Preemptive Strike on Iran?

RECEIVED Wed., April 21, 2010

Dear Editor,
    Lt. Col. Bob Bowman (United States Air Force, retired president of the Institute for Space and Security Studies) has a doctorate in aeronautics and was the first director of the Star Wars Program (Strategic Defense Initiative). He stated on talk radio (April 20) that he was called to a meeting at the beginning of the Reagan administration. There, he learned that the SDI weapons system was intended to be used for a preemptive strike on the Soviet Union, not, as it was being touted, for national defense. He never attended another meeting with this group of “insane” people. It is fortunate that Star Wars withered on the vine.
    Per CNN, MSNBC, and FOX News, Iran is on the verge of having a nuclear ballistic missile system or already has one. This is fed to the American people to bolster support for a preemptive strike on Iran. It is a lie, just as were the reasons given for the greed-based idiotic attack of Iraq. Many defense professionals have expressed concern that such an attack by our already overtaxed and demoralized military will be the final nail in the coffin of what was once our great country. Iran, larger and stronger than Iraq was, has powerful allies that will not tolerate such an unprovoked, unwarranted attack. Unfortunately, it is possible that the U.S. will use Israel as a proxy for this attack or that Israel will have the gall to nuke Iran on its own.
    Per modus operandi, an event dwarfing 9/11 may imminently occur in America, to cause a frenzy of calls for revenge; if so, it will be blamed on those who grasp what a criminal cabal is operating in Washington, D.C., through blackmail of unspeakable acts and murders. May the sociopathic terrorists be caught red-handed in the act of such an attempt.
Kenney C. Kennedy
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