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A HIGHLY SPECULATIVE ANALYSIS

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Submitted by john h. rubel (United States), Jul 21, 2008 at 19:40

The consquences of a nuclear exchange of the sort stipulated by the analyst, who is certainly emminently qualified, cannot be confidently imagined and surely can't be calculated. Any nuclear exchange, and especially one in a region as critical as the Middle East, is bound to have global repercussions beyond imagining. Once such an exchange starts, stopping it, limiting it will become next to impossible. A nuclear WAR is simply not "practical."

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