From Iran, a Nuclearized Mideast?

(Ha'aretz) Ze'ev Schiff - The declarations by Iranian President Ahmadinejad about Israel and the Jews have done Israel a service. They drag Iran into a conflict with the international community and raise opposition even in the Arab world. His blather strengthens those who claim a nuclearized Iran is a danger to its neighbors and world stability, and makes it easier to enlist international public opposition against a nuclear Iran. In recent weeks, the Europeans were convinced that they were being taken for fools in their negotiations with the Iranians. The Arab states caught on including Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the new Iraq, and the Persian Gulf countries, and some of them expressed their concern to the U.S. about the worrisome nuclearization of Iran. I heard from a Kuwaiti personality that it would be good for the Arabs if Israel were to destroy the Iranian nuclear capability.

2006-01-20 00:00:00

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