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#1 They site CSBA as their source, yet if you visit the CSBA site they have an article "Why Obama Should Take Out Iran's Nuclear Program".
Another spin from the Asian Times
Posted by Fat Bob Unotch3711 2012-02-04 16:11||
#2 For years now, the US should have had a program to demoralize the typical Iranian on the street to the very idea of nuclear weapons and aggressive war.
Though the government prohibits satellite dishes, they are still pretty common, and could be used to spread fear, paranoia, and most importantly accurate information about how corrupt and foul their government is.
A lot of it would be character assassination of Iran's leaders, going tabloid on them with doctored photos, allegations of foreign bank accounts, orgies, real button pushers. Create fights between allied leaders. All sorts of fun.
Posted by Anonymoose 2012-02-04 18:11||
#3 inflation is rampant, elections are rigged, protests violently put down with foreign mercenaries and Basij, and the Mullahs keep getting richer. When their economy grinds to a halt, and it is, the people will have high gas prices, no food, and worthless money. Recipe for dangerous foreign efforts at distraction, and an internal war a la Syria
Posted by Frank G 2012-02-04 18:30||
#4 The old political adage "THOU SHALL NOT SPEAK ILL OF ANOTHER POLITICAN" can be modified for Islam + Muslims as "THOU SHALL SUPPORT OR NOT SPEAK ILL OF ANOTHER MUSLIM", e.g. wafflings of the Arab League.
Iran is a Muslim + Oil State - IMO as long as it continues to publicly deny any intentions to dev NucWeaps, + does not initiate any foolish or unilateral Milaction(s) in the Gulf or agz Israel, KSA it will likely receive both moral + $$$ support from sympathetic Muslims.
Wid Pakistan continuing to close off NATO's domestic supply routes into Afghanistan, CAN THE econ troubled US-NATO + ISRAEL, etc. long refrain from engaging in war agz Iran???
The Bammer was heavily criticized for allegedly diverting Mainstream or US Voters' attention from econ morass vee the raid on Osama - Iff the US does get hit wid new RECESSION in 2012 as various Perts, Credit Agencies, etc. have forecasted, WILL OBAMA WAGE WAR ON IRAN TO AGAIN?DIVERT FROM THE ECONOMY???
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-02-04 22:32||