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

  1. Jan 29, 2005 #1
    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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  3. Jan 29, 2005 #2

    russ_watters

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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.
     
  4. Jan 29, 2005 #3
    You know, right after 9/11, and hell, even before 9/11, people were spreading rumors that George Bush wanted to invade Iraq...
     
  5. Jan 29, 2005 #4
    I think that the US will attack something within the next 6 months or so, or at least get started.
     
  6. Jan 29, 2005 #5
    If you'll forgive me quoting myself, this is from my opening post on the thread 'Where will it end?'
     
  7. Jan 29, 2005 #6
    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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  8. Jan 29, 2005 #7
    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
     
  9. Jan 29, 2005 #8

    Integral

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    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.
     
  10. Jan 30, 2005 #9

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    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. 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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  11. Jan 30, 2005 #10
    USA on orders from Tel Aviv will attack Iranian nuclear power plants.Syria is also very propable target.One of them for sure.
     
  12. Jan 30, 2005 #11
    President Bush is planning to attack every enemy of Israel: Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Russia, North Korea, etc.
     
  13. Jan 30, 2005 #12

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    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:
     
  14. Jan 30, 2005 #13
    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!
     
  15. Jan 30, 2005 #14
    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.
     
  16. Jan 30, 2005 #15

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    Hmm, you must have been listening to different people then I, cause I don't remember that one....
     
  17. Jan 31, 2005 #16
    Have you any special reasons why USA wouldn't do that?
     
  18. Jan 31, 2005 #17

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    This thread is just too funny :rofl:
     
  19. Jan 31, 2005 #18

    russ_watters

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    Besides the ones I already gave? Well, one good reason not to is that we don't have a reason to attack Iran.
    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.
     
  20. Jan 31, 2005 #19
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    Why? Because some members are saying that the US isn't out to get Iran?
     
  21. Jan 31, 2005 #20
    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?
     
  22. Jan 31, 2005 #21
    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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  23. Jan 31, 2005 #22

    vanesch

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    WMD ?
    Links with international terrorism ?
    Lack of freedom ?
     
  24. Jan 31, 2005 #23

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    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".
     
  25. Jan 31, 2005 #24
    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…

    . . .
     
  26. Feb 1, 2005 #25

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    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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