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    ‘Attack Iran now! Like, tomorrow!’


    by Sunny
    18th August, 2010 at 9:30 am    

    Right on cue, after Jeffrey Goldberg’s propaganda piece, up pops cranky mad man John Bolton, former Bush acolyte. He declares Israel has only about eight days to attack Iran. Maybe less. Whatever, just attack them now dammit!
    (via @randomvariable).

    As Foreign Policy blog points out, Bolton said the same thing in 2009. And, err, in 2008. He’s a straight-up nutjob.

    US professor Juan Cole also says that Bolton is actually contradicted by George Bush , who approved the very nuclear reactor deal Bolton is scare-mongering about.

    There’s no other way to describe these people. They’re mad. They just want a continuous state of war in order to achieve peace.


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    1. sunny hundal

      Blog post:: 'Attack Iran now! Like, tomorrow!' http://bit.ly/cPO8k5


    2. Martin Robson

      @AmbJohnBolton #nutjob "Israel has only about 8 days…" right now is always best time to #attackIran RT @sunny_hundal http://bit.ly/cPO8k5


    3. Martin Robson

      @AmbJohnBolton #nutjob "#Israel has only about 8 days…" right now is always best time to #attackIran RT @sunny_hundal http://bit.ly/cPO8k5


    4. Kaveh Azarhoosh

      RT @sunny_hundal Blog post:: 'Attack Iran now! Like, tomorrow!' http://bit.ly/cPO8k5


    5. blogsoftheworld

      Like, tomorrow!' http://bit.ly/cPO8k5. platinum786 ? on 18th August, 2010 at 10:50 am. The… http://reduce.li/xx4fo7 #tomorrow


    6. sunny hundal

      @tom_watson Bolton has form in calling for Iran to be bombed; in 2009 & 2008. Also contradicted by Bush http://bit.ly/cPO8k5


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    1. platinum786 — on 18th August, 2010 at 10:50 am  

      These people think Jesus wants them to bomb everyone, to save the world. There is no difference between Neocons and the likes of Al Queda.

    2. Phil Hunt — on 18th August, 2010 at 11:26 am  

      I don’t suppose you have any predictions from a few years ago saying how far Iran was from getting the bomb? IIRC right wings nutjobs have been saying Iran is two years away from getting nukes for about 10 years now.

    3. k... p... — on 18th August, 2010 at 11:29 am  

      They are mads and madcaps. They create fear and mistrust; war or such things follow.

    4. BenSix — on 18th August, 2010 at 11:32 am  

      The stretched twig of peace is at melting point…

    5. Robert — on 18th August, 2010 at 12:10 pm  

      One thing about war people make money lots of money, even if they make body bags they will always make a profit in war. The Yanks know with a big enough war which kills a few million somebody in America will build enough bombs tanks planes to ensure the financial situation get bit better, and what a better place to attack the Iran, Israel will do it for you.

    6. Kismet Hardy — on 18th August, 2010 at 12:52 pm  

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJuNgBkloFE&feature=player_embedded

    7. Naadir Jeewa — on 18th August, 2010 at 2:31 pm  

      Iran is at least 2 Friedman Units away from having the bomb.

    8. joe90 — on 18th August, 2010 at 6:42 pm  

      wow i knew john bolton was an extreme right wing neo con, but i didn’t know he was a raving mad lunatic as well.

      In his next interview i wouldn’t be surprised if he was shouting and steam was coming out of both his ears!

    9. Ben — on 19th August, 2010 at 5:22 am  

      The former President of Iran, Rafsanjani, has described Israel as a one-bomb country, i.e. a country that would be destroyed by just one nuclear bomb. The current President of Iran has stated that Israel should be wiped off the map. The Iranians are working persistently to obtain nuclear weapons. Once they have them they will attack and destroy Israel with nuclear bombs, probably delivered by proxy, perhaps preceded by a conventional attack launched by their local allies.

      In such circumstances, Israeli deterrence may be completely ineffectual. From the point of view of the fanatical Shiites who influence Iran’s leaders, such an attack is worth while from a purely religious point of view whatever the cost. Those in the West and elsewhere who oppose effective action to prevent such an attack on Israel are driven by a hatred of Israel and a desire to see it terrorized, defeated and destroyed.

    10. joe90 — on 19th August, 2010 at 10:23 pm  

      “Those in the West and elsewhere who oppose effective action to prevent such an attack on Israel are driven by a hatred of Israel and a desire to see it terrorized, defeated and destroyed.”

      lol if west hate israel so much why do they bail out israel at every opportunity. Any other country behsaving like israel would have faced sanctions, air raids or a full scale invasion.

    11. helluvalotta — on 23rd August, 2010 at 2:19 am  

      “They just want a continuous state of war in order to achieve more profits”

    12. me — on 23rd August, 2010 at 3:49 am  

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