Hi everybody, what do you think will Mr. Bush next move is he going to attack Iran?

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Hi everybody, what do you think will Mr. Bush next move is he going to attack Iran???

I have heard some rumors that U.S.A. troops are trying to find a pretext, (justifications), in order to attack Iran, as they did for Iraq, will they?
I think they are just mad about the petrol nothing else.
What do you think, will they attack Iran or not?
If you have more information send, me any thanks, Ardian...
 

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No, the US is not going to attack Iran. I don't have any information for you though - the rumors are just that: rumors.
 
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russ_watters said:
No, the US is not going to attack Iran. I don't have any information for you though - the rumors are just that: rumors.
You know, right after 9/11, and hell, even before 9/11, people were spreading rumors that George Bush wanted to invade Iraq...
 
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I think that the US will attack something within the next 6 months or so, or at least get started.
 
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If you'll forgive me quoting myself, this is from my opening post on the thread 'Where will it end?'
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This is from an article in The New Yorker by award winning reporter, Seymour Hersh:

"Report: U.S. conducting secret missions in Iran. New Yorker article says
U.S. commandos in place in 10 Middle East nations.

...One former high-level intelligence official told The New Yorker, “This is a war against terrorism, and Iraq is just one campaign. The Bush administration is looking at this as a huge war zone. Next, we’re going to have the Iranian campaign.”

http://msnbc.msn.com/id/6832704/
 
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This is a link to an article I saw today.


http://www.wpherald.com/storyview.php?StoryID=20050126-045615-4690r [Broken]
 
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US is sending flights to Iran to check the defences and spot potential targets. "The idea is to get the Iranians turn on the radar to get an assesment of their air defences" an Intelligence surce in washington said. Source: The Hindu, 30th January, 2005
 
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US is sending flights to Iran to check the defences and spot potential targets. "The idea is to get the Iranians turn on the radar to get an assesment of their air defences" an Intelligence surce in washington said. Source: The Hindu, 30th January, 2005
This sort of game has being in place with the military for the past 50yr, is goes on all the time and it is significant of nothing.

While I have little respect for Shrub's intelligence, I cannot believe that the Pentagon would allow him to start yet another war. Though, it is always possible, that if they see an opening, the Iranians could attempt to take Iraq.

I have absolutely no basis for saying that other then .... Well they were at war with Iraq for most of the '80s so there are probably a few left who would like to finish it.
 
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wasteofo2 said:
You know, right after 9/11, and hell, even before 9/11, people were spreading rumors that George Bush wanted to invade Iraq...
There were rumors that David Koresh was Jesus. So what?
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While I have little respect for Shrub's intelligence, I cannot believe that the Pentagon would allow him to start yet another war.
Why...? Because we can't fight another war right now. Even for those who think Bush wants to, that's a point that can't be ignored. Though the military is technically supposed to be able to fight two large regional wars simultaneously, we could not fight a war in Iran right now. It just ain't gonna happen.
 
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USA on orders from Tel Aviv will attack Iranian nuclear power plants.Syria is also very propable target.One of them for sure.
 
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President Bush is planning to attack every enemy of Israel: Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Russia, North Korea, etc.
 
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russ_watters said:
There were rumors that David Koresh was Jesus. So what? Why...? Because we can't fight another war right now. Even for those who think Bush wants to, that's a point that can't be ignored
I didn't know that factual predictions were of any value in the determination of Bush's politics :tongue:
I think the US CAN start a second war. They cannot win it, but they can start it :rofl:. So let's give it a go :tongue2:
 
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And draft is coming :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: .I have no respect for people who voted and support this government,only death of their close ones will teach them to think!
 
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There were rumors that David Koresh was Jesus. So what?
The "so what?" is that in effect, the rumors about George Bush came to pass, even with like a year of people saying that it was ridiculous that we'd attack Iraq. David Koresh, as far as I know, didn't actually turn out to be Jesus, but there were plenty of unsubstantiated rumors about Bush wanting to attack Iraq, and other policy decisions, that came to pass.
 
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The "so what?" is that in effect, the rumors about George Bush came to pass, even with like a year of people saying that it was ridiculous that we'd attack Iraq. David Koresh, as far as I know, didn't actually turn out to be Jesus, but there were plenty of unsubstantiated rumors about Bush wanting to attack Iraq, and other policy decisions, that came to pass.
Hmm, you must have been listening to different people then I, cause I don't remember that one....
 
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we could not fight a war in Iran right now. It just ain't gonna happen.
Have you any special reasons why USA wouldn't do that?
 
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This thread is just too funny :rofl:
 
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Have you any special reasons why USA wouldn't do that?
Besides the ones I already gave? Well, one good reason not to is that we don't have a reason to attack Iran.
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The "so what?" is that in effect, the rumors about George Bush came to pass, even with like a year of people saying that it was ridiculous that we'd attack Iraq.
Besides what kat said, that's a self-reinforcing, unfalisifiable statement (ie, its meaningless): since Bush has 4 years left in office, any rumor that has yet to come true still might (you can't count up how many have and how many haven't) - therefore you cannot base a judgement of an individual rumor on history.
 
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This thread is just too funny :rofl:
:confused:

Why? Because some members are saying that the US isn't out to get Iran?
 
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You live in London, will the UK join the US in attacking Iran, if it does happen? If yes, then what will happen to Blair lol? Assassinated?
 
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I don't think Blair and Labour can afford to follow Bush any further. He knows Labour will lose the election in May if the voters think for a second that he would. Having said that, these people are such bare-faced liars you can never tell what their true intentions are. However, Blair's words at Bush's inauguration weren't too warlike: “It is possible to construct an international agenda that is more consensual, more multilateral than what has gone before," http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6846727/

As for assasination, we haven't gone in for that over here in recent years. However, the leader of the Labour party before Blair died of an untimely heart attack in 1994, paving the way for Blair to fill his shoes, move Labour politically to the centre, and win the election in 1997. I'm not given to conspiracy theories, but as John Smith was a traditional socialist, you can bet that the UK would never have backed Bush's adventures.
http://www.ukpolitics.org.uk/cgi/viewnews.cgi?id=1017135078 [Broken]
 
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russ_watters said:
Besides the ones I already gave? Well, one good reason not to is that we don't have a reason to attack Iran.
WMD ?
Links with international terrorism ?
Lack of freedom ?
 
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WMD ?
Links with international terrorism ?
Lack of freedom ?
In the first two, at least, Iran is for real where Iraq was a sham. Hmmm. Maybe Iran was the real target all the time and Iraq was only conquered to become "airstrip one". Afghanistan being "airstrip two".
 
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I’m reasonably certain the US has fought its last conventional war. Military force will simply be one of many means to subdue an enemy. Iran might look forward to immense political pressure, a few surgical strikes, economic subterfuge of unimaginable proportions, shipping embargos, 10’s of billions of dollars in support of a revolution…

. . .
 
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Maybe Iran was the real target all the time and Iraq was only conquered to become "airstrip one".
I wonder how kindly the Shia majority party that gets voted in will take to the idea of the US using their land as "airstrip one" in a campaign against Iran ?
 

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