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World War III On The Brink
Tuesday, 30 January 2007 02:03
by Tom Chartier


The Bush bluff has been called. The Iranian government has announced what may very well give the Bush/Cheney democratic dictatorship the excuse they need to launch World War III.

In an interview with the New York Times, Iranian ambassador to Iraq, Hassan Kazemi Qumi defiantly outlined Iran’s intentions to overtly expand her influence in Iraqi affairs. Bush has accused Iran of covert meddling including support of violent Shiite militias. So why not bring it out in the open? The ambitious Iranian plan includes, vague declarations for “security” assistance to Iraqi forces, reconstruction aide and the establishment of an Iranian National Bank in Baghdad.

How dare they! The White House is not going to like this one iota!

Following the U.S. arrest of six Iranian diplomats suspected of being security officials within Iraq, Iran has indeed made a bold chess move. Ambassador Qumi went so far as to admit two of the Iranian diplomats arrested were in fact Iranian security officials. However, he insists they were operating legitimately within Iraq. So what is Bush going to do about it?

Iran is thumbing its nose at the Bush Administration as if to say: You can’t solve the problem in Iraq. But Iran can.” With the White House record of incompetence in Iraq, it seems logical Iran’s cultural similarities and language ties to Iraq give Iran a decisive edge.

Amid escalating violence with militias, certain to increase with Bush’s “surge” of occupying troops, Iran has decided to move in on Bush’s non-existent turf. Are not these militias largely Shiites, bent on expulsion of Sunnis and above all the despised U.S. Occupiers? So, how is it the Bush Administration can expect co-operation from Iranian assistance? They can’t. A Shiite dominated, Iran friendly Iraq is the goal of Iran. It has been since the March 2003 U.S. invasion. Expulsion of the U.S. Military and withdrawal is paramount to Iran’s long-term intentions. The U.S. installed “democratic” puppet government will be disbanded and the installation of a Mid-Eastern style government sympathetic to Iran and Shia shall be installed. Iranian success is almost assured, and with it a final, closing, chapter of the 1980-88 Iraq/Iran war.

George W. Bush’s retort is a predictable tough talking moronic response.

On National Public Radio Bush stated: "If Iran escalates its military action in Iraq to the detriment of our troops and, or, innocent Iraqi people, we will respond firmly." The Bush administration seems hell bent for leather in teaching Iran respect for U.S. military power. According to under secretary of state for political affairs, Nicolas Burns: “Iran certainly needs to respect American power in the Middle East.”

Oh Yeah? Iranian intellectuals and political leaders must be laughing their heads off. So, the U.S. is going to kick ass on another smaller, Islamic Nation eh? Let them. Iran will simply play the role of another victim of U.S. aggression and rebuild. In the long run Iran will win and the U.S. will lose. It would be a hollow U.S. victory at best.

Obviously, Bush’s boasting and carrier strike groups do not frighten Iran anymore then the Boogey Man. Iran seems to be saying “go ahead. We dare you.”

Referring to the 1980-1988 Iraq/Iran war Iranian ambassador Qumi offered assistance in reconstructing Iraq by stating: “We have experience of reconstruction after war.” Not only is this a sarcastic slap at pathetic U.S attempts at the reconstruction of Iraq, Mr. Qumi even invited U.S. companies to work for Iran in his statement to: “Urge the American companies to come here.” It is logical Iran does not fear reconstruction after a possible U.S. military strike. Iran is scoffing at the U.S. role as a “super-power.”

What does the Bush/Cheney dictatorship do now? Their bombastic utterances have painted them into a corner. Were they capable of reasonable, intelligent and informed decisions, they would call Iran’s bluff and withdraw all U.S, troops. Turn the quagmire over to Iran. Let Iran fix Iraq if they actually think they can. Should Iran proceed to massacre Sunnis and Kurds, the U.S. would have a moral right to intervene. There would also be a reasonable chance at success, rather than no chance at success as there is now. Let, Iraq break up into three religious sections. It probably should and eventually will anyway.

