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Author Topic: Imminent war between nuclear powers Pakistan and India possible  (Read 1138 times)
HMiS
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« on: December 26, 2008, 02:15:PM »

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2008-12/26/content_10563492.htmhttp://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jmGThPFKydtET4vk_iApBp4r9q3A
http://www.reuters.com/article/wtMostRead/idUSTRE4BP16V20081226


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LaRoza
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« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2008, 03:06:PM »

It has been brewing for a long time. It won't be pretty if there is a war. Both have a lot of people and aren't in good positions to begin with.
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« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2008, 03:27:PM »

Why do we keep worring about this and getting ourselves worked up? War will always be happening. Nothing we can do to change it. Nuclear war has been predicted since we dropped the bomb on Hiroshima-so far nothing.

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« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2008, 03:40:PM »

Quote from: didishroom

Why do we keep worring about this and getting ourselves worked up? War will always be happening. Nothing we can do to change it. Nuclear war has been predicted since we dropped the bomb on Hiroshima-so far nothing.

"Of course! Let's have a BBQ! Why should we care if Southern Asia is blown to pieces and world economy is destroyed by fear of nuclear escalation!"
 

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« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2008, 03:50:PM »

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Why do we keep worring about this and getting ourselves worked up? War will always be happening. Nothing we can do to change it. Nuclear war has been predicted since we dropped the bomb on Hiroshima-so far nothing
Very re assuring didishroom.

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Rex_Tremendae
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« Reply #5 on: December 26, 2008, 03:53:PM »

That picture is disturbing.

Anyways, a nuclear war in Pakistan/India would not only be disastrous for Southern Asia, but for the whole world. It only takes like 20 nuclear bombs to send the world to Hell in the carpool lane. You can bet if India/Pakistan start a war, China and all its buddies will jump in somehow. Keep in mind, China, Vietnam, N. Korea all have ridiculously large armies- combined, they are probably unstoppable.
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« Reply #6 on: December 26, 2008, 03:57:PM »

If an imminent war is only possible, then isn't it not actually imminent?

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« Reply #7 on: December 26, 2008, 03:58:PM »

Quote from: Melkite

If an imminent war is only possible, then isn't it not actually imminent?



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HMiS
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« Reply #8 on: December 26, 2008, 04:23:PM »

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If an imminent war is only possible, then isn't it not actually imminent?

I am not a native speaker of English, sorry.

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Rex_Tremendae
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« Reply #9 on: December 26, 2008, 04:26:PM »

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Quote from: Melkite

If an imminent war is only possible, then isn't it not actually imminent?

I am not a native speaker of English, sorry.


I don't really get it either. I think he is saying that if war is imminent then there is 100% chance of it happening, therefore to say that it is possible (ie less than 100% chance) then it isn't really imminent per se.
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