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Posted: 8/21/2004 7:00:33 PM EDT
How Do You Think iran Feels With U.S Troops To The South, East & West Of Them?

We got'em cornered. Think they may be freakin a bit? Is it a deliberate setup for a future event?
Link Posted: 8/21/2004 7:01:55 PM EDT
Nervous. Especially after we rolled over the 3rd largest army in the world in 3 weeks, right after kicking Afghanistan's ass.

Add to that the fact that there are a LOT of democracy supporters in Iraq, the towelheads-in-charge are VERY nervous.
Link Posted: 8/21/2004 7:04:28 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/21/2004 7:04:52 PM EDT by 1776]

Originally Posted By KBaker:
Add to that the fact that there are a LOT of democracy supporters in Iraq, the towelheads-in-charge are VERY nervous.

I think I read somewhere that over 80% of their (Iran) population is under 25 and they are tired of the old school ways.
Link Posted: 8/21/2004 7:14:06 PM EDT
i have a friend who is an iranian ex-patriat. he says the youth in iran are very pro west and getting fed up with the oppressive govt. all they need is a little help from their uncle sugar.
Link Posted: 8/21/2004 7:16:21 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/21/2004 7:29:42 PM EDT
Ponder this hypothetical situation.

A nation has an army and security apparatus of a finite size. A nation also has certain internal security issues. Suppose a potentially hostile force stations troops near one of the nation's borders. The nation's natural reaction would be to increase it's own presence near that border. Where do the additional forces come from? Other, quieter borders or from internal security duty. Now what if the majority of the nation's borders have potentially hostile forces stationed near them. There is an even greater need for personnel to increase the military presence on those borders. At the same time, there are suddenly not as many quiet borders to pull personnel from, which leaves only those on internal security duty to draw from.

Not to say that this is representative of Iran's situation, but it's an illustration of a certain type of situation that has plauged some nations in the past.
Link Posted: 8/21/2004 7:32:51 PM EDT
Who fucking cares.
Suck it up!
Link Posted: 8/21/2004 7:45:26 PM EDT
Most of em are that young because so many died in the Iraq-Iran war. Saddam kicked the livin sh*t outta them.

Squeezing their shoes a little is the least we can do....
Link Posted: 8/21/2004 8:08:42 PM EDT
Based on their recent "Pre-emptive strike on the U.S." speech, i think they are threatened and are trying to puff out their chest a little.

They will have revolution before we have to do anything.

- BUCC_Guy
Link Posted: 8/21/2004 8:21:18 PM EDT
Who Cares?

With are B2 Bombers we have EVERYONE Surrounded!

Link Posted: 8/21/2004 8:23:19 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/21/2004 8:24:13 PM EDT
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