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    • Dudu
    • 03.11.11 | 07:55 (IST)

    The mad Mullahs currently ruling Iran have publicly threatened Israel with annihilation on several occasions. The objective of an attack on Iran's nuclear facilities would be to deprive the Mullahs of their means to do so. The gain is a medium-to- long-term one. The short-term consequences may be highly unpleasant for Israel. Polls on the matter are futile exercises. No sane Israeli wants a nuclear Iran but very few of us, this writer included, have much idea of our capabilities, Iran's capabilities and the realistic risks involved. Few of us know whether the military alternative is the only one left. The true tragedy is that we have no argument with the Iranian people and many of us still recall the warmth of Iranians we may have encountered before Khomeini's revolution. Judging by the responses in this newspaper, the world in general seems to prefer nuclear-armed Mullahs in Iran to a viable Israel - hmm.

    from the article: Haaretz poll: Israelis evenly split over attacking Iran
    First published 00:39 03.11.11 | Last updated 00:39 03.11.11
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