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Scoundrels Attack Gunter Grass Truths
Grass deserves praise, not condemnation.
by Stephen Lendman
Touching the most sensitive nerves has risks. Nearly always hostile responses follow.
Criticizing Israel is the third rail of US politics. It's also largely off limits in scoundrel media managed news, op-eds, and editorials.
Gunter Grass took the risks. He acted forthrightly. His new poem "What Must Be Said" explained that he'll no longer be silent on what's long been known but virtually never discussed publicly.
Israel's nuclear armed and dangerous. A previous article discussed it. Portions are repeated below to explain what's vital to know.
In his 1991 book, "The Samson Option: Israel's Nuclear Arsenal and America Foreign Policy," Seymour Hersh discussed its strategy to launch a massive nuclear counterattack if it felt its existence threatened.