#32 Bad Assumption, Silvienne (1) - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Joseph Cohen
    • 25.02.10 | 17:20 (IST)

    Hi, Silvienne! The most important role of a national government is to protect its citizens from external assault. It is imperative that the Israeli government looks for this tunnel between Iran and Jerusalem (at least to check that it is not there) in case the Shiite ideology allows Palestinians to be killed for the "greater good" of annihilating Israel. In other words, the Israeli government must not make nor act on the assumption, which you have made, that Iran would not nuke Jerusalem because it would, thereby, kill some Palestians. Ahmadinejad believes in the coming of the Hidden Iman, and the folklore around this character is that Islamicists must provoke as much chaos in the world as they can, in order to facilitate his return to the earth. Rubbish, but this is what they believe! Now, to create this global chaos necessitates that some Muslims around the world will have to die to achieve this. Therefore, your argument that Iran would not nuke Jerusalem through a ...

    from the article: Iranian threat to destroy Israel doesn't hold up
    First published 02:20 25.02.10 | Last updated 06:02 25.02.10
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