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    • Shalom Freedman
    • 25.08.06 | 13:40 (IDT)

    Bush is in a very difficult situation. 1) The situation in Iraq is a no- win situation, with Iran the true winner if the Shiites now supported by America emerge as ruling power. 2) The Americans made the wrong choice, underestimated Iran, overestimated Iraq. 3)Bush has to do something extremely difficult to do, admit error, and change priority . He has to go after Iran. 4)Bush I am sure does understand, that the diplomatic effort is nonsense. Iran will not be stopped by even the most severe U.N. sanctions. Only force will do it. 5) Bush needs good Intelligence. And he has to coordinate fully with Israel, as Israel will bear the brunt of any U.S. attack on Iran. 6)A major step in winning the war on Terror would be breaking the present regime in Iran, and replacing it with a more friendly to the West one. 7) Iran not al- Quaeda is the greatest challenge facing Bush now. Let us pray he can handle it wisely.

    from the article: Will Bush make Iran the only superpower?
    First published 00:00 25.08.06 | Last updated 00:00 25.08.06
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