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  •  Perhaps because if we should attack Iran then they (0+ / 0-)

    could very well retaliate by attacking Saudi oil fields?

    You have watched Faux News, now lose 2d10 SAN.

    by Throw The Bums Out on Thu Jan 16, 2014 at 10:54:32 PM PST

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    •  Not the oil fields. The refineries, pipelines, and (2+ / 0-)
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      shipping infrastructure.
         Not to mention Sunburn missiles in the Strait of Hormuz.

      •  Yeah, those Sunburns are nasty. In theory the (1+ / 0-)
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        SeaRAM defense system can handle them but the straits are an extremely confined space and the reaction time would be so short I have my doubts that they would work.  I don't think that systems has ever been tested in such a brown water situation where there may be less than 30 seconds to react.

        You have watched Faux News, now lose 2d10 SAN.

        by Throw The Bums Out on Fri Jan 17, 2014 at 09:34:26 AM PST

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