Iranian axis is not stupid either - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • TonyL
    • 21.02.10 | 02:22 (IST)

    Iran probably would love the military escalation with Israel, but only if 3 conditions are present: 1 All four of its axis (Iran, Syria, Hezb & Hamas) will all get involved , not Israel against any one of them. 2 They want to be sure they will inflict material & significant damages & casualties on Israel. 3 Under any circumstances to make it look like Israel is the initiator. Therefore I doubt they are plannning an attack on Israel. What they are planning is all sorts of possibilites and ventures into how to gauge Israel into being even arguably the initiator. Than apply the chain reacttion of self protection and cooperation agreements. Yes, the closer Iran gets to the nuclear weaponry and delivery, even the mere existance of such possibilities gauges Israel into preemption. But if talking not too distant future (within this year),the `gauging` from the North is much more realistic. Especially if Iran somehow gets into serious,expedited hot waters & pressure via the West.

    from the article: Dubai hit - another move in the Israel-Iran cold war
    First published 23:04 18.02.10 | Last updated 18:12 20.02.10
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