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#1 I'm not convinced Israel will unilateral attack Iran at this time - iff Israel's history of striking enemy NucProgs = Reactors, etc. is any measure, IT WOULD'VE ATTACKED IRAN'S NUCPLEXES ALREADY, + NOT BE GIVING OUT PUBLIC/MEDIA WARNING IT MAY ATTACK.
Again, while Israel's vaunted IDF can certainly strike Iran ONLY THE US-NATO = INTERNAT COALITION OF NATIONS CAN INVADE + OCCUPY IRAN, aka the best + ultimate method, albeit also the most geopol dangerous, of absolutely stopping Iran's NucProgs.
Despite its rhetoric to the contary, it is inconceivable that Iran will not desire to dev Nuclear Weapons because one of the major premises underlying the so-called OWG CALIPHATE = GLOBAL ISLAMIST-JIHADIST IS [minima]PARITY, IFF NOT SUPERIORITY OR DOMINANCE, OER THE NON-MUSLIM WORLD.
Then there is also the post-Cold War premise of GLOBALISM itself, + BIPOLAR or MULTIPOLAR WORLD, where smaller Powers or Wannabes get to rise in Geopol Authority = Power + Influence.
IOW, WIDOUT NUCWEAPS + ABILITY TO PROJECT POWER + INFLUENCE THERE WILL BE NO CALIPHATE = NO GLOBAL ISLAMIST-JIHADIST STATE, BE IT EARTH-BASED OWG OR ANY FUTURIST SPACE GOVT-ORDER.
Anyhoo, NUTSHELL = even iff Israel did attack Iran, by itself such an attack(s) may NOT be enough oer time to stop ambitious Islamist Iran from dev Nuclear Weapons.
IMO to de facto stop Iran's NucProgs comes down really to either INDUCING INTERNAL
"REGIME/POLICY CHANGE"; OR ELSE A US-LED GROUND INVASION e.g. 2003 Iraq.
Iff various Perts are correct in Iran having a basic or minimal, but reliable, stockpile of NucBombs 2012/13 NLT 2015, TIME FACTORS + DESIRE FOR CERTAINTY = GROUND INVASION + OCCUPATION MAY BE THE ONLY REAL OPTION SHORT OF JUST LETTING IRAN [+ Radical Islam MilTerrs] GO FULL MONTY NUCLEAR???
FYI NUTSHELL II = OSAMA, ETAL. + RADICAL ISLAM WON THE GWOT, NOT THE US.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-02-05 20:00||
#2 FREEREPUBLIC, DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > IRANIAN GUARDS [IRGC] TO HIT ANY COUNTRY THAT STAGES ATTACK [agz it].
Points of Origin.
See also related Artic below.
* XINHUA > IRAN TO STRIKE BACK IFF ATTACKED.
* WAFF > THE ARAB PLAN [GCC] TO STOP IRAN.
Absolutely positively categorically undeniably ....@etc. will use their combined MilPol Assets, etc. to stop Iran like the Arab League = desired future OWG Islamic Union unilaterally stopped Libyuh + is stopping Syruh.
* WAFF > HEAZBOLLAH WILL DEFEND THE SYRIAN REGIME [Assad] EVEN AT THE PRICE OF SPARKING WAR WID ISRAEL.
* FREEREPUBLIC > DRONES IS NOT ENOUGH.
Fun to think about, though.
* SAME > [MEMRI TV] FORMER MEMBER OF RUSSIAN JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF: RUSSIA READY TO USE ITS MILITARY POWER TO DEFEND IRAN.
* TOPIX > [Senior] IRGC COMMANDER: IRAN WILL NOT INITIATE ANY WAR, but its response or reaction to such will be swift.
D *** NG IT, IRAN DEMANDS ITS RIGHT TO BE INVADED!
IRGC BGEN. Mohammad Pakpour = IRAN WILL HIT US MILBASES IN TURKEY, AGFHANISTAN, + ALL ACROSS THE MIDDLE EAST.
* SAME > EUROPEAN DIPLOMAT: IFF ISRAEL ATTACKS IRAN, PAKISTAN WILL RESPOND. Options for Pakland.
Dats NUKE-, LRBM-ARMED PAKISTAN in case you're wondering.
* IRANIAN MAJLIS [Parliament = Govt] WEBSITE: ATTACK ISRAEL THIS YEAR, before the EOY.
ARTIC = It will only take NINE MINUTES for Iran's MRBMS/MBMS, IRBMS to completely annihilate Israel [Military + Govt-Cities]???
Once again, Israel can certainly attack Iran but not be able to invade + occupy, which most accounts believe is the only real or certain way to stop Iran from dev NucWeaps. THE QUESTION NOW BECOMES WHAT KIND OF SITUATION OF HAPPENSTANCE WOULD INDUCE OR CAUSE A US-LED GROUND INVASION OF IRAN???
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-02-05 23:45||