April 30, 2008

"Hostile" Iran Sparks U.S. Attack Plan

A second American aircraft carrier steamed into the Persian Gulf on Tuesday as the Pentagon ordered military commanders to develop new options for attacking Iran. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin reports that the planning is being driven by what one officer called the "increasingly hostile role" Iran is playing in Iraq - smuggling weapons into Iraq for use against American troops.

"What the Iranians are doing is killing American servicemen and -women inside Iraq," said Secretary of Defense Robert Gates.

Can Bob be anymore dramatic? Why should I believe what you say? What benefit does Iran gain? It seems like that would be a stupid move considering the US military has not been successful up to this point without Iran involvement. I'm thinking you're trying to pull another fast one over on the American people.

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