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The Future: Not So Clear Skies for Israel

Reader comment on item: A Military Strike on Iran's Nuclear Infrastructure?

Submitted by Mike Ramirez (United States), Jun 20, 2010 at 19:57

Dr. Pipes,

This is an Interesting concept for the Saudis to allow the "clearing of air space" for Israel's military jets to strike Tehran. Actually, all this will do is assist the Sunni/Wahabbi government of Saudi Arabia to take Iran's Shi'a government out of the way.

The fact is: With nuclear capabilities, Tehran is as much a threat to Riyadh as it is to Israel. Thus, by Saudi Arabia allowing Israel to carry out a military strike, they, in effect, gain an upper hand in the Islamic power struggle that has been going on between Sunni and Shi'a since the 7th Century. This then clears the way for Saudi Arabia to continue the Sunni goal toward world dominance. Israel will have helped the Sunni power defeat the Shi'a power but then the skies will darken as the Saudi-based Sunnis continue their Islamic campaign against Jews, Christians and non-Islamic Western societies. When one stands back and takes a real good look at the turn of events that can (will) happen, then the skies are really not so clear for Israel after all.

Mike Ramirez
http://www.Starman3000.com

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