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    • David
    • 10.11.11 | 14:58 (IST)

    A 2006 study produced by the US Army War College, Getting Ready for a Nuclear-Ready Iran, suggested up to 1,000 air sorties might be required to ensure underground sites were eradicated, including possible use of tactical nuclear weapons. Thus a pre-emptive strike would actually mean all out, escalating nuclear war with Iran, military retaliation against Israel, hostilities in neighbouring states, and a global oil shock. This might not look so great as Obama goes before the American people next November to seek a second term

    from the article: Report: U.K. government expects Israel to attack Iran within 2 months
    First published 09:38 10.11.11 | Last updated 09:38 10.11.11
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