However, foresight and wisdom are not the hallmark of the Bush/Cheney war machine. Not only is admitting a mistake a sacrilege, even when it’s obvious, but also such an admission would mean a potential loss of U.S. oil revenue. God forbid! The whole mess was started to get the oil in the first place!

That leaves only one Bush/Cheney option on the table acceptable to the White House even though it is not acceptable to any sane person. Invade Iran. It’s time to slap these Muslim heathens around and teach them a lesson whatever it takes. No defiance of American power allowed! And hell, the Neocon war wagon has been looking for a good excuse for the destruction of Iran for months… maybe years. With two years remaining in an embarrassing and disgraced presidency, what have Bush and Cheney got to lose? Nothing.

That candy colored red button must be looking awfully tasty to The Shrub right now. Bombs Away! Civilization and humanity be damned!
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a guest said:

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Win-Win
To Tom Chartier, well you are simply a loser. Go live in a 3rd world country forever. If the people would quit tying our hands, and get the media out of there for a couple of weeks (black out). Let the military do thier job, we would come out like winners. Same thing Russia or China would do. Un tie our hands

David
 
January 30, 2007
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a guest said:

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Bush isn't losing this battle....
Bush isn't losing the fight. The liberals and the liberal press will ultimately cause the destruction of our way of life. Will anybody ever open their eyes and see that the Islamo-facists only want one thing - world Islamic domination. And they will eliminate all of us "infidels". Real simple. Eliminate the threat now - or die later. Does anybody here remember Hitler?? This is no different - no different at all. Maybe when Israel is glowing under a nuclear cloud, the liberals will understand. But they'll probably blame George Bush again. Fools.
 
January 30, 2007
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a guest said:

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You're Funny ;D
World War III is better than living under Allah (Gabriel that is, some kind of a jinn). Even dying is better than living under Allah (specially an Allah like khamenei), otherwise you just suffer and suffer till the last second of your worthless life.
 
January 30, 2007
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a guest said:

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Do you want your child to be a shita muslim?
A jerk who hits himself on the head everyday in ashoora (ashura). Just look at their lifestyle, if you think you or your child can live the cheap, painful and fucked-up life they live, then OK go ahead and live in iran, stop asking other americans to come your stupid path.
 
January 30, 2007
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a guest said:

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Iran oil bourse
The invasion of Iraq, the coming attack of Iran
Are all about these countries starting to trade oil in anything other then American dollars. It's all about the petro dollar
Iraq was a threat to nobody, same as Iran now; the intelligence (propaganda)is being made to fit the situation, (like Iraq)and the mainstream news media are again spreading the propaganda.(like Iraq)

To people like David above: they lied to you about Iraq, and you don't seem to be smart enough to see that. Hitler had his supporters right to the very end, and so will the Bush administration, this is where people like David come in.

congratulations David

 
January 30, 2007
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a guest said:

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Neocons don't mean well, their idiots.
Islamo-fascists? You're an idiot. Go back to watching Fox News.
 
January 30, 2007
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a guest said:

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Islam will prevail !
Those who say nuke muslims to ice age, you should get knowledge about the world politics. Perhaps, the world extends beyond united states. Firstly, learn to be independent of oil and secondly get rid of liberal views from united states which work against your evil desires of getting rid of muslims and fill hatred towards muslims. Since you have brain that limits you to united states boundaries, there are people out there who are of other religions living among muslims, so you might want to protect non-muslims from other angry muslims after nuking muslims. Also, if you are clever enough, you should know that this global warming will not stand more than few nukes, which are not enough to destroy all the muslims. So those who are against Islam, you have lot of hardwork to do in order to achieve your goals of eliminating muslims. Here's a way to start, first give up on sleeping with your own family members, and build a healthy family structure and try hard to make sure that men don't sleep with men and women with women. Once you build a healthy family structure, then you can teach them religion and make them conservative rather than liberal. I know it would be hard thing for you to do because you might not know the identity of your father or watch your mother go around with other men. So good luck guys in your quest of destroying Islam, a religion that makes you a human rather than an animal who is worried about the development of human race.
 
