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Originally posted by mm11
I dont think US will attack Iran....
There r a few reasons,
1. This is no vietnam, afghanistan, or iraq.... all of which never had a significant army or air force.... meaning US has been fighting "Easy" wars for the last 30 years or so... Or more like a Mig 19 vs F-15 war.
2. All of the US allies r definitely not goin to support this war, resulting no international support.
3. US already has -862.3 Billion dollar budget deficit ... which by this war will reach -1.4 Trillion dollars.
Originally posted by bicnarok
The US probably won´t attack Iran because.
#It would really annoy lots more Muslims, giving them an excuse to go to the battle zones and attack US troops. This would open a really big can of worms, and anything could happen.
Originally posted by Xfile
Im sorry you cant tell a simple threat when you here one.But then being i suspect european over-looking threats like hitler is your forte,no?And frankly the iranians if they were smart should say nothing inflamatory at all.Neville chamberlain lives!!!lol!!
Originally posted by neformore
Well, two can play at that game.
So, Mr.Obese Humvee driving redneck war mongering ignorant xenophobe who probably can't tell the difference between Iran and Mexico on a map, I'm sure you'll be riding the bomb down a-la Dr.Strangelove as and when it all kicks off...
I can explain that to you more slowly if you'd like, whilst you eat your grits and chew on your tobaccy?
Originally posted by Alien Abduct
This is the way I see things. We are positioning our selves for the up and truly soon coming BIG war. Probably WW3. "The Great Oil War" Iran wants and needs to become a super power as soon as possible if they want to stand a chance and seems to be playing their cards very well. They need to be dealt with as soon as possible for, our ultimate enemy is China. China's Economy is scary huge and is quickly gaining on us when it comes to oil consumption. We have already began "Peak Oil Production" worldwide. China is very aware of this as is Russia and the other powers. China is not going to allow us to just take control of all the oil. And, China has the power to stop us dead in our tracks and they will try. The scary thing is they might succeed. I wonder what they are waiting for? maybe they are waiting for us to be weakened a bit by our coming conflict with Iran.
There's a bigger picture to be looked at here. The fact is Iran wants to be a Superpower It wants free rain over its nuclear ambitions and is ultimately aiming for control of the middle eastern region. Do you think oil hungry USA is gonna allow this? Nope. Do you think oil hungry China is gonna allow the united states to take over the region and all the oil? Nope. SH%$ is about to hit the fan over there and I mean big time. N Korea is going to help China and possibly Russia will join them. But, here this: "The Great Oil War" has began and has yet to show its bloodiest side.There is a bigger plan and all we can do is take a side, take a look and watch it unfold. It seems what people are underestimating is this HUGE oil crises. We have reached "Peak Oil Production" China's thirst for oil is HUGE don't underestimate their will. As we are strategically placing our selves in the region and setting up camp. China is watching. Remember a wile back when China shot down our spy satellites? and just yesterday I learned that China hacked into The Pentagon computers...........
Originally posted by EBE154
reply to post by BlackProjects
the only evidence you have about an iranian connection with iraqi roadside bombs are various news reports from government controlled news channels which 'claim' that the military has found actual evidence... so why don't they just show us the 'clear evidence'? strange isn't it?
Iran has always insisted it would never launch any attack against a foreign country but has also warned of a crushing response to any aggression against its soil.
From 1991 through 1993, we carried out a detailed study of the performance
of the Patriot system in attempting to destroy Iraqi Scud (Al-Hussein) missiles
during the 1991 Gulf War. This work was based in large part on analyses
of news media videos of Patriot-Scud engagements. We found that the actual
success rate for Patriot against the Iraqi missiles was very low, and most
likely was zero.
Originally posted by UM_Gazz
It seems that all of this recent media news of impending U.S. strikes on Iran have began to pay off. The Iranians are starting to sound fearful.
But I am sure Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has already formulated a mathmatical solution for this.
[edit on 5-9-2007 by UM_Gazz]
Originally posted by Beachcoma
And so the sabre-rattling begins. This shall be an interesting week. Another point of interest would be what the estimated 377,618* Iranians living in the US would do or think if the US does indeed proceed with their planned attack.
Originally posted by Burginthorn
There really isn't a military force on the planet that wouldn't be at least 50 to 80% destroyed if not totally defeated.
And thats not even counting on U.S allies involvement in the conflict.
Originally posted by SJE98
This is what I don’t get about Iran. Why do they keep making threats[?] Iran has a lot to loose.