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    • Highlander
    • 08.11.11 | 18:05 (IST)

    phrased as bombing '"back to the Stone Age"'... Now if Israel were threatening unilaterally the only way to defeat Iran would be with the use of nuclear weopons... given the scale of the task... America would have to come to the rescue if only conventional weapons were employed... We have seen israel use phosphorous and cluster bombs against civilian populations... tactical nuclear weopons woudl not represent so much more of a difference in battlefield stategy for the Israelis at all... However, it would beget Israel untold destruction and render it politically de-ligitimised...

    from the article: Iran vows to pursue nuclear program, despite speculation of Israeli plans to attack
    First published 16:20 08.11.11 | Last updated 16:20 08.11.11
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