Thursday, May 13, 2010

Israel says it's better prepared for war with Iran

Israel's deputy premier said Monday that Israel's air force has improved its capabilities and is better prepared for a war with Iran, considered a dangerous enemy because of its nuclear program. Moshe Yaalon, a former military chief, says the air force now has better refueling and range, and has made "a massive improvement in the accuracy of ordnance and intelligence.".......................................Read More


Ha! So Israel, which is widely believed to possess nuclear weapons, gets to threaten other countries with war if they even try to develop nuclear technology, because that would threaten Israel's nuclear monopoly.

If any other country threatened another sovereign nation with pre-emptive war, the UN would be up against it. Why is war-mongering acceptable when a few privileged countries do it?

If Israel wants to keep the middle-east nuke free, it should start with clearing out it's own nuclear arsenal. Then the other countries in the neighborhood wouldn't feel threatened by it and won't feel the need to develop their own nukes to protect themselves.

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