More lies but with added air force pomposity - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Rowan Berkeley
    • 20.10.07 | 13:51 (IST)

    I use the word "lie" to include intentional misdirection, misinformation, miselading, and deception, such as occur routinely here and in this case especially: "Neither diplomatic lobbying nor economic sanctions nor military operations that embody heavy hints have motivated Iran to reverse itself. Israel has declared in every possible language that it will see a military nuclear device in the hands of a hostile Iran as a red line. Iran has heard this and thus far has not been moved." This is lying in that it implies falsely that Iran has admitted to pursuing nuclear arms and announced an intention to persist, neither of which is true.

    from the article: Complex, but not impossible
    First published 00:00 18.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 19.10.07
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