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Al-Quds al-Arabi reports leaders of Saudi Arabia, Syria due in Sharm el-Sheikh Thursday to visit Egyptian president, who is recovering from surgery. Western diplomats say talks to focus on Iran and Israeli threat to 'send Syria back to Stone Age'
The U.S. has ruled out a military strike against Iran's nuclear program any time soon, hoping instead negotiations and United Nations sanctions will prevent the Middle East nation from developing nuclear weapons, a top U.S. defense department official said Wednesday.
The call is for tough sanctions. But sanctions really don't work and will punish Iranians more than their government. We should have learned that in Iraq.
A military strike would postpone Iran's nuclear ambitions. Obviously a different regime in Tehran committed to honoring the Non-Proliferation Treaty could assure the same outcome. For the time being, absent a ground invasion to remove the current government and install a new one, that won't happen.
Originally posted by harryhaller
Originally posted by nik1halo
Sorry if this has already been asked, but I couldn't be bothered to read the entire thread, but why the hell would Switzerland be anihillated? They are obsessively peaceful and non-partisan. The only offensive thing they have ever commited to the war effort was the Swiss Army Knife!
Since you couldn't be bothered to read the entire thread, you probably haven't bothered to get a history lesson either?
Hitler didn't bomb Switzerland. Why not? THEY'RE THE BANKERS. They financed him, and kept his loot safe.
Obsessively peaceful in their own country perhaps, but another country getting bombed is just good business right?
Originally posted by nik1halo
Thank you for this very sarcastic and overly offensive reply to what I thought to be a very reasonable question. You're really contributing aren't you?
Ah, but don't let a simple thing like the facts get in the way eh?
Iran is increasing its paramilitary Qods force operatives in Venezuela while covertly continuing supplies of weapons and explosives to Taliban and other insurgents in Afghanistan and Iraq, according to the Pentagon's first report to Congress on Tehran's military. The report on Iranian military power provides new details on the group known formally as the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps-Qods Force (IRGC-QF), the Islamist shock troops deployed around the world to advance Iranian interests. The unit is aligned with terrorists in Iraq, Afghanistan, Israel, North Africa and Latin America, and the report warns that U.S. forces are likely to battle the Iranian paramilitaries in the future. The Qods force "maintains operational capabilities around the world," the report says, adding that "it is well established in the Middle East and North Africa and recent years have witnessed an increased presence in Latin America, particularly Venezuela."
US deputy defense secretary Michele Flournoy said Wednesday, April 21: "The US has ruled out a military strike against Iran's nuclear program any time soon." This is the first time a senior administration official has publicly admitted that America has dropped its military option against Iran. Instead, said Flournoy, the US is hoping that "negotiations and United Nations sanctions will prevent the Middle East nation from developing nuclear weapons."
Migrate, migrate out of Geneva everyone
The sky will change from gold to steel [Chemical War ?]
The "contre Raypoz" will exterminate everyone,
Before the event the sky will show signs.
The German news site MM News today reported on charges I filed concerning a bioterrorism incident in Switzerland in April when a “faultily” packed container with vials of “swine flu”, allegedly direct from Mexico City, and a WHO-affiliated laboratory, exploded on a packed Inter City train close to Lausanne, spraying the passengers with the biological agent as the container was transported right across Switzerland to Geneva’s national influenza lab.
Originally posted by galadofwarthethird
So the lem"m"ings are going to jump in"to" the sea once again, and over the same thing lets see we have the ones that believe that the trinity of "the" religions christianity, islam, judaism. are separate from eachother. And we have the ones that ride on the back of the lem"m"ings waiting 'for'"eliminate" to profit among the many, the nwo after the dust settles. And we have the sane among the he'a'"eliminate"rd of le"m"mings putting there "their" life jackets on for the jump in"no space"to the sea. And we have the others who watch such shows. "please don't start a sentence with and" And they still argue on 'hu' "who"has the best invisible friend and 'hu's' "who's" made up stories are right conforming 'there' "their" 'believe' "belief" in 'there'"their" 'ideolgy'"Ideology"/made up story. Now 'there' "their" conf'o'"i"rmation for 'believe'"belief" is war, because that"'"s what was written. So since predicting war among humans is like predicting, it's going to snow in canada within a thousand years from now'.'"," Well I guess they can see the future. 'There' "They're" all on edge and burdened with public opinions, all this 'fuse' (blowing something up?) "fuss" 'neads' (kneading some dough?) "needs" to be set off"," is if someone throws some fire on it and boom.
Because of the wrongdoing of the Jews We forbade them good things which were (before) made lawful unto them, and because of their much hindering from Allah's way,
And of their taking usury when they were forbidden it, and of their devouring people's wealth by false pretences, We have prepared for those of them who disbelieve a painful doom.
Originally posted by ElectricUniverse
Originally posted by IgnoranceIsntBlisss
Thats the foundation of it all. I just heard Rush repeat the phrase 'wipe them off the map' within the past 2 weeks.
Well sorry my friend but once agian just because there was a blunder in one word...it doesn't mean ALL the times the Iranian president has made threats against the west, and Israel are all untrue.....
Originally posted by IgnoranceIsntBlisss
According to the propaganda at the time, sure. But in hindsight most were fabrications or shoddy in other ways. In fact, please provide one totally absolutely proven example of an overthrown government / assassination that was communist before it occured.
Sorry but that is not propaganda....it is the truth....
Are you going to tell us that all, or even most Vietnamese people wanted Communism?.....
Following World War I, under the name of Nguyễn Ái Quốc (Nguyen the Patriot), he petitioned for recognition of the civil rights of the Vietnamese people in French Indochina to the Western powers at the Versailles peace talks, but was ignored. Citing the language and the spirit of the U.S. Declaration of Independence, Quốc petitioned U.S. President Woodrow Wilson for help to remove the French from Vietnam and replace it with a new, nationalist government. His request was ignored.
In 1941, Hồ returned to Vietnam to lead the Việt Minh independence movement. He oversaw many successful military actions against the Vichy French and Japanese occupation of Vietnam during World War II, supported closely but clandestinely by the United States Office of Strategic Services, and also later against the French bid to reoccupy the country (1946–1954). He was also jailed in China for many months by Chiang Kai-shek's local authorities. After his release in 1943, he again returned to Vietnam. He was treated for malaria and dysentery by American OSS doctors. In the highlands in 1944, he lived with Do Thi Lac, a woman of Tay ethnicity. Lac had a son in 1956.
After the August Revolution (1945) organized by the Việt Minh, Hồ became Chairman of the Provisional Government (Premier of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam) and issued a Proclamation of Independence of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam that borrowed much from the French and American declarations. Though he convinced Emperor Bảo Đại to abdicate, his government was not recognized by any country. He repeatedly petitioned American President Harry Truman for support for Vietnamese independence, citing the Atlantic Charter, but Truman never responded.
The propaganda are the claims that "" is all the fault of the U.S." which you seem to be repeating quite frequently....
Right, so you are familiar with the propaganda that "is al the fault of the United States" yet you are not aware of the push for the spread of Communism by Communist regimes like China?....
Most Vietnamese were Buddhists, and Communism is an atheist form of economic/government.... The two, religion and Communism, don't go hand in hand....since Communism seeks to destroy all forms of religion...