The Iraq war was a catastrophe for Israel - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 20.04.07 | 15:21 (IDT)

    Israel may have wanted the psychopath Saddam Hussein out of the way but it neglected to see that standing just behind him, in the shadows, were an even bigger bunch of nutters, the ayatollahs of Iran. With America humbled in Iraq and its appetite for foreign adventures gone, there is nothing now to stop the rise of Iran, and nothing to stop it acquiring nuclear status. In ten years Israel will be surrounded on every border by Islamic Extremism. Israel should settled with the Palestinians and the Syrians six years ago, when their regional power was at its peak. Now it is too late. Even now Israel behaves as if it's still the good old days of being able to do what it wants to do in the region. It cannot see the writing on the wall. The future is dire.

    from the article: The victory won't be American
    First published 00:00 20.04.07 | Last updated 00:00 20.04.07
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