Nuclear program started under the Shah - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • Anonymous
    • 29.09.09 | 15:30 (IST)

    It was the Shah who was overturned in the Iranian Revolution of 1979 who had dreams of the "Great Persian Empire" being rebuilt who started the nuclear program. He bought so much military equipment and trucks, etc. to rebuild the Great Persia that many of them I believe are still rusting in the desert, unused. Also, Pakistan, under Bhutto, wanted the muslim nations to have nuclear arms to show they are equal to the Russia and the West. Anyone believing in the warnings of doom from Nostradamus or the bible, or anyone having common sense wouldn't want nuclear proliferation. However, Iran, like Korea, may be using nuclear arms are a means of terrorism to get their way. What is it Korea wants?; they met the Great White Chief Clinton; can't he get them into the world of trade with China? What does Iran want? So far, I think its partner Syria wants Lebanon and peace (a piece of this and a piece of that as the joke goes). Iran may have ambitions of being the regional power,Turkey is that

    from the article: ANALYSIS / Why is Israel suddenly praising Iran sanctions?
    First published 01:27 29.09.09 | Last updated 15:40 29.09.09
Haaretz Headlines
Obama speaking at American University in Washington, August 5, 2015.

'Iran deal won't affect Jewish support for Democrats'

U.S. president tells the Forward that the Jewish community isn't only concerned with one issue and insists that deal's detractors will see its value once 'smoke clears.'

Palestinian boy looks at  school yard in the village of Sour Baher in East Jerusalem. March 5 2002.

How many new schools does East Jerusalem have?

Statistics released by the municipality last week don’t correspond with data recently given by various council departments to a local NGO.

Woman in transit
Why I refused to give up my seat for a Haredi man

It was a simple request, but it hit a deep nerve.

11:34 31.08.15 | 9 comments
Yenta the matchmaker in "Fiddler on the Roof"

The dating shame: Orthodox obsession with externals

As a married woman, I get to see the other side of the dating world these days – that of the ‘matchmaker’ – and wonder what message is being sent to my generation of bright, religiously passionate women