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National Interest: Iran is not able to become a new Nazi Germany

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In the last century, due to the inaction and connivance of the United States and other countries of Germany and Japan, it was possible to take control of most of Western Europe and East Asia, although it was possible to suppress aggression in the bud and prevent the outbreak of World War II. But is it necessary for the United States today to intensify the struggle with Iran in order to prevent Tehran from unleashing the Third World?


This is discussed by the head of the Department of Naval Strategy of the Naval College of the United States, James Holmes, in an article published by the American publication National Interest.

According to the expert, Iran, with all its desire, is not able today to play the role of a new Nazi Germany. To do this, he should first become a regional hegemon, but the potential enemies surrounding him will not allow him to do this. Finding satellites in his region is also a difficult task for him.

To become a Middle Eastern analogue of Nazi Germany, Iran must become a powerful power, striving to unite the Persian Gulf region or South Asia under its authority, to collect resources for building up military power. Only then will it become a threat to the New World.

Of course, not one of the Sunni Arab countries of the Persian Gulf is able to stand alone against Tehran, but together they create serious military power. Their strength is financed by oil wealth, which, unlike Iranian ones, is not burdened by economic sanctions.

In South Asia, India is the hegemon. The assumption that New Delhi will obey or join Tehran’s will to create an anti-Western alliance sounds rather strange.

Thus, it is difficult to imagine any realistic scenario in which the Islamic Republic becomes an aggressor that threatens the whole world.

Iran is not a threat to the United States. Therefore, the Pentagon correctly identified rivalry with major world powers as a top priority. According to James Holmes, the Americans are hardly worth making significant efforts and spending large funds on such a secondary task as the fight against Iran.
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  1. Mavrikiy
    Mavrikiy 14 July 2020 17: 38
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    fool
    National Interest: Iran is not able to become a new Nazi Germany
    But the United States has fully formed. angry
    1. Terenin
      Terenin 14 July 2020 18: 39
      +5
      Quote: Mavrikiy
      fool
      National Interest: Iran is not able to become a new Nazi Germany
      But the United States has fully formed. angry

      Well, that you, the USA, as exclusively pregnant with democracy, always go out of turn (out of criticism)
    2. smart ass
      smart ass 14 July 2020 19: 47
      0
      Are states not Nazis?
    3. Finches
      Finches 14 July 2020 21: 50
      +3
      The Americans live in their imagined world - in a normal country - they would all - from the president to the last bum, sit on a haloperidol under lock and key in the chambers ... but the world is crazy, unfortunately!
  2. Prisoner
    Prisoner 14 July 2020 17: 42
    11
    "Connivance", damn it! The United States not only "connived", but nourished German Nazism. Say thank you to the USSR for strangling your presumptuous monster.
    1. neri73-r
      neri73-r 14 July 2020 17: 47
      +4
      Quote: Captive
      "Connivance", damn it! The United States not only "connived", but nourished German Nazism. Say thank you to the USSR for strangling your presumptuous monster.

      Not until crushed, it was necessary to crush together with the owners and, apparently, will have to in the future.
    2. Magog
      Magog 14 July 2020 18: 18
      -9
      All are good: they tried, "fed from a spoon" - on their own heads! And the Soviet Union is no exception ...
      1. Pereira
        Pereira 14 July 2020 20: 02
        +2
        Teach history, Gog, otherwise you will end as Magog.
        1. Magog
          Magog 14 July 2020 20: 48
          -1
          I try with your prayers! For example :
          In February 1940, a new treaty between the USSR and Germany was signed in Moscow. The agreement stipulated that the USSR would supply 1 000 000 tons of feed grain and legumes, 900 000 tons of oil, 100 000 tons of cotton, 500 000 tons of phosphates, 100 000 tons of chromium ores, 500 000 tons of iron ore, 300 000 tons of pig iron to Germany , 2 kg of platinum, 400 tons of copper, 11 tons of nickel, 000 tons of zinc, 3000 tons of molybdenum, 950 tons of tungsten, 500 tons of cobalt. These and other materials were transported through Soviet and Polish territories, and this allowed Nazi Germany to circumvent the British naval blockade.
          Or is this not a story? To% ak there Mr. Medinsky put it?
          The first question that historical science must honestly answer is how much an event or a particular act meets the interests of the country and people. Weighing on the scales of Russia's national interests creates an absolute standard for the truth and reliability of historical work.
          How! And you probably think history is a science, right? A propaganda tool - nothing more. So, we are with you about different things. I am trying about "science".
          1. Pereira
            Pereira 14 July 2020 21: 46
            +3
            In February 1940, a new treaty between the USSR was signed in Moscow .....

