I omitted to mention at "Deadly Denial [of Muslim Anti-Semitism]" that the psychological preparation for using nuclear weapons against Israel has already begun. In December 2001, as reported in Iran's English, Farsi and Arabic newspapers (and paraphrased by MEMRI), former Iranian president and "Expediency Council" Chairman Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said that
If one day, he said, the world of Islam comes to possess the weapons currently in Israel's possession [meaning nuclear weapons] – on that day this method of global arrogance would come to a dead end. This, he said, is because the use of a nuclear bomb in Israel will leave nothing on the ground, whereas it will only damage the world of Islam.
If a day comes when the world of Islam is duly equipped with the arms Israel has in possession, the strategy of colonialism would face a stalemate because application of an atomic bomb would not leave any thing in Israel but the same thing would just produce minor damages in the Muslim world.
(October 26, 2003)