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    • USObserver
    • 05.03.12 | 22:11 (IST)

    Maybe the hot young bloods in Iran's Revolutionary Guards will insist on an immediate counter attack, but Egypt bided its time, built up its strength, and didn't attack for 6 years. Although a Russian has just claimed that there was a conspiracy including the US, Egypt and Israel to allow the attack so Syria could be disarmed, most of us thought that Israel was caught napping and unprepared and almost lost until Kissinger broke NATO rules and sent arms and ammunition. Iran's best choice would be to wait for revenge. Possibly taking action to shut off the flow of oil, causing high gas prices in the US before the election would by a benefit, but maybe not. In any case, there's no rush to destroy Tel Aviv: that can even wait 6 years.

    from the article: Netanyahu's conspiracy to drag the U.S. to war
    First published 04:25 05.03.12 | Last updated 04:25 05.03.12
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