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Thu May 9, 2019, 04:11 AM

Opinion: War with Iran

Opinion How the War Between America and Iran Will Start
Warren Getler
Haatrez May 9, 2019

Here's what behind war drums: The U.S. is muscularly tightening the screws with effective oil sanctions against Tehran, and, if Iranís oil lifeline is all but cut off amid an already atrophying economy, the regime could strike back: with a first strike at scattered U.S. forces on the ground in Iran-dominated Iraq.

Were it to transpire, make no mistake, this would be a very big war, one that could rapidly escalate into a conflict that would unfold in a much more violent and costly way than the two Gulf Wars involving the United States and Iraq from previous decades.

Iran, with a population of some 80 million, has a very large military (including an estimated 550,000 active personnel), a growing armory of increasingly accurate land-based ballistic and cruise missiles, plus a scrappy navy that includes a contingent of hard-to-detect "midget" submarines.



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queentonic May 9 OP
Turbineguy May 9 #1

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Thu May 9, 2019, 05:58 AM

1. OK, but

will it keep trump out of jail?

How many people is Iran willing to sacrifice to keep trump out of jail?

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