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    • Tony Silver - Kopenhagen
    • 27.12.11 | 15:49 (IST)

    So let me get this right, Israel can claim 'ambiguity' over nukes but Iran who is publicly stating 'we're not interested in nukes' is only good for a 'defensive' war started by yourselves? I've heard it all now. And as long as Israel defends nuclear ambiguity as 'strategic advantage', Iran can also defend its nuclear ambiguity as 'strategic advantage'. So leave Iran alone as long as you allow Israel and any other country to defend its nuclear ambiguity as 'strategic advantage'. If the US and Israel want Iranian nuclear transparency, then Israel better be just as transparent. They started the ME arms race, now they have to live with it. Israeli exceptionalism is over.

    from the article: Peres: Uncertainty over Israel's nuclear capabilities aides to deter Iran
    First published 14:13 27.12.11 | Last updated 14:13 27.12.11
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