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    Re: PAPER: Military action against Iran 'likely'..

    Quote Originally Posted by Mya View Post
    Iran sanctions are not working... military action likely .....September-October....

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    US officials believe Iran sanctions will fail, making military action likely | World news | The Guardian
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    Re: PAPER: Military action against Iran 'likely'..

    "The White House wants to see sanctions work. This is not the Bush White House. It does not need another conflict," said an official knowledgeable on Middle East policy. "Its problem is that the guys in Tehran are behaving like sanctions don't matter, like their economy isn't collapsing, like Israel isn't going to do anything.

    "Sanctions are all we've got to throw at the problem. If they fail then it's hard to see how we don't move to the 'in extremis' option."

    The White House has said repeatedly that all options are on the table, including the use of force to stop Iran obtaining a nuclear weapon, but that for now the emphasis is firmly on diplomacy and sanctions.


    (There is far more at stake here that Israel's paranoia.)

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    Re: PAPER: Military action against Iran 'likely'..

    Quote Originally Posted by johnny_rebson View Post
    Don't you understand we need to fight for Israel?

    They are our only ally in the region.
    They're our only ally in the region because we refuse to respect the Islamic culture of the other Middle Eastern nations.
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    Re: PAPER: Military action against Iran 'likely'..

    Quote Originally Posted by samsmart View Post
    They're our only ally in the region because we refuse to respect the Islamic culture of the other Middle Eastern nations.
    What is it about those cultures that we should respect?

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    Re: PAPER: Military action against Iran 'likely'..

    Quote Originally Posted by Fletch View Post
    What is it about those cultures that we should respect?
    You're arguing against liberals who don't realize that the crusades were a good thing.

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    Re: PAPER: Military action against Iran 'likely'..

    Quote Originally Posted by johnny_rebson View Post
    Don't you understand we need to fight for Israel?

    They are our only ally in the region.
    And we need an ally in the region because - we're in the region. If we'd get the **** out then we wouldn't need allies in the region, would we? If we'd get serious about oil usage and a replacements for oil we wouldn't have to continue killing people all over the globe just so that we can drive motor homes and cigarette boats.










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    Re: PAPER: Military action against Iran 'likely'..

    Quote Originally Posted by Mya View Post
    Iran sanctions are not working... military action likely .....September-October....

    Friday 17 February 2012
    US officials believe Iran sanctions will fail, making military action likely | World news | The Guardian
    This really makes me mad. What does Iran have to do to satisfy the United States that it is abandoning its efforts to make nuclear weapons? What proof do we have that they are even trying? They are being put in a no-win scenerio. And, yes, it is Iraq all over again. WMDs that didn't exist. Nuclear bombs that don't exist. And even if they do exist, what business is it of ours?
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    Re: PAPER: Military action against Iran 'likely'..

    Quote Originally Posted by Fletch View Post
    What is it about those cultures that we should respect?
    ah...you know, things like sovereignty, religion, governance, human life, natural resources...things like that. Or let me put it to you this way, we should not do anything to another nation that we would not ourselves tolerate. Simple as that.










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    Re: PAPER: Military action against Iran 'likely'..

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    This really makes me mad. What does Iran have to do to satisfy the United States that it is abandoning its efforts to make nuclear weapons? What proof do we have that they are even trying? They are being put in a no-win scenerio. And, yes, it is Iraq all over again. WMDs that didn't exist. Nuclear bombs that don't exist. And even if they do exist, what business is it of ours?
    Bingo! And guess what. Pakistan is so thrilled with the way the U.S. has prosecuted its war on the Middle East that as of yesterday it declare that it would ally with Iran if Iran is attacked by the US, Israel and/or the UK. Now it gets really interesting.

    Besides the Iranians don't even have to start it. Don't rule out a false flag where a US vessel is attacked by "Iranians". Soon after that the fit will hit the shan.










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    Re: PAPER: Military action against Iran 'likely'..

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    This really makes me mad. What does Iran have to do to satisfy the United States that it is abandoning its efforts to make nuclear weapons? What proof do we have that they are even trying? They are being put in a no-win scenerio. And, yes, it is Iraq all over again. WMDs that didn't exist. Nuclear bombs that don't exist. And even if they do exist, what business is it of ours?
    Well said.
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