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Reader comment on item: The Unthinkable Consequences of an Iran-Israel Nuclear Exchange
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Submitted by common sense (United States), Nov 29, 2007 at 04:22

If an Iranian nuclear first strike were to occur, Olmert would immediately launch a commission to develop a negotiation strategy with the Iranians. He would commend them as a partner in peace and fly to meet with Ahmadinejad where he would be photographed embracing the Iranian president and applauding his restraint for only firing ten missiles. His hope would be that this would be a distraction from the twenty seventh investigation of Olmert by the police for alleged corruption and auto theft.

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