January 30, 2007
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a guest said:

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Wherewith all of God's children play
Sic Semper Tyrannus; Thus always to Tyrants. This Motto, which is Virginia's Motto on the State Flag, is Also Known As (AKA), Death to Tyrants.

I want to let you know that EVEN IF we Americans were to dissociate ourselves from the Iraqi War, and only allowed just ONE US SOLDIER at a time to enter the Iraqi War zone to fight and KILL as many Iraqis as he/she possibly could, that even with the death of 10,000 Iraqis per American soldier, there would STILL be the ethnic cleansing of Shiite and Sunni populations across the Iraq theatre of War games. Mighty as the American Soldier may be, the INIMICAL STYLE throughout the MIDDLE-EAST, is that "The More that the Mighty and Strong shall wage war, the MORE THAT THE WEAK SHALL OPPRESS THE "WEAKER"".

If, then, Were America to Pullout ALL soldiers, many in Congress would wish to FUND "some" Iraqi soldiers to wage war in Iraq.

How stupid is this? VERY STUPID!

The whole scenario behind FUNDING, is that someone, somewhere, stands to GAIN!

The average American on the street GAINS NOTHING. The average IRAQI on the street GAINS NOTHING!

WAR is a SELF-SUSTAINING operation! Who plays, and who gets hurt playing, is irrelavent to most Governments on earth.

The GREED of the people in these "Positions" of power is the only thing which DRIVES the War.

STOP FUNDING THE IRAQ WAR! STOP FUNDING the GREEDY! Stop funding the INSANE!

Sectarian Violence is HERE to stay, and, it is THERE to stay.

Why are you AMERICANS so intent on destroying your future by sending ALL of your babies to be slaughtered? Why are you AMERICANS so foolish as to believe that you are fighting to GAIN some foothold in some world where you are the strongest, biggest, most correct form of religion when in fact you are being played like PUPPETS?

Why are you IRAQIS so intent on destroying your future by sending ALL of your babies to be slaughtered? Why are you IRAQIS so foolish as to believe that you are fighting to GAIN some foothold in some world where you are the strongest, biggest, most correct form of religion when in fact you are being played like PUPPETS?

Get in touch with YOUR PERSONAL "Raison d'etre" and tell me, Are you REALLY gaining anything for your own personal GROWTH, or simply gaining many trillions of Dollars for the WAR-MONGERS of America and Iraq by "USING" THE TOOLS OF WAR.

Do you, the Islamic Fundamentalists, REALLY think that any kind of FORCED IMPOSITION of religion is going to STOP THE KILLING?

Of course NOT.

As you IMPOSE more restrictions on those few remaining peoples of the world, you find that the "FREEDOM TO CHOOSE" is the one main driving force of humankind, and IMPOSED restrictions only cause you to become MORE MURDEROUS as people exhibit the CHOICE to worship God in their own way, and then you have to beat them, and kill them, to get them to worship God in the way YOU believe.

Bowing five times per day in a faithful worship of God was established in it's time to give people a method for "Getting in touch with God". This PERSONAL CONNECTION is preached repeatedly throughout the Koran, and was good in it's time. As civilizations became more progressive, devoting more time to commerce and societal needs, bowing five times per day became less of a devotion, and more of a "CHORE".

Now, because of the Wahabbi method of "BEATING PEOPLE" with sticks to drive them to prayer (as we have personally witnessed in Saudi Arabia), the CHOICE factor has been taken away from individuals who wish to pray in their own fashion, at their own time (This "Making-up for missed prayer session" is preached in the Koran, that "MAKING UP FOR MISSED PRAYER IS ACCEPTABLE", just run through an extra set of dutiful bowing).

