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Originally posted by brainwreck
Do you think there is ever a justification for war?
Sometimes war is necessary.
Originally posted by DataWraith
One man can 'speak his mind'
get called racists
Originally posted by Southern Guardian
I agree. Never said it was never necessary.
Heres my solution, anything but military intervention. Why? Because its not our business to police the world any longer. We dont have the military resources and the justification for invading is absolutly BS given the fact North Korea has already developed a WMD capable of reaching Alaska and yet we some how single out Iran based on an assumption that they will develop a nuclear missile? How does that work? Do we pick out which nations to invade and which they dont based on the media attention?
This is what I dont get. Aside from the fact we have no business policing the world since when was it acceptable for us to pick and choose which countries to "liberate" and which countries not to? When have you heard the suggestion here of invading and liberating North Korea due to their nuclear threat? I have not heard any such suggestion. Given the fact North Korea is so close to Alaska why on earth are folks like Lindsay Graham going on about Iran, a country yet to even develop the nuclear missile half way around the world? It just baffles me.
So you supposedly trust the Chinese considering they and Russia have been to an extent supported North Korea and Iran? What makes you think the European Union dont have them in check? Pakistan and India have over 200 nuclear missile between them, what about them? Why dont we liberate them as well? Since when did it become our right to pick and choose which parts of the world to police? Has Iran developed this capability even?
Its not vague, you just choose not to listen. I will repeat myself again, any solution excluding military intervention. I am for any solution that doest include the involvement of the US military. I am for sanctions, I am for agreements. I am not for any direct military involvement period. The same as I was in the case of Iraq. We had no business in that nation, we have no business in Iran. Just like we have no "business liberating Israel" with their 200 nuclear missile they refuse to officially recognize.
The warhawks are obviously not concerned about the nuclear threat. Rather whats deep underground. I'd rather go hybrid than loose for more lives for another oil war.
My point is that military intervention should not be any resort due to this assumption that they are going to develop a WMD. Heck even if they develop one we should not police the world.
Dishonest in my argument against this warhawkish mentality? I made it clear, there shouldnt be any military resort period.
Originally posted by soldiermom
reply to post by sanchoearlyjones
Many thanks to you for the unsolicited advice. I'll be sure and keep it in mind.
I didn't send my son to war. He chose to join the military for his own reasons and his reasons alone. Am I proud of him for joining? You bet your sweet a$$ I am. It's so easy for those that have never been in the military to look down their noses at those who were brave enough to do so, and act like they're poor deluded schlubs who have no idea what they're doing. In that assumption, you'd be wrong.
Originally posted by Solofront
Also, you never gave a direct answer to "What would you do?"
I don't think a military campaign should be the first resort, nor do I think it should be the last resort.
Originally posted by Alaskan Man
Southern Guardian, I agree with your main point that this guys a war mongering nut.
That said, I cant help but be disgusted by your extreme partisanship.
looking at your past threads SG its pretty apparent your half blind.
How does that work? Do we pick out which nations to invade and which they dont based on the media attention?
Originally posted by sdcigarpig
.......Anything else just plays into the hands of the government of Iran and puts doubts into the hearts of its people.
Originally posted by Southern Guardian
President Obama and cohorts are not the ones suggesting military action. Lets focus on Graham and his zionist clowns and what they see as a blessing.
Sept . 26, 2009
PITTSBURGH - Backed by other world powers, President Barack Obama declared Friday that Iran is speeding down a path to confrontation and demanded that Tehran quickly "come clean" on all nuclear efforts and open a newly revealed secret site for close international inspection. He said he would not rule out military action if the Iranians refuse.