published Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

No surprise that Iran may hit United States on our own soil

Why should it surprise anyone that U.S. intelligence officials have indicated they believe that Iran is willing to back terrorist attacks on American soil?

After all, Iran has been promoting terrorism throughout the Middle East for decades -- including the hostage-taking of scores of Americans in Iran during the Carter administration. And much more recently, Iran said it plans to deploy warships near the U.S. coast.

Is it any real shock, therefore, that James Clapper, the director of National Intelligence, has informed the Senate Intelligence Committee that Iran is likely to become even bolder about striking our nation on our own soil?

He pointed to the recent Iranian plot to create international chaos by assassinating a high-ranking official from Saudi Arabia in the United States.

Meanwhile, of even greater concern, Iran is strongly believed to be building nuclear weapons.

Iran's deadly crackdowns on its own people when they demonstrate against government oppression -- as well as its ongoing terrorist activity and its threats to wipe Israel off the map -- make it abundantly clear that it should never be allowed to become a nuclear power.

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And here you are, calling for action on THEIR own soil, cheering on the Republican nominees who think that the solution to any problem is violent conflict.

The one who has any sense on this issue, you call him naive.

Don't you realize you're the naive ones, with your bloodlust?

February 2, 2012 at 12:03 a.m.
nucanuck said...

The US and Israel continue to demonize Iran when the real aggression is coming from the accusers.

February 2, 2012 at 10:25 p.m.
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