Americans are no better in their fashion of Belief. For instance, Baptists are Southern, Northern, in-between, Episcopalians are splitting more and more based on belief differences, Catholics are dividing within Catholicism to greater degree (And all "CHRISTIANS" are "CATHOLIC" in the eyes of the WORLD, except in the eyes of the PROTESTANTS, who "ARE" as a result of PROTESTING "CATHOLIC" DOGMA), even allowing CONDOMS to prevent (Disease). Americans have "NO
And, there is no "GOVERNMENTAL DIRECTION TO WITNESS AS CHRISTIANS" but, AMERICANS are considered Christian by the rest of the world because of their being "AMERICAN".

American Faith systems, Being NON-GOVERNMENTAL, Americans then WAVER in their belief system, going from GENERAL BELIEF IN GOD, or Supreme Power, to a SPECIFIC FAITH GROUP that represents more closely their individual, personal, faith system, subject to being further SUB-DIVIDED

Wahabbi, Catholic, Baptist, Buddhist, Shiite, Sunni, Hindu, or whatever, what is your best guess on the CONSEQUENCE of being DUPED into some religious FANATICISM, and whether you GAIN from killing ALL THE OTHER BELIEVERS of all the other World Religions, or converting them? NOTHING! You get what you deserve, a totally DEVOID WORLD of DEAD PEOPLE. ONLY ONE PERSON REMAINS ON THE FACE OF THE EARTH, because everybody is going to "kill-off" every one else that does NOT believe in THEIR belief system, Thus, the "King of the Hill" gets to Play by himself in His/Her singular worship of the God that had granted them life, but prohibited the taking of same.
 
January 30, 2007
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a guest said:

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DDD
Bush = DDD (Deceit, Denial & Delusion)

He is going through the last phase before taking others with him into the gutters. Jews played Hitler the same way they are playing Bush. Atleast Hitler could see through the deceit and deception but Bush is dumb.
 
January 30, 2007
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a guest said:

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History is repeating itself...we're back to October 26, 1962
Recall that the Soviet Union supplied nuke missles to Cuba even though Castro was an unpredictable radical dictator. We missed fighting WWW III by mere hours back then. Once again, Russia is supplying nuke technology and missle defense systems to a radical regime; Iran, a totalitarian state that has the stated goals of the annihilating Israel and the destruction of the USA. Only a very ignorant AND stupid person like you would ignore the inevitability of armed conflict with Iran and members of the Islamic cult. The enemy this time is Iran, but it roots are the same stupid fuck Russians as before. An attack by Iran should be considered an attack by a Russian proxy. The Democrats are cowards just as before when they didn't support Kennedy and the military was clammering for war. This time the enemy Iran actually is trying every provocation to start WWWIII so their cult's missing Imam can return.
 
January 30, 2007
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a guest said:

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...
I am a liberal in United states. Why do I care if there Israel is glowing under nuclear cloud or any other country. I am seeing that my country is draining blood and money for the freedom of Israel and Israel is not my country and it is not united states. Spend the money wisely and spend it for the citizens of united states. I feel frustrated seeing my country and our soldiers dieing for the protection of Israel. Let the jews of Israel protect their own stolen land. If Israel wants to fight the middleeast, they are welcome, and I am tired of united states getting dragged into it. We have nothing to do with Israel or middleast. We should deal with countries that benefit united states.

John Stewart
 
January 30, 2007
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a guest said:

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Use the right words!
Tom, you say "hollow U.S. victory". This is not true. US brilliantly accomplished its goals: 1. Hundreds of thousands of Iraqis are dead, 2. The country was sprayed with uranium, Iraqis will have cancer and developmental abnormalities and may not survive this, 3. Bagdad museum is looted, 4. Iraq is in the civil war, people don't even have desire to survive due to the above.
Now how can you say American "incompetence"? They have full competence in all their actions I believe.
Michael Pyshnov.
Web site: "University of Toronto Fraud" http://ca.geocities.com/uoftfraud/
 
January 30, 2007
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a guest said:

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Mission Accomplished Hahaha!
Throw the neocon Bush regime out and wave a banner "Mission Accomplished" outside your homes. Oh! Don't behave like Bush, not too soon with the banner, first send Bush and his regime to prison for killing more than 600,000 Iraqis and then it is appropriate for "Mission Accomplished" banner.

