View Poll Results: What should be done about Iran's supposed nuclear ambitions?

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  • Full out war

    2 10.53%
  • Bomb the nuclear sites

    6 31.58%
  • Countries should stop all trading with Iran

    7 36.84%
  • More sanctions

    8 42.11%
  • Encourage Iranian citizens to rise against government

    10 52.63%
  • Make a better deal with Iran to get them to stop

    3 15.79%
  • Continue to monitor sites to verify into

    8 42.11%
  • Demand public proof of no nuclear weapon ambitions

    7 36.84%
  • Do nothing

    1 5.26%
  • Other

    2 10.53%
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Thread: What should be done about Iran's Nuclear Ambitions?

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    What should be done about Iran's Nuclear Ambitions?

    What should be done about Iran in their supposed ambitions to acquire nuclear weapons; either by America, the U.N., or the international community?

    Would a war with Iran be worth it?

    There's obviously a lot of different directions we can go with Iran, but I tried to list some of the more common options.

    Of course there's the very real possibility that Iran doesn't have nukes... just look at our intelligence in Iraq.

    If you have other ideas post them.



    The reason I am making this thread is because on FoxNews.com they have a poll on the same topic (FOXNews.com - What Should Be Done About Iran?), and with 7000+ people who have voted, around 70% voted to "bomb the nuclear sites". I personally think that's a bad idea, because from that point on we would have a third war in the Middle East. Just look at the mess we have with our other two wars in the Middle East. A third is the last thing we need right now.

    If anything is to be done, it should be an international effort.

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    Re: What should be done about Iran's Nuclear Ambitions?

    i think we should expect them to discontinue their nuclear weapons development IF israel agrees to rid itself of all its nuclear weaponry
    otherwise, we should provide iran nuclear parity from our own arsenal to eliminate iran's need to develop its own nuclear capacity
    we are negotiating about dividing a pizza and in the meantime israel is eating it
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    Re: What should be done about Iran's Nuclear Ambitions?

    Considering how much our short sighted and frankly selfish intervention has messed up Iran in the past, I think the best thing we can do is stand back, not interfere militarily or economically, but encourage the people of Iran to take back their government from religious extremists and make it serve their interests again.

    If military or economic intervention becomes necessary in the future, it should be handled through the United Nations. Our track record in Iran is awful and the last thing we need is another Iraq.


    Quote Originally Posted by justabubba View Post
    i think we should expect them to discontinue their nuclear weapons development IF israel agrees to rid itself of all its nuclear weaponry
    otherwise, we should provide iran nuclear parity from our own arsenal to eliminate iran's need to develop its own nuclear capacity
    Why do you believe we have a right to nuclear weapons but we can take them away from other nations?

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    Re: What should be done about Iran's Nuclear Ambitions?

    A better option would have been to stop funding Israel. The second that power shifted to Israel, nations like Iraq and Iran wanted to balance that power. It's too late now to withdraw support from Israel, but that is basically the source of it.

    Even though I hate the mullahs and the theocracy of Iran, I support Iran creating a nuclear deterrent so that it can be immune to invasion from Western forces. I also support the Iranian people in their struggle to return to democracy.

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    Re: What should be done about Iran's Nuclear Ambitions?

    Quote Originally Posted by justabubba View Post
    i think we should expect them to discontinue their nuclear weapons development IF israel agrees to rid itself of all its nuclear weaponry
    otherwise, we should provide iran nuclear parity from our own arsenal to eliminate iran's need to develop its own nuclear capacity
    Israel has NEVER EVER threatened another Nation with whatever Nuclear weapons it may have.

    Israel has never suggested that any other Nation should be wiped from the map.

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    Re: What should be done about Iran's Nuclear Ambitions?

    Let's crank up that Tea Party Express bus, put Sarah Palin on board, and ship it off to Iran. The Iranian government will die of laughter and we will no longer have to worry about nukes.
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    Re: What should be done about Iran's Nuclear Ambitions?

    We can forge an alliance with Iran of sorts to allow them to pursue some of their ambitions and get them to support some of ours-namely Afghanistan. It has its own flaws, of course, like any option.

    The US does not want Israel to strike, and the United States also obviously does not want to strike Iran. Sanctions are meaningless due to the lack of cooperation from both China and Russia. Regime change is unlikely, as the regime does not find the rebellion a serious threat.

    The United States does not want to be tied down in the middle east, and neither does Iran want the United States to continue to have enormous troop presence on two of its borders. It has succeeded in having an Iraqi regime sympathetic to its wishes, and continues to influence the region with violence if necessary. Russia wishes to see the United States tied down in the middle east so it can continue its campaign of gaining more and more influence in its former satellites. And best of all, neither country seems to be in conflict with the oil problem.
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    Re: What should be done about Iran's Nuclear Ambitions?

    I didnt vote because the poll lacked the Obama Ultralibtard approach to all foriegn matters..

    Kiss Irans ass..lick the mullahs toes, Invite Almajeroffadon to Columbia College again so he can bash Israel and the USA and claim there isnt any homosexuals in Iran..<now theres a reason alone to allow them to have nukes>
    Then have another world teleprompter tour to tell the world SEE we kissed Irans ass..would any of you muslim countries like for Me to replace your toilet paper

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    Re: What should be done about Iran's Nuclear Ambitions?

    Well, first they should warn Iran, check their sites and still propose to let them enrich uranium abroad. Then they should santion them and warn them that they may bomb their sites. If nothing is done, then bomb the sites and leave right afterwards. Don't try to make Iran stable, just make sure that they get hold of no nuclear weapons.

    Operation like that will probably not take more than a week. Actually it will probably be better if Israel does it, because they are much more efficient.
    Last edited by Camlon; 03-31-10 at 07:58 AM.

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    Re: What should be done about Iran's Nuclear Ambitions?

    Massive efficient sanctions, covert operations, and as a last resort, preemptive strike.
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