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Submitted by Yuval Brandstetter MD (Israel), May 20, 2006 at 15:10

I appreciate the reply. I did not overlook John McCain's comment. John McCain did not specify the right course of action versus a Nuclear Iran, he left it to our imagination, or hope, or prayer. By not specifying he left the door wide open for supplication, international pandering, imaginary diplomacy and pressure, and the certainty that just as Pakistan and N Korea are nuclear, so will Iran be. Unless...

Unless some good sense grabs the Congress by the scruff of the neck with a by-partisan demand of the President to end this lose-lose situation with a decisive series of strokes. Yugoslavia comes to mind.

Or unless Jerusalem does the same realizing that 40000 suicide bombers are far better than one nuclear Shihab.

Submitting....

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