De facto Israel will be destroyed. Iran will not - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 30.12.09 | 09:11 (IST)

    Israel is as every one knows a small country with the majority of its people massed within and around the three main cities. Iran is a big country albeit with a much larger population. Yes Israel could destroy Iran's nuclear plants, but the effect of Iran's and its allies retaliation on Israel would be almost the same as a nuclear attack without the radiation. But even this is not guaranteed as a so called dirty bomb could be used spreading radiation, but without the nuclear blast. No Israeli PM will want to go down in history as the one who caused the third Temple to be destroyed. Conclusion: Iran will not be attacked. One day in the future they will get the bomb, and just as the US & the USSR had to live with their atomic arsenals, so will we. Or a change will occur in Iran, and they will destroy what nuclear stuff they have, Just like South Africa did when they became democratic. We can but dream.Happy New Year.

    from the article: Israel can't launch strike against Iran on its own
    First published 03:26 30.12.09 | Last updated 10:15 30.12.09
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