If you watch the news, you can see that everyone in Washington is very worried about Iran getting a nuclear weapon. Now they say Iran is working on intercontinental missiles, too.
I keep wondering how they feel in Iran. We have intercontinental missiles, and we have nuclear bombs, and so do the Soviets, the British, France, Israel, and China, and probably Pakistan and India, too. Maybe more countries than that. Oh yeah, North Korea.
On top of that we have spy satellites and who knows what other kinds of spy-type technology. So, is it any wonder that Iran wants to join the rest of the world's powers and have whatever weapons they think they need to defend themselves?
Did you ever notice that Washington doesn't even put it on the table to the rest of the world that if they will get rid of their nuclear weapons and long range missiles, we would do the same. We don't even think about any sort of de-escalation for the world.
Think of this too. For a few decades now Iran has been watching as the US attacks country after country in the Middle East, and on top of that we arm other Middle East nations, not just Israel, with all the weapons they could ever want, to have an all-out war in that region.
Here is a list of the top 15 nations on Military spending, Actually, you will find three lists from three different sources, and Iran is in last place on one list, and on the other two it doesn't even make the list.
I don't want Iran to have nuclear weapons or long range missiles, but then I don't really want any countries to have them, including our country. Remember, the United States is still the only country to use nuclear weapons, and both times we did we bombed civilian cities. So that is another reason for Iran and any other country to worry about our having, and their needing, those weapons.
When will the weapons buildup ever end? I don't know, but I bet it will end with a big bang.
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