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Posted by Fred 2012-11-10 00:00||
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File under: Govt of Iran
#1 They really do believe what they say, don't they? Just not in my DNA to understand, how anyone can make such outrageous claims.... yes, there are cultural differences....
Posted by Sherry 2012-11-10 00:33||
#2 IMO Iran is once again testing the Bammer now that he has been formally reelected in the US.
* TOPIX > [AlbaWaba News] WORLD OIL USERS WILL BE LEFT HIGH AND DRY IFF IRAN CLOSES STRAIT OF HORMUZ WATER PASSAGE.
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- Major land-based oil pipelines can carry or handle only 1/3 of the world's requirements.
- Oil prces will skyrocket in a time of poorly-perfroming International economies.
- Many of the VLCC Oil tankers that use the SoH end up in South + SE Asia - CHINA, INDIA, THAILAND, + INDONESIA ECONS TO BE HEAVILY AFFECTED.
HHHMMM, HHHMMM, ANOTHER "PEAK OIL/ENERGY" TEST FOR RISING CHINA + ITS "MANIFEST DESTINY".
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-11-10 00:39||
#3 Iran Defends Attack on U.S. Drone
Like they need to....
Posted by Uncle Phester 2012-11-10 08:29||
#4 Look, I'd fired on it too, we're in combat here, don't be surprised if the other side fires back when you least expect it.
Posted by Shipman 2012-11-10 10:04||
#5 They spent the entire Iraq War shooting at us while we didn't shoot back, Ship. I think Bush's unwillingness to tell the truth about the situation is a large part of why we're in the political mess we're in now.
Posted by Thing From Snowy Mountain 2012-11-10 10:15||