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Are we forgetting something?

Reader comment on item: How to Save the Obama Presidency: Bomb Iran

Submitted by Nick W. (United States), Feb 2, 2010 at 13:03

Are we dealing with rational beings? I believe that we were told that our enemy loves death more than life. I heard or read it mentioned that the leaders of Iran are fully capable of mining the Gulf of Hormuz and thereby prevent the passage of oil. This act would set the economy of our world in a back spin from which it would take generations to recover if it ever could.

What we are forgetting is that Iran must possess a Plan 'B' .. perhaps 'C', etc. Sounds as if we need an army of screen play writers to submit their thoughts. Before engaging in WAR, lets try some gaming and simulations.
Perhaps setting up a scenario where it is made to appear that China or North Korea is to blame is in order.

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