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StarTribune, Minneapolis, MN
Op Ed Article by: MEHR (JAY) SHAHIDI, February 8, 2013
After 33 years of wild accusations, hostile attitudes, belligerent posturing, terrorism and war planning, relations have, perhaps, reached a turning point.
Finally, a glimmer of hope is shining from the end of the tunnel of distrust, intimidation and threats. After 33 years of wild accusations, hostile attitudes, belligerent posturing, terrorism and war planning, relations between the United States and Israel vs. their nemesis Iran, have, perhaps, reached a turning point.
Maybe a catastrophic war of destruction, chaos and misery for millions now can be postponed or even avoided. I have been warning of impending disaster since President George W. Bush called Iran part of the "Axis of Evil" in 2002, followed by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's jumping on the world's political stage in 2004 by wishing to "wipe Israel off the map."
In the past three weeks, however, I am beginning to modify my predictions. Here are my reasons for hope: [Continued]
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