posted on Feb, 5 2012 @ 08:29 PM
Thing is if this Iran and Israel conflict finally kicks off, and the U.S gets dragged in I'm suspecting the Gulf war all over again.
Then Iran acts like the Victim and blah blah blah, conflict starts bubble up again. Rinse wash repeat.
A war against the Iranian army, would be nothing like the war against Afghan/Iraqi Terrorist(or people I don't feel like getting to deep into the
whole terrorist or not argument) is that fighting a actually military is much different then fighting guerrilla war. You have to battle against
politically/religion ideology. A war against hearts and minds, were there is no land to capture or strategic military assets to take out. Its the
reason Vietnam was a failure, why the East India trading company failed, and the American Revolution succeed. You're fighting an enemy that has
nothing to loss and everything to gain.
In a real modern war? Theres no full term occupation, no building a stable government, no winning hearts and minds. The Iranian Military has no
feasible way to get to start landing troops in the U.S. Or to attack our Factories that produce weapons, or have the resources to maintain a war for
a long period time.
Now if they resort to Terrorism, and this becomes an Occupation like with Iraq and Afghan then all the U.S can do is bump up security against such
Another fork in the road is that the West doesn't get involved at all. If that happens then I wouldn't have a good guess, but it increases Iran's
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