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Are going to go to war with Iran?

Discussion in 'Personal' started by keyboard2, Jul 11, 2019.

  1. FrankWolley

    FrankWolley Star commenter


    Be interesting to hear artboy's view on this litany of aggression, mixed in with a fair bit of incompetence... ;)
     
  2. phlogiston

    phlogiston Star commenter

    This is where high flown philosophies can come croppers. At the moment I not convinced that war is a good idea. The sabre wavers rarely put themselves in the front line.
     
  3. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    I love an accurate definition.
     
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  4. Oscillatingass

    Oscillatingass Star commenter

    Hey I have an answer to all this. If Iran stops trying to build Nuclear weapons and stops interfering with international shipping there wouldn't be a problem.
     
  5. cuddlesB4

    cuddlesB4 New commenter

    Not me but if you were consistent that is exactly what you should be asking for given the way the US acts. Far worse than Iran that's for sure.
     
  6. cuddlesB4

    cuddlesB4 New commenter

    The UK builds nuclear weapons and interferes with shipping. I expect you would not complain if Russia or China were to attack the UK because of it.

    Building nuclear weapons and interfering with shipping is obviously a crime and such a crime should be paid for by waging war on the country that perpetrates it. Is this your position?
     
  7. oldsomeman

    oldsomeman Star commenter

    It would seem you are happy to let anyone just build a nuclear weapon,and then ,when they feel its right give one to some power ,Not so long ago ISIS was seeking to buy a nuclear device,Thats okay then?
     
  8. cuddlesB4

    cuddlesB4 New commenter

    ISIS are a group of terrorists. Iran is a nation. If the UK can have nuclear weapons why not Iran?
     
  9. Oscillatingass

    Oscillatingass Star commenter

    Actually interfering with international shipping is a crime and building nuclear weapons in an unstable region like the Middle East is frankly terrifying.
    No one in their right mind wants a war. I am so sick to death of the tedious and predictable; oppressor v oppressed narrative perpetuated by people like you.
     
  10. florian gassmann

    florian gassmann Star commenter

    Because Iran's leaders have repeatedly declared that Israel should "be wiped from the map". All of Iran's neighbours are alarmed at Iran's aggressive regional policy which they feel can only result in the already volatile middle east becoming badly destabilized.

    Iran is a major supporter of state terrorism, encouraging Hezbollah, Hamas and other terrorist groups, and it sponsors rebel insurgents in Yemen. Bad as this is, it would all become many times more threatening if Iran became a nuclear power.
     
    Last edited: Jul 12, 2019
  11. Oscillatingass

    Oscillatingass Star commenter

    Because Iran is a rather nasty theocracy whereas the UK is a Democracy although imperfect. If you think the two systems are equally valid there is no point in continuing this discussion.
     
  12. cuddlesB4

    cuddlesB4 New commenter

    America is always threatening to attack other countries. Using your logic they too should not be allowed nuclear weapons. When it comes to aggression the US can't be beaten.
     
  13. Oscillatingass

    Oscillatingass Star commenter

    Florian, it seems to me that Cuddles must be a troll as no reasonable person could hold these views.
     
  14. cuddlesB4

    cuddlesB4 New commenter

    So being a democracy determines whether you have nuclear weapons or not? You think the UK is a democracy do you? You must have been sleeping through Brexit.
     
  15. cuddlesB4

    cuddlesB4 New commenter

    Anyone who doesn't agree with you is a troll? Also anyone who doesn't agree with you is unreasonable?

    So much for the art of debate.
     
  16. cuddlesB4

    cuddlesB4 New commenter

    Probably because you know it is the truth and have no intelligent counter argument.
     
  17. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    You should tell the Chinese.
     
  18. Oscillatingass

    Oscillatingass Star commenter

    No it is just that your assertions are so absurd and naieve I am struggling to believe they can be seriously meant.
     
  19. cuddlesB4

    cuddlesB4 New commenter

    Tell them what? I am not arguing that they should not have nuclear weapons. I am asking why Iran should not have them. So far arguments offered are unconvincing.
     
  20. cuddlesB4

    cuddlesB4 New commenter

    Absurd and naive? Should be easy to win the debate then rather than just name call.
     

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