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    • Bill
    • 09.04.10 | 22:16 (IDT)

    On 21 December, 1960 Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion announced to the world that Israel intended to build a 24 megawatt nuclear reactor in the Negev that "will serve the needs of industry, agriculture, health, and science...is designed for exclusively for peaceful purposes" (sounds like a line from an Ahmadinijad speech)...1) why no visas- because Obama's po'd that his friend and ally...on an international stage...treated our Vice-President like an Ambassador from Turkey...2) why no "new arms" and "bunker busters"...because what Obama is really trying to do is avoid war in the Middle East...an Israeli attack on Iran would cause an existential threat rather than eliminate one...running the Israeli attack on Iranian nuke facilities scenario leads me to conclude that Iran would have no recourse but to retaliate, Hamas and Hezbollah (Syria?/Lebanon?)would take advantage of the situation and the result would be a mess of epic proportions that most Americans would rather avoid.

    from the article: 'U.S.-Israel ties fine regardless of Netanyahu's nuclear summit cancellation'
    First published 00:17 09.04.10 | Last updated 20:17 14.04.10
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