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  •  Israel can't leverage its nukes against... (0+ / 0-)

    ...Palestine or many of its neighbors.  Fallout doesn't respect national borders.

    That's also a clarifying nitpick -- your overall point about each side's ability to project force stands.

    Everyday Magic
    Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
    -- Clarke's Third Law

    by The Technomancer on Sat Jul 26, 2014 at 06:58:43 PM PDT

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    •  It can't attack its neighbors with nukes (2+ / 0-)
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      poco, Pescadero Bill

      If facing the kind of genocidal invasion that is so often raised as a threat, of course it would.
      Or at least it's neighbors will believe it would.
      And therefore it won't have to.

      The Empire never ended.

      by thejeff on Sat Jul 26, 2014 at 07:13:17 PM PDT

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