It is true that Iran can absorb 20,000 casualties without a whimper. They absorbed hundreds of thousands of casualties during the war with Iraq. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • harzion
    • 08.02.12 | 15:52 (IST)

    Israel has never faced a war in which thousands of Israelis could die in one day or one hour. A war like this could go on a very long time. The war with Iraq lasted nearly a decade and the tide was in Iran's favor when the war was ended by the great powers. This war was begun by Iraq with American support. The Iranian government has never complained or whined about being the victim of such an attack. An America cruiser shot down an Iranian airliner in 1988, killing nearly 300 civilians. We never hear Iran mention this. Israel has been much abused by America and they have good cause to spit in the face of American pressure.

    from the article: Iran: U.S., Israel highly vulnerable to retaliatory strikes
    First published 13:28 08.02.12 | Last updated 13:57 08.02.12
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