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    • bar kochma
    • 30.09.09 | 08:11 (IST)

    Israel is known to have nukes, so why shouldn't Iran and any other country? Attacking Iran would be a grave mistake, it would bring massive accurate rocket assaults on Tel Aviv and other cities, far worse than Hezbollahs sputtering efforts. Israel would be the pariah of the world politically and suffer massive sanctions, and most important, Iran would simply repair the damage and carry on. Israel's massive propaganda effort may be a mistake and only bolsters Irans determination. Iran is a country in political turmoil, and the best path is to encourage moderates in opposition to the medeival policies of the Ayatollahs. Having nukes won't help Iran in it's own division between modernity and regression. Let it implode of it's own accord. To see downed Israeli pilots on parade in Teheran will be an unforgiveable tragedy. Don't bomb the buggers. Let them implode themselves.

    from the article: Cries of 'hold me back' may lead Israel to strike Iran
    First published 01:08 30.09.09 | Last updated 04:27 30.09.09
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