posted on Dec, 9 2011 @ 06:14 PM
World Wars are started by smaller conflicts which escalate and suck in other countries.
Americas "War On Terror" has made inroads into countries which were previously hostile, removing uncooperative regimes and showing us MSM images of
newly empowered citizens dancing in the streets.
This will open up new links such as airspace and staging posts for any further conflicts as well as the obvious oil ties which have already been
raised times many. The fact of the matter is, war is very expensive. Unless there is reward for this investment in whatever way, it is not cost
effective at a time when the global economy is failing.
Assuming that the US are now committed to an offensive against Iran, who do seem to be next on the list now that Libya is free of Ghaddafi (altho
Libya is still in uproar, much like the other countries that this war has swept through) then it depends what Iran are capable of.
For now, it remains to be seen if Iran is just another in a long line of countries to be swept away by the Allied forces or if they will actually
offer some more severe resistance. Remember, Saddam was supposed to have WMD and bio-chemicals that would unleash untold fury - Didn`t happen. The
speculation about how advanced their nuke program could be is just that - Speculation.
The poor bluff they showed in this game of international poker, claming to have captured the drone, then exhibiting what looked suspiciously like a
hastily assembled airfix kit, shows that they are prone to wild propaganda. Maybe the time draws near when the bluff may be called and Iran will be
forced to show their hand. No-one knows if they will have the royal flush or simply be caught out with nothing, but I`m pretty sure Iran are not