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2012-03-02 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Obama: I'm not bluffing on military action against Iran
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Posted by tipper 2012-03-02 16:39|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [217 views ]  Top

#1 Paper Tiger comes to mind!

Jihadis sees US as weaker because of his actions and words.
Posted by Gruth McGurque5303 2012-03-02 17:46||   2012-03-02 17:46|| Front Page Top

#2 He's bluffing.
Posted by Secret Asian Man 2012-03-02 18:55||   2012-03-02 18:55|| Front Page Top

#3 Shia or Sunni, Salafi or Other, the so-called "CALIPHATE" needs Nuclear Weapons just for [rough] parity wid the Non-Islamic World - the Maha-Rushian Questionne' de Jour for US Govtcritters + USDOD-Intel is HOW LONG CAN RADICAL ISLAM, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO SHIA RISING IRAN, FOREGO ANY PREMISE OF A NON-NUCLEAR CALIPHATE???

Because to do so strongly infers that Hardline or Conservative,Ultra-Conservative Shariaists + Islamists are willing to share Govt-Public Power wid Non-Muslims in "Fair, Equal, + Reasonable Terms" in any newly established Islamist Regimes or conquered territories.

Are they, or aren't they???
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-03-02 19:04||   2012-03-02 19:04|| Front Page Top

#4 Are they, or aren't they???

That would be a negatory, good buddy. What kind of Caliphate would be willing to share *anything* with the infidels.

The problem with "I'm not bluffing" is that Big O has never actually articulated actions or consequences, just vague statements of disapproval. Rather ironic that taking American power off the table has made the world more unstable.

And regardless of how one feels about the destruction of Israel, Iran With Nukes means two additional things: a nuclear arms race in the ME and nukes in the hands of jihadis; neither particularly desirable outcomes.
Posted by SteveS 2012-03-02 20:04||   2012-03-02 20:04|| Front Page Top

#5 what a p*ssy. "Don't call my bluff, Eric"
Posted by Frank G 2012-03-02 20:54||   2012-03-02 20:54|| Front Page Top

#6 Iff Iran holds true + refuses to give up its Nucprogs, don't be surprised iff Iran's threat of preeemptive strike includes agz the Bammer + WH, etc.

NUKES EZ FER THE CALIPHATE.

* FYI TOPIX > ALEXSEY VASLOV: THE KREMLIN [Russia] WILL DO ITS BEST TO PREVENT ANY MILITARY OPERATION AGZ IRAN AS IT WILL BLOW UP THE SITUATION IN SOUTH CAUCASUS.

* DEFENCE FORUM INDIA > USAF PREPARED TO BOMB IRAN IFF DIPLOMACY FAILS: GENERAL [USAF CoS Norton Schwartz].

* WORLD NEWS [old = this week] > [Guardian.UK] WASHINGTON EXPECTS TEHRAN TO HIT US TARGETS IFF ISRAEL ATTACKS IRAN.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-03-02 21:47||   2012-03-02 21:47|| Front Page Top

#7 Skinny U.S. Pharaoh sez,"What me worry? It didn't happen on my Watch!" "As everybody here knows,I AM the Corpesman-In-Chief and with My Czars, I intend to educate white-folk by forcing strangling and suffocating regulatory bull-shit down their sorry, soon to be cotten-pickin' throats". I am a prancing metro-sexual and am Not bluffing on this. I have only just begun to transform AmeriKa! So Help Me Holder!
Posted by Thosh Omugum4787 2012-03-02 22:39||   2012-03-02 22:39|| Front Page Top

#8 WORLD NEWS > [Wash Times]SOME US ALLIES FORESEE A NUCLEAR-ARMED IRAN.

World not in sync on stopping Iran's Nucprogs.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-03-02 23:51||   2012-03-02 23:51|| Front Page Top

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