…If Iran is successfully launching satellites:
The Iranian regime announced it launched its first homemade satellite into orbit today.
FOX News reported:
Iran has successfully sent its first domestically made satellite into orbit, state radio reported Tuesday, another development in the country’s ambitious space program that has worried many international observers.
Once Iran can put a nuclear warhead on one of these babies the war will come. I wouldn’t be surprised to see an Israeli first strike and I don’t know if I would blame them.
If there is a more horrible prospect on the horizon then I don’t know what it is.
Back in December on the war in Gaza I said this:
My take on it. This is a strategic move by Iran and a smart one. I personally think this is Iran’s war by proxy. Their best next move is an attack by Hezbollah as soon as possible. This would serve two purposes. It will divide the Israeli response and if it suckers Israel into Lebanon it could not only bog them down but might change the direction of the propaganda war.
Unfortunately no matter what happens even a total Israeli victory the winner here is Iran. As long as the world is talking about Gaza and rocket attacks and responses they are not touching the ongoing building of Nukes by Iran. I think this is all a sucker punch to keep the heat elsewhere. If Israel is hitting Gaza and or Lebanon they are not hitting Iranian nuke sites. They are buying time with Arab rather than Persian lives.
This news might be the confirmation. Maybe that’s why the rockets are flying from Gaza again. Disrupt and distract any kind of planned Israeli move against Iran wasn’t as odd as it sounded.
Not stopping Iran will be the biggest failure of the Bush administration. The question is soon going to become if it will cost thousands of lives to do so or millions of lives not to.
Lets all pray I’m dead wrong on this.
Update: Hotair points out that this makes the president dropping starwars unlikely:
Time magazine warned the left two weeks after the election not to get their hopes up about Obama revisiting Star Wars, citing quotes from during the campaign like, “I actually believe that we need missile defense because of Iran and North Korea and the potential for them to obtain or to launch nuclear weapons.” I’d say their prediction is safe.
Will it be enough?