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roamer65 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-20-07 01:19 PM
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23. ...and you can bet a good amount of them...
would send the Saudis oilfields up into flames.
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  -Iran to fire '11,000 rockets in minute' if attacked Richard D  Oct-20-07 11:05 AM   #0 
  - Nice to know both sides are keeping cool heads. nt  Rhythm and Blue   Oct-20-07 11:08 AM   #1 
  - This would be why attacking Iran is *not* like attacking Iraq...  IndyOp   Oct-20-07 11:09 AM   #2 
  - And the millions of young, pro-Western Iranians will instantly become anti-US.  tridim   Oct-20-07 11:18 AM   #5 
  - Yup  Richard D   Oct-20-07 12:51 PM   #17 
  - It would only ensure Iran's destruction.  JeanGrey   Oct-20-07 02:23 PM   #34 
     - How many bombs would ensure Iran's destruction? How many would die?  IndyOp   Oct-20-07 02:38 PM   #35 
     - Iran does not have the power to wage much of a war.  JeanGrey   Oct-20-07 03:41 PM   #40 
        - "ensuring their own destruction in a matter of hours"  loindelrio   Oct-20-07 04:27 PM   #42 
           - Insurgent war vs massive strategic bombing..  Pavulon   Oct-20-07 04:32 PM   #43 
              - What are you talking about?  loindelrio   Oct-20-07 04:51 PM   #45 
              - If I curse will it make me smarter??  Pavulon   Oct-20-07 05:12 PM   #47 
                 - Had a lot of people on that Iraq war plan, too  loindelrio   Oct-20-07 05:18 PM   #49 
                 - Read cobra2, fiasco  Pavulon   Oct-20-07 05:27 PM   #50 
                    - The OP regards Iran's response to their being attacked first  loindelrio   Oct-20-07 05:40 PM   #54 
                       - None from me..(nt)  Pavulon   Oct-21-07 09:48 AM   #66 
                 - The RG commander is talking about a response to a US first strike  independentpiney   Oct-20-07 05:35 PM   #52 
                    - My posts cover defense response only  Pavulon   Oct-20-07 05:38 PM   #53 
                       - Unfortunately the Chimp in Chief and Cheney don't serve the interests of the United States either  independentpiney   Oct-20-07 06:03 PM   #55 
              - Strategic?  bmbmd   Oct-21-07 08:25 AM   #65 
              - Isnt't that like Shock & Awe?  NYC   Oct-21-07 03:37 PM   #72 
                 - Not as many as would drop in response to an attack  Pavulon   Oct-21-07 03:46 PM   #73 
     - Iran has a defense alliance with Syria....they have linked arms (pun intended).n/t  Dover   Oct-20-07 10:28 PM   #58 
     - You mean like Iraq wouldn;t fight for long? The Cakewalk?  TOJ   Oct-20-07 10:32 PM   #60 
     - "They wouldn't fight for long." --- LOL, just like Iraq and Afghanistan?  Progressive Friend   Oct-21-07 07:11 PM   #76 
  - bush's press agent doing the usual fea mongering?  niyad   Oct-20-07 11:09 AM   #3 
  - IraN said this.  rodeodance   Oct-20-07 12:02 PM   #8 
  - Actually I believe this to be true. They've had years to prepare after  Purveyor   Oct-20-07 11:10 AM   #4 
  - They have been preparing for it since the day after the revolution  harun   Oct-22-07 06:28 PM   #82 
  - Bye bye flat tops!  tuckessee   Oct-20-07 11:57 AM   #6 
  - Dude..  Pavulon   Oct-20-07 12:18 PM   #9 
     - It's not just getting old, it's getting extremely dangerous.  tuckessee   Oct-20-07 12:56 PM   #18 
        - No. That is incorrect  Pavulon   Oct-20-07 01:13 PM   #21 
           - Did no one tell you who the President had as a houseguest last week?  acmavm   Oct-20-07 01:18 PM   #22 
           - No news of a signed treaty  Pavulon   Oct-20-07 01:22 PM   #24 
              - When did Iran threaten to attack the US?  acmavm   Oct-20-07 01:30 PM   #25 
                 - When did the US threaten to attack Iran?  Pavulon   Oct-20-07 01:32 PM   #26 
                    - Don't be disingenuous. Do you not recognize the exact same words  acmavm   Oct-20-07 01:48 PM   #29 