            What's wrong? Shouldn't have been selling? And why? What was Germany worse than England in 1940? Who would be right to sell?
            In vocpominaniyah diplomata Valentina Berezhkova "HOW I ctal perevodchikom Ctalina" ukazyvaetcya chto za 22 mecyatsa druzhectvennyh otnosheny CCCR poluchil of Germanii 15 tycyach tonn vycokocortnoy ctali and 59 tycyach tonn ctalnyh tubes bolee 6000 noveyshih promyshlennyh ctankov 20 preccov for patronnyh and cnaryadnyh sleeves, 6 battleships. Of the last, the largest was the Luttsov cruiser. In the context of the renowned Baltic Fleet, it was renamed “Petropavlovsk” and took part in the defense of Leningrad.

            As noted by the historian Aleksey Baikov, “the German deliveries weren’t so much fired as they were allowed to do so, so far. Dental and carousels, electric and drilling equipment, steam turbines and generators ”. An important role was acquired by the trip of Soviet specialties to the military industry in Germany for the acquisitions of the German warriors of the Baltic States. The aviation historian Mikhail Mukhin calls the technical accessories, which were minted by a military vehicle:

            Is Medina authority for you? For me not. His opinion is not interesting to me.
            Gog, you are getting closer to Magog.
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            2. Magog_
              Magog_ 14 July 2020 22: 45
              -4
              I almost completely agree with you. Yes, we traded, increased our capabilities with German technologies and equipment. Do not find that the same can be said about the so-called. "collective West"? Those also traded ... So why only they "fed and cooperated" with the Nazis? And we, "all white / red / sickle / hammerkast" stood aside? So this is now represented by our homegrown propagandists from history? As for Medinsky, the point is not "authority", but the fact that, as a minister and historian, he defined history as a science - essentially state policy ... And where is "science" here?
              1. Pereira
                Pereira 15 July 2020 08: 18
                0
                So why only they "fed and cooperated" with the Nazis? And we, "all white / red / sickle / hammercast" stood aside
                ?
                Yes, because it was the West that brought Hitler up, invading the USSR, and not vice versa.
                But Medinsky did not give any definitions. Everything was invented centuries before it.
                1. Magog_
                  Magog_ 15 July 2020 09: 24
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                  The non-aggression pact is, of course, not "incitement", analogous, against the West, that is, the threat of Hitler's strike against Poland! In other words, the leadership of the USSR with this Pact gave Hitler the green light to attack a country bound by aid treaties in the event of aggression against it. In the beginning, formally, but then in a "fried form", the world war broke out according to all the laws of the genre ... Medinsky may not have invented anything new, but he spoke quite DEFINITELY.
    3. orionvitt
      orionvitt 14 July 2020 19: 50
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      Quote: Captive
      nurtured German Nazism.

      Moreover, they nurtured, the ideas of Nazism were invented and substantiated in England, embodied in Germany, with the full support of the United States. And now they are "sculpting a hunchback," and blaming Iran.
  3. Reserve buildbat
    Reserve buildbat 14 July 2020 17: 48
    +4
    1. Iran cannot become "an analogue of Nazi Germany," if only because it is not supported and protected by shallow mattresses.
    2. Together, they create serious military power ... Iran’s neighbors .... Yeah ... I remember, in the aggregate and even individually, the shaved, French and Poles were VERY serious military power. And how it helped Czechoslovakia ...
  4. srgdgf
    srgdgf 14 July 2020 18: 00
    +1
    It may remind them how their Turks fought with the Mongols.
  5. To be or not to be
    To be or not to be 14 July 2020 18: 02
    +1
    An interesting kooky head of the Department of Maritime Strategy, US Naval College, James Holmes ....
    Only to whom is he sent to Iran? What is doubtful? Or maybe Israel? Like something yourself there .. We are waiting for answers from all sides
  6. maiman61
    maiman61 14 July 2020 18: 10
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    How can Iran become a new Nazi Germany, if there is already a new Nazi Germany - this is the USA!
    1. AU Ivanov.
      AU Ivanov. 14 July 2020 19: 36
      0
      Nazi USA? Nazism-this is when the blacks kneel white?
  7. paco.soto
    paco.soto 14 July 2020 18: 22
    +2
    Neutral Opinion:

    Neutral opinion: almost my photo - when Iran changes its teeth, then we will discuss and win!
  8. NF68
    NF68 14 July 2020 18: 26
    +1
    But the United States is doing it right.
  9. Charik
    Charik 14 July 2020 18: 56
    +2
    although it was possible to suppress aggression in the bud and prevent the outbreak of World War II, of course, because the West only contributed to the unleashing of WWII and sponsored the fascists
    1. muham
      muham 14 July 2020 19: 57
      -2
      Quote: Charik
      although it was possible to suppress aggression in the bud and prevent the outbreak of World War II, of course, because the West only contributed to the unleashing of WWII and sponsored the fascists
      Well, yes, if the best friend of the athletes didn’t conclude a pact with them and didn’t bring up German tankmen at the USSR training grounds, and wouldn’t drive iron wheat to Germany and so on and so forth. A yes, kaneshno.
  10. Charik
    Charik 14 July 2020 18: 57
    0
    straight about Turkey, this mattress told a story, but dumps on Iran
  11. Brturin
    Brturin 14 July 2020 19: 19
    0
    Quote: Carrier
    Get away from Iran and let them live as they want

