Thursday, October 27, 2005
"Since the United Nations was established in 1945, there has never been a head of state that is a U.N. member state that publicly called for the elimination of another U.N. member state," Shimon Peres told Israel Radio.
The Russians, as is often the case, were the most candid:
Peres said he would discuss the Iranian threat with Russia's visiting foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov, on Thursday...
Lavrov on Wednesday brushed off Israel's calls for Security Council action, saying the matter is "too serious to be guided by politics."
I couldn't have put it better myself.
Israel is merely the first country on Iran's list. Iranian officials have stated publicly that they have identified 29 sites that would be attacked as part of a plan for "the destruction of Anglo-Saxon civilization." You can read about it here.
The clock is ticking ...