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I don't think so, Barry

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Submitted by sara (United States), Sep 16, 2012 at 18:35

You forget the preemptive factor of Israel. She will be forced to move as soon as there is something with a fuse. a short timeline. Israel does not have the luxury in this case of 'wait and see'.

Also, you assume that Iran means normal thinking people and not crazed fanatic mullahs who have an entirely different view of reality and do not hold th same values and considerations as you might think. Netanyahu once explained that the reason it is impossible to deal with them is because there is no element of deterrence, i.e. self preservation. For them and their Mahdi beliefs, its a win-win.

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