#3 re: Double Standards on Nukes - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • hmpierson
    • 10.09.06 | 07:48 (IDT)

    The difference is that Israel has had nukes for 20 years, but has never threatened to wipe Iran (or any other country) off the face of the earth. For Israel, nuclear weapons are a deterrent - for Iran, they are a weapon of aggression. Don't understand that, "Lebanese"? Maybe that's why Lebanon is under the thumb of Syria and Iran - rather than confront their masters, or refute their state within a state, the Lebanese will be "the last country to make peace with Israel." Oldest political trick in the book - to deflect attention from your political problems by stirring up misdirected fear and hatred about "another" enemy. "I have seen the enemy, and it is us" - Pogo

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    First published 00:00 10.09.06 | Last updated 00:00 10.09.06
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