Nobody really feels threatened by a nuclear attack from Iran except for some Israelis. Even so, the potential of a first strike by Iran upon Israel is much less of a threat than America endured during the cold war. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • harzion
    • 10.11.11 | 16:42 (IST)

    Israel gets it's way a LOT! Even with American backing Israel cannot get it's way every single time though. Sometimes it is a matter of making an adjustment to Israel's priorities. Quite often we see cases where Israel makes a preemptive move tagainst a potential threat which only results in an increased threat. One example is Israel's assassination of Nasrallah's predecessor. He was far less capable than Nasrallah. He was easily assassinated by Israel (along with his family) which brought Nasrallah to power. This was the cause of Israel losing both wars in Lebanon. Today, even after bloodying Israel's nose several times, Hizbollah is more powerful than ever before thanks to Nasrallah. Nasrallah himself can thank Israel's actions for the chain of events which brought disaster to Israel. You see how it goes? There are many other such circumstances.

    from the article: Top Israeli firm: World more likely to accept nuclear Iran than pay high cost of war
    First published 15:29 10.11.11 | Last updated 19:58 10.11.11
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