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"the havoc Iran could cause" vs Iran not to "use a nuclear bomb unless attacked first?"

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Submitted by myth (Germany), Feb 5, 2010 at 20:54

Brian,here's a contradiction in your appreciation of what the Iranian government is willing to do: On the one hand you can imagine Iran to react in all sorts of uncontrolled ways outside its territory and the persian gulf agressively in a way that is of no use to them in the event of an attack at the nuclear facilities. On the other hand you expect them to be perfectly reasonable with a nuclear bomb of their own. What do you think, are they reasonable or unpredictable ?

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