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It seems another Islamic Revolution is in the making. Even Egypt and other Middle Eastern nations recognize this danger. Thank you wikileaks.

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Thank you wikileaks.

To invade Iraq, they got journalists to spread so-called leaked information (i.e., lies), which were then used by politicians to support their agenda.

Now they have wikileaks doing the same thing. Its just a newer way of spreading propaganda.

There is no evidence Iran is pursuing nuclear weapons. If anything, Arab nations (in fact, probably all nations) are much more concerned with Israel's current nuclear arsenal.

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The Middle East, has only one thing on its mind and that is power over the west, propagander or not.... it is clear they're enriching uranium for military purposes..

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Now they have wikileaks doing the same thing. Its just a newer way of spreading propaganda." Oh, I was under the impression knowing you over the years that you'd be a big supporter of wikileaks

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Even if they make a bomb, they would have to test it, and that is when you will see Israel take action.

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Oh, I was under the impression knowing you over the years that you'd be a big supporter of wikileaks

I'd be a big supporter of wikileaks if they gave us useful leaked documents, not just childish gossip ("he called president so-and-so a &^%$&").

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Sabi: which prez? everyone's called Bush that, but you know well if he says that about Obama he's in big trouble.

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(Copy+pasted from another thread)

Iran's transparency on its nuclear ambition needed greater scrutiny. I think the regime needs to be more transparent to satisfy their int'l critics (as it did this weekend to reassure other Middle Eastern, Arab powers), and in'tl critics that obviously include the GoJ and some in the Asian region.

However, it's based on simple facts that Iran's opposition is no different to the subject of nuclear power. These people might promise regime change, minor foreign and internal policy shifts (and rub shoulders with int'l celebrities, like the Nobel laureate Shirin EBADI teaming up with Giorgio ARMANI) but they too won't back down over this country's nuclear power ambition. And the simple fact remains that the opposition, too, will pursue nuclear power as much as Ahmadinejad.

But for now, I think, the message should be that Iran has to agree to more transparency when it comes to its civilian nuclear ambition. And the Iranians should heed to calls, esp. calls from our own Asian region for greater accountability and cooperation.

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Aussieguy: "The Middle East, has only one thing on its mind and that is power over the west, propagander or not.... it is clear they're enriching uranium for military purposes.."

Clear according to whom? Clearly it's not entirely clear at all. :)

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One step closer to Allahs bomb. There is nobody who is going to stop the mullah regime now.

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smithjapan:

" Clear according to whom? Clearly it's not entirely clear at all. :) "

Clear to anyone with some common sense, basic information, and a normal IQ. And I really don´t know what that smiley is doing in the message. There is nothing funny about Ahmedinejad with his fingers on the red button.

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My opinion is that Iran is a dangerous country. The reason I have this opinion is because the government of Iran considers merely writing a fiction novel as reason for being put to death. I see this as very dangerous and I further see a country such as Iran having the technology to make nuclear weapons as dangerous. With this in mind, how is it that anyone can support such a country? How is it that anyone can be comfortable with such a country having access to technology that can be converted into nuclear weapons? They are willing to have someone killed for merely writing a piece of fiction. Sorry, I don't see how a country like this warrents the trust needed to be allowed to have access to nuclear techology that can be used to make nuclear weapons.

Again, this is a country that has had a hit out on a regular citizen of a foreign country living in a foreign country for merely writing a fictional novel. Why should this be overlooked? In my opinion it should absolutely not be.

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@thetruthhurts, you're referring to censorship. Sorry to say this but Aust'l and other countries in the region do have censorship or punitive laws to anyone/ companies violating the law. (Singapore for example could jail anyone who 'slanders' the state).

Please post something relevant to Iran's nuclear proliferation.

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There is nothing funny about Ahmedinejad with his fingers on the red button.

There's nothing funny over anyone with their finger on the red button. So, your point being?

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jruaustralia,

I have posted something completely relevant to Iran's nuclear situation. Please re-read my post. We are not talking about censorship. We are talking about the Iranian government's willingness to have someone who is a citizen of and living in another country murdered for their thoughts written in the form of a fiction novel. This is way more dangerous than mere censorship and way more dangerous than the example you gave. I for one cannot see anyone with good intent and a belief in basic human rights wishing for such a country to have the technology that can be used to make nuclear weapons.

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I have posted something completely relevant to Iran's nuclear situation. Please re-read my post. We are not talking about censorship.

NO, you're not. (And obviously you're referring to the fatwa, 1988, on British author Salman RUSHDIE)

I support Aust'l plan to utilize nuclear power, and in fact it's gaining ground even in the left-wing politics of the Labor Party. BUT FOR SOMEONE TO ALL OF A SUDDEN ARGUE censorship (or freedom of choice or expression) in the face of a nuclear debate-- and you could here in Aust'l-- then that's rather petty.

I believe I already posted what I think of Tehran's nuclear goal (check above), and I don't need to extend it.

BUT THE DEBATE is nuclear proliferation, and it's already confused, if not a highly-charged issue for any country not just Iran-- do keep it more relevant next time.

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NO, you're not.

Yeah, he is. If Iran is willing to behave this unreasonably (and continue to engage in a lot of activities considered uncivilized, like rigging elections and killing protesters) then the notion of Iran having a nuclear weapon is a frightening one. Slip the thing into a cargo container, ship it to Sidney (or NY) and detonate the thing and it becomes very difficult to figure out where the bomb came from. From past actions by Iran and declarations from Iran's leaders such an incident is believable.

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Slip the thing into a cargo container, ship it to Sidney (or NY) and detonate the thing and it becomes very difficult to figure out where the bomb came from.

I'd love to argue at lengths (Really, I do)

BUT IF THERE'S ANYTHING that caught my attention so far, against letting Iran pursue its nuclear power goal... it's this one:

One step closer to Allahs bomb. There is nobody who is going to stop the mullah regime now.

At least it's less BS, if not politically incorrect to some people here.

Enjoy the rest of your week =/

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A country that is willing to kill ordinary people citizens from other countries that are in other countries merely because they write a fictional book

IF THERE'S ANYTHING that caught my attention so far, against letting Iran pursue its nuclear power goal... it's this one:

One step closer to Allahs bomb. There is nobody who is going to stop the mullah regime now.

At least it's less BS, if not politically incorrect to some people here.

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The fact that Iran is willing to kill innocent foreign citizens in other countries merely because they wrote a book is certainly to be considered BS. However, bringing it up when said country wants technology that can be converted to nuclear weapons is certainly not. You seem to not understand the different between in country 'censorship' and Iran's deciding that free citizens of other countries are not allowed to exercise their freedoms in their own countries. You further seem not to care that Iran has had this hit out for more than twenty years or that people have died as a result of it.

Even without nuclear weapons, Iran felt free to call out this hit. I can't see anyone who is reasonable not understanding concerns related to Iran possesses the potential to create nuclear weapons.

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