranian oil revenue would be the one way of making sense of EVERY recent Iranian action. In this context the
only exception might be losing out on the "possible" world trade organisation membership which seemed to be on offer at the beginning of this
nuclear crisis. That said maybe that's still a future possibility (if this whole thing is really about oil money). In fact it would kind of qualify
them for world trade membership!!! (Obviously no brownie points scored in reality through; but I myself tend to like money more than brownie
If Iran is ready to withdraw from the non-proliferation treaty then their defence/ nuclear weapons programme must be far more developed than
previously thought. I personally didn’t know they were ready to receive a missile strike (or even possible liquidation depending on how they
respond) at this time of month. But a week is a long time in politics, so let's hope even longer to avoid the otherwise inevitable military