What I don't believe (everybody's doing it) - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Margie in Tel Aviv
    • 02.10.07 | 16:00 (IST)

    1. I don't believe Israel would have spent the huge amount of money and effort and risk involved in sending 8 planes, helicopters and ground forces if the target wasn't worth while. 2. Israel wouldn't have invited war for a pointless target. 3. Syria would have reacted immediately and sneeringly had it not been something they were not embarrassed to admit. 4. NKorea would not have commented if it had nothing to do with what they supplied to Syria - and it wasn't moonshine whiskey. 5. The government in the know wouldn't have been grinning like cheshire cats if it hadn't been entirely successful. 6. The USA and the UK were in the know and somebody would have criticised the potential for upsetting the world's delicate balance of peace and war had it not be worthwhile. 7. Remember that when the Iraqi reactor was taken out there was vocal crit. and here NOTHING? CONCLUSION; It was something really positive and to everyone's benefit (except Syria's)

    from the article: IDF lifts censorship of Sept. 6 IAF strike on target inside Syria
    First published 00:00 02.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 02.10.07
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