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#1 IMO iff Iran is intent on creating Shia-led, pan-Islamic OWG Caliphate par, superior or dominant to the anything in the Secular US-West, then it will indeed need Nukes no matter its rhetoric to the contrary.
"Mahanist" Iran = "Mahanist" China = will also need overseas MilBases.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-01-29 22:32||