Showing posts from March 22, 2012

my new op-ed on Iran in Haaretz

Home News Diplomacy & Defense 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 Get Haaretz on iPhone Get Haaretz on Android 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.” see the rest