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Old 01-05-2012, 01:02 AM
Baz Baz is offline
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Default Re: Kudos to Bob for setting the record straight on his hero, Ron Paul

Originally Posted by Sulla the Dictator View Post
The Taliban was barely a 20th century fighting force, and Iraq was a 1970s basket case.
You mean they had no deterrent right?

Originally Posted by Sulla the Dictator View Post
The notion that Iran sincerely fears invasion is ludicrous.
Yes Sulla, maybe the US does ludicrous things, like invading Iraq. But I said an attack, not an invasion. US forces are in place for a massive military attack on Iran, Iran sees this as a viable threat, which is perfectly rational looking at whats happened next door to them.

Originally Posted by Sulla the Dictator View Post
For the purpose of cementing its place as the dominant regional power.
Whether you call it a "dominant regional power" or an "influential regional power" its inevitable. Even without the mullahs in charge Iran's influence will spread beyond its borders for obviuos reasons. The US will have to accept this sooner or later, look at South America and how the countries down there are kicking the US bases out.

Originally Posted by Sulla the Dictator View Post
Contrary to our interests, obviously.
Who's interests are they contrary to Sulla? Yours, mine, Joe six pack? The average citizen is suffering because of the pointless war games that are going on now. And if there's an escalation the oil prices may double or triple. I wonder who's interests this is in.

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