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Bake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-22-08 03:13 PM
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18. Our policy as a nation has been, for years, "proportional response"
If the premise is an Iranian nuclear strike, that pretty much sets the "proportion" of the US response.

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  - kick  DerekJ   Apr-22-08 01:22 PM   #3 
  - What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction  Tierra_y_Libertad   Apr-22-08 01:25 PM   #4 
  - Which is exactly why Iran needs to heed the warning.  dbaker41   Apr-22-08 01:29 PM   #8 
  - We have other measures before we come out with such cowboy  goclark   Apr-22-08 02:13 PM   #12 
  - Our policy as a nation has been, for years, "proportional response"  dbaker41   Apr-22-08 03:13 PM   #18 
     - Fine, let proportional response be our tactic  msallied   Apr-22-08 03:20 PM   #22 
        - Our policy is not isolationism. We defend our allies.  dbaker41   Apr-22-08 03:31 PM   #26 
           - If I recall, Israel has their own nukes.  msallied   Apr-22-08 03:33 PM   #29 
              - Unofficially, they do.  dbaker41   Apr-22-08 03:35 PM   #32 
  - "They will have brought it on themselves"  intaglio   Apr-22-08 03:45 PM   #34 
  - "They" meaning the hypothetical Iranian leaders who order a first strike on Israel.  dbaker41   Apr-22-08 04:19 PM   #36 
     - Nukes and "Obliteration"  intaglio   Apr-22-08 06:13 PM   #38 
  - Uh you are aware that Iran is not yet in possession of nukes  truedelphi   Apr-22-08 05:52 PM   #37 
  - I visited Nagasaki a few years ago  goclark   Apr-22-08 01:36 PM   #10 
  - I visited Hiroshima  oregonjen   Apr-22-08 03:22 PM   #25 
  - And the bombs they have nowadays are much, much bigger...  n2doc   Apr-22-08 01:48 PM   #11 
  - It's horrifying-  Mother Of Four   Apr-22-08 02:17 PM   #13 
  - Kick  redqueen   Apr-22-08 03:03 PM   #15 
  - Nuclear weapons are monstrous and should off the table. Period.  SoonerPride   Apr-22-08 03:10 PM   #17 
  - your candidate says they're on the table  bigtree   Apr-22-08 03:21 PM   #23 
     - "All options are on the table" !="I will obliterate Iran."  Occam Bandage   Apr-22-08 03:33 PM   #30 
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