Skip to comments.Cheney voices concern that Israel may attack Iran
Posted on 01/20/2005 1:01:34 PM PST by anotherview
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I don't believe Syria is in any position to be a threat and as for Russia they couldn't even handle their internal problems. I don't think that either is a deterrent to our support.
It would be an all out race for every drop of oil on this planet by Europe, China, Russia and the US. This is what Europe is really trying to decide are they with the US or in it on their own or perhaps trying to make new Allies.
Some would tell you that the Bible says they will come over land taking everything in their path. But you are right land is the only way for them to come....Their armies have the plans to get there just like we do and I am sure that they have factored in the fact that we are already there by now.
Personally I think that Russia might just clean out Iran before we do. It would be wiser from their standpoint if they decided to "join" the war on terror and "help" than to complain once we are there and they can do nothing about it.
This is an other thing this warning does, it give the opportunity for one of the big 4 to step up to the plate and look like they are helping instead of us doing all the work and reshaping the middle-east in our image which of course would take a century and they know it, we are still in Japan after all.
LOL! No, they certainly do not have a very good position sandwiched in between Israel and the US army, but they definitely have been a nuisance in Iraq and there is a very good possibility that they have Saddam's weapons and in that case they could be a threat if they ever felt like committing suicide, but you are right I do not think they will act unless many act with them.
My only question about Syria was does Russia have a pack to protect them in case of war, though I was more interested in Iran.
As for Russia, the bear might be weak and ill but she still has very sharp claws and the US will never seek direct confrontation, just because of the harm that could be done to our population.
I take it back; it turns out that Cheney did say "concerns". On the Sunday news shows today, there was a clip of him on the Imus show. Here's what Cheney said there: "One of the concerns people have is that Israel might do it without being asked."
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