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Tuesday, January 17, 2006

Putting Iran into Historical Context

Lately, pundits and "experts" have been ratcheting up the rhetoric for a military strike and/or invasion of Iran. In doing so, some pundits have gone so far as to compare present day Iran with Germany of 1938.

But General Glut's Globblog has a better historical comparison:
"In 1964 China was considered just as radical and unstable and irrational as Iran is today. In fact, probably more so. The Great Leap Forward had just ended, which consumed 25-60 million lives. The split with the USSR had come a few years previously as well because Khrushchev thought Stalin wasn't all that and a bag of chips, with Mao accusing the Soviets of "counter-revolution". China condemned Khrushchev's actions in the Cuban Missile Crisis as "capitulationism" and didn't give a damn that Khrushchev thought Mao's advice would have led to nuclear war. China had also just finished up a brief border war of its own with India in 1962 and supported communist rebels throughout Southeast Asia including Vietnam where the US was digging in for a war of its own.

"And yet when the US had the chance to bomb Chinese nuclear facilities to forestall a nuclear China in 1964, it refused....

"If we could live with a nuclear China which was seen as a very grave threat to world peace and security in the early 1960s, then why can we not do the same with a potential nuclear Iran?"

Check it all out HERE.

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If we bombed everyone at the correct time in the past, then we would be the only ones with the bomb....


Damnit!

Let's see the US is the only country to nuke another country, and it also used chemical weapons in Vietnam---children are still dying from the effects from that criminal action.

USA says nothing about Israeli nukes and turned a blind eye when Pakistan developed and exported nuke technology

more hypocricy from a country that via it's intelligence sources, dictators, and assassinations is responsible for more death than the mullahs

afterall it is US interference in IRAN that caused the Mullahs to come to power in Iran.

If we bombed everyone at the correct time in the past, then we would be the only ones with the bomb....


Damnit!

Let's see the US is the only country to nuke another country, and it also used chemical weapons in Vietnam---children are still dying from the effects from that criminal action.

USA says nothing about Israeli nukes and turned a blind eye when Pakistan developed and exported nuke technology

more hypocricy from a country that via it's intelligence sources, dictators, and assassinations is responsible for more death than the mullahs

afterall it is US interference in IRAN that caused the Mullahs to come to power in Iran.

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