Rationality Vs Extrimism - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • stathis
    • 07.09.06 | 14:53 (IDT)

    The author hints that MAD between Israel and Iran is possible and acceptable. Thats certainly true. Iran is as rational a player as every other country. Demonizing Islam can only lead to fake world views (as the one that hizballah would be crushed, because they were some kind of subhumans). But as many statemen in Isreal have noted MAD with Iran would tie their hands, which means that they couldnt bomb lebanon to stoneage with the sorry excuse of 2 abdutced soldiers... Nuclear Iran would mean that Isreal must be an ordinary state, not a "special" one, and nuclear Iran could mean peace in the region through MAD... Thats somthing that Israel has yet to accept.

    from the article: Let them have nukes
    First published 00:00 07.09.06 | Last updated 00:00 07.09.06
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