[quote=MikeWM]Not all that many of us supported Iraq, but Tony Blair decided to ignore us and help America anyway. Fortunately, there is very little chance of us allowing any more aggressions, short of Iran nuking London. Iraq burnt far too many bridges.
The probem is that ballistic nuking is no longer the concern in these days where C137 is as common as foot powder. A pound of this stuff can wipe out vast expanses of lands and metropolitan areas making it uninhabitable for centuries. It is believed that 2% of illegal drugs and material still makes it into the US in spite of all protections. Given these facts, I don’t understand why the US leadership would put their people at risk at home. Not only them, but their generations. Far from continental US, their offensive wars wipe out whole generations of families on their own soil, is it reasonable to expect them to behave and stay at home after this.?
Conventional wars are a thing of the past, evidence the strenghting of the US borders. Even Canada won’t fair too well, but it is hoped by them it’s low key policy will bring on minor retaliation, and who’s to blame them.
These people fight wars in generational terms, unlike our standard surrenders on carrier decks. The war ends when Amoud’s future offspring decide not to fight. They are also suicidal, having nothing to lose by the loss of all family members, and dieing of leukemia after carrying this stuff to it’s destination means nothing to them.
No, we won’t see a conventional nuclear attack because they don’t have the infrastructure and technical ability to produce these weapons. What will happen is a Jerusalem/Palestine situation arising, people using gasmasks, cancer rates rising, and a level of cahos we will come accustomed to.
I feel we have to stop muscle flexing, the backup military might allowing us to do so is no longer effective. Every nation must be low key and stop the arrogance and boisturous displays. I plead to the world community to help our generations to live in a nuclear free world. I ask that everyone behave themselves and stop feeling so militarily self-confident. In this “live now, forget tomorrow” mentality, it is hard to convince anyone to think of the generational family unit of tomorrow, and not only imminent concerns. Help our future generations to live in a nuclear free world.