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    • Joshua in America
    • 09.11.11 | 18:20 (IST)

    First of all, good article. The problem with your comparisons to the US and USSR is that that was a political rivalry, not a religious one. USSR was also a modern civilized state with which agreements could be reached and signed. As far as India and Pakistan, well India's strategic position was seriously harmed by Pakistan's nuclear capability. It's still an extremely dangerous situation. I suspect that many in India's govt. wish they had acted to stop Pakistan from getting the bomb when they had a chance. Do not kid yourself, Israel's strategic position will be seriously harmed by Iran acquiring the bomb.

    from the article: Can Israel live with the Iranian bomb?
    First published 13:55 09.11.11 | Last updated 13:55 09.11.11
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