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How aggressive can Obama be in insisting to the Israelis that a military strike might be in America’s worst interest?
We are not exactly impotent little babies. They have to fly over our airspace in Iraq. Are we just going to sit there and watch?
What if they fly over anyway?
Well, we have to be serious about denying them that right. That means a denial where you aren’t just saying it. If they fly over, you go up and confront them. They have the choice of turning back or not. No one wishes for this but it could be a Liberty in reverse.
Originally posted by nenothtu
Originally posted by Redhercules
In anyway the WAR between West and Muslim is not a good solution.
The Muslims probably shouldn't have picked another fight with the west again, then. When war is offered, and no viable alternative to it is given, war is nearly always the result.
It hardly ever turns out well for them when they do that, and somehow they always manage to try blaming the west for it.
Ask the Barbary pirates.
Originally posted by Agit8dChop
Israel, DO NOT BELONG in Palestine.
Israel, DO NOT HAVE THE RIGHT to force Palestinians to live in squaller camps.
Israel, DO NOT HAVE THE RIGHT to a nuclear monopoly in the ME
Israel DESERVE to be punished, not applauded for there agressive actions
If this does got hot, and bombs do drop, America will inevitably be dragged into it. I don’t understand how people think they wont.
It is disgusting ATS at times, Disgusting.
None of you have ever experienced a day of hardships like these people, yet, you grow 'tired' of all this political BS and feel its better to just 'glass' the area.
No wonder they hate us!
Originally posted by audas
Anyone who thinks this is about religion or security is simply bonkers - it is oil and power - end of story.
Now - of course Iran is going to be attacked - so what are the consequences ?
The most recent and significant war games exploring this discovered that Iran would win - NO KIDDING - they actually changed the rules of the scenario and replaced the cammanding officer in charge of the enemy forces as it was so embarrasing.
The Iranians were skirting radar by switching off their comms and and engaging swarming the gulf with literally thousands of small highly mobile assault craft to which the US were unable to defend against - half the US fleet was destroyed !
It is worth considering the US has never EVER gone up against any adversary of any note - none. Even Saddam at in the first gulf war nothing compared to Iran today - and the 8 year war taught Iran to be entirely self sufficient in arms production - and they are.
A war against Iran would unleash a hell storm across the globe like you have no idea - I can assure you this would be seen as an unprecendented assuault on Chinese interests - and they would back Iran with weapons 100%.
Others have mentioned the result of war financially - I can assure you oil would go straight NOT to $10 dollars a gallon but one hundred and more. Venezula and much of south America would boycot the US, all oil from the gulf states would stop IMMEDIATELY to europe and US - ALL OIL.
The cost of all food etc would go through the roof and destroy the current global economy. It would be hell on earth like you have no idea.
An Israeli strike on Iran would signal world war III - the first stages of which will see HUGE numbers of terrorist strikes across Europe, US and Asia - it would be bedlam - all US conventional weapons would be utterly useless and the only option would be total marshall law.
A strike against Iran would be the END of life as we know it in the US as well as the gulf - there is absolutely NO DOUBT about that.
And for the record - Iran has made absolutely NO ATTEMPT to create a nuclear weapon - of this there is no doubt what so ever. NONE.
Originally posted by kaudu
America, DO NOT HAVE THE RIGHT to a nuclear monopoly in the world.