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The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit in Tehran ended late Friday with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad pledging global peace.
"The important political message by NAM to the international community is the message of friendship and peace and its readiness to tackle global challenges," said Ahmadinejad in his closing speech as new NAM chairman.
In Iran...the Power Resides with the Old Religious Guard.
Originally posted by SplitInfinity
reply to post by woodwardjnr
Although this is better than a Death to America and the Zionists!...type of statement...the problem is that this guy is a SOCK PUPPET for the OLD RELIGIOUS GUARD. They even considered removing him there for a while but make NO MISTAKE....this guy HAS NO POWER!
The people with Power in Iran are 80 to 90 year old Religious Fanatics and the danger is that as they near Death...they may want to take a shot as Israel or the U.S. and believe me...they could care less how many of their own KIDS DIE if they tried to close the Strait of Hormuz or worse...declared that they have developed a Nuclear Weapon...TRUE OR NOT.
In either one of these scenarios...the U.S. will be forced to go in. That would be a shame as Iran is about 11 to 12 months away from a regime Change and Pro-Democracy Movements are close to this change. We cannot allow Iran to Goad the U.S. into a WAR for the sole purpose of a last ditch effort by the Iranian Leadership to cast the U.S. as an Invading Force thus possibly rally the Troops. There has been Secret U.S. Military to Iranian Military Talks going on for a while and just like in Iraq...the Iranian Military Leadership does not want to become a Target of the U.S. Military because some 88 Year Old wants to see a WAR before he dies.
Iran's Military is being given the option to STAND DOWN in the event the Old Guard orders the Strait to be closed...and Iranian Admirals do not want to be the sacrificial lamb as they would be OBLITERATED at Sea by the U.S. Fifth Fleet. Plus since any Nation that attempts to close the Worlds Oil Lifeline...cannot be left in power with Nukes...the U.S. would have to seize all Iranian Nuclear Sites as they must be dismantled not Blown Up like Israel keeps talking about. The U.S. has FORBIDDEN ISRAEL to Bomb these sites as this would poison the whole Middle East.
WAR can be avoided...as long as there are no incidents before the inevitable Change of Power. But if they attempt to close the Strait...all bets are off. But this is why these Secret Military to Military talks must work as Iran is no match for even ONE U.S. Carrier Group and unless the U.S. Military decides to tip it's hand and use Non-Nuclear Air Dropped EMP's....Iranian Death Tolls could be catastrophic! Plus since the Iranian Military is loaded with Conscripted KIDS who don't want to be in the Military in the First place...such large numbers of dead Iranians would not sit well with either the New Iranian Democratic Leadership as well as with U.S. Citizens. It would be a Blood Bath.
Despite Iranian Leaderships statements of Bravado...this is like a PEE WEE Football Team playing a PRO NFL TEAM. There would be little HONOR in this kind of WAR. Split Infinity