2 readers online now  |  69 million page views

A small item Cordesman didn't mention but would mean the world to the US and Europe

Reader comment on item: The Unthinkable Consequences of an Iran-Israel Nuclear Exchange

Submitted by Rick (United States), Nov 27, 2007 at 09:35

ANd that is forget oil. There will be no or little at best shipments of oil to the West after such a horrendous nuclear war. The Middle East would come to a standstill. And if Iran represented the Islamic world Mecca may go as well. No Mecca = no Islam. That is why I believe Bush will attack Iranian nuclear facilities. Not for Israel - small change for the US- but to maintain oil and keep it flowing.

Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to A small item Cordesman didn't mention but would mean the world to the US and Europe by Rick

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2021 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)