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Reader comment on item: Deterring Tehran

Submitted by DONVAN (United States), May 9, 2006 at 15:34

Iran is the platform from which the current worldwide jihad is, was, and will be executed. From 1979 until the present the theocrats in Tehran have waged a covert,sustained,and deadly war against the West. Funded by the ever increasing thurst for oil,we have, if left unchecked , dug our own graves.

The Obvious solution: for the US to declare the obvious, we have been,are now and will continue to be engaged in a war with Islamic Iran. This a huge opportunity for the US. Iran is an established nation state,with all the rights and responsibilites thereunto pertaining. Unlike the amorphous jihad cells around the world. We can dispatch Islamic Iran with our strength, liberate the enslaved populace, retard the islamic nuclear ambitions. The notion that we can organize the locals to resist the regime to any significant degree is, indeed, wishful thinking. Does anyone believe that the Mohammedians can despise the West any more than they do already?

The Islamics in Iran have done as much to impede the economy of the west , without undue pain to themselves as they can as it is. As a former combat Marine, I know the feeling of being surrounded by an enemy, out numbered 10 to 1, at Khe sanh Republic of Vietnam. War is not comfortable and freedom is not free. We have the forces in Afganistan and Iraq, we are strong, we have a President who understands the threat , and a military capable to do the task. Lets roll .

Thank You Dr Pipes.


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