    This is how they live - Tehran, July 14. IRNA - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani "The Americans expected Iran's economy to be undermined immediately after the imposition of sanctions, but today we managed to rule the country without oil. This is an excellent testament to the strength and victory of the Iranian people in the economic war."
    Tehran, July 9, IRNA - The production capacity of sponge iron, steel, pellets and iron ore concentrate has doubled over the past 7 years ... petrochemical production also increased by 7% in the first quarter of this year. Production of car tires by 31%, aluminum bullion by 32%, cement by 10,5%, crude steel by 5,5% ... Good, bad ...
    The other day in Iran began work on laying the Zahedan-Chabahar railway, including within the north-south corridor (railway exit from Russia to the port of the Indian Ocean) ... Russia and India have their own interest in Iran, and China ...
  12. Incvizitor
    Incvizitor 14 July 2020 19: 23
    -1
    Fsha now took the place of Nazi Germany, even surpassed it in many ways.
  13. Atlant-1164
    Atlant-1164 14 July 2020 19: 27
    +5
    "democratizers" always know better .. who wants to become Nazi Germany)
  14. Knell wardenheart
    Knell wardenheart 14 July 2020 19: 42
    0
    The hypothetical danger of Iran comes from the United States as part of a future bloc against NATO.
    At the moment, Iran or Turkey (which is less likely) are potential beneficiaries from the formation of such a block (in the future).
    When one country is faced with insurmountable difficulties that stand in the way of the incredible profitability of projects - historically it has always happened that such countries "matured" to cooperate with the same ones, one can designate them as "Applicants".
    In BB1, Austria-Hungary and Germany wanted the colonies and squeeze the richer, but less active (in their vision) powers based on their interests. This pushed them into an alliance with the Ottoman Empire, which was also looking for a way to profit for itself, and possessing for this both a share of understanding, and direction and forces - however, insufficient for a one-man struggle.
    In BB2, both Germany and Japan wished to occupy a dominant position in their region — while Japan was naturally threatened by European politics, and Germany by resources from the Asian colonies. A symbiotic point was found - and Germany had to give up her interests and ties in China to this project, which promised more.

    Also in this scheme - I believe that the interests of the PRC / Russia / Iran and probably a number of other countries are gradually converging into a certain concept, which with the greater chance can gain the flesh of a new bloc, the greater the pressure each of these countries will feel.

    Iran in this configuration is the Middle East "asset" of such a bloc, a "key" from both the Near East and the main oil artery.
    So the United States will nevertheless have some interest - they are interested in weakening Iran and turning it into an open pariah.
  15. Usher
    Usher 14 July 2020 19: 45
    -1
    Quote: Magog
    So this is a retelling of the opinion of an American expert, only we have a strange interest in this. We recall, for some reason, that the West was feeding Nazi Germany, forgetting a similar concern from the USSR. And who is "feeding" Iran today? Nobody notices that there is no analogy with Germany - only in the sick American imagination ...

    Can you give an example of "concern" for the USSR? There were trade relations, with very, very great benefits for the USSR. When, for simple raw materials, they received equipment and tools. Western countries traded with Germany even during the war. This is "care".
    1. Magog_
      Magog_ 15 July 2020 01: 55
      -1
      Well yes. With great benefit they staged a "Holodomor" (as they say dill) of their own population - just not to let Hitler's German socialism bend: bread to Germany in echelons in exchange for machines and technology, so that, supposedly, in a future war with German Nazism to withstand! A dashing propaganda trick!
  16. demo
    demo 14 July 2020 20: 04
    0
    In the last century, due to the inaction and connivance of the United States and other countries of Germany and Japan, it was possible to take control of most of Western Europe and East Asia, although it was possible to suppress aggression in its infancy and prevent the outbreak of World War II.

