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#1 despite President Obama's best efforts, neither the Iranians nor the Israelis are sufficiently confident
I like a couple of things Dershowitz has said over the years, but, sometimes he can be unutterably obtuse.
If Zero has done "his best" then there ain't no more in the cupboard. He's shot his wad, blown his chunks and won't accomplish a damn thing.
His best wasn't good enough by a mile, it's time to fire his a$$ (preferably out of a cannon).
Posted by AlanC 2012-09-02 08:25||
#2 (preferably out of a cannon)
Where is Gerald Bull when you need him?
Posted by SteveS 2012-09-02 08:50||
#3 Gerald Bull and the big guns ... that whole episode brings back a lot of memories doesn't it??? :-)
Posted by Raider 2012-09-02 10:21||
#4 "Gerald Bull" > Gaaawd, now I'm a'feelin old.
There will be no [indigenous] NucWeaps because Iran's desired "Japan/Egypt" Model = stockpiling POTENTIALLY NucWeaps-grade INDIGENOUS NUCMATS, not actually producing any NucWeaps per se. Unlike Iran, Nippon constitutionallly forbades Militarism + any local or indigenous dev, produc of NucWeaps.
> Iran officially has no NucWeaps of any sort.
> Iran is not blocking the SoH, nor AFAIK any major overland trade routes - IRAN THUS DOES NOT PRESENT ANY IMMEDIATE OR NEAR-TERM THREAT TO REGIONAL, WORLD TRADE.
> There is no empirical evidence that Iran had or intends to transfer, overtly or covertly any dangerous Nuctechs or MilTechs to violent Militant-Terror Groups, IN THE ABSENCE OF ANY US-ISRAEL MILSTRIKE AGZ ITS NUCPROGS.
In short, in Iran's mind neither POTUS Obama nor a POTUS Romney has any REAL OR LEGAL REASON TO ATTACK IT OR ITS NUCPROGS, SHORT OF SUBJECTIVE OR DEBATABLE "POSSIBLE", NOT REAL, THREAT.
Alleged "Neo-Persianits, pro-OWG Shia Caliphate Islamist Iran has every reason to stay on the Media, Diplomatic strategic defensive AMAP ALAP, + let the US-Israel initiate war + justify or validate Iran dev NucWeaps, + sponsoring
"defensive" international terror agz Same + Allied.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-09-02 22:01||