Iran threatens retaliative strikes as it
threatens to withdraw from IAEA relations:
Iran's isolation from the international community," she said...
"Threatening the international community, that you will walk
out of treaty obligations, that you'll throw the IAEA out
because the world demands that you demonstrate that your
nuclear programs are, indeed, peaceful and not on the way to
a nuclear weapon, is very emblematic of the kind of Iranian
behavior that we've seen over the past couple of years."-Rice
strengthen Islamist forces in Turkey, destabilizing Turkish
Democracy and weakening the secular traditions of Kemal Ataturk,
pulling Turkey even further from the possibility of EU membership,
giving rise to the demand for an Islamist Turkey, if not, hopefully,
for a revival of the Khilafat (Caliphate) abolished by Kemal
Ataturk in 1920. A Turkish civil war on the lines of what
happened in Algeria, cannot be ruled out entirely.