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Why Israel fears a nuclear Iran?

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Asked by khabardar, 24 Feb '12 04:17 pm
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Because a nuclear armed Iran has MAD (mutually assured destruction) capacity w/ Israel.
Answered by A Moin, 01 Mar '12 12:48 am

 
  
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Israel will be erased wait and see
Answered by jameel ahmed, 19 Mar '12 01:46 pm

 
  
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Writing under the title "Is a Nuclear Iran Really to Be Feared?" William Pfaff argues that the present Israeli policy is not based on fear of a nuclear attack by Iran (or by an Iranian proxy). "It is calculated to prevent the United States from imposing on Israel a solution to its relationship with the Palestinians. They do not wish a permanent legal frontier dividing them from some new and recognized Palestinian state-a frontier sponsored and also guaranteed by the United States, as well as by international law."

I disagree with Pfaff 's explanation of the Israeli rationale for promoting an attack on Iran, namely, to distract America from a two state solution in Palestine, though I agree that neither Iran nor Israel are genuinely afraid of nuclear attack by the other.

The Israeli concern about Iran becoming a nuclear power is that a nuclear-armed Iran would eliminate the Israeli nuclear deterrent as its only security against conventional attack. As long as Israel can wipe out al ...more
Answered by truth exposed, 24 Feb '12 04:19 pm

 
  
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Fear depends on mentality
Answered by anil garg, 06 Apr '12 12:03 am

 
  
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