Ben Gurion Shalom - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Danite
    • 13.12.05 | 19:17 (IST)

    While in terms of real politic you have a point but the thought of using a regime that raped wives infront of their husbands and tortured children in front of their parents and gassed entire villages is a bit like saying the west should have used Hitler as their atack dog against the soviets.As much as I revile the Soviets or Iran Saadams regime can not be dealt with with a blind eye to what he was doing.I agree principle must often give way to real politic to survive in an immoral world that is true but their is apoint at which giving up all principles unless ones very physical survival is at stake in a way makes the world more dangerous for everybody.There must be alimit, only immediate physical destruction can justify total real politic.Regards

    from the article: Ahmadinejad can continue to smile while the world argues
    First published 00:00 13.12.05 | Last updated 00:00 13.12.05
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