This will turn into world war 3 if Israel strikes, mark my words! Iran will form a military alliance with Syria and Hezbollah in Lebanon of whom will overthrow the Lebanese government or retaket southern Lebanon to aid Iran and Syria. Also the Shia in Iraq will overthrow the government of Iraq and will allign themselves with Iran. Then in February Palestine will have an election and the current president will give power over to Hamas. So in the Middle East you will have an alliance of Iran - Syria - Hezbollah(Lebanon) - Post coup d'etat Iraq - Palestinian Authority - Hamas. This is a very dangerous alliance not to mention if Turkey decides to do what I think it will and leave NATO to join Iran. Now Russia may say they support sanctions against Iran but they really don't they are friends with Iran but are also trying to not start trouble with the west while still not sucking up to us. China will defend Iran, of course not militarily, but China and Russia will try and punish Israel at the UN. So Israel will also have a close alliance of Israel - NATO - EU. I believe that Israel is waiting for after the new year to strike because they first want to see what sanctions will do to Iran even though they basically know it won't work and 2 they are waiting for Herman Van Humphrey to take office along with the EU's new foreign secretary. This way the EU will have a large unified military to defend Israel along with all non EU NATO members and the United States and Canada. After this happens you will hear of Venezuela and the other Bolivarian countries supporting Iran so get ready for trouble south of the border in Venezuela as Chavez will likely attack Colombia and the U.S. will have to get involved there too. Then the US, EU, and Canada will be arguing with Russia and China at the G8. Get ready for a showdown if Israel attacks Iran.
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