                       - 'shock and awful' was used against IraQ  Amonester   Oct-20-07 02:01 PM   #31 
                       - This runs back to Beirut  Pavulon   Oct-20-07 02:44 PM   #37 
           - Iran fought a 10-year war with an army which was backed by the US  PaulaFarrell   Oct-21-07 03:07 AM   #62 
           - What a load of horse-crap  TheLastMohican   Oct-21-07 03:20 AM   #63 
              - Quite simply  Pavulon   Oct-21-07 11:39 AM   #69 
                 - I guess you missed the whole point of this thread  TheLastMohican   Oct-22-07 05:04 AM   #78 
  - our troops in IRaQ bases would be sitting ducks  rodeodance   Oct-20-07 12:01 PM   #7 
  - like darth cheney and co from the pnac asylum care...  Amonester   Oct-20-07 12:26 PM   #10 
     - I can hear Jim Morrison singing that in the background...  Buns_of_Fire   Oct-21-07 06:41 AM   #64 
        - Seriously???  allisonthegreat   Oct-21-07 11:55 AM   #70 
  - And they will be targeting the Gulf oil production, the Achilles Heel  loindelrio   Oct-20-07 12:30 PM   #11 
  - We import from  Pavulon   Oct-20-07 12:34 PM   #12 
  - Didn't even read what I posted, did you.  loindelrio   Oct-20-07 12:45 PM   #14 
     - That would be a very bad thing  Pavulon   Oct-20-07 01:06 PM   #19 
        - 1) "Iran is attacked in such a way as to threaten the continuity of the regime"  loindelrio   Oct-20-07 02:11 PM   #33 
           - A careful study of history  Pavulon   Oct-20-07 02:58 PM   #39 
              - "I do not support the war"  loindelrio   Oct-20-07 04:20 PM   #41 
                 - Nothing new under the sun...  Pavulon   Oct-20-07 04:37 PM   #44 
                 - "Addressing me rather than the content of the post"  loindelrio   Oct-20-07 04:58 PM   #46 
                 - I was with you until this post, loindelrio  Psephos   Oct-21-07 09:52 PM   #77 
  - This is one of the most intelligent sub-threads I have seen in a long while at DU...  arendt   Oct-20-07 06:21 PM   #56 
  - Bravo!  Palladin   Oct-21-07 10:40 AM   #68 
  - Less spectacularly,  fshrink   Oct-21-07 02:49 PM   #71 
  - This is why Seymour Hirsch's latest article was worrisome  loindelrio   Oct-20-07 12:39 PM   #13 
  - But we're broke.  Gregorian   Oct-20-07 12:48 PM   #15 
  - how does one fight a war without money?  frylock   Oct-20-07 01:11 PM   #20 
     - Yes, but...  Gregorian   Oct-20-07 01:35 PM   #27 
     - Not necessarily  hawkowl88   Oct-22-07 02:33 PM   #79 
        - That is the biggest fallacy of WWII  happyslug   Oct-22-07 08:18 PM   #83 
           - I respectfully disagree  hawkowl88   Oct-23-07 02:26 AM   #84 
  - That's a lot of rockets.  Lautremont   Oct-20-07 12:50 PM   #16 
  - ...and you can bet a good amount of them...  roamer65   Oct-20-07 01:19 PM   #23 
  - With luck, their missiles were made in China, and will explode shortly after being launched.  HypnoToad   Oct-20-07 01:46 PM   #28 
  - US won't attack Iran unless the chimp is insane... Oh wait!  jimlup   Oct-20-07 01:54 PM   #30 
  - *Yawn* Look at WWI.  NutmegYankee   Oct-20-07 02:01 PM   #32 
  - Or GW1  Pavulon   Oct-20-07 02:47 PM   #38 
     - Rockets are unguided.  NutmegYankee   Oct-20-07 07:15 PM   #57 
        - attack iran 3rd world power  yava   Oct-21-07 02:31 AM   #61 
  - Or perhaps an asymetric response...  yowzayowzayowza   Oct-20-07 02:41 PM   #36 
  - This guy is smart and he warns if Iran goes so does lots of  lovuian   Oct-20-07 05:16 PM   #48 
  - But . . but . .  loindelrio   Oct-20-07 05:30 PM   #51 
  - Attacking Iran means also having to attack Syria.....they have a defense agreement.  Dover   Oct-20-07 10:30 PM   #59 
  - good for them...keep strong iran!!!!  scarface2004   Oct-21-07 10:25 AM   #67 
  - WTF?  NutmegYankee   Oct-21-07 05:40 PM   #75 
  - Excuse me?  hogwyld   Oct-22-07 05:17 PM   #81 
  - I'm willing to bet we don't have a defense for that!  Xenotime   Oct-21-07 05:27 PM   #74 
  - Block the straits of Hormuz  hawkowl88   Oct-22-07 02:35 PM   #80 
 

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