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2013-11-13 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
White House Warns Congress Opposing Iran Deal Could Lead to War
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Posted by Fred 2013-11-13 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [855 views ]  Top
 File under: Govt of Iran 

#1 Unilateral milaction by Israel aside, Baby Assad + Iran are effec safe thru next Summer or EOY Fall 2014.

That means the ball is in CHINA's court + Ambassador Caroline Kennedy as per preventing China-versus-Japan, Everybody East-South Asia wide military conflict, which Perts believe could easily rise to the level of NUCLEAR WAR, ESPEC LIMITED NUCLEAR WAR OR LIMITED TACTICAL NUCLEAR WAR.

* WORLD MILITARY FORUM > PLA DONGFENG 21D ANTI-CARRIER ASBM CAN COVER MOST OF WESTPAC [Western Pacific], BUT CANNOT YET HIT STRIKE US BASE ON GUAM.

* SAME > POLARIZED WORLD IS INEVITABLE: SCHOLAR [Yan Xuetong] SAYS TWO SUPERPOWERS WILL APPEAR IN THE WORLD IN YEAR 2023, OF WHICH CHINA WILL BE ONE + US LIKELY(???) TO BE THE OTHER.

* SAME > US WORRIES ABOUT REPORTS OF CHINA HEAVY/STRATEGIC BOMBER THAT CAN HIT GUAM + HAWAII.

Espec via much-improved LR ALCMS.

* SAME > EXPERTS: PLA SUBMARINES TO DEVELOP THE LONG-RANGE CAPABILITY TO TRANSPORT ELITE COMMANDO UNITS + EQUIPMENT AFTER 2015.

Reminds me of 1980', 1990's "ITS CALLED THE OSCAR-CLASS".
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-11-13 00:37||   2013-11-13 00:37|| Front Page Top

#2 OTOH TOPIX, WORLD NEWS > HAGEL: PENTAGON FACES UPEAVAL WITH 2014 SEQUESTER CUTS.

and

* SAME > [GOP Sen. Lindsey] GRAHAM: PROLONGED SEQUESTRATION WILL BREAK US MILITARY + NATIONAL SECURITY.

By extens to also include breaking US GLOBAL/
GEOPOL SECURITY = US-LED WORLD ORDER.

As illustrated by ...

* ATLAS SHRUGS > "WE WILL BLEED YOU [USA] TO DEATH": BRITISH JIHADIS DESCRIBE THEIR AIMS FOR AMERICA AFTER SYRIA FIGHT.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-11-13 00:44||   2013-11-13 00:44|| Front Page Top

#3 Obama's still searching for a war he can start.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2013-11-13 08:47||   2013-11-13 08:47|| Front Page Top

#4 Obama's toughening reminds me of Neville Chamberlain appeasement policy (Munich Agreement, 1938) with Adolph Hitler. The appeasement policy culminated in WWII.

But not to worry, John F. Kerry in his stentorian voice reassuringly said "we are neither blind nor stupid" (Lesser voices in the peanut gallery here expressed some doubt).

Meanwhile, Bibi Netanyahu, who lives in a very tough neighborhood, said the Iran deal is a very bad deal.

Many in the U.S. have been distracted by shiny objects as they try to sign up for "pig-in-a-poke" healthcare insurance policies.
Posted by JohnQC 2013-11-13 09:00||   2013-11-13 09:00|| Front Page Top

#5 "You were given the choice between war and dishonor. You chose dishonor and you will have war." - Churchill
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-11-13 10:30||   2013-11-13 10:30|| Front Page Top

#6 Sticking point appears to be Iran's heavy water reactor at Arak. The White House, along with the rest of the Euros (outside of the French) thinks it's something that can be dealt with later.
Posted by Pappy 2013-11-13 10:54||   2013-11-13 10:54|| Front Page Top

#7 Yeah, but Arak won't be able to make plutonium for a couple of years, so it can wait until after Champ's next election. Gotta get the Legacy thing goin'!
Posted by Bobby 2013-11-13 12:46||   2013-11-13 12:46|| Front Page Top

#8  John F. Kerry in his stentorian voice reassuringly said "we are neither blind nor stupid"

Methinks the esteemed Mr. Secretary has his eyes on 2016.
Posted by Pappy 2013-11-13 13:34||   2013-11-13 13:34|| Front Page Top

#9 Peace in our time.
Posted by Ebbang Uluque6305 2013-11-13 15:39||   2013-11-13 15:39|| Front Page Top

#10 Well, our esteemed sauciere d'eta was busy drinking sake and photo bombing our new ambassador to Japan.
Posted by swksvolFF 2013-11-13 15:44||   2013-11-13 15:44|| Front Page Top

#11 Methinks the esteemed Mr. Secretary has his eyes on 2016.
Oh pls, pls, pls, pls, pls, pls.

AllahPundit would kill for pictures of Jawn making pancakes.
Posted by Shipman 2013-11-13 17:34||   2013-11-13 17:34|| Front Page Top

#12 ...IMHO, W-war is coming - it's in the cards. The only questions are (1) When (I'm guessing within 10 years, more likely 5-to-7); and (2) How successful the Donks will be in finding a way to push it as a 'Pub responsibility...
Posted by Uncle Phester 2013-11-13 19:22||   2013-11-13 19:22|| Front Page Top

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