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    • jerry
    • 25.10.07 | 04:11 (IST)

    It is very hard to tell the truth. Livni has said that the Iranian bomb preparation cannot be ignored, when speaking at the United Nations. I think it would be better journalism to say that Livni has said different things at different times, but that nuanced a statement would not make good headlines. So it becomes a matter of goals: Livni says the bomb is very, very bad when speaking at the UN to gain their attention and action, and says that the Iranian bomb is not an existential threat when she wants to forestall action by Israel against that threat. That is the shock and awe of the marketing of political policy.

    from the article: Livni behind closed doors: Iran nukes pose little threat to Israel
    First published 00:00 25.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 25.10.07
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