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|User Info||So The World Is Facing Truth On Iran?; entered at 2011-11-06 14:31:09|
It should be communicated, in no uncertain terms, that if the Israelis launch a pre-emptive strike on Iran, they're on their own
America needs to let it be known that we won't swing in behind them and clean up the mess.
This is the problem with those two statements as I see it.
When Iran is hit (in this case unilaterally by Israel) they will immediately (or simultaneously) launch an all out attack on the oil assets of the gulf region (not only the tankers but the oil assets on the gulf coast of SA and Kuwait if they have the ability (I don't know if they have that ability)). They might even start to plant mines in the Hormuz strait at key locations along the shipping lanes). They own/control 4-5 islands directly in the path of the oil tanker sea lanes.
This will obviously necessitate the US to get involved to stop this in one way or another thereby effectivly attacking Iran.
So IMO there is no way that Israel does this 'alone'.
Also, what if Israel cannot get 'it' done in the first strike which IMO is very probable. It sounds like Iran has some if not several of their nuclear assets way under ground too.
Does anybody know the numbers the Israel military has of (conventional) weapons/fighters/ships, etc.
Let's also not forgot about Iran's proxies. They will obvioulsy not sit idly by and not 'do' anything. Will they attack Israel (like never before?)? - you can bet your life they will. They also might attack the west in Europe or even here in the USA.
Last modified: 2011-11-06 14:44:33 by sean