[Politics] This reminds me of something...

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/us-iran-trump-john-bolton-saudi-arabia-drone-houthis-attacks-a8937261.html

Uh-huh.

Now, I'm sure this is nothing at all like the evidence Saddam had WMDs all those years ago, oh no. After all, as Trump himself noted disparagingly: "These are the same people that said Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction". So I'm sure that intelligence came from totally different US intelligence agencies, and it's a totally different John Bolton as the one that was a big cog in the GWB administration pushing the bogus Iraqi WMD claim.

Well, I think this has been a long time coming over multiple administrations. Trump has enough followers who don't think critically about his accusation that this might just work

If Iran didn't want war they wouldn't have deployed their country on top of all that oil, next to our aircraft carriers and military bases. Why is this a problem?

Eacaraxe:
If Iran didn't want war they wouldn't have deployed their country on top of all that oil, next to our aircraft carriers and military bases. Why is this a problem?

Probably shouldn't have converted to Islam either, they know how much Americans dislike Islam.

Abomination:

Eacaraxe:
If Iran didn't want war they wouldn't have deployed their country on top of all that oil, next to our aircraft carriers and military bases. Why is this a problem?

Probably shouldn't have converted to Islam either, they know how much Americans dislike Islam.

Americans hate religious law unless it's laws based on our religion

Trump's hardline approach seems to be mostly a concession to Saudi Arabia, who he appears best buddies with(Obame never favored one over the other, taking a smarter and more pragmatic middle position). Saudis are now able to bomb Yemen and ferment unrest with Shia muslims to their heart content. Very strategically stupid of Trump, as he's just playing into SA's cards. Now also employing the same warmonger as security adviser that the neocons in the Bush administration were so fond of. This could go very wrong. Definitely a litmus test for Trump to see how much self-control he has not getting carried away by Bolton or the Saudis.

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Hey, remember how if Clinton got voted in, she'd take the US to war with Iran for some reason, so people should support Trump?

stroopwafel:
Very strategically stupid of Trump, as he's just playing into SA's cards.

In what sense stupid for Trump?

 

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