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    • DHMCaarver
    • 04.05.12 | 18:25 (IDT)

    My first thought on hearing Bibi might call for September elections is that he (presuming he retains power) would then be able to bomb Iran claiming a mandate from the Israeli voters to do so. He would be assured of full-throated support of the Republicans in the United States, and likely embarrass Obama -- which, if the US presidential race is tight, could throw the election to Romney, and possibly the Senate to the Republicans as well. Yes, he is that cynical.

    from the article: Israeli elections likely to postpone any deliberations on Iran strike
    First published 10:55 04.05.12 | Last updated 10:55 04.05.12
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