The Mullahs reach out to a member of the unholy alliance for an interview.
In 2005, a year earlier, Hagel was even more explicit saying that Gaza could not “remain a prison to its own citizens” and encouraging a “grand bargain with Iran’s people.” Three years earlier, Hagel had called for “a regional security plan for the Persian Gulf by working with the United Nations, the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Iran, and Iraq.”
Nuclear radiation in the air and water would disrupt the Strait of Hormuz shipping, the world’s most important oil choke point. Oil prices would skyrocket. The world economy would face a hurricane. With prevailing winds blowing from east to west in the gulf, and coastal currents that circle counterclockwise, radiation fallout would contaminate oil fields and desalination plants that provide fresh water for local inhabitants.