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    • chris (munich)
    • 29.04.13 | 20:18 (IDT)

    The idea of "red lines" makes it look as though the cause of something is the one who "crosses the red line", not the one who draws it. But is there any reason to see it that way? In this particular case, Netanyahu would have to persuade us that a) Israel is within its rights to decide what level of weaponry Iran should have and b) that the level of enrichment chosen to represent the "red line" really has the significance he imputes to it. In particular, I don't believe a case has been made that this line is anything other than arbitrary.

    from the article: Netanyahu: Iran hasn't crossed nuclear 'red line', but is approaching it systematically
    First published 18:12 29.04.13 | Last updated 18:12 29.04.13
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