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Applying the Six-Day War to Iran

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The allusion is to an illusion -- the alleged threat by Iranian President Ahmadinejad to "wipe Israel off the map." But he never said that, an inconvenient reality reluctantly acknowledged by Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Dan Meridor early last month. And in January, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and his Israeli counterpart both publicly affirmed the unanimous assessment of U.S. intelligence that Iran is not working on a nuclear weapon.

Who, then, is being apocalyptic? Krauthammer's agenda is so transparent that a rigorous Fact Check should be de rigueur.

Ray McGovern, Arlington

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Ray McGovern works with Tell the Word, the publishing arm of the ecumenical Church of the Saviour in inner-city Washington. He was an Army infantry/intelligence officer and then a CIA analyst for 27 years, and is now on the Steering Group of (more...)
 
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All the noise against Iran is there to provide smo... by Jim Miles on Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 3:43:06 PM
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