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    • Roedy Green
    • 06.03.12 | 14:07 (IST)

    Israel is so paranoid that it completely misunderstands Iran’s desire for nukes. Israel conveniently forgets that both the USA (Bush-43 in his axis of evil SOTU (State Of The Union) speech) and Israel announced they planned to annihilate Iran with a pre-emptive strike. The only way to deter nuclear nations is to have a nuclear deterrent yourself. Iraq did not have a deterrent. North Korea did. Iraq was destroyed and plundered. North Korea is still standing. That is why Iran is convinced it needs one. A surprise nuclear attack by Iran on Israel would be suicidal because of retaliation from the USA (or Israel). It will not happen. However, Israel could nuke Iran in a fit of paranoia and get away with it, protected by the American nuclear umbrella. That is by far the bigger threat to world peace.

    from the article: Report: Iran to grant UN watchdog access to suspected nuclear site
    First published 10:52 06.03.12 | Last updated 10:52 06.03.12
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