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Don IMO you certainly are the wrong track . Even if Israel was to attack Iran's nuclear program there is no reason why they couldn't use existing or some newly developed convention weapon. Anybody would think that before the advent of Nuclear Weapons that there was no way of destroying a fortified target . Besides its the lunatic North Korean regime that poses the biggest risk right now and needs to be taken out . Cheers xpert11 .
Originally posted by AgentX09
I think the Israeli use of nukes on Iran would be political as well as military suicide. I believe their weapons were and still are doomsday options to take their enemies to death with them in case Israel is to be over run. From what I understand these preparations were underway during the 1973 war before the tide turned in Israel’s favor.
Bingo you have cottoned on to the fact that where there is a will to destroy a target there is always a way. The famous Dambusters raid is proof of this.
Now onto North Korea well the end of the road has been reached the fact that North Korea now has nukes leaves out the option, of the long - medium term goal of bringing down the regime via a sea and air blockade. Plus the US has no political capital with China and Russia that could be used to pressure them to cut off aid to North Korea.
You don't seem to grasp the fact that the North Korean regime is certifiable. The recent history that you pointed out only proves that even after they are given a way to save face we end up back at square one only worse off. Nothing that could be given to North Korea would make any difference whatsoever. An air and sea blockade along with cutting off all aid to North Korea would have ensured that the military that keeps the regime in power would have starved along with the rest of the population. The North Korean regime is being kept in power by its well feed army.
IMO Iran is a completely different story. Iranian nationalists the younger ones in particular have woken up to the fact that they have been used by a bunch of religious fruit cakes to maintain that country Islamic regime.
Originally posted by donwhite
I do not mean to be quarrelsome. I’m merely thinking that In KY which is about the same population as NZ - 4.2 million
NK is probably no worse off leader-wise than Zimbabwe, Sudan, Somalia or Myanmar.
Apparently the NK want:
A peace treaty with the US
Withdrawal of US Armed Forces away from the DMZ
For construction to start ASAP on the 2 light water nuclear plants
allow easy ingress and egress for people on both sides of the line.
We’d also want to see NK’s army down-sized
North Korea is rightly considered the most repressive regime in the world. North Korea is the only country in the world that doesn’t have the internet and there is no shortage of concentration camps either.Remember that actions speak louder then any words. If they wanted such a thing North Korea wouldn't have violated past agreements.
Apparently the NK want: A peace treaty with the US