If our friends from IRAN build a nuke will they use it?

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  1. JK-linux

    JK-linux

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    A very few people at the top of that theocracy control what they do. I think if they were cornered, those few at the top would make a plan to nuke us or Israel and be nowhere near Iran when it happened.
     
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    Tomcat1977 Unapologetic Deplorable.

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    Heres the problem. Israel is very small and it would only take a few nukes to wipe it out. Yes they would take out a lot of Palestinians but since when have the Iranian's cared about civilians casualties?

    So the little guy in NK has developed a 2 stage device "Thermo-nuclear" and its within reach of the I-ranians to do so too. The flight time from Iran to Israel is so short they may not have time to react and it may only take a few 250 kt Hydrogen bombs to wipe them out. https://nuclearsecrecy.com/nukemap/

    So this leaves maybe two Dolphin class diesel submarines with a limited amount of cruise missiles to strike back with, assuming any CnC survived the initial attack and the submarines could make it into position to launch. The nut jobs running Iran may gladly take these few millions deaths, since they wont be one of them, and the ones that are will be declared in Paradise.

    And it would only take an order from one man to Launch. The head religious whacko running the place. This was always the worry about Saddam, that he would actually use them.

    You can thank the Russian's. While the French started building the reactor at Bushehr they stopped after the 1979 revolution and it was the Russians who finished it.
     

  3. DocCasualty

    DocCasualty Wolverine

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    I hope they remember to put a dollar bill next to it. ;)
     
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  4. G19Cfan

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    Yes, they would.

    The religious leadership in Iran is a very radical sect of Islam called "Twelvers" - as they believe in the 12th Imam. A prophet...their messiah, who they can bring into manifestation through mass death and destruction. Remember ISIS? They call twelvers bat guano crazy. Ironically, their beliefs line up very closely to the biblical Armageddon - they are just playing for the other team.

    So, under no circumstances can they ever have viable nuclear weapons. They will use them.
     
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  5. jeanderson

    jeanderson Making America great again! Platinum Member

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    An EMP would cause millions will starve to death. Our food supply chain and just about everything you get relies on electricity and computers. It would take years to replace our high voltage transformers.
     
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    Biggsly Good looking deplorable

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    They will try to nuke Israel. They hate Israel almost as much as democrats.
     
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    Bren NRA Life Member

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    And? You may have read my opinion that most of our problems are the result of urbanization and raising generations of herd people who can't live without a babysitter to feed them.

    If people who will starve to death because they don't have electricity die, we will be better off for it.
     
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  8. serve_and_protect

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    Really???

    You are actually hoping for the deaths of tens of millions of people?

    There is something wrong with you.
     
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  9. nraman

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    Anybody that owns nuclear, chemical or biological weapons will keep them as a last resort to save his country or regime.
     
  10. Dave Brubaker

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    Seriously. Advance notice should be posted in the morning at Chick-Fil-A's throughout the city, give the honest, hard-working Trump voters time to evacuate.
     
  11. nraman

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    Not much regard for his fellow Americans.
     
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    It's a huge problem, EMP or a solar flare can create a disaster.
    It would be nice if instead of wasting tax money on solar energy, the government financed R&D to develop protection for our electric grid cars and other critical devices.
     
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    If he's really hoping that the USA gets EMPed, he's not much different than ISIS.
     
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    Unless one is living in the boonies hunting, trapping and collecting nuts and roots, his life will be dramatically affected without electricity, cars, or access to Glocktalk
     
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    Tomcat1977 Unapologetic Deplorable.

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    Unfortunately History doesn't support your thesis. We nuked Japan after they were pretty much crushed. Egypt used them in Yemen against goat herders. The Germans used them in WW1 while they were in France and did so on the offensive, Saddam used them against the Kurds just cause he didn't like them and he used them against the I-ranian's on the offensive, Japan used them against the Chinese just cause the Chinese were there and handy targets......Actually I can't think of a time they were actually used "as a last resort to save his country or regime."
     
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    MtnBiker NRA Member Millennium Member

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    They will only use it if they can do so without evoking a response. For instance a small nuke delivered in such a way the source is uncertain or deniable.

    If the dems take the white house, it seems like a more likely possibility. I think Trump would nuke them in response. elizabeth warren? nah.
     
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  17. FullClip

    FullClip Native Mainiac CLM

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    I think Elizabeth Warren or any female President would be more trigger happy with any response just to show how tough they are and will have that old Helen Reddy song playing in the background.


    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rptW7zOPX2E
     
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    They are such an emotion led people, much like American liberals...that makes them crazy enough to do anything during one of their fits of anger.
     
  19. Tomcat1977

    Tomcat1977 Unapologetic Deplorable.

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    Yeah but the last 3 Democrat Presidents have been giving Iran foot rubs. Obama gave them much more then that, which I cant type here, and only Republican's have been decisive in any way.
     
  20. jr24

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    Yeah, I think they will. Likely because as soon as they have it, Israel is gonna go full offensive and put boots to butts and Iran will "use it or lose it".

    Though if left to their own devices they would eventually as well, almost certainly against Israel.

    Al Bagdaddy (or however it's spelled) seemed to have one. Though, that was cowardice and not Jihad