During the cold war, both America and Russia had thousands of nukes pointed and primed for two or three decades. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • harzion
    • 04.09.12 | 03:58 (IDT)

    Much was made of Kruschev's famous threat, "We will bury you". Still the years went by, both sides stood down, the world was saved, and now Russia and America engage in much dialog and cooperation. Compared to the cold war, this little spat between Israel and Iran is trivial. Israel will have to learn that others have rights equal to their own, and that eerybody lives under a sword. Israel is no exception. It is not the world's business to stamp out every threat to Israel, especially as Israel's behavior continues to be provocative. Israelis have gotten so spoiled by massive American support that they now see America as their personal genie in a bottle ready to grant their every wish. Israelis need a dose of reality.

    from the article: Former CIA chief tells Haaretz: Decision on Iran strike can wait
    First published 08:11 04.09.12 | Last updated 02:30 04.09.12
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