To War?
Iran Diplomacy via payvand / Houman Majd
24-Jan-2011 (9 comments)

Every few months the specter of a new American war in the Middle East is raised, and just as predictably, time passes without the firing of guns on a new front. So it has been since 9/11 ushered in the era of "war on terrorism" or better put, "permanent war"; for if the West is intent on waging war against a strategy, or a concept (which terrorism most certainly is), and one that has been with humans since the dawn of time, then that "war" is by definition unending (much like Ronald Reagan's once vaunted but now forgotten "war on drugs"). In the name of that greater war, two countries have been invaded and two governments overthrown, only one of which (Afghanistan) had any legitimate connection to international terrorism. A third country, Iran, has been in the sights of those who advocate preemptive war since 9/11 itself, ostensibly to prevent it from developing a nuclear weapons capability which would allow it to either terrorize the Western world (and Israel), or use its proxies to do so. Thus, a war on Iran fits-in the minds of those advocating it- comfortably within the confines of the "war on terror". Although the war on terror is not defined in racial or even national terms, the undertones-war on "radical" Islam-do reflect an ethnic bias, and the definition of radical seems to depend on whether the people and "inferior" nation obey the "superior" West (Saud... >>>

Darius Kadivar

To War? Asks Houman Majd

by Darius Kadivar on

"Until the philosophy which holds one race superior and another inferior....there is war."



"What if your child is getting raped - would you go to war then?

by Bavafa on

Aren't some faulting Palestinians for going to war, precisely for such reason.

Does "raping" has to be an actual forced sexual related act or can it also be refered to unjust imprisonment, stealing one's freedom, land, and self determination and be catagorzied as rape?


Anahid Hojjati

Mr. Majd's position is to make sure to make some money

by Anahid Hojjati on

Mr. Majid's position is to have ideas which ensure he will make good money and be famous.


Human Majd

by masoudA on

What if your child is getting raped - would you go to war then?

Besides - don'r try to fool Iranians - we know your anti war sentiments is not in proptection of Iran but the ISlamic Rapist Republic!!!



by masoudA on

do get a decent job


To Human Majd

by masoudA on

Get a Job



by afshinazad on

Are we stupid to believe that American will engage war with Iran; cold war will serve American more than they could hope for. If they are against this regime or even if they intended to engage any war with Iran why HUSSAIN OBAMA is deaf and mute about execution and crime against humanity in Iran. this British old politic 101 is very clear to all Iranian, Regime has a large sale sign on Iran ( 90% DISCOUNT ON ALL RESOURSES) Arab are buying toys from American which they have no pilots for those high tech machines.

Which war, which terrorist, Iranian people are in war from last 32 year and they are fighting terrorist regime. sometimes I am so stupid to believe American for a second and then I remember wow is that a dream or I am stupid again, all these powers supporting IRI and IRI is serving them more than ever, invading Afghanistan and Iraq are two best evidence of full pledge of IRI regime to them for invading those two country.

Every one pre 1979 were talking about SHAH was a puppet of western countries; today we know the truth and we could see it with our own eyes who is really servant and who is the master. Shah was no puppet otherwise he would be in power now or at least his son. 

Darius Kadivar

OK Will do

by Darius Kadivar on

Understood !

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