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

    Quote Originally Posted by justabubba View Post
    we must also then conclude the US has been in perennial war via our own array of proxies across the globe
    This would be an accurate description. Yes, the use of proxies by the US (and others) effectively means that nations have been waging war via unconventional means for a very long time.
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    Re: PAPER: Military action against Iran 'likely'..


    Glenn Greenwald: The Growing Iranian Military Behemoth | loonwatch.com


    Iran is a military threat to the US like Iraq was a military threat to the US.
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    Re: PAPER: Military action against Iran 'likely'..

    Quote Originally Posted by Catawba View Post

    Glenn Greenwald: The Growing Iranian Military Behemoth | loonwatch.com


    Iran is a military threat to the US like Iraq was a military threat to the US.
    I argree. unless they have long range nukes the home front shouldnt be too concerned. It is more of a economic problem considering their roll in OPEC
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    Re: PAPER: Military action against Iran 'likely'..

    Quote Originally Posted by falcata View Post
    I argree. unless they have long range nukes the home front shouldnt be too concerned. It is more of a economic problem considering their roll in OPEC
    Iran won't use a missile to attack America. They'll use a panel van.
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    Re: PAPER: Military action against Iran 'likely'..

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    Iran won't use a missile to attack America. They'll use a panel van.
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    Re: PAPER: Military action against Iran 'likely'..

    Quote Originally Posted by falcata View Post
    I argree. unless they have long range nukes the home front shouldnt be too concerned. It is more of a economic problem considering their roll in OPEC
    That's of no concern to the US military either as Iran has not shown itself to be suicidal in the past. I think you are right, that its more about US hegemony.
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    Re: PAPER: Military action against Iran 'likely'..

    I'm not really worried about Iran. After pondering this, I've decided that someone would find out that Iran obtained a nuclear weapon and from who. Every weapon gives off certain signatures designating whose weapon it is. If Iran detonates a single nuclear weapon here or in Israel via themselves, a terror organization or what have you, they, and their nuclear weapon supplier would be vaporized off the earth.

    Iran might do little terror attacks but nothing so traceable and final as a nuclear attack.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by Catawba View Post
    That's of no concern to the US military either as Iran has not shown itself to be suicidal in the past.
    That's why they'll use a deniable proxy!


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

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    That's why they'll use a deniable proxy!

    Who is the deniable proxy that you see as a military threat to the US military, Swami?
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    Re: PAPER: Military action against Iran 'likely'..

    Terrorism and Irrational Fear

    "Why is terrorism so frightening? After all, if you just look at the numbers, being blown-up on an airplane is far less likely than dying in a car crash on the way to the grocery store. A Cato report makes this abundantly clear:
    In almost all years, the total number of people worldwide who die at the hands of international terrorists anywhere in the world is not much more than the number who drown in bathtubs in the United States.
    And yet there is no Department of Bathtub Security."

    "People are especially frightened by the prospect of terrorist attacks. Why? Statistics show that you are far more likely to die in a car accident or by a heart-attack. But we have no idea what the probability of a terrorist attack is, and that frightens us." I just wish our leaders could see past this mass hysteria, instead of egging it on. I'm not sure anybody benefits when politicians brag about preventing "mass death on an unimaginable scale". What we need is another F.D.R, a leader brave enough to tell us that we have nothing to fear but fear itself. "

    Terrorism and Irrational Fear : The Frontal Cortex
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