Iran Now Admits To Developing Plutonium

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    Who's shocked? Didn't think so:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2005/06/16/international/europe/16nuke.html?th&emc=th
     
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    the living hell out of Iran. Is there anyone who believes that we, or the Israelis in particular, whom have been threatened verbally endlessly by the mullahs, (We will attack Israel when we can and annihilate the Jews) will tolerate an Iran with nukes. N. Korea is bad enough but they've the Chinese to somewhat rein them in. Who reins in Iran? Answer nobody. So The United States or Israel really have no choice. I wonder if the Iranians have convinced themselves that we or Israel will do nothing. That would be a piss poor assumption.
     
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    I hope it hastens the day when the administration decides
    on a policy how to stop them.

    These fukkers slowly edge to the possession of nukes and nothing
    is done about it.
     
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    And who do you think will bitch the loudest "Bush didn't do anything," once they have them? The verysame nimrods preventing us from using a little preemptive "diplomacy."
     
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    its not about domestic politics really. Bush has to make the call if it is feasable to attack the Iraninan nuclear sites while having troops in Iran
    or if an embargo can do the job. The only options I see. He does not
    run for reelection so he does not have to care what people think about it.
     
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    Fook yeah! I think we should carpet bomb them back to the Stone Age, hunt down and execute their leaders, invade and occupy their country, and then pay billions to Halliburton to rebuild the place.
    And if a few thousand American soldiers die, wtf? Collateral damage and well worth the sacrifice to demolish another evil empire.
    Then we need to go into Syria and do the same thing. :tank:
     
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    yoou need to calm down if you want to be taken seriously
    Otherwise you just troll here and we ll ignore or ban you.
     
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    I would disagree that it is not about domestic politics. It always is at some level.

    The final decision to strike or not IS Bush's. Better military minds than his have had plans drawn up to do just that for years. But don't think for a minute domestic public reaction -- specifically from the left -- isn't factored into the decision.

    An embargo would be pointless. France will deal with anyone they think they can exploit, and Russia with anyone carrying cash.

    While Bush isn't running for reelection, there WILL be a Republican candidate. He DOES have to consider the ramifications of his actions as they would impact the next election.
     
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    True the domestic audience counts, but not running personally for reelection
    Bush has more room to operate. In the end there is no easy solution
    and whatever he decides on there will be bitching and moaning. Thats
    politics and the job of the opposition.
     
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    What we need to do first is invade California and take it back from the kooks that obviously have found a haven there.
     

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