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    • Chris Linthwaite
    • 12.02.10 | 12:53 (IST)

    election pledge. It is not the fact that Iran has access to nuclear weapons which is the issue. Iran will never use it like Israel will never use theirs. They are simply a deterrence against the other, and in Iran's case a deterrence against regime change, which would have come if McCain had won the Presidential Elections. Look at Korea they have gone nuclear and they are being left alone. Remeber him singing Bomb bomb bomb Iran? Netanyahu's big fear is that after hyping up the threat of Iran going nuclear, those Israelis who are highly educated and skilled will up sticks and leave leaving the religious nutjobs the uneducated, unskilled and the elderly behind. Which means Israel would collapse economically and socially. That is the biggest threat to the future of Israel, and it will be brought about by Israeli politicians.

    from the article: Is Israeli society strong enough to face the future?
    First published 22:39 11.02.10 | Last updated 10:39 12.02.10
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