Iraq Now

(Jerusalem Report) - Ehud Ya'ari Israel is waiting - more in hope than in fear - for the American offensive against Iraq. The military preparations meant to protect Israel from a salvo of missiles are almost complete. Current wisdom has it that the routing of Saddam Hussein will set off a positive chain reaction from Damascus to Ramallah. Saddam will go, and Arafat will pay the price. In any case that's what most Israelis believe, and therefore they are prepared to take the risks that go along with any war.

2003-01-13 00:00:00

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