    Hooray.
    Already there are shifts.
    It turns out that Western countries are also to blame for the Nazis coming to power.
    True, their true role and degree of participation in what provoked the Second World War and the Great Patriotic War is modestly silent.
  17. Revolver
    Revolver 14 July 2020 20: 11
    -1
    In fact, the axis of China-Pakistan-Iran may well do things. True, in this axis Iran is not pulling either on Germany or on Japan. Yes, and Italy with a very big stretch.
    1. 7,62h54
      7,62h54 14 July 2020 20: 33
      0
      But on this axis, you can spin the old woman-Europe, and the overseas haven of anarchists / vegans / lgbtshnikov.
    2. Brturin
      Brturin 14 July 2020 22: 56
      0
      Quote: Nagan
      the axis China-Pakistan-Iran may well do things. True, in this axis Iran

      Iran has its own change - it has its own relations with India. If the Chinese work in the Pakistani port of Gwadar, the Indians have an agreement in Iranian Chabahar (where the railway is to be built within the north-south corridor - Peter Mumbai, a kind of counterweight "One belt, one way").
  18. Jack O'Neill
    Jack O'Neill 14 July 2020 20: 13
    -1
    Iran is not able to become a new Nazi Germany

    And the Iranians and so the fascists are still, however, like the Syrians.
    National Interest - slop.
    1. Krasnodar
      Krasnodar 15 July 2020 01: 31
      +1
      Quote: Jack O'Neill
      Iran is not able to become a new Nazi Germany

      And the Iranians and so the fascists are still, however, like the Syrians.
      National Interest - slop.

      So it was not in vain that they beat them in the 41st shave; Iran was generally taken along with the Red Army.
  19. Al_lexx
    Al_lexx 14 July 2020 20: 21
    0
    By itself, the post is very funny.)))
  20. 7,62h54
    7,62h54 14 July 2020 20: 30
    +2
    The one who shouted the loudest: "Stop the thief!" - you will meet the one with a bag at the fence.
  21. vavilon
    vavilon 14 July 2020 21: 12
    -4
    Where is the logic to compare Nazi Germany and Iran
    Nazism in Germany created the Anglo-Saxons and Iran defends itself from them
  22. Sergst
    Sergst 14 July 2020 23: 59
    0
    Quote: Carrier

    Not really, then LGBT people will start demanding that everyone kneel in front of them .. And they will start to get up ..

    Figuratively speaking, they knelt before them a long time ago. Is not it so?
  23. Sergst
    Sergst 15 July 2020 00: 00
    0
    [quote = Sergst] [quote = Rump]
    Not really, then LGBT people will start demanding that everyone kneel in front of them .. And they will start to get up .. [/ quote]
    Figuratively speaking, they knelt before them a long time ago. Is not it so?
  24. Sergst
    Sergst 15 July 2020 00: 00
    0
    [quote = Rump]
    Not really, then LGBT people will start demanding that everyone kneel in front of them .. And they will start to get up .. [/ quote]
    Figuratively speaking, they knelt before them a long time ago. Is not it? [/ Quote]
  25. Sergst
    Sergst 15 July 2020 00: 01
    0
    Quote: Carrier

    Not really, then LGBT people will start demanding that everyone kneel in front of them .. And they will start to get up ..

    Figuratively speaking, they knelt before them a long time ago. Is not it so?
  26. ficus2003
    ficus2003 15 July 2020 04: 32
    0
    NI hides the obvious - that US aggression against Iran is dictated by the fact that Iran is an enemy of Israel, and the United States in recent decades has acted like a colony of Israel.
  27. Gloomy skeptic
    Gloomy skeptic 15 July 2020 05: 19
    0
    Another nonsense of an American who is studying at school how to distinguish between different types of zombies. Mikhail Zadornov is right: stupid!
    1. Selevc
      Selevc 15 July 2020 11: 56
      +1
      To become a Middle Eastern counterpart to Nazi Germany, Iran must become a powerful power
      Comparison of Iran and Nazi Germany is absolutely incorrect and speaks only of the qualitatively brainwashed brains of the American expert ... At least because in Nazi Germany fascism blossomed violently in the mood of revenge among Germans for defeat in the 1st World War ... And in the Middle East we We observe the confrontation of different religious movements of Islam ...
      In the Middle East, processes are now being observed that are fundamentally different from the situation in Europe in the 1st half of the 20th century ... There is fierce competition between regional leaders - with hot phases of local wars and cold phases of blockades and confrontations ... Simply put, who the first one will bend and eat !!!
      This is already a tradition - American experts seem to boast of their ignorance and ignorance, ..
      1. Selevc
        Selevc 15 July 2020 12: 03
        -1
        But if we look at the situation in the Middle East from the point of view of Israel, then - yes, Iran is a new threat for them that they are demonizing in every way ... And in this light - they are building some analogies between the old demon of fascism and the new demon - Islamic extremism ...
        By the way, these statements by an American expert suggest that the ruling elites of the USA are the same Zionists as in Israel but only overseas !!!
        1. Gloomy skeptic
          Gloomy skeptic 16 July 2020 01: 12
          0
          I agree with your statement.
      2. Gloomy skeptic
        Gloomy skeptic 16 July 2020 01: 12
        0
        You only more fully confirmed my remark. So on this subject we think in a similar way.