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    • Manuel
    • 24.03.12 | 11:18 (IST)

    Iran will be dealt with, and a policy of restraint is warranted at this time. The damage to building international consensus for a strike against Iran could be diluted by a more aggressive retaliation against t the murderers in Gaza, since many in the West are looking for any pretext not to support a strike by Israel. Ashton's remarks are clear evidence of a West eager avoid the more pressing conflict at all costs, and her hypocritical statements evidence of how a broader war in Gaza might enable the EU to do just that. Facts don't matter. While justified, a strike would be playing Iran's game, not that of Israel.

    from the article: If recent Israel-Gaza escalation isn't war, what is?
    First published 01:25 23.03.12 | Last updated 01:25 23.03.12
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