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#1 You gotta luv the "Catch 22" at play here - efensive-oriented Iran may not officially declare its State intentions as per NucWeaps until it possesses the covert ability to quickly produce large quantities of same, at least on the TacNuke + MBM, IRBM level(s). AMAP ALAP Iran wants to deny the US-Allies or UNSC use the any "Iran has NucBombs" premise for UN-sanctioned war. OTOH, IRAN [+ by extens Radical Islam] NEEDS NUCWEAPONS IN ORDER TO MAKE THE ISLAMIST-DESIRED OWG/GLOBAL CALIPHATE CREDIBLE, AS WELL AS MILPOL POTENT.
However, the mostly SUNNI GCC + ME STATES FEAR A NUCLEAR SHIA IRAN, REAL OR OTHER. YET IMO RECOGNIZE THAT NUCWEAPS IS LIKELY REQUIRED FOR A CREDIBLE, MILPOL POTENT CALIPHATE.
The Saudis have said they will not go nuclear or dev NUcWeaps unless Iran does.
THE ISLAMIST CALIPHATE CANNOT BE PAR, SUPERIOR OR DOMINANT, TO THE NON-ISLAMIC WORLD + MAJOR NUCLEAR POWERS UNLESS IT HAS ADVANCED WEAPONS TO MATCH - NUCLEAR WEAPONS, THEN, EXISTENTIALLY
"MAKES-OR-BREAKS" THE ISLAMIST CONCEPT OF OWG/GLOBAL CALIPHATE.
They need it, even if they officially deny it.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-02-26 19:22||
#2 Chomsky needs to be remembered as having done more to "keep the black man down" then even Jefferson Davis. By his actions, Chomsky has impoverished and left destitute millions of black Americans.
Posted by Anonymoose 2012-02-26 22:22||