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The Arms Race that Won't Happen

Roger198 Wrote: Jul 08, 2012 7:56 PM
Equating Israel's government with that of Iran is absurd. Israel's government is concerned to avoid another holocaust at any price, while the mullahs in Iran are proclaiming that "the world must be washed in blood" in order to hasten the return of their Mahdi or Hidden Imam who will rule over the triumph of Islam. Frankly, Mr. Chapman, you are either being deliberately deceitful or you have just emerged from under a rock.
Corbett_ Wrote: Jul 08, 2012 9:42 PM
You are just spouting nonsense you heard on talk radio and Fox news. Even the head of Israel's intelligence forces said that the people in charge of Iran are "rational actors".

You DO understand that talk radio and Fox news live by ratings, don't you? And the truth (i.e., that Iran is not building nukes and does not represent a threat to ANYBODY) does not make for high ratings.
TommyD6of11 Wrote: Jul 08, 2012 10:30 PM
The stuff Fox News shows is tame by comparison to what's available on the internet spoken by the Iranian mullahs themselves in Farsi to their own people. Check it out yourself.
If you want to understand the intensifying showdown between the United States and Iran, consider the headline in The Washington Post on the threat of rapid nuclear proliferation: "Many Nations Ready to Break into Nuclear Club."

It highlights one of the dangers cited by those who favor military action against Iran. President Barack Obama says that if Iran gets the bomb, "other players in the region would feel it necessary to get their own nuclear weapons. So now you have the prospect of a nuclear arms race in the most volatile region in the world."

A plausible threat? It may sound that way....