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"dealing with the evils folks in the Islamic world" is not the issue

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Submitted by myth (Germany), Feb 3, 2010 at 18:28

BA, "dealing with the evils folks in the Islamic world" is not the issue. The legitimation of the recommended attack is to limit the number of countries with nuclear arms, that is an issue of far greater magnitude. Should the US set a precendent allowing nuclear arms being built with their acceptance this renders any future anti-proliferation policy meaningless. The US would be left to their own nuclear deterrence with no other option left.

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