Kris
 
January 30, 2007
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a guest said:

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God Bless free speech even yours that I disagree with :-*
I seem to remember people like you smilies/tongue.gif saying President Reagan was going to drop the bomb, but instead we have a Europe almost 100% free.... Terrible smilies/cry.gif Reagan, evil of him to free so many people from Communist Dictators....

Remember before you compare Iraq to Vietnam, JFK got us into Vietnam, and 55,000 soldiers died over 12 years. Now in 2001 we were attacked, since then we have freed Afghanistan, Freed Iraq (yes they are free, if we were dictators there they would hardly be able to kill each other or us like they try to do). We have Libia apologizing for the wrongs they did and giving us their nuclear materials and research. We have now the first Arab in a Ministerial Post in Israel. And now after having a War declared against the United States on 9/11 we have had no additional attacks in 6 years. Oh yea, we have the first African American Woman as Secretary of State, and appointed by an evil neocon republican who is said to hate black people because he is so powerful that he sent them a hurricane...

Geee, you must be right I mean if President Bush was more like Hugo Chavez getting congress to allow him to make any law h wants for the next 18 months and allowing him to be president for his life time, then all would be good, right?

Get a clue. President Bush is not perfect true and not all his plans have worked also true, but he is an American and believes in Freedom... that is why we can say what ever we want to say even the dribble you said in the article is protected because we keep America free and even help to free the world.

God Bless America smilies/kiss.gif


And Please God Bless our troops who are doing what is a very difficult job while many are trying to stab them in the back here at home.... smilies/cry.gif

God Bless,
Matthew, a poor working American, poor true, free you bet your liberal attitudes I will remain.
 
January 30, 2007
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Who's the fool?
Bush isn't losing the fight. The liberals and the liberal press will ultimately cause the destruction of our way of life. Will anybody ever open their eyes and see that the Islamo-facists only want one thing - world Islamic domination. And they will eliminate all of us "infidels". Real simple. Eliminate the threat now - or die later. Does anybody here remember Hitler?? This is no different - no different at all. Maybe when Israel is glowing under a nuclear cloud, the liberals will understand. But they'll probably blame George Bush again. Fools.


The only thing wrong with your little fantasy is you have the Iranian's playing the Nazis and the West playing the Jews - when it's really the other way around. Your ignorance is stunning and frightening.

 
January 30, 2007
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a guest said:

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Iran is not a threat
While I agree with the sentiment that Iran has an opening in Iraq after the bungling Bush occupation, Iran is no threat, because it is an economic basket case. In ten years, Iran will be unable to export oil (dramatically cutting their revenues), because of growing domestic demand, and the inability to charge market rates at home.

By the way, the last thing the US will do is invade Iran. Instead, it is a strategic bombing campaign that the White House undoubtedly wants to conduct. Furthermore, such an aerial bombardment would be catastrophic to Iran's economy, especially since the US is blackballing them from the international banking system.

Finally, I think that the Bush administration has a phobia against admitting fault, so it naturally wants to blame Syria, Iran, al Qaeda, al-Sadr, and anyone or anything but their own stupidity, incompetence, and hubris. No, Iran is not a threat, but knowing the crowd in the White House, it might be conflated into one for political advantage (war is good politics appearently).
 
January 30, 2007
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a guest said:

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Cheney and Ahmadinejad, Sitting in a Tree....
Dick Cheney is now Ahmadinejad's best friend. How ironic is that?
www.minor-ripper.blogspot.com
 
January 30, 2007
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