Iraq had American support when they surprise attacked Iran. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Natallie Durson
    • 17.08.10 | 19:09 (IDT)

    In the end, after years of war, the great powers ended the war as Iran crossed the Iraqi border and advanced upon the oil fields. Who benefitted from this war? Iraq and Iran certainly did not. What's the point of having a decade long bloody war if nobody benefits? Anyway, my point is, don't take Iran lightly. They really don't need nukes to hit Israeli tagets around the world. Israel will not be able to nuke Iran, and will not be able to mount a monthly conventional attack on Iran for payback. This is really a war that Israel doesn't want to start. This is really a war that America doesn't want to instigate.

    from the article: Ex-U.S. diplomat: Israel unlikely to strike Iran nuclear plant
    First published 14:29 17.08.10 | Last updated 14:29 17.08.10
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