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To: Brad Cloven

At the moment the Iranian regime has the initiative.

They have many options before them and could prove very costly to the US.

If we bomb Iran and leave the regime in place like we did earlier in Iraq it would likely have a similar effect the 9/11 did on America.

Iran has threatened that if referred next week to the UN Security Council, they may close the St of Hormuz.

Then all hell would break loose.


14 posted on 01/24/2006 9:05:52 PM PST by DoctorZIn (Until they are Free, "We shall all be Iranians!")
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To: DoctorZIn
"Iran has threatened that if referred next week to the UN Security Council, they may close the St of Hormuz."

I think that would be best, then. The "International Community" will not like having military action taken against it when diplomacy was still underway. We could build a consensus for action around the Iranians closing the straits. The Korean War (Russia and China abstaining) example comes to mind.

Thanks for your thoughts.

15 posted on 01/24/2006 9:21:16 PM PST by Uncle Miltie (Liberals oppose individual slavery compared to colletive slavery because they hate competition!)
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