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    • Skywalker
    • 02.09.12 | 15:04 (IDT)

    It would be suicidal for Israel to attack Iran without US backing. If Israeli Jews are stupid enough to elect a government that would attack Iran without US support, then Israel deserves to suffer the consequences. Dempsey's remarks were right on target. Attack Iran at your own risk. In case you think things might be different if Romney is electred, please understand that the US public is fed up with endless wars against anti-Zionist regimes in the Middle East. No matter how close Romney is to Ntanyahu, a war with Iran would evoke so much backlash that even he could not pursue it. Finally, how arrogant can you be to suggest that Obama use his acceptance speech to undercut Dempsey? You got to understand, Israel is not a big concernof American voters in this election.

    from the article: General Dempsey is 'complicit' in goading Israel to attack Iran
    First published 13:32 02.09.12 | Last updated 13:32 02.09.12
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