A preemptive strike is the only way to solve the Iran dilemma
February 29, 2012 Leave a comment
On August 23rd, 1514 on the Chaldiran plain in northwest Iran, the Safavid Shiite Muslims clashed with Sunni Muslims from the expansive Ottoman Empire. Believing that their leader, Ismail, was the twelfth infallible imam of Islamic teaching, the Safavid troops fearlessly charged into battle with inadequate training and archaic military equipment. Needless to say, the Safavids were soundly defeated, and their supposedly infallible leader slipped away from the battlefield and died ten years later.