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Submitted by sonny (United States), Mar 16, 2012 at 15:57

Much as I agree with you, there is still a stark difference between a conventional war deterrence and a nuclear one. It might have seemed inevitable that Israel's nuclear deterrence brought about the nuclear ambitions of arab states. Iraq tried, Syria tried, and now Iran. The funny part is, a country does not really need the means to develop nuclear weaponry themselves. Between North Korea and Russia and Pakistan, it is only a 24 hour flight away.

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