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Israeli academics protest Iran war

Over 100 Israeli academics and peace activists have petitioned against a potential military strike on Iranian nuclear facilities.

"Arguments for such an attack are without any security, political or moral justification," read the petition signed on Wednesday.

Israel accuses Iran, a signatory to the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), of developing a military nuclear program.

This is while the UN nuclear watchdog has confirmed that Iran is enriching uranium to 3 percent, a rate consistent with electricity generation.

Tel Aviv has also threatened to launch military strikes against Iran should the country continue to enrich uranium.

The Israeli academics urged Tel Aviv echelons for more credence to diplomatic efforts and cautioned the regime against 'an act of adventurism'.

According to one petitioner, Israeli policies toward Iran's nuclear program resemble 'a loose ca


Added: Aug-10-2008 
By: danmanjones
Iran, Middle East
Tags: Israel, Protest, War, Iran, Peace
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