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Old January 26th, 2012, 01:08 PM   #1
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Who would win if there was no interference from other countries?
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Are you serious? The Israelis have arguably the finest military on the planet, man-for-man while the Iranians have.....

Israelis-easily.
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Israel without a doubt.
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Old January 26th, 2012, 01:23 PM   #5
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Are you serious? The Israelis have arguably the finest military on the planet, man-for-man while the Iranians have.....

Israelis-easily.
So your saying that they're better than the US, China, Russia, and India? No way. Just so you know, they get pretty much all their military support from the US so better than the US no. But I do agree that they have a pretty good millitary(id say number 5) and they could easily beat Iran
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So your saying that they're better than the US, China, Russia, and India? No way. Just so you know, they get pretty much all their military support from the US so better than the US no. But I do agree that they have a pretty good millitary(id say number 5) and they could easily beat Iran
Actually you are incorrect, Israel has one of the finest militaries in the world.
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Who would win if there was no interference from other countries?
No interference or no support, there's a difference.

Israel came very close to losing the 1973 war until it was massively resupplied by the U.S. Israel has miniscule resources to fight a protracted war which is why it has always strategically opted for a short decisive war. Iran on the other hand is remarkably resilient when it comes to the long haul, the war with Iraq lasted almost 8 years, the longest wars Israel has fought lasted approximately a year.

Assuming no nuclear weapons are used, unless israel can manage a decisive win within 6 months of an Iranian-Israeli war, my money would go on Iran in any "stalemated" war of attrition.
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So your saying that they're better than the US, China, Russia, and India? No way. Just so you know, they get pretty much all their military support from the US so better than the US no. But I do agree that they have a pretty good millitary(id say number 5) and they could easily beat Iran
That's precisely what I'm saying. Every Israeli citizen has had military training. They have been at war with one Arab country or another for their entire history, so they are extremely well trained. They have F-15s for air superiority and 15E's for strike aircraft. The Galil infantry rifle runs circles around the M-16 and the Kalashnikov. Their intelligence is among the very best. They spend more time on combined arms operations than anybody else.

They may not be the biggest, but for quality top to bottom, there is nobody markedly better and many significantly worse.
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That's precisely what I'm saying. Every Israeli citizen has had military training. They have been at war with one Arab country or another for their entire history, so they are extremely well trained. They have F-15s for air superiority and 15E's for strike aircraft. The Galil infantry rifle runs circles around the M-16 and the Kalashnikov. Their intelligence is among the very best. They spend more time on combined arms operations than anybody else.

They may not be the biggest, but for quality top to bottom, there is nobody markedly better and many significantly worse.
What I'm trying to say is that if the US went on a head to head war with Israel(probably never going to happen since Israel is one of our main allies) the US military would demolish the Israelis
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No interference or no support, there's a difference.

Israel came very close to losing the 1973 war until it was massively resupplied by the U.S. Israel has miniscule resources to fight a protracted war which is why it has always strategically opted for a short decisive war. Iran on the other hand is remarkably resilient when it comes to the long haul, the war with Iraq lasted almost 8 years, the longest wars Israel has fought lasted approximately a year.

Assuming no nuclear weapons are used, unless israel can manage a decisive win within 6 months of an Iranian-Israeli war, my money would go on Iran in any "stalemated" war of attrition.
no interference or support and no nukes either
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