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#1 Iran is unlikely to do anything as per the KSA-led GCC States unless SHTF between State-specific Govts + local Shias - it needs Lebanon + Syria [Morsi Egypt?], however, for both non-Suez strategic access to the eastern Med as well defense agz incoming US CVBGS + EBGS in that front. Iran already has soon-to-be-Talibanized BFF Nuke-armed Pakistan to oppose the USN, etc. coming in the eastern Indian Ocean.
Unless Moud + Tehran Boyz do something royally stupid, this leaves China-vs-Japan/ASEAN as the higher priority threat for the Bammer = USA after January 1st, 2013. A CHINA-VS-JAPAN SHOOTING WAR IN NE ASIA IS LIKELY TO QUICKLY EXPAND THROUGHOUT EAST ASIA + HIMALAYAS AS CHINA ATTEMPTS TO FORCIBLY + PERMANENTLY RESOLVE SEVERAL BORDER + STRATEGIC ACCESS ISSUES AT ROUGHLY THE SAME TIME.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-12-29 21:11||