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The mother of all worst-case
assumptions about Iran

Foreign Policy, by Stephen M. Walt

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 12/2/2012 12:55:02 AM

The debate on Iran and its nuclear program does little credit to the U.S. foreign policy community, because much of it rests on dubious assumptions that do not stand up to even casual scrutiny. (Snip) The obvious question to ask is this: did prior acts of nuclear proliferation have the same fearsome consequences that Iran hawks now forecast? The answer is no. In fact, the spread of nuclear weapons has had remarkably little impact on the basic nature of world politics and the ranking of major powers. The main effect of the nuclear revolution has been to induce greater caution

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What´s that word these moonbats like to use? Oh, yeah. Paradigm. We are dealing today, clearly made in a direct "message" to US on 9-11, with homicidal manics who don´t care who they kill and how. While we call them terrorist and the left possibly, freedom fighters, these Muslim extremist are more than willing to deliver a clean or dirty nuclear weapon where it will do the most harm. Be afraid because your ivory towers won´t protect you from these monsters, even if you hide under your bed.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: steveW, 12/2/2012 1:59:01 AM     (No. 9043924)

Paving the rhetorical way for Dear Leader´s inevitable acceptance of Allah´s Islamic Nukes. Whose existence in turn will be blamed on the Jews. No one does true compassion like the Left.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Grant Hodges, 12/2/2012 2:04:49 AM     (No. 9043926)

You guys nailed it.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 12/2/2012 2:17:56 AM     (No. 9043939)

How many years have they been allowed to move ´forward´ since 9/11 ?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Grant Hodges, 12/2/2012 2:23:04 AM     (No. 9043941)

Sorry for two posts in a row.

An attempt by an educated person to spin Iranian nukes as being like Indian nukes or even Pakistani nukes, smacks of Obama´s intent to protect the poor Muslims from those evil Jews. . . . the lib have tried to engineer a way for the Arabs to kill the Jews they hate for a long time.

Previous proliferation occurred in modern societies (at least at the time Pakistan had its face toward the 20th century, if not now). Iran is simply a bunch of savages from the 7th century wearing polyester leisure suits. Israel better get busy, because I saw the White House blocking further sanctions against Iran now that the elections are over.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jglas, 12/2/2012 11:59:05 AM     (No. 9044498)

Iran is run by a theocracy with the fanatical belief that they need to eradicate Israel from the face of the earth. Is it really a wise policy to look the other way while they build the weapons to do that?

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