Bullying Israel playing victim again

your say November 14, 2013 00:00

Why doesn't it surprise me that Israel is trying to derail the talks between the US and Iran? How many readers know that Iran has supported the Arab League proposal for full normalisation of relations with Israel if Israel allows the Palestinians their ow

How many readers know that Iran signed the nuclear non-proliferation treaty and Israel refused?

Many readers will also be surprised to know that even the US Department of Defence said, in 2010, that Iran’s military doctrine was strictly “defensive ... designed to slow an invasion and force a diplomatic solution to hostilities”.

How is it that Israel – a nuclear power that constantly invades its neighbours and steals land – is regarded as a peaceful country, while Iran, which hasn’t invaded anyone in hundreds of years, is perceived as a great threat to world peace?

Eric Bahrt