June 29, 2011

Iran's War Games Go Underground

Robert Fisk, The Independent

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In the old days, we used to call this mutual deterrence. And since US forces virtually surround Iran – in Iraq to the west, in Afghanistan to the east, in the former Soviet Muslim republics to the north and in the Gulf waters to the south, the Iranians would have – to use the US military's own jargon – a "target-rich environment". If, that is, the Iranian missiles actually work as intended

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