eye on iran blog 88.
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Posted by Craig, USA
Ahmadinejad fancies himself a prophet and surrounds himself with followers and threatens America - the only country to have used the bomb. We need to review the rules of war and engagement in light of terrorism.
If we are attacked, we first attempt to address the damage, agree on the response and then attempt to get a consensus. I would suggest that we forget about the consensus part and just
Israel has respect for how they address issues and responds in a way that only the middle east can understand. They hate Israel and therefore Israel can take appropriate measures without concern how they may be viewed by others within the region. I honestly feel the United States would worry about how we would be viewed by our own peer group before we would respond. I feel we need to reevaluate our strategic goals and update our nuclear arsenal.
In the new millennium we need to reassess scenarios that were thought to be wholly unacceptable in the sixties. I'm sorry to say, but give us 100-dollar-a-barrel oil, a very cold winter and a hotter than usual summer and stir gently - throw in an attack by Iran and "walla!".... consensus.
In closing, I would also recommend that we make it known to everyone that if we are attacked, we will do whatever it takes to take the country that supports the offenders and all their resources to be used in any way we see fit; like stabilizing oil supplies with cheaper oil to all countries - a lot cheaper oil.
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