Americans to fight and die for Israel? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jim Lehmann
    • 02.11.11 | 05:00 (IST)

    Does Israel expect that the U.S. will now require it's citizens to fight and die for it by launching an attack on Iran? The U.S. is just now ending combat in Iraq which was engineered by the neocons in the Bush administration. It has cost thousands of American lives and trillions of dollars with nothing to show for it. Iran is a bigger country and will not let any such attack go unanswered. Such a reckless move by the US or Israel have repercussions which cannot begin to be imagined. Israel needs to start acting like responsible member of the world community make a just peace with the Palestinians. Such a move would do infinitely more towards improving its' long term security than settlements, the imprisonment of Gazas' people and starting a war it lacks the capacity to finish without killing millions of innocent people.

    from the article: Netanyahu trying to persuade cabinet to support attack on Iran
    First published 00:51 02.11.11 | Last updated 00:51 02.11.11
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