Anyone with a modicum of sense knows what this post is about. We all feel a bit angry with Iran for running a clandestine nuclear facility. If you took this issue and didn’t involve anything else into it, sure, tight sanctions may be just what are needed. It’s unfortunate that our government works that way. We see the United States, time after time, reacting to world events instead of looking at the big picture. Reacting to events leaves us being wrapped around the axle every time. Too many crises will leave us little time to forge ahead with our own agenda, whatever that may be.
Our leaders need to look at the big picture. Is it possible for them to put themselves into Iran’s shoes? Here Iran faces a country that possesses from 300 to 800 nuclear warheads. If I were running Iran, I would certainly think it prudent to build a nuclear bomb or two just to let Israel know that an attack on Iran would have consequences that they wouldn’t like at all. This may not be an idealistic point of view, but it is a practical one. There is an old saying “If you see your enemy gathering stones, it is time to pay them some attention and gather stones of your own”.
I don’t know about anyone else, but I’m tired of standing up for a country that isn’t a signatory to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. This is a rogue state just like any other. Why should Israel be allowed to build and possess nuclear weapons? I guess that AIPAC truly does own our government.
I’m going to make this post short and to the point. If Obama decides to punish Iran, he should punish Israel as well. The majority of Americans know that our government runs a double standard, one for Iran and one for Israel. I can’t support that and [n]either should anyone.
[DS added the video.]
Israel’s Dimona Nuclear Weapons Factory In 3D
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