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Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP28 May 2018 9:53 a.m. PST


It's so surprising that it's not really surprising after all.

Cyrus the Great28 May 2018 11:37 a.m. PST

It's as if each party were participating in a wargame run by the late Paddy Griffith and reported in The Nugget.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP28 May 2018 11:44 a.m. PST

The Ayatollahs only back off when you stand your ground and are prepared to bite back. Not everyone believes that, of course, to their own detriment.


zoneofcontrol Inactive Member28 May 2018 5:15 p.m. PST

I believe Israel's pre-negotiation "negotiations" may have played a role in this decision.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP28 May 2018 5:31 p.m. PST

They did give them a warning about 12 hours before the first planes paid them a visit. But, as always, the Iranian theocracy was … well, obstinate* (I'm trying to be nice, though I'm not sure why).

* "Pig-headed" works too. And the problem afflicts more than just the Persian leadership:

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