Victory! A dangerous leader has been killed! Alas, the Iranian government will take revenge, carrying out the law of Quran. This is a time to rejoice! No war will happen. A large war won’t spew, and people are overreacting. The Demi-god was taken down, and Trump is the true power god. The posture is strong and we can defeat them. He will not go to war. Iranian is evil. Conservatives win
Quassim Solemani is Dead
No. The US just went and murdered an Iranian government official.
This is literally the kind of thing that starts international wars. But Trump doesn't give a crap. He treated a 2,500 year old sovereign country as though the lives of its citizens are cheap, as though Iranians can be put down like dogs if the US simply labels them as terrorists first.
This man was not a criminal. For 21 years he was following the orders of his government, which is not at war with the US and which does not seem to be responsible for major war crimes in the 21st century. When the US does morally objectionable stuff, we do not treat our foreign policy officials as war criminals. Soleimani was in that same position, except for "the other side".
War will not happen. People are overreacting. You also focusing too much on Iran. Iran will get defused by a larger and powerful army. The move by Trump was not the smartest, but Quassim was no saint. Iran also had many micro aggressions before this
Your justifications and zealous Americanisms seem to be a disguise for an underlying anxiety.
I would say bad move Donald.
Though I doubt that it was Donald's decision, but rather the decision of those that pull his strings.
And also those outside influences, that pull U.S. foreign policy strings.
And Iran has some new big tough allies, as the U.S. spreads it's self righteousness more and more thinly around the world.
Keep an eye out for those hypersonics Uncle Sam!
A war certainly wont break out but the odds of other events taking place that lead to a war possibly breaking out just jumped, and THATS the concerning thing here..... The top Iranian general gets hit with a drone strike, Iran gives more funding to Hezbollah or targets US diplomats in the Middle East in retaliation, a handful of high ranking US diplomats are killed or maybe even taken hostage. Had we done this to a North Korean General a war probably would have broken out, we're just fortunate that Iran is about two tiers more sensible than NK otherwise the shit would have really hit the fan.
Besides, Iran is currently trying to suppress a massive swelling of population protests within their own country due to economic stagnation. If we're lucky, the regime will collapse on its own without us having to even lift a finger about it. Executing their generals via drone strikes is wholly unnecessary with no immediate short term or long term benefits to anyone
Children of extremely limited knowledge should keep their tripe in their kindergarten playground. There are far to many ignorant children on these boards.
but Quassim was no saint.
Provide evidence in support of this wingnut brainfart.
People who believe the world doesn’t mean anything should be trapped in a looney bin not seeing the light of day
He led the persecution of 1000s of Americans and other people. Common knowledge buddy
I don’t think it was the right move to do, but it certainly doesn’t lead to war. War takes various aggressions by different countries to start up. This will not lead to a war, but increasing tensions. It isn’t something we can’t handle.
He actually destroyed the moon in 1316 and I have exactly the same evidence as you.
Children should stay out of adult subjects.
Crazy people shouldn’t have a say in anything
Without google tell me about Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
He was the Austrian royal who was assassinated by a Serbian nationalist which tiped one of the first dominoes that set off WWI. This is grade school stuff.
Archduke Fran’s Ferdinand was the next heir to the throne is Austria-Hungary and was shot and killed by the Serbian mafia. Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia, and the alliances joined in causing a domino effect
What point are you proving?
That you are a liar and ignorant child.
16 is not a child. And ignorance is a bliss. You can’t come up with good argument so then you attack my personal statue. Nice job, looney
You are a child and you are grossly ignorant of everything because you are a child.
The issue is not that Iran will declare war on america tomorrow. In that sense you are correct, this will not cause a war.
But what will happen is that Iran is going to retaliate. They will bomb an american base, close the straights of Hormuz (cutting off the world's oil supply) or something like that. At that point Trump will retaliate further and the violence will escalate until a war breaks out.
Trump almost caused a war last year when he ordered an attack on an Iranian base that would have killed dozens or hundreds of people. He only called it off at the last minute. So we know that he is willing to order the military to do things that will trigger a war.
Add to this that the Iraqi government told the US like a week ago to stop carrying out bombings in their country and the situation becomes even more difficult. America is carrying out assassinations in a country where they have been ordered to stop bombing. This sort of provocation is likely to cause more Iraqi's to see Iran as their ally rather than america which will make the situation even worse.
I am more rational than crazy faced
<br>Nice job, looney
There really is no need to stoop to his level. He will tire himself out quickly if not fed attention.
if anything good came out of this, it's that we took out a potential Putinesque figure.
Let's say the aging Ayatollah dies tomorrow without an appointed successor, and Iran has to contemplate what its government is going to look like going forward. They'd have three options:
1. Dissolve into an array of petty ethnostates (improbable and undesirable)
2. Become a peaceful democracy that isn't trying to butt-rape the US and its allies
3. See power consolidated under a charismatic strongman type, presumably from the intelligence or national security apparatus of the former regime
Soleimani's death makes Option #3 seem less likely now, since he would've been the most likely candidate in this event.
Sure, sure. Question for you regarding your quote though...
Iranian is evil. Conservatives win
The obvious implication here is that the people who like blue ties all like Iran for some reason. Do you have any actual cause for making this implication or is it just classic "Red ties don't like blue ties and we also don't like Iran so therefore Iran and blue ties must both like each other herp-dee-derp"?