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Originally posted by Daniem
there are no winners in war my friend. Iran has over 70 million people living there, over twice that of iraq.. and usa is still there fighting.
Originally posted by jkrog08
That is the point......no our ground forces arnt "the best in the world"They are proly 2nd or third.But....we make up for that with our air power and navy....
Originally posted by TheOracle
I said it before I will say it again.
The US can NOT win a conventional war in Iran.
The mighty Nazis couldn't take on Russia.
Technology doesn't win you wars. You could have 100,000 trained and super equipped soldiers but when you have 20 million armed citizen, how are you going to win? Slaughtering everyone?
Seriously what makes you think you can defeat Iran on its own soil?
Bombing campaign? Not going to achieve much, and the Iranians are well prepared and have some of the best AA systems.
Expect them to sink a lot of US ships with their sunburn torpedoes.
Expect Russia and China to seriously provide for the Iranians if they don't intervene themselves.
China paid for the war in Iraq, even with their financial support the US economy isn't in the best of shape. Imagine what it would be like without their support?
Once and for all get in your head that a war isn't about my plane is better than your plane. It's all about politics, money, morale and support at home and the USA would lose that war as soon as it enters it.
Originally posted by Kr0n0s
Pfft, the USofA would've pwnt Rome FTW!!!
As far as "great" Britain goes... I think we've already proven that one, even though the young USA had just learned to walk and "great" Britain was the most powerful country in the world at that time.
Hmm, I wonder if there is a lessen to be learned in there?? Anyone else see the irony here?