Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Reports say Iran is not that great of a threat to the world

A 230-page report by the Rand Corp., the result of political and military research for the U.S. Air Force begun in 2007, found Iran a less formidable adversary than some believe.

The report notes "significant barriers and buffers" to Iran's ambitions because of the reality of regional ethnic and religious politics and "its limited conventional military capacity, diplomatic isolation and past strategic missteps." MORE HERE

At the same time, Egypt is being villified in the Arab World for saying that the nuclear programs of Israel and Iran are equally dangerous to the Arab World. See HERE

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