Sources: The Washington Post, ABC News, The New York Times
quote: What does Iran really hope to accomplish with all of this bravado? They've made their point.
quote: Absolutely. It surprising how the Americans easily forget history when it comes to foreign policy. The US/CIA involvement in other countries is littered with legitimate regimes destituted and replace with US manipulated puppets. No wandering that US is much hatred in many countries.
quote: They are after all the most aggressive country in the world.
quote: Ok, but you're completely ignoring the fact that previous US involvement in Iranian affairs is what has led to their strong anti-US sentiment. A CIA-led coup in the 50s led to the overthrowing of Premier Mossadeq, a much-loved and progressive leader of a parliamentary government, and placed an authoritarian puppet "Shah" in his stead, who brutally ruled the land while serving US interests.
quote: Believe it or not, Islamic Extremism and the prominence is enjoys today in the Middle-East is a direct by-product of US intervention in the Middle East and Africa.
quote: Do you honestly believe that further meddling is going to improve the situation?