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Robert Fisk: We’ve been here before – and it suits Israel that we never forget ‘Nuclear Iran’

The Ayatollah ordered the entire nuclear project to be closed down because it was the work of the devil

Robert Fisk, Independent

Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Turning round a story is one of the most difficult tasks in journalism – and rarely more so than in the case of Iran. Iran, the dark revolutionary Islamist menace. Shia Iran, protector and manipulator of World Terror, of Syria and Lebanon and Hamas and Hezbollah. Ahmadinejad, the Mad Caliph. And, of course, Nuclear Iran, preparing to destroy Israel in a mushroom cloud of anti-Semitic hatred, ready to close the Strait of Hormuz – the moment the West’s (or Israel’s) forces attack.

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