Why Does A Nuclear Iran Equal World War III?
by James Glaser
October 18, 2007

Yesterday President Bush said, "So I've told people, if you're interested in avoiding World War III, it seems like you ought to be interested in preventing them (Iran) from having the knowledge necessary to make a nuclear weapon."

I am sorry to have to be the one to tell you this George, but Iran and most of the rest of the world has the knowledge of how to build a nuclear bomb. It has not been a secret for decades, and even if your people can't figure it out, you can always buy an instruction manual from North Korea, or like other countries, you can hire a Pakistani scientist.

I just don't understand the Iran Bomb/World War III scenario. North Korea has the bomb, and war hasn't broken out. Both India and Pakistan, two bitter enemies each have the bomb, but no war. I remember the Bush administration's talk about mushroom shaped clouds over American cities, but then those words were just a ploy so that George Bush could start his own war. Maybe not World War III, but most of the world believes that over a million Iraqis have been killed already. George didn't use nukes, but he did use thousands of tons of conventional weapons. You don't need nuclear weapons to start a World War. The first two were started with out them.

We have to remember that Iran does not trust us, and they are afraid that we will nuke them with one of Israel's atomic bombs. Atomic bombs that Washington will never say anything about. Iran will not trust Washington, because in the past we destroyed their democratically elected government.

This from Wikipedia:

In the 1953 Iranian coup d'état, the administration of U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower orchestrated the overthrow of the democratically-elected administration of Prime Minister Mohammed Mosaddeq and his cabinet from power. The support of the coup was carried out, using widespread bribery [1] in a covert operation by Kermit Roosevelt, Jr. for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). According to a report on the BBC, Britain, motivated by its desire to control Iranian oil fields, contributed to funding for the widespread bribery of Iranian officials, news media and others. The project to overthrow Iran's government was codenamed Operation Ajax (officially TP-AJAX). [2] The coup reinstalled Mohammad Reza Pahlavi in the primary position of power, and was motivated by the desire for preserving Western control of Iran's oil infrastructure.[3] In 2000, former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, during the administration of President Bill Clinton, admitted that the coup was a "setback for democratic government" in Iran. [4]

Now, George Bush has tens of thousands of American troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, both of which border Iran. Iran has oil and they know Washington wants control of it.

Even though Iran has no means with which to attack America, George Bush has started another fear campaign, much like his successful Iraqi fear campaign. Americans are not the brightest of people, and we might just fall for that same line again, and if we do, it will be George Bush starting World War III.

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