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Why is Iran Developing ICBMs?
« on: December 18, 2013, 07:02:16 PM »

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Re: Why is Iran Developing ICBMs?
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2013, 07:50:47 PM »
Why is Iran developing "nuclear power"??  They are sitting on the largest natural gas reserves in the world....they don't need nuclear power....


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Re: Why is Iran Developing ICBMs?
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2013, 08:05:12 PM »
Why is Iran developing "nuclear power"??  They are sitting on the largest natural gas reserves in the world....they don't need nuclear power....
Its for "peaceful purposes" BRAHAHAHAHAH

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Re: Why is Iran Developing ICBMs?
« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2013, 08:08:21 PM »
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There is no possible peaceful purpose for ballistic missiles.

The Cold War disputes that point. You tend not to shoot at someone who can shoot back.
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Re: Why is Iran Developing ICBMs?
« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2013, 09:25:29 PM »
[[ The Cold War disputes that point. You tend not to shoot at someone who can shoot back. ]]

That's rational thought, and has no application to muslims or to islam.

Or, as someone once said, "it's hard to play brinksmanship with someone who doesn't know what the brink is...."

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Re: Why is Iran Developing ICBMs?
« Reply #5 on: December 18, 2013, 09:39:24 PM »
The Cold War disputes that point. You tend not to shoot at someone who can shoot back.

Unfortunately, MAD (mutual assured destruction) only works if both sides are at least semi-rational: for all their revolutionary rhetoric, the Soviets still had a fundamental sense of self-preservation - they were not about to martyr themselves to the shades of Marx and Engels.  The Iranian leadership are perfectly happy to martyr themselves in the fight against the infidels.  They believe they will prevail, but they are not particularly worried about failing.  I do not think that MAD would work with an Iran armed with a score of ICBMs.

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Re: Why is Iran Developing ICBMs?
« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2013, 09:43:28 PM »


...to get to the other side??
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Re: Why is Iran Developing ICBMs?
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