Will Obama wage more wars or won’t he? He’s already fighting multiple direct and proxy ones. November elections approach. Electoral priorities dictate policy.
On the one hand, Americans are fed up with wars. More risks offending supporters who want current ones ended. Holding back gives Republicans a campaign issue. Acting tough against alleged enemies sometimes sells well. Smart money says not now.
“The Zionist regime is completely isolated and under no circumstances it can attack Iran unless she wants to commit a suicide,” IRNA quoted Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi as saying. “It is due to the fact that it will receive deadly strikes from Iran which will make it unstable.”
He stressed that Iran is developing its defense capabilities and has made significant progress thus far.
“Iran is in a unique position in all areas, including manufacture of unmanned reconnaissance aircraft, as well as defense and assault airplanes. Iran has also made great progress in electronic warfare technology, aviation industries and missile technology,” IRNA quoted him as saying.
Jerusalem post ^ | 11-27-11
Posted on Sunday, November 27, 2011 7:57:22 PM by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
According to the report, Vahidi questioned threats against the Islamic Republic from Jerusalem, asking “How many missiles have they prepared themselves for? 10,000? 20,000? 50,000? 100,000, 150,000 or more?”