IRANIAN INFLUENCE - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Neutered Observer
    • 13.01.12 | 15:19 (IST)

    IRAN IS BIG , HAS A LARGE RELATIVELY WELL EDUCATED POPULATION (80MILLION) AND HAS LOTS OF OIL. SHE HAS A NUCLEAR INDUSTRY AND LIKE THE USA IN 1940 SHE COULD MANAFACTURE ENRICHED URANIUM BOMBS OR A PLUTONIUM BOMBS ON A 2 YEAR TIMESCALE. SHE IS NOT DOING SO BECAUSE SHE DOES NOT NEED OR WANT THEM NOW. SO THE CURRENT OIL EMBARGO IS POINTLESS AND DANGEROUS. IRAN COULD LOOSE HER COOL EITHER BECAUSE THE EMBARGO CUTS HER OIL REVENUE TOO MUCH, OR BECAUSE ISRAEL KEEPS ASSASINATING HER NUCLEAR SCIENTISTS. THE WHOLE IDEA IS TO KEEP OIL PRICES HIGH & VOLATILE ................. BUT THE US & ISRAEL ARE PLAYING WITH FIRE & IF THEY DO MANAGE TO START A WAR, IRAN WILL NOT ONLY WIN, SHE WILL PROBABLY MAKE HERSELF NUKES AS WELL.

    from the article: A cease-and-desist policy, for now
    First published 06:02 13.01.12 | Last updated 06:02 13.01.12
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