1. Iran has an existential threat from the USA/ Israel who routinely threaten Iran. Iran is surrounded by US bases. It has had Western interference in its affairs for ages- including the CIA and Britain overthrowing the democratically elected Government in a coup in 1953. 2. When you say 'the world thinks they're lairs' - how can you speak for 6 billion people? You obviously can't. In fact I could just as easily say that the world thinks Israel are liars. 3. Mossad chiefs have said Israel is not under an existential threat from Iran. http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4172169,00.html http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/151221 as has Barak http://www.haaretz.com/news/report-barak-says-iran-is-not-existential-threat-to-israel-1.7710 3. 'First several wars were not of its choosing' - not true. Take the '67 war. Israel deliberately provoked border incidents in order to go to war and annex more territory.
U.S.-led coalition conducts 11 airstrikes in Syria, 19 in Iraq against ISIS targets (Reuters)
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