What does Israel do when Iran (a country it dressed up as its boogeyman) elects a moderate leader who might meet demands demanded of it? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Boogeyman
    • 18.06.13 | 23:38 (IDT)

    This would remove Iran as Israel's boogeyman. Answer: Just redress the Iranian boogeyman by lowering the threshold of what you consider the threat. Then demand that Iran meet that new threshold, and nothing short of it. Lol Let's say Iran plays along, and meets not only the previous demands, but the newer even lower threshold too. Irsael would scramble and demand that nothing short of exiling all nuclear scientists from Iran will be enough. When Iran does that, Israel will scrambled again, to demand that Iranian universities stop offering physics degrees. The point is, Israel needs a boogeyman, and Israel's demands on Iran have nothing to do with an real threat Iran poses to Israel. It is about Iran being an asset to Israel only if it can be dressed up as a threat to Israel. Iran is of no use to Israel unless it can be presented as a threat.

    from the article: Netanyahu: Israel won't accept less than total halt of Iran's nuclear enrichment
    First published 20:40 18.06.13 | Last updated 20:40 18.06.13
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