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Originally posted by ergoli
Israel threatens Iran with destruction
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An Israeli minister has threatened Iran with destroying the country if the Islamic Republic launches 'an attack on the regime'.
"An Iranian attack against Israel would trigger a tough reaction that would lead to the destruction of the Iranian nation," National Infrastructure Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer said, AFP reported Monday.
The minister, a member of prime minister Ehud Olmert's security cabinet, stressed however that Iran was unlikely to attack as "they understand the meaning of such an act."
The threats come amid speculations that the Israeli regime is preparing for another war in the Middle East.
Israel has taken steps to isolate Iran in the international community alleging that the country has threatened it with annihilation, after the Iranian President called for the ouster of the regime.
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[edit on 7-4-2008 by 12m8keall2c]
Originally posted by asot03
"President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has in the past called for Israel to be "wiped off the map" and said on Friday it was on the way to being eliminated."
is it enough for ya?
Sorry if it hurts that israel said she will defend her self against nothing else then "enialation"!!!
Originally posted by ergoli
Israel has often and unmistankingly threatened nuclear holocaust.. why are we discussing ahmadinejad anyways? Could it be that you are full of zionist propaganda ?
Originally posted by BlueRaja
reply to post by Bad Mulder
There are a number of reasons why Israel gets "so much" help.
A- they are an important ally in the region
B- throughout history, the Jewish people have been persecuted, and in the 20th Century were targeted for extermination.
C- their neighbors chose the wrong side to ally themselves in WWII, and history is written by the winners.
Originally posted by Harlequin
The Samson Option is allready widely known - and includes all coutries in the middle east and even includes Germany.
The Samson Option is a term used to describe Israel’s alleged deterrence strategy of massive retaliation with nuclear weapons as a “last resort” against nations whose military attacks threaten its existence, and possibly against other targets as well. Israel refuses to admit it has nuclear weapons or describe how it would use them, an official policy of nuclear ambiguity, also known as "nuclear opacity." This has made it difficult for anyone outside the Israeli government to definitively describe its true nuclear policy, while still allowing Israel to influence the perceptions, strategies and actions of other governments.
It is estimated that Israel has between 75 and 200 nuclear weapons. Kenneth S. Brower has estimated as many as 400 nuclear weapons. These can be launched from land, sea and air. This gives Israel a second strike option even if much of the country is destroyed.
The term "Samson Option" has also been used more generally in reference to Israel's nuclear program. Commentators have also used the term in reference to situations where non-nuclear actors, such as Saddam Hussein, Yassir Arafat and Hezbollah threatened conventional weapons retaliation, and even to United States President George W. Bush's foreign policy.
Originally posted by ufoorbhunter
Israel and Iran relatives? Lol you trying to be funny?