Iran's ability to retaliate is a critical concern, given its formidable arsenal of long-range, ballistic missiles, the huge missile buildup of Iran's Lebanese proxy, Hezbollah, and their repeated threats to "burn Tel Aviv," etc.
But this, too, should be considered: should push come to shove and the clerical fascist regime in Tehran dare to try to make good on its Hitlerian threats, the Jewish State, in light of its presumed atomic arsenal … and related delivery systems … could end the Iranian threat as easy as … E-M-P.
As for Hezbollah, it should know that if Israel is forced to fight another defensive war with the terrorist group, World War II (rather than CNN) rules of engagement will apply.
So it goes.
Related: Clare Lopez on the Folly of Sanctions on Iran
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