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    Re: Iran accused over Washington terror plot

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    why would Iran risk a US military strike?

    it doesn't cost that much to drop a few bunker-busters.
    Apparently you know next to nothing about war.

    It wouldn't stop at a few bunker busters. First of all, we'd have to penetrate Iranian airspace with fighters. If they get in our way, we'd have to shoot them down. Then if the bombs are delivered successfully, expect an immediate full on invasion of Iraq or Afghanistan. We would be at full war within hours.

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    Re: Iran accused over Washington terror plot

    Quote Originally Posted by dontworrybehappy View Post
    Apparently you know next to nothing about war.

    It wouldn't stop at a few bunker busters. First of all, we'd have to penetrate Iranian airspace with fighters. If they get in our way, we'd have to shoot them down. Then if the bombs are delivered successfully, expect an immediate full on invasion of Iraq or Afghanistan. We would be at full war within hours.
    And I think you overestimate Irans ability to move troops from place to place. What good would invading Iraq and Afghanistan do if they have absolutely no air cover... they'd be absolutely ****ed and be scrambling to defend their own country rather then invading any other and facing the American army, militants not aligned to them and the Afghan and Iraqi National armies...

    There's a slight flaw in your logic.

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    Re: Iran accused over Washington terror plot

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetboogieman View Post
    And I think you overestimate Irans ability to move troops from place to place. What good would invading Iraq and Afghanistan do if they have absolutely no air cover... they'd be absolutely ****ed and be scrambling to defend their own country rather then invading any other and facing the American army, militants not aligned to them and the Afghan and Iraqi National armies...

    There's a slight flaw in your logic.
    Who said anything about no air cover? Of course they'd provide air support. We don't have the assets to take on an entire air force, at least not to my knowledge, at the ready in Afghanistan. What good would it do? The quickest way to kill American troops. They also would probably immediately launch missiles at our troops and at Israel. On second thought, they might not do a ground invasion, but would launch immediately. If they have any nukes ready, they would probably be used.

    The Obama administrations pansy-ass response to this will confirm that he doesn't have the balls to protect this nation and will ensure that the GOP will win, or at least HELP ensure that, no matter who they run.

    And that scares the **** out of me. Am I the only libertarian that wishes Obama were a lot better so the GOP would have to put out a real effort to find someone to beat him? It seems that Obama is so bad that the right could run a box of rocks against him and win. When a gov't is caught plotting an act of war against your country, you retaliate with force. Not forceful rhetoric from those purple lips of our dumbass-n-chief.
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    Re: Iran accused over Washington terror plot

    the proof of iranian government involvement in this is as solid as the presence of WMDs in iraq



    mossad false flag? probably too clumsy
    saudi false flag. more likely. at least as likely as this actually being an iranian enterprise
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    Re: Iran accused over Washington terror plot

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    in order to provoke an Israeli/American strike on Iranian nuclear facilities?

    I'm curious what the official Iranian reaction to this will be.
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    Re: Iran accused over Washington terror plot

    Quote Originally Posted by justabubba View Post
    the proof of iranian government involvement in this is as solid as the presence of WMDs in iraq



    mossad false flag? probably too clumsy
    saudi false flag. more likely. at least as likely as this actually being an iranian enterprise
    Do you have any proof that disproves this story?
    Anyways, the Iranians are not this stupid or clumsy. There's probably something mroe to this that the media is either too unwilling/stupid to reveal
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    Re: Iran accused over Washington terror plot

    Quote Originally Posted by Proud South Korean View Post
    Anyways, the Iranians are not this stupid or clumsy. There's probably something mroe to this that the media is either too unwilling/stupid to reveal
    Do you mean "clumsy" like, shipping artillery shells to Iraqi militants (to make IEDs with) with Iranian manufacturing info printed on them?

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    Re: Iran accused over Washington terror plot

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    why would Iran risk a US military strike?

    it doesn't cost that much to drop a few bunker-busters.
    Because they perceive Obama as being to weak to actually launch a strike on Iranian soil and they're probably right in their assessment.
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    Re: Iran accused over Washington terror plot

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Because they perceive Obama as being to weak to actually launch a strike on Iranian soil and they're probably right in their assessment.
    It's not "weak" to show restraint.

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    Re: Iran accused over Washington terror plot

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetboogieman View Post
    And I think you overestimate Irans ability to move troops from place to place. What good would invading Iraq and Afghanistan do if they have absolutely no air cover... they'd be absolutely ****ed and be scrambling to defend their own country rather then invading any other and facing the American army, militants not aligned to them and the Afghan and Iraqi National armies...

    There's a slight flaw in your logic.
    If they devised a plan, like the one the IDF used in the 6-Day War, they could hit our air assets, while they're still on the ground and do a lot to even the playing field.

    Unlikely? Possibly. Impossible? Nothing is impossible.
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