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    • Chris Linthwaite
    • 10.10.07 | 11:59 (IST)

    Israel will never be able to destroy Iran's peaceful nuclear programme on its own. Which is why Israel has not already done it. In fact that is why Israel is trying to get other country's to do its dirty work for it. Which of course hasn't happened. The only weapon Israel has left is that it persuades the west to attack Iran, and the noises coming out of France, Britain and France is that this may happen sometime in the future. However the riddle wrapped in an enigma (to quote Churchill) is what the reaction of China and Russia would be. I believe the US and UK were given a free hand by Russia in Iraq. However pertaining to Iran Russia has drawn a line in the sand. Sarkozy is in Moscow today, mention was made of Iran. Putin is visiting Iran shortly. With the unprovoked attack by Israel on Syria, possibly a warning to Iran not to transfer technology. I think an announcement which will fudge the issue will be made. So don't expect an attack anytime soon from Europe

    from the article: Preparing for the military option
    First published 00:00 10.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 10.10.07
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