Israel has showed incredible restraint over the past half century, but Arabs have a very different record of blowing themselves up,l gassing civilians, blowing up trains, murdering hundreds of Russian Schoolchildren, ethnically cleansing Lebanon and Sudan, attacking Ethiopia, India and the Ivory Coast, time and again. They even attacked Serbia though the French and Germans helped cover it up. If the Arabs try to get Nuclear Weapons, Israel will not be able to afford restraint any longer.
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