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No Stomach

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Submitted by LDC (United States), May 11, 2006 at 17:04

"...hoping the US doesn't have the stomach to take them on militarily."

Frank, we do not, collectively, have the stomach. The old media is still, despite the emergence of competition, defining our collective "stomach function," and will for another 5 years or so. And it is decidedly pacifist. Iran is playing its cards perfectly.

(Anyone out there know if Israel has the stomach?)

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