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Originally posted by son of PC
Feel free so say I'm full of crap! Take care----PC
Originally posted by jetxnet
Problem is, China will do what is necessary to protect Iran as 17% of China's Oil comes from Iran.
[edit on 11-6-2008 by jetxnet]
China's oil giant Sinopec Group has signed a US$70 billion oil and natural gas agreement with Iran, which is China's biggest energy deal with the No. 2 OPEC producer.
Under a memorandum of understanding signed Thursday, Sinopec Group will buy 250 million tons of liquefied natural gas over 30 years from Iran and develop the giant Yadavaran field.
Iran is also committed to export 150,000 barrels per day of crude oil to China for 25 years at market prices after commissioning of the field.
Iran's oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh, who is on a two-day visit to Beijing pursuing closer ties, said Iran is China's biggest oil supplier and wants to be its long-term business partner.
Official figures show that China imported 226 million tons of oil in2003, about 13 percent of which coming from Iran.
Originally posted by Shar
I hope I have this in the right place.
With all the talk we have going on that it won’t be long now before Iran gets attack, What do you think will happen to us here in our own country?
Do you think we could actually have bombs over here? Possibly nukes?
Do you think they will call a draft?
Or something else? Thoughts. All responses are welcome.
Originally posted by drphilxr
There is 1 thing though: the american public riot waiting to happen could push in the right direction, and could straighten out this mess. Doesn't seem likely, but there's always hope.
"Mene, Mene, Tekel u-Pharsin" Daniel 5:1-31.
I also feel that we will initiate the draft and start pulling people in for this new conflict as well. We are already stretched thin with Iraq and we cannot add another front to the ‘War on Terror’ without picking up a substantial number of troops in a very short time period. I feel this will happen in the very near future as well for a very simple reason, the current administration has nothing to loose. Bush is almost out of office and he’s already about as low on the customer satisfaction poles as you can possibly be. So to take the heat off the next administration and to insure that no one can stop the train from rolling on, we will begin the Iran War and initiate the draft before the end of this year.
Our beloved congress has requested us to begin the draft every year almost since the conflict in Iraq began. They have even stated financial reasons as to why we need the draft just to continue our ‘War in Iraq’, so you know if we take up another conflict the draft is sure to come. Also, we are initiating the new passport criteria for the borders supposedly to keep the ‘terrorists out’, but tight borders and mandatory IDs also keep people in and keep a point of control for a time of draft. Just try to skip off to Canada to dodge the draft now. There is even some internet chat about border guards on both sides having orders to shoot first and ask questions later. Probably true.