How should the United States respond if Iran attacks Israel?

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  1. JamesPoppell profile image84
    JamesPoppellposted 6 years ago

    How should the United States respond if Iran attacks Israel?

  2. The Frog Princess profile image60
    The Frog Princessposted 6 years ago

    We will be there in forces as we help every nation.

  3. AfricaResource profile image63
    AfricaResourceposted 6 years ago

    I think neither nation can be trusted and if someone doesn't get involved it could end very badly for not only Israel and Iran but also the surrounding countries as they will almost certainly get dragged into it!

  4. ChristinS profile image55
    ChristinSposted 6 years ago

    I think we need to learn to let people fight their own battles and stop getting involved in everything.  Neither side in that conflict can be trusted - let them work it out or kill each other.  It's unfortunate, but if people can't get along why do we have to, in our current financial state and own turmoil, be expected to run all over the world allegedly "solving problems".  Anytime we get involved in conflict it is only in regions where we have financial interests - if we truly cared about human rights etc. we'd be in the Sudan etc. These people have been fighting forever - let them work it out for themselves.

  5. DFiduccia profile image79
    DFiducciaposted 6 years ago

    ChristinS states my sentiments on this issue. I would merely like to add that in most of the foreign countries we have helped with a conflict or financial aid, it seems the citizens of said country have strong feelings of animosity for Americans.

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    Gusserposted 6 years ago

    Iran wants the end of this world. The 12th Imam. Iran, if it gets nukes, will use them. Israel will use theirs also, if that happens, Your question states "if Iran attacks". The world powers should all stop that in its tracks.

  7. lburmaster profile image84
    lburmasterposted 6 years ago

    By ignoring it. We are a country. What does that mean? We protect those IN our country. If you are outside our country, good luck. We will only aid others when it is for our advantage. We bust into too many wars and fights. It is about time we should keep to ourselves.

  8. Freeway Flyer profile image89
    Freeway Flyerposted 6 years ago

    The more likely scenario at the moment is the reverse of your question. In a sense, the response would be less complicated if Iran attacks Israel than if Israel attacks Iran. If Israel is attacked, the U.S. will be obligated to provide military assistance to Israel. But if Israel attacks first, it will be a tricky situation. Given the low standing of the U.S. in that part of the world, aiding Israeli "aggression" will not help American public relations. The U.S. will have to hope that an Israeli strike cripples Iran's nuclear program (somehow) without the need for heavy American intervention. Then Israel, who will be hated in that part of the world no matter what, can take the heat.

    Whatever the circumstances that start it, a conflict between Iran and Israel will be bad news all around. It could have major economic implications, and if Israel and/or the United States put troops on the ground in Iran and seek some sort of a regime change, it could make Iraq look like a cakewalk in comparison.

  9. feenix profile image60
    feenixposted 6 years ago

    As far as I am concerned, an attack against Israel is an attack against the U.S.

    Thus, if Iran attacks Israel, the U.S. should bomb that country all the way back to the Stone Age.

  10. coast2coast79 profile image60
    coast2coast79posted 6 years ago

    That is too hard of a question to answer. I think it unlikely that Iran would attack Israel. It would probably be the other way around. Even if Iran did attack Israel, our response would vary greatly depending on the method of the attack. If Iran popped off a few highly inaccurate rockets with conventional warheads then I think Israel is more than prepared to handle that on their own. But what if Iran launched the same rockets, but aimed them at US bases as well? What if they blocked oil supplies from the Straight of Hormuz? That would be a much different scenario. I think we would have no choice but to destroy their navy, cripple there airfields and aid Israel in destroying the infrastructure that keeps the nuclear research program operational. If scientists, workers, and materials cant get in or out of a nuclear research facility then it can't function effectively.

    I really do hope the best for the world. Nobody desires war. I think that each side fears the others intentions and this translates into hate. I think a collective of  responsible nations should slap them both on the wrist and tell them to play nicely together. Yes Israel. You have to play nice too.

 
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