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Iran’s secret weapon

14 August 2012

This article from Open Briefing argues that Israel is unlikely to cease targeting human assets linked to Iran’s nuclear programme, while Iran and its affiliates are equally unlikely to desist from hurting Jewish interests and Israeli citizens worldwide. Read more