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megimoo
07-27-2008, 09:36 AM
Israeli defence minister to visit US

Israel cannot tolerate living under an Iranian nuclear threat, "For the moment our priority is the diplomatic track, but Israel has to be prepared to use all options."

Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak is to travel to the United States on Monday for talks with senior officials expected to focus on Iran. Public radio said the talks are expected to focus on the Islamic republic's nuclear programme, which Israel views as a major strategic threat, and on preserving the "qualitative advantage" of the Jewish state's armed forces. A defence ministry spokesman declined to comment on the agenda of the talks, but said Barak planned to meet Vice President Dick Cheney, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, senior military officials and members of Congress. Barak is also expected to meet...

http://afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5hPDbZkGHcwaT-WzrmJcrLZWug7XQ

lacarnut
07-27-2008, 03:21 PM
I think the shit is going to hit the fan especially if Obama is elected Prez. Israel will do it with or without US help or approval. Buy your oil stocks now while they are cheap.

SarasotaRepub
07-27-2008, 04:48 PM
Report: Iran now has 6,000 centrifuges for uranium (http://apnews.myway.com/article/20080726/D925PJJG0.html)

That number will probably be changing...

Goldwater
07-27-2008, 05:48 PM
I think the shit is going to hit the fan especially if Obama is elected Prez. Israel will do it with or without US help or approval. Buy your oil stocks now while they are cheap.

Thats what they should be doing even if McCain is elected.

LogansPapa
07-27-2008, 11:53 PM
Israel needs to and will do anything that's required to insure her continued existence and prosperity. Personally, I have zero problem with this fine goal - less leaching off the United Stated.