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dbt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-21-11 05:35 AM
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Top general says Iran shouldn't 'miscalculate our resolve'
Source: CNN International (Barbara Starr)

As Gen. Martin Dempsey toured around the globe over the last eight days, one issue was prominent -- Iran's nuclear intentions.

Dempsey, in an exclusive interview with CNN, warned that Iran is playing a dangerous game that could ensnare the Middle East, the United States and others into conflict and a renewed nuclear arms race. From Iraq to Afghanistan, Kuwait to Saudi Arabia, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff heard about growing concerns about Iran's ambitions.

"My biggest worry is they will miscalculate our resolve," Dempsey said in an interview conducted during a stop in Afghanistan. "Any miscalculation could mean that we are drawn into conflict, and that would be a tragedy for the region and the world."

The recent loss of a U.S. spy drone over Iran exposed part of America's espionage efforts against the country. CNN recently reported that the drone was sent into Iran to conduct surveillance of possible nuclear sites. In perhaps the most candid comments yet from an American official about the spying efforts, Dempsey said the loss of the drone is not the end of U.S. efforts to figure out what Iran is doing.


Read more: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/12/20/us/top-general-iran/i...
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Enthusiast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-22-11 04:37 AM
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1. How about we strip the big general of his fat salary and pension
instead.
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DainBramaged Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-22-11 08:21 AM
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2. Another asshole looking to send the kids to die for his cause
fuck you general
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KoKo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-22-11 10:29 PM
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3. If Barbara Starr is on it...prepare for Christmas Eve "Bomb, Bomb.."
Iran. Or, North Korea. It's too early for Syria. We've gotta let the Freedom Fighters soften up Assad.

Sorry...I stopped watching CNN long ago. So, I get pretty cynical about anything from them and particularly Barbara Starr who always seemed to be reading script from Pentagon and CIA. She does it very believably...but, still after years and years...I know she's just "reading script." :-(
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