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#1 OBumbles: Now if you would hold still and just let them rip your heart out - it wouldn't hurt a bit and then you can finally have peace.
Posted by CrazyFool 2012-02-21 00:31||
#2 MIL FORUM POSTERS = opine that there is "NO WAY" THAT IRAN CAN PULL OFF ANY POST-INVASION "VIETNAM" STYLE OF ANTI-US/COALITION/ UNCOM ARMED RESISTANCE unless Mama Russia is willing to risk the destabilization of the Stans + Caucasus vee Iran-led BASIJ, MIL OPS CONDUCTED FROM ITS NEIGHBORS' TERRITORIES.
Even iff most or all the ex-Soviet Muslim Stans say "Yes" to Iran as per anti-US, the betting pool is on Mama Russia saying "No" + backing it up wid the threat of mil intervention vee the Russian Armed Forces.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-02-21 00:47||
#3 Is there anyone *more* unlikely to convince Netanyahu of anything than our Pres, given their history?
No one with half a brain thinks sanctions are going to work. If I were playing a deep game, I would use these "failed talks" as leverage to move the Iranians. Hey, we tried, but can't talk no sense to them crazy Juices. You know how they are. We can't hold 'em back...
Posted by SteveS 2012-02-21 00:52||
#4 Debka: Obama to try and talk Netanyahu out of Iran strike after his advisers failed
Debka: After his advisers failed, Obama gives Netanyahu his golfing and vacation calendar for next six months.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-02-21 01:23||
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-02-21 08:01||
#6 Obama is looking for denyability. Irael will be blamed anyway if they do what has to be done. The US is kind of chicken-shitting this, in my opinion. Better to provide the political cover and any assistance the Israeli's need.
Hell we should have been building a (real or fictious) Iranian exile army for the past decade or so. Take some tomcats out of mothballs and paint them up. Put them into the mix to confuse things.
Posted by rjschwarz 2012-02-21 14:49||
#7 Take some tomcats out of mothballs and paint them up. Put them into the mix to confuse things.
All the Tomcats have been destroyed.
Posted by Secret Asian Man 2012-02-21 22:01||