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4-star general says Iran could mess up our lives
« on: September 23, 2006, 11:20:47 AM »
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  • Iran could trigger a global terrorist campaign and choke the West's oil supplies in the event of war with America, the top US commander in the region has warned.

    In a rare public discussion of how a war with Iran might unfold, Gen John Abizaid, the chief of the US Central Command, gave a sobering assessment of Iran's military potential.

    He warned that in a war Iran would rely on unconventional means to challenge America's superiority.

    "Number one, they have naval capacity to temporarily block the Straits of Hormuz [the entrance into the Gulf] and interfere with global commerce if they should choose to do so," he said.

    "Number two, they've got a substantial missile force that can do a lot of damage to our friends and partners in the region.
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    4-star general says Iran could mess up our lives
    « Reply #1 on: September 25, 2006, 07:23:59 AM »
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  • Wow, such understatement. My washer is broken today. That will "Mess up my life" World War III could quite possibly kill me. BIG DIFFFERENCE


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    « Reply #2 on: September 25, 2006, 07:56:07 PM »
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  • Trinity, did you notice that Mel Gibson made statements about the loss of life in this war that is unjust.

     

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