Nuke Iran ???

Discussion in 'Middle East - General' started by akiboy, Apr 18, 2006.

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Should the U.S Military neutralize the Iranian nuclear threat ?

Poll closed May 3, 2006.
  1. Yes.

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  2. No. Leave it to diplomacy.

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  1. akiboy
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    I think President Bush should command the military to neutralize the Iranian regime before it becomes a nuclear power. Iran recently tested the Fajr-3 missile which can evade radar. They hav submarines and naval ships which patrol the most lucrative oil shipping lane in the world i.e the Straits of Hormuz. Enrichment of Uranium has alredy begun. Most probabaly Iran would have a 25 kiloton warhead by 2010. Before the Iranian regime screws up an American military base or becomes a major military power it should be NEUTRALIZED. I think all diplomatic efforts hav failed and its upto Uncle Sam to restrain an ambitious Iran. Sure it would giv the U.S Military a bloody nose since Iran has more military might then Iraq. But the U.S could take down the nuclear enrichment plants and other military locations before we are faced with a dangerous nuclear power!!!

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    I wouldn't vote to nuke Iran unless they nuked us first, because many Iranian youths are anti-regime.
     
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    No nukes - unless you want to start Armageddon when Israel is attacked from every side but the Mediterranean. The US Navy can handle ANYTHING the Iranian stink-pots can throw at us and punish anything floating with their flag, or anything threatening up to and including 1,000 miles inland.

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    Nuke their nuclear and military facilities yes. Invade and seize oil fields as war reparations.
     
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    Did that work next door?
     
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    Considering its never been tries how the heck should anyone know whether it works?

    I think nuking is alittle over the top though. a military strike to disable all facilities and overthrow that lunatic would be enough. Otherwise we are going to have another world war in a few years. Its amazing that no matter how many times we live through history people seemed doomed to repeat it. the same Appeasers refuse to do anything about Iran just like they refused to do anything about Hitler.
     
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    That's not the course of action we followed next door.
     
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    You can neutralize their nuclear threat without using nukes. A well placed tomahawk cruise missile or an F-117 surgical strike could probably do the trick. Help me out Air Force guys, would this work?
     
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    doesn't get their attention and take care of the problem then limited theatre nuclear weapons would be called for. Diplomacy only works with rational people. Iran's current leadership is anything but rational.
     
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    Definitely. There are many weapons that can be used to "hurt" their progress.

    Might not have to even target the facilities themselves.
     
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