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    • Avi Rabinowitz
    • 19.02.10 | 02:49 (IST)

    means being against Israel doing so, then this means allowing Iran to obtain nuclear weapons,which is an existential threat form the Israeli view (except of the far left). "??the dangerous proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) will continue unresolved and with increasing complexities. Iran?s construction, with Russia?s help, of a nuclear power plant is seen as a threat by Israel and the United States. ?..The U.S. has shied away from seriously pushing for control of WMD on a Middle East regional basis as well as from international controls on Israel?s pseudo-secret possession of nuclear weapons. There is no reason to think that 2003 will be the year for a serious diplomatic non-proliferation initiative, even though non-proliferation could be the stated reason for military action." So they support US forcing Israel to get rid of nuclear weapons in return for stopping Iran ? but ridding Israel of its nuclear defense is an existential issue for most Israelis.

    from the article: J Street: Criticism of Israel does not make us the enemy
    First published 11:18 19.02.10 | Last updated 11:18 19.02.10
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