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    As I have been saying for years, our options in Iran are bad or worse. The worse part has now gotten even worse-r.

    I still don't get why we didn't support the Green Revolution. That might have been the only chance we had to avoid a nuclear Iran without military might.

    My sense is that our involvement would be driven by the fact that the Israelis have notified us that they are doing something with or without us. That will stir some s^^t up anyway, so maybe we want to participate to make sure that the result gets the job done.
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    This could be the catastrophic and the end of times..

    Give peace a chance, playing with nuclear stuff never has a good ending..

    But the Masters of War are very happy with this revelation..
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    What do you think the outcome of a nuclear Iran would be?
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    A Republican candidate running almost half a century later and saying they're trying to develop a nuclear capability.
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    There is no good endgame here, but to be the agressor with nuclear weapons again is not a good choice.

    If they were to launch, don't we have the capability to take them out??? If not we certainly should have, as we have spent billions of dollars on these types of systems.
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    I agree with you re: nuclear options. I just don't want to see it happen in my lifetime anywhere for any reason. Although I understand why we need to be prepared for aggressive action vs. Iran, I'd prefer no more war initiatives. We've had enough of them over the last decade.

    Regarding Israel, I definately understand their desire to take out Iran. They have every right to do so based upon Ahmadinejadj's comments over the past few years. If he was saying the same thing about the US, then I'd support a nuclear option against them.
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    The term "never again" is burned into the consciousness of all Israelis. Based on Hitler's words and actions, they vowed never to let it happen again. When the President of Iran talks (no matter how you parse it) of Israel's end, they know what he means and they are cognizant of what the consequences of action and inaction are. There is no easy answer.....
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    Are you suggesting that we are planning to use nuclear weapons?:eek:
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    It's important to note there is a difference between planning and preparations. Preparations is when a country mobilizes resources into position for an imminent attack. Planning is just a bunch of generals and admirals and civilians leaders sitting around discussing the situation, discussing hypotheticals and trying to figure out what they would do in the event of such-and-such. We (and, presumably, the British as well) have plans for just about every contingency imaginable. Plans to nuke Tehran. Plans to nuke Moscow. Plans to nuke Beijing. But that doesn't mean we're ever going to do any of those things.

    A lot of people, including me, think there will probably be a strike on Iran one day soon. But those same people, including me, have been saying that for 10 years now.
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    The only time we ever "played" with nuclear weaponry had a pretty good ending as far as I'm concerned. It ended World War Two with Japan's unconditional surrender and a complete victory for the allied forces.

    But I am not surprised that you, as someone ashamed to be an American, considers that an unhappy resolution.
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    Anyone but me notice how when Bush was in power, invading nations, "air rading villages", toppling regimes (or regime change in general), as well as striking Iran were considered taboo. It's amazing what hope and change can bring.

    I'm going to say what I said 5, 6, 7+ years ago. I'm opposed to military action against Iran. While I don't want Iran to go nuclear, I'm not about to attack them just in case. I'd simply let it be known that if Iran does go nuclear, and a weapon goes off anywhere, by anyone, and is attributable to them, that they'd become instant glass. It's only a matter of time before Syria falls, and once they do, Iran will eventually go down with them. One thing is for sure though, we really don't know what the next few years, or decade will bring in that region. We're seeing a lot of roughneck dictators go down, and we have no clue what's going to replace them.
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    India, Pakistan and North Korea have them ...

    We all have to be a bit naive to think that Israel does not have them also.

    Do not see how it can make anything better - many voted for Obama because they thought he would not be John McCain. Let's hope there's still hope for that to happen. Then again, based on what we see i am not sure Obama has any power at all in the grand scheme of our military complex.
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    This is a nearly annual event. Someone rattles war swords at Iran, and nothing happens.

    I, myself, have posted countless threads here with similar subject lines. I think the reason nothing happens is because everytime this scenario is "War Gamed", the result is nothing short of global disater.

    Step back and look at it, there is no way for this to end well, TPTB clearly understand that.

    WarGames - Joshua Simulations - YouTube


    Strange game.



    The only winning move is not to play.



    How about a nice game of chess?
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    Pretty much that. I'd be willing to bet we have plans to bomb Mexico City and Ottowa, too.

    I see no need to destroy millions because of the words of a very few religious idiots (pardon the redundancy). I have to believe that Israelis and Iranians want this to end peacefully and with some kind of cool-down of rhetoric. I remeber our cold war, and it wasn't any fun, not to mention expensive.
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    Every time there was a strange virus going around
    we used to blame the Russians back in the 60's and early 70's.
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    Have any of them threatened to wipe another country off the map?
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    Yes they have threatened use............
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    THE 'ANTI CHRIST' IS SOMEWHERE IN THE MIDDLE EAST.

    GET READY

    :bricks:
    'where is cindy sheehan and the rest of them, when bush left they left'
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    Including the emotocon, that post reads like a Nostradamus quatraine...

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