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#1 perhaps because Iran would be like the knight without arms or legs in Monty Python & the Holy Grail.
Posted by Water Modem 2012-08-14 00:30||
#2 By most accounts Iran is not militarily ready for any war agz Israel, let alone the USA, hence will most likely remain on the national defensive while using its international terror proxies + aligned to strike back.
IOW, Iran will demand its right to be invaded.
Methinks ISRAEL recognizes this as per its new warning that it may be willing to destroy PARTS of Lebanon, + not necessarily via ground invasion, iff it means stopping Leb-based rocket attacks agz their country.
IMO, vee the premise of Global Jihad whatever timeline the MilTerrs have for waging violent jihad agz the US will be escalated in the aftermath of an Israeli strike agz Iran's NucProgs.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-08-14 00:41||
#3 Israel been at war, continuously, since 1947.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-08-14 01:44||
#4 There will be no "long war" per se. Only those not faced with certain extinction can profit from long wars.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-08-14 03:53||
#5 As you say Besoeker, it would not likely be a long war. It would be good if we had leadership whereas Israel felt like we had their backs or supported them.
Posted by JohnQC 2012-08-14 10:52||
#6 In every war Israel has fought winning or losing was a political, not military issue. So the question isn't about troops or tanks. It's about how many friends do they have in the media and the UN Security Council. My guess is not enough.
Posted by Iblis 2012-08-14 13:26||