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    • merlot
    • 04.05.05 | 00:08 (IDT)

    gas masks are useless against a nuclear attack. actually, nothing can save you once you are close enough to an area that was the hit with nuclear weapons. the point is to prevent a nuclear attack. if israel maintains its nuclear arsenal, and i'm not sure whether it's a good or bad idea, iran will develope nuclear weapons and even the us wouldn't be able to stop it. iran is awash with money as a result of the super-high oil prices and unlikke iraq, is too powerful to be invaded. the us doesn't have the military capability and menpower, because it's bogged down in iraq to invade iran and occupy it. it doesn't have the financial resources, because of bush's massive deficits and it doesn't have the stomach for the huge casualties its military would suffer in a potential invasion of iran-it will never happen. to prevent any possibility of an israeli/iranian nuclear exchange which would destroy both countries, israel needs to terminate once and for all its conflict with the palestinians which will deny iran of an excuse to attack israel and the 1st step should be by getting rid of the cursed occupation and settlements.

    from the article: In the role of the rottweiler
    First published 00:00 03.05.05 | Last updated 00:00 03.05.05
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