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    • 10.10.07 | 23:12 (IST)

    For all of the oil producing countries in the Middle East, only nuclear power technology created by their oil revenues in the near future will sustain their industrial economies. Iran and Iraq being the most industrialized. So a nuclear Iraq is equally likely to go nuclear as soon as conditions permit. This all bodes ill for an apartheid, nuclear armed Israel with a beligerent track record with its neighbors. Nuclear programs which would arguably be peaceful and neccessary might indeed be tempted to produce weapons under sufficient provocation. And the worst of all provocations would be a preemptive strike against Iran, which would guarantee World War Three.

    from the article: Preparing for the military option
    First published 00:00 10.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 10.10.07
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