posted on Sep, 1 2012 @ 09:07 AM
The US is showing its population that they are not willing to back a fight started by Israel.
Of course this is just a smoke screen as anyone here on ATS knows that the direct path from Israel to Iran is over Iraq, and as we know, Iraq is a no
fly zone, so it will have to be with the support of the US turning a blind eye allowing the jets into restricted air space. of course Iran knows this,
but Johnny six pack back home will not have a clue and when Iran retaliates it will look like they attacked the US first.
and of course if Iran doesn't bite and respond, there is always the possibility of an ally hitting an aging carrier in the gulf and blaming an
or the other option of course is trying to open the straights of Hormuz