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Originally posted by Imightknow
reply to post by SGTSECRET
Being a former member of the intelligence community I can say with utmost confidence that it is a 99.9999999% chance that we know everything there is to know about Iran and all of their secrets, to include the times that the ayatollah takes his dumps.
It seems that people quickly forget that intelligence gathering is one of the aspects of being a military superpower. When it comes to incompetence like Iran, we know what they are going to do before they know what they are going to do.
Originally posted by TrentReznor
Don't Forget 2001
4 Planes were taken over by so called "cave people" & allowed to fly Willy Nilly anywhere they wished for a long time over North Eastern America & eventually smashing them into us, with no real & proper effort to intercept them.
I bet they've already got a berthing spot on the Marina.edit on 28-4-2012 by TrentReznor because: Bad spelling
Originally posted by cavtrooper7
Does the navy still search for subs close to american shores?
Originally posted by christina-66
reply to post by Dembow
Personally I'd rather put the security of the globe in the hands of the Inuit peoples.
The US has become the terrorist state on the globe....not its peacemakers. All this blowing about Iran is enough to grey my hair (particularly as the citizens and political establishment appear to have learned nothing from recent invasions).
The Swiss may have a non-interventionist policy - trust me - its because they care not a jot about anyone else. On that note however, when was the last time you heard of Iran invading anyone?
Can anyone name just one successful US military adventure since WWII - other than the Grenada game (its 100,000 population might have had something to do with that little success). Any intervention that has been a requirement to directly protect the peoples of the US? Any war that has ACTUALLY been necessary?
Some of our US cousins should understand what they have become and how they are regarded across the globe? Sad.
edit on 29-4-2012 by christina-66 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by HumansEh
Iranian naval admiral: ‘If needed, we can move to within three miles of New York’
Has he seen the prices of real estate in New York?
Dream on Admiral
Originally posted by TrentReznor
reply to post by Wonderer2012
No, I'm saying exactly what your saying, that if Iran wanted to put a force 3 miles from shore I'd bet America would "Let them" intentionally, just like on 9/11.
So yes they could.
Originally posted by zooplancton
as a veteran of the US Navy (USS Jouett CG-29 - RIP), i can guarantee you that iran could not deploy war ships 3 miles off the coast of NY.
15 miles out is international waters, so any closer and they would be trespassing on our property so to speak.
our navy is THE most capable on the planet and there are battle groups everywhere connecting the dots to other battle groups.
there is no way iran could park their ships here unless they were invited. period.edit on 4/28/2012 by zooplancton because: (no reason given)