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    • @richard james
    • 03.03.12 | 15:55 (IST)

    All of this argument is predicated on something very unlikely- that Iran will attack Israel with nuclear weapons. There is still no convincing or useful reason why Iran might do this, to assure its own destruction for no possible purpose. The likelihood of irradiating or destroying al-Quds and other sacred shrines through an errant warhead or nuclear plume suggests that the supposed theological justification for an attack- and that's the only one that is really ever presented- is baseless (and also that if push came to shove, Saudi Arabia might step in with its own measures against Iran)

    from the article: Netanyahu and Obama play high-stakes poker over Iran
    First published 10:58 02.03.12 | Last updated 10:58 02.03.12
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