No im not saying that, im saying the exact opposite no one should be allowed to...
(Original post by Jiytt)
Hence four decades of cold war.
The elections are a farce. Any candidate has to be vetted by the state to make sure they're Islamist enough. Even beyond that they're still rigged in many cases. Not to mention the fact that the elections are only to select a Prime Minister; the Supreme Leader (Ayatollah) rules indefinitely just like every other dictator. Iran doesn't want nukes for defense at any rate, it just wants to be able to force its will on Israel and/or wipe it out.
Most importantly, by your logic any elected government should be allowed to build whatever weapons it wants. So we should have let Hitler build nukes if they had been created in his time? He was elected - "its no business of democracy" to stop him, right?
The left is so anti-establishment it fails to see the plain truths. NATO are the 'good guys' here. Violent, anti-semitic Islamists should not have nukes, regardless of whatever fabricated election results they use to back up their own legitimacy.
and yes as a peace keeping force, they do a lot of good, but im not sure launching a nuclear weapon at a country who has yet to engage in active aggression, is a good thing especially considering that once you use that sort of firepower there is no going back. Millions of civilians would die, and the problems would get worse. a similar thing happened in Afghanistan, Western interference whether you view it to be good or bad in the first place has turned many locals into the arms of the Taliban through fear. exactly the same thing will happen if anyone where to attack iran, not to mention the cost of lives to young men and women doing the fighting and collateral civilian casulties.
Like i've said I love the freedoms I have living in this country, but I do not think we can help others to achieve them by blowing them up.
Last edited by OSharp; 12-04-2012 at 15:50.