Top Israeli official: A nuclear Iran would endanger world stability

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“Iran is not just a challenge for Israel. I believe it is a challenge for the whole world,” Barak said in a speech in Washington. “I can hardly think of a stable world order with a nuclear Iran.” Barak said he doubts that Iran is “crazy” enough — he used the Yiddish word “meshugah” — to launch a nuclear attack against Israel, but warned the existence of a nuclear-armed Iran could endanger the region, disrupt oil supplies and empower Iran’s terrorist allies. “I don’t think the Iranians, even if they got the bomb, are going to drop it in the neighborhood,” Barak said. “They fully understand what might follow — they are radical but not total ‘meshugah.’ They have a quite sophisticated decision-making process and they understand realities.” WRH permalink

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