to Israel Iran has thousands of long range highly explosive missiles capable of reaching Israel, they also have a vibrant chemical industry and can easily load those missiles with biochemical weapons. Remember Israel is barely 7 million, Iran is well over 73 million and can afford more casualties. If Iranians are dying at 10 times the rate Israelis are, the war is practically a stalemate.
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from the article: MESS Report / Israel is learning to live with a nuclear Iran