"I don't know how President Assad responded to the requests of his Iranian colleague and ally, but according to Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Al-Mu'allem, it appears that he felt that the explosion was imminent...
Egyptian MP Muhammad 'Ali Ibrahim, editor of the Egyptian government daily Al-Gumhouriyya, wrote in his editorial that Iran has already made the first move towards war, but that only U.S. President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu know when it will actually break out and what it will entail.
"Iran is interested in this war, because it sees it as an opportunity to suppress its [domestic] opposition and accuse it of cooperating with the West. [It also hopes that] the shared sense of danger will prompt the Iranians to unite around their leadership. The U.S. is also interested in the war, because it will enable it to sell advanced weapons to the countries of the region, to impose its air defense umbrella on the Gulf states, and to determine oil prices independently of OPEC...
"The most salient element in Iran's responses is Ahmadinejad's assessment that a war will break out in the spring or summer, and his threats that if Israel attacks, the resistance and the countries of the region will crush it. He has also threatened that if new sanctions are [imposed] on his country in response to its nuclear program, he will cause the superpowers to regret it.
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From ABC News;
Israel's air force on Sunday introduced a fleet of huge pilotless planes that can remain in the air for a full day and could fly as far as the Persian Gulf, putting rival Iran within its range. Read entire article here>>>
Unfortunately, no matter what these two Countries decide, we as the US, will be forced to be involved. If our Presdent will actually stick up to our core beliefs and that we as a Country have always supported Israel. The Arab Countries are very concerned about this war, and in turn, so should we. We are of course talking about nuclear war. Let us hope that it ends before it really begins, but personally I have my doubts, and we will see a war. Iran seems set on bringing about Armageddon. Keep your eyes open.