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The Last Thing We Need Is a Preemptive War Against Iran

June 17, 2009
Allan C. Brownfeld

For some time, there has been a strenuous effort to prepare the way for a preemptive U.S. strike against Iran. Those promoting such a military assault are the same people who promoted the war in Iraq by telling us that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction, was tied to al Qaeda, and played a role in the September 11 terrorist attacks. Now they tell us that Iran represents an “existential” threat and any nuclear program it pursues — however far it may be from achieving a single nuclear weapon — must be eliminated.

Despite the fact that the U.S. intelligence community has not yet concluded that Iran has even decided to develop a nuclear weapon, the calls for action are growing. Among the chorus are neoconservatives, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), and Commentary magazine.

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