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Submitted by Sully (United States), Nov 1, 2005 at 17:20

The press has made much of the condemnations by old Europe leaders of Iran's new fanatic-in-chief for his threats. The question is why those strong condemnations are being issued now by such as the French despite the near deafening silence by most world leaders in the past when Iranian leaders made similar and even more pointed threats.

It's at least a reasonably fair conjecture that those condemnations are meant to imbue the Israelis with a false sense of support so as to dissuade them from attacking now when they can arguably put a stop to Iran's plans. Buying Saddam time in exchange for cash was French foreign policy in 2002, so why doubt that Chirac hasn't sold his government to Iran's dictators.
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