World War Three

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    So....thoughts? Will it happen, if so, how and will it even be recognized as World War 3 or will everyone just say it's a conflict?

    I can't help but imagine that we're getting closer by the day to the next World War and America's involvement in it is still a question to me since we're already there. What will we do if it all hell breaks loose?

    :dev1: <---- It's all his fault...lol
     
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    It started before the Cold War ended. IMO. The West just kept hoping band aids and money would help. We were wrong. Problem is, most of The West is still in favor of this tact:

    http://www.easybourse.com/Website/dynamic/News.php?NewsID=36447&lang=fra&NewsRubrique=2
     
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    Ok, well obviously no one in the history books is gonna say that World War 3 started in the late 70's. It's gonna say the Cold War ended in 1991, then there were some conflicts for some reasons then World War 3 started. This will happen because asyou just said, no one will admit to the fact that we've been fighting a war for all these years.

    This just reminds me of the 1930's. America and Europe are just waiting, and some of us are too ignorant to know what the fuck is about to happen because we think everything can be fucking solved by diplomacy.

    There is NO peace, just breaks between war. People need to understand that.
     
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    Yeah, France and it's diplomats are all gung-ho right up until Iran's crazy leader starts threatening France. Those same diplomats will immediately surrender and then declare a great diplomatic victory.
     
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    Human history is a record of war with periods of "peace" interspersed. Those peaceful periods are really re-armament and resupply periods. The longer the war, the longer it takes to rearm. Lately, it seems that 6 to 10 years is the norm for a country to catch its breath and start all over again. Of course, some nations run out of steam all together and just don't have the desire or the resources to rearm...ala the European nations, for example. Those are the ones you will hear caterwalling about "diplomatic solutions".
     
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    Particularly interesting since they have no way to enforce a "diplomatic solution". Half the world is living in :lalala: land. Nothing can be resolved when people will not look at the truth, media moguls warp it, and world leaders propagandize it.
     
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    A-Men to that.:bow3:
     
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    So what do you ya'll think is gonna happen?
     
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    Not necessarily. Some do remember Tehran. I know history will, IF the West wins.
     
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    When Israel militarily responded to Lebanese Hezbollah, many people wondered if World War 3 would start. People wondered about World War 3 with Afghanistan and Iraq as well.

    I dont think its possible to have another World War. Nations and governments are too economically, politically, and socially linked to one another that the possibility of World War is negligible. World Wars are constructed by strong military alliances and deep-rooted global strife. In today's situation, the deep-rooted strife remains only within the Middle East, and mainly among Israel, Iranian/Lebanese Hezbollah, and Hamas. While President Ahmedinejad did say that an Israeli attack on Syria would bring Iran into the war (which would then bring in the US), the chain of threatening military alliances ends there.

    Europe would mostly remain out of this war (though aiding US and Israel), Asia would stay out (though China may still consider trading with Iran for oil-energy benefits), and the rest of the world is mainly uninvolved.

    So the final count in what is probably the worst-case scenario is: US + ISRAEL vs. IRAN + LEBENESE HEZBOLLA + SYRIA

    which isn't even that bad.

    What the world must not lose focus on is Iran's nuclear program. There have been "talks" and nothing has been done. The UN must ACT now, and show the world that it has any sort of power or sway in important world issues. if the UN/G8/EU/ (insert shortened form of an organization) dont act soon and efficiently, then the US will once again invade the Middle East to get something done.


    World War 3... no.
    Energy crisis if Iran decides to screw with the Persian gulf when US/ISRAEL attack it (because of nuclear program and general violent attitude toward Western society)... most likely.
     

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