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Disarming the bomb in the basement

Israel's weapons policy jeopardises the country's own security and undermines efforts to create a nuclear-free Middle East

Khaled Diab

o guardian.co.uk,
o Sunday August 24 2008 13:00 BST

Israel's interior minister Meir Sheetrit – who is vying to take over the reins from outgoing prime minister Ehud Olmert – has struck a welcome note of caution on Iran in his campaign for the ruling Kadima party's leadership.

On Wednesday, he said: "Israel must on no account attack Iran, speak of attacking Iran or even think about it … Israel must defend itself only if attacked by Iran, but attacking Iran on our own initiative is a megalomaniacal [and] reckless idea."

Earlier, former Mossad chief Ephraim Halevy also struck alarm bells against calls to bomb Iran. He warned that an attack could hurt Israel's interests for a century. "It will have a negative effect on public opinion in the Arab world."

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Tags: israel, middle east, nuclear weapons
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