"a responsible adult" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Cipora Julianna Kohn
    • 30.12.09 | 06:53 (IST)

    there are no responsible adults in the white house, unless by "responsible adult" is meant letting iran have nuclear weapons. iran will have nuclear weapons within a year. iran already has the missiles to deliver such weapons. diplomacy has failed miserably. the revolutionary guards will never allow iran to renounce its nuclear weapons program. their power is intimately linked to the nuclear-ballistic program. contrary to what is being trumpeted, ahmadinejad is just a puppet of the revolutionary guards. russia and china will not help. to the contrary, they are gleeful at the embarrassement of the united states and its young president. these two countries care only about their own national interests. russia has announced just recently its intention to produce new nuclear weapons. the uprising in iran by the young will only harden the regime. there is very little chance that the regime will be overthrown before it acquires nuclear weapons.

    from the article: Israel can't launch strike against Iran on its own
    First published 03:26 30.12.09 | Last updated 10:15 30.12.09
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