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Tactical nuke attack from the air might be the answer

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Submitted by Howard Daniel (United States), Jul 16, 2015 at 12:22

It seems to me that targeting Iran's nuclear infrastructure from the air, which all the experts seem to agree would only set the Iranians back a few years, would be much more successful if, instead of bunker-busters, the Israelis used tactical nukes. This would be nothing like a nuclear attack against the people or even the armed forces of Iran -- it would be bunker-busters on steriods targeting only Iran's nuclear infrastructure. With any luck it would also kill a great many Iranian nuclear scientists and engineers. It strikes me that this could prove the critics of an air strike wrong and wind up all but totally destroying Iran's ability to build a bomb unless they started from scratch. It would incur the wrath of the world, and certainly of our current president, but so would a strike with conventional explosives. If I were Netanyahu, this is the plan I'd be considering most seriously.

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