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Originally posted by super70
The US has declined a live TV debate with Iran, calling it a diversion to the upcoming deadline.
Now what would be funny is if we "kept it real" and said that if it comes to bombing their sites, we'll make sure that its aired live on CNN.
US Declines Debate
posted by emile
" . . a very strange logic . . how do u talk with your enemy . . ?" [Edited by Don W]
Originally posted by emile
You don’t have to talk to your friends; you had better talk to your enemies.
Originally posted by DDay
If Bush stands by his convictions then why not have an uncensored debate on live TV where everyone can be able to hear both sides?
I think Bush is afraid that we will become sympathic to Iran and their needs and actually listen to reason and he wants to propegate the fear that they are the bad guys. Can't hold that over our heads if we listen to both sides and actually have an independant thought and formulate our own opinion.
Bush wants us to have a herd mentality.
Originally posted by Mujahid187
My global studies teacher told me that true demrocratic countrys wont ever go to war with each other because "the people" dont want war, they dont want to die.
She would have fit right into Germany in the 1930s. And her notions of why wars happen utterly ignore the real motives involved, which - however they are dressed up - are invariably economic. If Iran had no oil, would they be in the cross-hairs right now? Kim Jong Il, whose regime makes Iran look like Holland in terms of liberty, actually has nukes and is testing weapons that could certainly reach Japan, an important US ally. Are the war drums being beaten for regime change there? No. But then he's not sitting on one of the largest oil reserves on the planet.
We should have submitted our response to the debate challenge in the form of a nuclear explosion in Tehran. Debate that.