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The rise of the Islamist Axis

by hh / April 9, 2006 7:57 AM PDT
Not meant to scare, rather to serve as a wake-up call.
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This Monday Russia's Novaya Gazeta newspaper reported that part of Ukraine's Soviet-era nuclear arsenal may well have found its way to Iran. With the breakup of the Soviet Union, the Ukrainians agreed to transfer the Soviet nuclear arsenal that remained in Ukraine after independence to Russia. According to Novaya Gazeta, some 250 nuclear warheads never made it to Russia and are thought to have been sent to Iran instead. The report further noted that the warheads in question will remain operational until 2010.


Should the USA bomb Iran, if the UN requests?
Can anyone other than USA handle the situation?
Will USA wait until after the elections of Nov. 2006 to take any action?

I think everyone knows, nuclear weapons in the hand of a madman such as Ahmadinejad is dangerous not only for the region but the whole world.

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That's funny,
by duckman / April 9, 2006 8:14 AM PDT

if the UN requests. Will NOT happen

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Maybe I should have said........
by hh / April 10, 2006 3:36 AM PDT
In reply to: That's funny,

If our 'western allies' request it. UK, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Spain and yes even France. I know China and Russia will block any attempt to pass a strong Security Council resolution, so UN's unified response is a moot point.

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Nuclear is nothing to worry about...
by Gakada / April 9, 2006 3:53 PM PDT

Nuclear is OLD technology ... there are others more scariest than that..

people doesn't talk about it, mostly because they don't know, such thing is readily available... or just plain ignorance...

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Would you mind telling us what....
by Jack Ammann / April 9, 2006 7:00 PM PDT

...technology is more scariest and what people doesn't talk about it because they're just plain ignorance?

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Many of them that we know.. and
by Gakada / April 10, 2006 2:52 AM PDT

many of them we don't know it yet..

Chemical, biology, electro magnetic pulses... etc..

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Knives and guns are old technology too..
by EdH / April 9, 2006 10:50 PM PDT

but they can be pretty scary if you are on the receiving end of them. I think it is definitely worth worrying about.

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(NT) (NT) Exactly... so its not the nuke..
by Gakada / April 10, 2006 2:53 AM PDT
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if it's nothing to worry about
by jonah jones / April 10, 2006 2:09 AM PDT

i propose you be first one to be sent out to check for radiation etc.....


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what radiation??
by Gakada / April 10, 2006 2:54 AM PDT

microwave?? chernobyl? hirosima?? nagasaki??..

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the radiation that will appear
by jonah jones / April 10, 2006 3:59 AM PDT
In reply to: what radiation??

after the "nuclear attack that is nothing to worry about" according to you...


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maybe the world needed.. so
by Gakada / April 10, 2006 4:25 AM PDT

everyone can be more productive.. like japan... Happy

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What is scary...
by J. Vega / April 10, 2006 3:32 AM PDT

One of the things that is really scary about nuclear weapons is their speed. It's incubation time is a matter of microseconds, it's primary effects spread spread from the source faster than a Fararri in high gear and the secondary ones spread "like the wind". They are also quite difficult to quarantine.

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