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Iran Expected to Go Nuclear Friday

One of the more amazing things about Iran’s imminent nuclear capability is that nowhere in the public discussion of any possible preemptive strike against the Bushehr plant is there any serious mention of the world’s sole military superpower. The discussion centers only on what action the tiny state of Israel might take.

For more than 60 years, whenever a serious global threat emerged, all eyes in the free world reflexively looked to the U.S. Now, in this case, they look to Tel Aviv.

Peter Kirsanow — Peter N. Kirsanow is an attorney and a member of the United States Commission on Civil Rights.

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