How to go to war with Iran

by twit

this all sounds so damn familiar…

a proxy war

http://tbn0.google.com/images?q=tbn:4N006xUXdTu1GM:http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/images/country/viet-flag.jpgFrom the Associated Press on April 10, 2008:

The top U.S. commander has shifted the focus from al-Qaida to Iranian-backed “special groups” as the main threat to a democratic Iraq – a significant change that reflects both the complexity of the war and its changing nature.


spy satellite photos showing secret long-range missiles

https://i0.wp.com/workgroups.cwrl.utexas.edu/visual/files/cuban-missiles.jpgFrom the Times Online on April 11, 2008:

The secret site where Iran is suspected of developing long-range ballistic missiles capable of reaching targets in Europe has been uncovered by new satellite photographs.

The imagery has pinpointed the facility from where the Iranians launched their Kavoshgar 1 “research rocket” on February 4…

and boat attacks

https://i2.wp.com/history.sandiego.edu/gen/USPics2/59286.jpgFrom the Associated Press on April 11, 2008:

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Navy says a ship encountered a small Iranian high-speed boat in the central Persian Gulf and warned it away by firing a flare.Two other similar Iranian boats in the area did not come as close.

… It was at least the second encounter with an aggressive Iranian high- speed boat this year.


update: let’s not forget the hunt for WMDs

https://i1.wp.com/newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/images/39635000/jpg/_39635233_entrance_203.jpgFrom the Associated Press on April 13, 2008:

A top Iranian official on Sunday abruptly canceled a meeting with the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, dealing a blow to the U.N. monitor’s efforts to investigate allegations that Iran tried to make nuclear arms, an agency official said.

… Monday’s meeting had been considered a test of whether Iran will continue to stonewall the IAEA in its attempt to investigate the alleged military programs.

One Response to How to go to war with Iran

  1. Wow. Are the Iranians intentionally playing into the hands of those seeking war with Iran? If so, why?

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