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WHY IS IRAN SO DANGEROUS TO AMERICA?

Muammar Kadafi [LIBYA]: Preparations for GOLD currency, Saddam Hussein [IRAQ]: Sold oil exports only in Euros

HISTORY OF U.S. & IRANIAN RELATIONS [1953-PRESENT]

U.S. & IRAN COMPARISON

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN

SIZE

4TH LARGEST COUNTRY, BEHIND CHINA

3RD LARGEST POPULATION: >313,000,000

18TH LARGEST COUNTY, BEHIND LIBYA

17THLARGEST POPULATION: >76,000,000

OIL-PROVED RESERVES

 

13TH LARGEST: >20,000,000,000 CRUDE OIL IN BARRELS

 

4TH LARGEST: >135,000,000,000 CRUDE OIL IN BARRELS

NAVY

LARGEST NAVY IN THE WORLD:

283 SHIPS

11 AIRCRAFT CARRIERS

22 CRUISERS

27 FRIGATES

60 DESTROYERS

71 SUBMARINES

>320,000 ACTIVE PERSONNEL

SMALLEST BRANCH OF IRANIAN MILITARY:

3 CORVETTES

5 FRIGATES

28 SUBMARINES

28,000 ACTIVE PERSONNEL

MILITARY MAN-POWER

U.S. ARMED FORCES TOTAL 1,400,000 ACTIVE TROOPS + 900,000 TRAINED RESERVES & NATIONAL GUARD =       2,300,000 TROOPS

IRAN’S ARMY, AIR FORCE, NAVY & GUARD CORPS TOTAL 545,000 ACTIVE TROOPS + 350,000 TRAINED RESERVED FORCES = 900,000 TROOPS

 MILITARY SPENDING 2010

 >$687,000,000,000 = 1ST IN THE WORLD [TOP 15 COUNTRIES, BEHIND U.S., TOTAL UP TO $650 BILLION]

>$7,000,000,00025TH IN THE WORLD, BEHIND SINGAPORE