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Originally posted by princeofpeace
My educated guess is that Ahkmanutjob is blowing hot air again. He's sounding very much like Lil Kim from North Korea. What a paranoid lot they are.
Little do they know-the US is already "winning" without doing anything because psychologiclly these guys keep preparing and talking about an impending attack every other week that doesnt happen. Must be fun to be walking around on eggshells all the time LOLOL.
[edit on 29-7-2010 by princeofpeace]
Originally posted by bruxfinn
all you have to know is that november is the 9th month. that's when war, in the 9th month, if there is a war will be full strength.
let alone NK and Iran wouldnt stand a chance VS the USA
why are they defiant like this ?.. Saddam was defiant
he was hanged ... so we have to ask ourself why dont they bow to the US .. they are not scared .. something else is behind that defiant attitude from NK and Iran
a hint : they have powerfull allies egual to the USA military
Originally posted by spy66
Last week according to the UN sanctions no one is allowed to trade energy services with Iran at any level. The US wont attack until there is at least one more UN meeting where they discus the result of the new sanctions set by the UN.
This is the time we will start to see if there is going to be a attack or not. If the US are going to attack Iran, we will see a major build up of US forces in Saudi Arabia and Iraq. This has not happened yet.
Originally posted by kevinunknown
reply to post by Ben81
That comment is classic American arrogant imperialist rhetoric. The question is not “why don’t they bow to the US” but why should the bow the US. This is tough talk, it’s not meant for the Western public but for the people of Iran, DPRK, Burma or wherever, it’s said to appease their respective domestic population. Why does Iran go on about America attacking them and interfering with them, because the Iranian public don’t like America very much so its popular for their leaders to talk tough when it comes to American foreign relations, to do this they must turn them into the bogie man. Now yes it is more complicated than that but with specific regards to these comments that’s what’s going on.
Originally posted by stirling
WAR WAR WAR.................i suppose anything is possible anytime, but the build up will have to increase dramatically first....
Things like shipments of new bunker buster bombs to Isreal, and diego garcia would have to be en situ, not just on the way....
More troop movements and callups of a regimental and larger nature,
Positioning of more air assets in surrounding bases, along with the attendant support troops etc.
Things like this dont just happen, it takes millions of tons of cargo and man hours of work to set up for the size of the campaign that it would take to neutralize Irans potential for retaliation.
Not only do the air groups have to destroy the nuclear threat.....they have to immobilise the entire country as well as remove their industrial base and infrastructure.
A bombing campaign can only do so much......the rquirement for maximum initial damage is paramount.
Oblique warfare is a hard thing to predict, but we know the Irani high command have studied possibilities with intense interest,(knowing full well the opening bars of the tune may destroy much of their conventional weaponry....
Their immediate response must be stifled along with any capability to respond effectively.
Somehow, i think this will take a much more massive buildup of materiel, and should this continue to pour into strategic locations over the next while, then indded the die has been cast.One is left to wonder how far along the stocking of other bases in the Stans"(tajikistan etc)may be also.
Perhaps this angle of research could give us a better idea as to when a possibly action could be FEASABLE?
Right now, i dont think sufficient assets to do the "job"have been assembled and positioned...
Any input on that?