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Ironhead56
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Rokfar
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America should go to war with Iran

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 7/14/2008 Category: Society
Updated: 8 years ago Status: Voting Period
Viewed: 1,725 times Debate No: 4686
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Ironhead56

Con

America is already fighting terrorism on two fronts, in Iraq and in much over-looked Afganistan. We should not go to war with Iran because 1) we are already in 2 wars 2) We haven't finished even either one of those, even in the 7 years since the beginning. and 3) Iran is the size of Iraq and Afganistan together, and we can't control either 1, let alone 1 twice the size plus some.
Rokfar

Pro

dang it, i didn;t mean to start this 1, but seeing as i did i have only 1 argument, Seeing as Iran is so much bigger it can hold so many more terrorists, so if we go into Iran we will be getting rid of many more terrorists then in either Iraq or Afgan.
Debate Round No. 1
Ironhead56

Con

But that's just the thing, we con't control even one of the SMALLER countries we've taken over, wat leads to you to possibly believe we can hold one twice the size of either one?
Rokfar

Pro

i didn't mean to even click on this debate but all im saying is that iran is helping to supply terrorists in both Afgan adn in Iraq, its been proven. so if we take over there we will stop the violence in the other 2 countries.
Debate Round No. 2
Ironhead56

Con

Even if by some mmiricale we did take over Iran, do you honestly tink Iran is the only supplier of arms to the terrorists? In Newsweek they had an article a few months ago on all the different countries suppling arms and men to the terrorists. Iran was one in about 20. Are you saying we need to invade all the countries suppling arms to the terrorists?
Rokfar

Pro

No, just that Iran in a big supplier. So that if we take them ou we take a large chunk out of their suplies and men.
Debate Round No. 3
Ironhead56

Con

Libya is the biggest supplier of suicide bombers, so are you saying we need to attack the lage suppliers who happen to be mostly large counries like Iran, Libya, China, and Russia?
Rokfar

Pro

No, just Iran, the onyl country on your list that borders both Afgan and Iraq, the countries im trying to say we need to calm down.
Debate Round No. 4
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Posted by mmadderom 8 years ago
mmadderom
This argument is completely ignorant.

1) We would win any "war" with Iran in less than a week
2) It's only the objective AFTER we win the war that could/would take resources
3) We are NOT at war with either Iraq OR Afghanistan. We WON both of those wars within days.

How anyone believes we are still at war with Iraq is beyond me. Ignorance is bliss, I guess.
Posted by Cg09 8 years ago
Cg09
true i understand what you mean completely but it just seems like when it comes to the american government thats the sole purpose that they make known to the public for a reason to go to war with Iran
Posted by Ragnar_Rahl 8 years ago
Ragnar_Rahl
Though Con did so, mainly due to lack of opposition... I don't like to vote when such a situation occurs.

It doesn't really matter that Iran won't be using nukes. Put it this way, say there is a gang near your neighborhood, known for committing robberies and murders with knives and pistols. The local police station informs you that their plan of action is to prevent the gang from getting submachine guns. Does this make you feel safe?

Iran doesn't need nukes to kill people :D
Posted by Cg09 8 years ago
Cg09
Con obviously won this....but not by much seeing as how he failed to mention that there's absolutely no threat of Iran using a Nuclear bomb considering they dont even have a long range missile system yet. If they had that and were actually close in there search for a Nuclear bomb then i would be concerned, however war would definetly not be the way to go about getting it out of there hands. If anything that would speed up the process of them using one.
Posted by Ironhead56 8 years ago
Ironhead56
ya, good debate man and ya, plz every1 who sees this vote
Posted by Rokfar 8 years ago
Rokfar
good debate and all vote plz
Posted by Rokfar 8 years ago
Rokfar
like the vietnam war. it was chinese supplied against the american supplied
Posted by Ragnar_Rahl 8 years ago
Ragnar_Rahl
We are already in a state of war with Iran, just an indirect one, one we are fighting by means of the people we fund versus the people they fund. So this is kind of moot :D
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