The title is a little misleading. It should really read ‘When will Iran retaliate, prompting the main stream media to say Iran has started a war.’ I just finished reading an article in the Huffington Post saying that the EU has placed an embargo and sanctions on Iranian oil, and the Iranian central bank. It’s unfortunate that politicians only look at one side of it, and never seem to consider the consequences. What will happen can probably even be termed blowback, because when Iran throws it’s retaliatory punch, the media and our governments will not point to anything they did, but call it an act of terrorism, or random act of violence.
It happened this way in World War II. The US put sanctions on Japan and cut off their oil supply, which ultimately led to them bombing Pearl Harbor. Did the government or news outlets tell the people what was behind the attacks on Pearl Harbor? No. they said it was Japan launching a preemptive strike on the US.