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    An interesting article from back in 2007.

    WAR WITH IRAN IS NOT THE ANSWER......"It appears increasingly likely that the Bush Administration’sdiplomatic approach to Iran will fail to preventthat country from going nuclear, and that the U.S. willhave to decide whether to use military force to attempt todelay Iran’s acquisition of a nuclear weapons capability. Someanalysts already have been promoting air strikes against Iran,and the Bush Administration has pointed out repeatedly that themilitary option is "on the table.".......https://www.cato.org/publications/co...-is-not-answer

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    Iran is its own worst enemy. The US and the rest of the western world at large is only reacting to Iran's inability to get along with its neighbors.

    Now, the extremists they've funded -- the Houthi terrorists -- have launched a significant attack on Saudi's oil fields. This is an attack that will affect the cost of oil worldwide. Should Iran get away with that?

    Probably not.

    In the long run, the only solution to be had is for the people of Iran to overthrow the mullahs. But that may be a long time in coming. Until then -- we'll continue to use sanctions to keep them from profiting from their state-sponsored terrorism.

    The military option should not be off the table as well.

    In the world theater today, Iran is even worse than North Korea.
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    The funny thing was that right after 9-11 Iran was working with the US to go against al Qaeda. Then Bush comes out with his axis of evil speech and screwed that relationship up. Had that not happened it would be interesting to see if Iran would have taken a different tact in the Middle East.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter1469 View Post
    The funny thing was that right after 9-11 Iran was working with the US to go against al Qaeda. Then Bush comes out with his axis of evil speech and screwed that relationship up. Had that not happened it would be interesting to see if Iran would have taken a different tact in the Middle East.
    ....even funnier is the fact that Suadi Arabia , who was involved in the 9/11 attack , is now strongly supported by the US and Israel......it's the tail wagging the dog.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PJL View Post
    ....even funnier is the fact that Suadi Arabia , who was involved in the 9/11 attack , is now strongly supported by the US and Israel......it's the tail wagging the dog.

    wrong again Boris there were saudi citizens involved not the Saudi goverment

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    Quote Originally Posted by bulletbob View Post
    wrong again Boris there were saudi citizens involved not the Saudi goverment
    Even some from the royal family. They all died under mysterious circumstances.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter1469 View Post
    The funny thing was that right after 9-11 Iran was working with the US to go against al Qaeda. Then Bush comes out with his axis of evil speech and screwed that relationship up. Had that not happened it would be interesting to see if Iran would have taken a different tact in the Middle East.
    How much had they helped against al-Qaeda?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ransom View Post
    How much had they helped against al-Qaeda?
    Substantially in both Iraq and Syria , and they still are.....meanwhile Saudi Arabia supported al-Qaeda and the Islamic State , along with Israel . Osama bin-Laden was not a product of Iran.
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    So you have links showing the goverment of saudi Arabia supported ISIS and Al-Qaeda.
    Please post them

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    Quote Originally Posted by PJL View Post
    Substantially in both Iraq and Syria , and they still are.....meanwhile Saudi Arabia supported al-Qaeda and the Islamic State , along with Israel . Osama bin-Laden was not a product of Iran.
    No osama was just a lone terriost who was rich but Iran is a supporter of terrorism who supplys weapons and money then lies about it . why do you support suck a nation who supports terriosm and is a danger to starting a nuke war

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