Thursday, March 22, 2012

my new op-ed on Iran in Haaretz

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Published 21:49 22.03.12 Latest update 21:49 22.03.12
Gambling on wars
Israel would be wise to learn the lessons of Iraq before it embarks on a risky adventure in Iran.

By Leon Hadar
Tags: Iraq Iran Iran nuclear George Bush
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If there's even a one percent chance that terrorists will attack the United States, American decision-makers have to treat it as a certainty in terms of their response,and mustlaunch a pre-emptive attack against the state or the individuals that may be behind such a terrorist act. That was the main conclusion reached by former U.S. DefenseSecretary Richard Cheney in the aftermath the 9/11 attacks in 2011, according to American journalist Ron Susskind,who termed it the “One Percent Doctrine.”
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