Иранские ядерные поедатели травы

МАДРИД. Спустя долгие годы безуспешных международных усилий по прекращению коварного стремления Ирана разработать ядерное оружие, сегодня вопрос заключается уже не в том, сможет ли Запад предотвратить оснащение военного арсенала Ирана ядерным оружием, а в том, обрушится ли до этого исламский режим. К сожалению, если этого не произойдет, единственным вариантом остановить Иран станет война. А война – это очень плохой вариант.

Оценивая, смогут ли санкции, введенные против Ирана, вынудить его отказаться от своей ядерной программы, стоит вспомнить Пакистан. В 1965 г. министр иностранных дел Пакистана Зульфикар Али Бхутто открыто заявил, что, если Индия, заклятый враг Пакистана, станет ядерной державой, жители его страны станут «есть траву и даже голодать», лишь бы создать свою собственную атомную бомбу. Сегодня Пакистан, почти недееспособное государство на грани распада, обладает бóльшим числом ядерных боеголовок, чем Индия.

Теократический режим Ирана, погруженный в судьбоносную борьбу за выживание против того, что он называет нечестивым союзом Израиля, американского «Великого сатаны» и окружающего арабского мира, не выносящего его гегемонических устремлений, так просто не откажется от своих ядерных замыслов. Более того, создание ядерного оружия, по-видимому, является единственным путем режима к самосохранению.

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