Post by PhantomView
US AIR FORCE sends 6 bombers
B52 to DIEGO GARCIA in India Ocean...
to show more threats against IRAN ...
WHAT is next ?
I do not assume B-52 are fit to bomb Iran *directly*. Cruise missiles can
be launched from other sources.
Correct. Irans most vital industries are relatively few. Cruise
missiles could whack a couple major refinery complexes and
industrial centers and basically paralyse the country. We
presume the Iranians know that. Cruse missiles can be
dropped from B-52s or fired from ships, subs or even trucks.
No way Iran could intercept enough of them to save their
Today however there were major anti-regime riots, fueled
by the week of lies about the destroyed airliner. Chants
of "Death to the Islamic Regime" were heard. There were
calls for the Ayatollah to resign. All this just days after the
"Death to America" riots. Weird. Maybe it is a sign that
Iran is coming apart from the inside, that all the charm of
living in a neo-9th-century Islamic universe has worn off.
We may never have to do anything. Iran looks like it will
crash and burn all on its own. Maybe a "Persian Republic"
Is Trump ready for a few months of "asymmetric whacking" in elections year?
IMHO It would be a strategy above Trump's "risk comfort level".
"Regime change" via riots in Iran in 2020 is not impossible but for sure
it is not the most likely scenario.
Hope for the best, prepare for the worst.
"And the rules of the game are what you can do to him
*and what you can stop him from doing to you* ."
--" Ender's Game" (1985) by Orson Scott Card
| Watch your mouth, kid, or you'll find yourself floating home.
| (Han Solo)