Iran nukes? Political Red Herring - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • joebhed
    • 17.10.07 | 17:45 (IST)

    Wow, those guys sound tough, huh? Giuliani and McCain? They will never allow Iran to get something that Iran doesn't want. Sounds like a winning strategy. What's more, I know I repeat this, but it is noteworthy in any of these discussions. Iran supports a nuclear-weapons-free region in the middle east. Read NO NUKES, says Iran. But most readers know that Israel has a few nuclear weapons. Or, a few hundred. Like they need all of them? But only the US, with its veto power, and Israel with its hundreds of nuclear weapons in the Mideast, oppose the passage of a UN Resolution calling for the NO NUKES position that Iran is encouraging. So, American politicians of all stripes need an international whipping boy, and Ahmad makes the poster child for foreign interventionists. Too bad these guys aren't a lot more serious about non-proliferation. Maybe we could get Israel to agree to the NO NUKES pledge as part of the next peace deal. Peace.

    from the article: Giuliani, McCain: U.S. should prepare to use force against Iran
    First published 00:00 16.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 16.10.07
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