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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 30.09.09 | 12:58 (IST)

    "Israel does not want to see Iran obtain a nuclear weapon. Israel also does not want a war with Iran that could become long and destructive." - Aluf Benn Israel wants a war. As only the occupation of Iran can prevent a bomb program if Iran is determined to have one, then Israel wants a long and destructive war. Israel lives in dreams of the quick, clean, easy victories of the distant past. It romanticizes juvenile fantasies of omnipotence and invulnerability. It dreams of an easy strike from the blue which will set everything right. Were Israel a person it would be committed for it's own protection. The dream of a quick strike and a cheering arrival beneath the 'Mission Accomplished' sign is lunacy.

    from the article: Cries of 'hold me back' may lead Israel to strike Iran
    First published 01:08 30.09.09 | Last updated 04:27 30.09.09
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