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    Re: Iran test-fires missiles amid nuclear tension

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    This is worrying news. Iran seems to be betting that no one will go to war with them to stop them from gaining nukes. The question is whether they are right in that, as we are not in a good situation to go to another war. I don't think just a bombing campaign would be effective.
    IMO, they are likely to keep thumbing their noses at everybody, and will get away with it for a long time. At some point, I can see them pushing the envelope too far, but I am not sure who is going to respond Israel, US, or a coalition of sorts.
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    Re: Iran test-fires missiles amid nuclear tension

    Quote Originally Posted by Harshaw View Post
    What effect do you think this show of strength will have on the talks?
    Nothing really. Most likely Iran has done this for its domestic audience. Also, from a practical standpoint, I have seen rumors that these missiles were modified to make them more mobile and easier to use in short range engagements. So, if they are fearing some kind of strike, making their missiles more mobile gives them some advantage.

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    Re: Iran test-fires missiles amid nuclear tension

    Quote Originally Posted by Scorpion89 View Post
    Yes and No the real question is how long can Western Power keep Israel from going in an destroying these site along with some of the other Military Sites.

    We already know that Saudia Arabia and Jordon will not stop them from flying thru there Airspace.

    I personally see a three to four prong attack by Israel not only taking out these plants but hitting their(Iran) Air Defence and Naval Base's.
    I do not believe that Israel has the resources to complete a destruction of all Iranian nuclear plants, "Air Defence and Naval Base's". The most that Israel can do is take out a good portion of the nuclear plants but only with extreme cooperation from us, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and with refueling from us.

    Israel can perform a quick limited sneak attack but to take out all trhee of those types of installation let's be serious.
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    Re: Iran test-fires missiles amid nuclear tension

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    The problem is not taking out sites. That can be done no matter how well defended. The problem will be Iran's reaction. They could start firing off missiles, play around on their borders launching strikes, and so on, basically daring some one to actually invade.
    I think that even those misguided fools who run Iran realize that there is either no one country or group of countries that want to or have the current resources to invade their country. Let's be serious here folks we (US) and some NATA countries are involved in Afghanistan and we (US) still in Iraq. Does anyone really think that any country actually has the stomach to invade Iran?

    Talk of invading Iran is the stuff that gives adolescent chicken hawks orgasms and makes anyone who knows which side is up to say “you gotta be kidding me”.
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    Re: Iran test-fires missiles amid nuclear tension

    Quote Originally Posted by F107HyperSabr View Post
    I do not believe that Israel has the resources to complete a destruction of all Iranian nuclear plants, "Air Defence and Naval Base's". The most that Israel can do is take out a good portion of the nuclear plants but only with extreme cooperation from us, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and with refueling from us.

    Israel can perform a quick limited sneak attack but to take out all trhee of those types of installation let's be serious.
    No it wouldn't be a sneak attackit would be a major attack not only taking out the Nuke site but taking out some of there larger Military Base's along with some of their Duel-Use Factorys.

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    Re: Iran test-fires missiles amid nuclear tension

    Quote Originally Posted by Scorpion89 View Post
    No it wouldn't be a sneak attackit would be a major attack not only taking out the Nuke site but taking out some of there larger Military Base's along with some of their Duel-Use Factorys.
    We can agree to disagree but it is my estimation that Isreal does have the capacity to take out a significant number of Iranian nuclear sites unless they used tactical nukes. Israel may have the will but not the means to do that with comventional only weapons.
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    Re: Iran test-fires missiles amid nuclear tension

    No one's going to a damn thing to stop Iran from going nuclear. The only thing that will provke action will be an attack, by Iran. Even then, maybe.
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    Re: Iran test-fires missiles amid nuclear tension

    Iran has been saying it for years: "The Great Satan and the Little Satan are going to be destroyed." They've been showing us their missles. They've played hide and seek with the IAEA for years, many people said oh there's nothing to worry about, now we've heard about a hidden underground site the IAEA never knew about.

    If Israel doesn't act, it looks like we're just going to keep dorking around and whining...then when a mushroom cloud appears over some city in Israel, Europe or maybe even the USA people will look shocked and say "whoodathunkit??"

    I am disgusted.

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    Re: Iran test-fires missiles amid nuclear tension

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    No one's going to a damn thing to stop Iran from going nuclear. The only thing that will provke action will be an attack, by Iran. Even then, maybe.
    I don't think that even the Mullah Hulllahs of Iraniya are stupid enough to actually attack anyone themselves. What scares me is that they would give or sell nuclear devices to the whackiest of the whacks aka Al Queda !!

    We very well may have to perform some surgical strikes oursleves. We have that capability. That would not stop the Mullah Hulllahs and their puppy pig Archimedijan or however he spells his names but that would delay the monsters for a long time. The backlash is that the moderates of Iran would move back under the Mullah Hulllahs when we attack them.
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    Re: Iran test-fires missiles amid nuclear tension

    Quote Originally Posted by Goshin View Post
    Iran has been saying it for years: "The Great Satan and the Little Satan are going to be destroyed." They've been showing us their missles. They've played hide and seek with the IAEA for years, many people said oh there's nothing to worry about, now we've heard about a hidden underground site the IAEA never knew about.

    If Israel doesn't act, it looks like we're just going to keep dorking around and whining...then when a mushroom cloud appears over some city in Israel, Europe or maybe even the USA people will look shocked and say "whoodathunkit??"

    I am disgusted.
    I'm reminded of all those numbskulls who were shocked upon discovering the extensiveness of Holocaust in the mid 40s. Heck, all Hitler had been doing was talking about his plans for the previous 20 years.

    Of course, guaging by the attitudes of way too many of the things that infest internet discussion forums, a nuclear strike on Israel would just be met with claims they had it coming these days.
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