Arming for Armageddon

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by tomahawk6, Dec 16, 2005.

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    Interesting article. The $64,000 question is, will Iran use nuclear weapons once acquired or is the rhetoric just that - talk ?
    If its talk, its pretty irresponsible because a nation could mount a pre-emptive strike based on the rhetoric. Clearly Israel cannot withstand a first strike from Iran, so a pre-emptive doctrine is the only real option the Israelis have.
  2. Like America perhaps? Its not like it would be the first time!

    Bush "oh my god, we think Iraq has Weapons of mass destruction, lets bomb them back to the stoneage!!"
    Iraq "We havent got any"
    Bush "lies, god has told me that Iraq has WMD"
    Iraq "no, we really havent got any"
    Bush "BOMB the b'stards!!"
    Intelligence "err rhetorically they could have had them but in fact they didnt have any, is it too late? we could always say it was for regime change all along and throw in some totally random, totally bollox and easy to disprove link to Bin Laden as jusification"

    :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: