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#1 Let me correct my earlier Post from today - Israel + other anti-Iran Sunni Muslim Govts-States to go ballistic.
04/07/2012 - the Day the ME Nuclear Arms Race officially began, to include the so-called "Islamist/Jihadi Bomb", + wid US assent???
DITTO ANY GOP-DEM WRANGLING IN WASHINGTON OER THE NEED FOR MISSLE DEFENSE, GLOBALSTRIKE + SPACE STRIKE; + GLOBAL DEFENSE + SPACE DEFENSE.
More Space-based Lasers, etc. to be test-fired [again]to near that Madonna Fan from Guam.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-04-07 00:31||
#2 The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques couldn't be reached for comment.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-04-07 03:25||
#3 Obama seeking substantiation? Sheriff Joe will be snorting Blue Mountain through his nose when he reads this.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-04-07 03:48||
#4 The challenge for negotiators is whether it's possible to turn Khamenei's public rhetoric into a serious and verifiable commitment not to build a bomb.
Ignatius makes a cogent argument for the "something's got to give" strategy. Unfortunately, there are no guaranties that the foundations for such an argument would be effective with the Persian Turbans. In fact, history suggests the West's feeble attempt at external pressure has been, at best, counter-intuitive. And, at worst, this decades long fiddle is playing precisely into the hands of Tehran's' obvious "play out the clock" strategy. The starting point must be that Team Khamenei has rarely acted in Western concepts of rationality. And then there's the fact that the Mullahs have developed lying and deceit into an Art form.
Posted by DepotGuy 2012-04-07 09:52||
#5 Its all moot. Israel has said if Iran keeps attacking jews, Israel will retaliate against Iran.
I expect to see IRG offices and barracks mysteriously exploding in the not to distant future.
It will escalate from there, but Israel has drawn a line in the sand and they don't usually back down when it is the lives of their citizens and jews in general at stake.
With Syria and Egypt in chaos, the time is now to face down Iran.
Posted by phil_b 2012-04-07 09:52||
#6 To summarize, president Obama isn't even bothering to pretend he's not measuring Israel's back for knife placement. That was another one sliding in.
Posted by trailing wife 2012-04-07 12:51||
#7 This must be that Smahrt Diplomacy we have heard soo much about.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-04-07 15:47||
#8 The Bammer a'sezzes ITS IRAN'S "LAST CHANCE".
The DemoLeft + MSM is pushing H-A-R-D that "things are getting better in America" this 2012 thanx to the Bammer + Dems, + that the Bammer WILL EASILY WIN RE-ELECTION IN NOVEMBER???
As per DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > FRANCE: IRAN MUST BOW, i.e Iran must PROVE ITS CIVIE NUC ENERGY- ONLY INTENTIONS TO THE G5 + 1, HOW LONG HAS IT BEEN SINCE A SOVEREIGN NATION WILLFULLY DID SUCH A THING???
[POST-WW1 TREATY OF VERSAILLES GERMANY here].
And Yeeuuuppp, wid a threat of WORLDWIDE/GLOBAL ECON DEPRESSION too.
I'l believe it when I see it.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-04-07 21:58||
#9 More from DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > NUCLEAR IRAN WILL DESTABILIZE WEST ASIA, IS NOT IN INDIA'S INTERESTS: ISRAELI EXPERTS.
* SAME > [Iranian Lawmaker] IRAN CAN PRODUCE NUCLEAR WEAPONS, BUT WILL NOT. View does not represent that of the Iranian Govt.
As per my earlier POsts, methinks France + HIllary want something more substantive as proof.
FYI DPK POSTER = opined that IHO, given the state of Iranian proficiency in various Sciences including NUclear, IT SHOULD ONLY TAKE IRAN 1-2 MONTHS ONLY TO BUILD A RELIABLE NUCBOMB.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-04-07 22:24||