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    • Anthony
    • 27.08.06 | 05:10 (IDT)

    I do not always agree with Burston, but this time I read and reread his article. I printed it and will reread it again. It made the hair on the back of my head stand up. I am as guilty of self-induced myopia as anyone else, and I must admit that Burston's points have struck a nerve. What Burston doesn't mention, perhaps because it is too terrible to contemplate, is the possibility that circumstances may reach such a critical point that the western world in its self-imposed inability to act may contemplate NOT retaliating in case of a nuclear strike on Israel. It's a possibility that even I keep at a distance, a possibility I would rather relegate to the realm of bad dreams.

    from the article: Will Bush make Iran the only superpower?
    First published 00:00 25.08.06 | Last updated 00:00 25.08.06
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