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    • harzion
    • 27.12.11 | 15:26 (IST)

    Even though Obama spoke before Jewish organizations, at the end of the day, he is running for office in America and not Israel. Embroiling America in another war, which has all the worst elements of other wars with the added bonus of skyrocketing oil oil prices, is not the way to gain the votes of the American people. Israel is lucky that most Americans pay no attention to Israels various crimes and misdemeanors, but the downside is that those same Americans will not be happy to make sacrifices on Israel's behalf. The American politicians will self destruct if they go down that road. At the same time, America is not threatened by Iran and can address an Iranian attack if and wwhen it occurs.

    from the article: Will a U.S. attack on Iran become Obama’s ‘October Surprise’?
    First published 14:46 27.12.11 | Last updated 14:46 27.12.11
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