Israel's leaders do not fear an Iranian nuclear attack - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Marshall
    • 15.01.12 | 21:40 (IST)

    And the proof is that if Israel's leaders really did believe that Iran would attack Israel if it acquired nuclear weapons, Israel would have attacked Iran by now, massively, with dozens of nuclear weapons if not a hundred or more. And it would be the duty of Israel's leaders to do that, if in fact they believed that Iran would launch a nuclear attack on Israel if it acquired nuclear weapons. And it would be perfectly legitimate, morally and legally, for Israel to do that under those circumstances. But Israel's leaders are intelligent, educated and sane people, and as such they do not believe that a nuclear-armed Iran would attack Israel.

    from the article: 'Israel and U.S. postpone massive defense drill in fear of escalation with Iran'
    First published 20:30 15.01.12 | Last updated 20:30 15.01.12
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