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I see nothing wrong will telling the truth to Iran: "Stop the program or pay the piper"

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Submitted by DrRJP (United States), Jun 12, 2008 at 19:15

The terrorists think that Israel is a paper tiger because it never responds to threats. You need to understand that, in the Arab & Muslim world, you are perceived as weak if you remain silent in the face of threats.

It's called, "posturing," and every country with known enemies engage in it.

The US said that it its ally, Israel, is attacked it will treat it as an attack on it.

That's what allies are supposed to do -- stick up for one another.

If they didn't, we'd all be speaking German.

Israel needs to maker it perfectly clear, that it wants to live in peace with its middle East neighbors, but that the call for peace is not a surrender. If another country, NGO, or individual group thinks they can destroy Israel, then they need to know the consequences.

Just like a parent teaches a child that there are consequences for their actions, countries should do the same.

Krushchev would never have backed down to JFK if America had not expressed its resolve to forbid Russia from ever putting ICBMs in the Western Hemisphere.

President Teddy Roosevelt said, "Speak softly, but carry a big stick."

Sometimes, you have to speak a litle louder for those "hard-of-hearing " terrorist nations

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