Adm. Mullen:"Iran must not acquire nuclear capability" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Cipora Julianna Kohn
    • 15.02.10 | 08:50 (IST)

    we all agree that under no circumstances can iran be allowed to acquire nuclear capability. what needs to be decided and soon is the strategy by which iran will be stopped from acquiring nuclear capability. while strong sanctions can be tried for a short period of time, not exceeding a few months, there have to be plans for military intervention should the sanctions not work, as they will not. war is a very serious and last resort measure. however, as the chief of staff said, "iran must not acquire nuclear capability." a nuclear iran would be a mortal threat to many in the region, including u.s. troops and bases. to israel, it would be an existentila threat.

    from the article: World powers urge Iran to accept standing nuclear offer
    First published 02:25 15.02.10 | Last updated 23:10 15.02.10
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