attack against Iran's nuclear program would be too expensive.

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Not the final solution, the cheap solution
(Israel Matzav)
Clal Finance warns on Thursday that an attack against Iran's nuclear program would be too expensive.
A leading Israeli investment firm said on Thursday any military strike on Iranian nuclear facilities would exact an economic price too high for the world to accept, and as a result, it would likely acquiesce to a nuclear Iran.
A sharp rise in the price of oil, the costs of war and the damage to global trade would be too great and deter world powers from taking any serious action, said Amir Kahanovich, chief economist at Clal Finance, one of Israel's largest brokerage houses.
The assessment differed sharply from Israel's official position that Tehran's nuclear aspirations are unacceptable and that all options are on the table in preventing a nuclear-armed Iran, which it views as a threat to its existence.
In a report "The Iranian Issue through Economic Eyes," Kahanovich laid out courses of action - ranging from additional "light sanctions" to military strikes - and told investors the world would likely balk at taking the steps needed to stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons.
Even for Israel the economic cost of a military confrontation that could include retaliatory missile attacks by Tehran and proxies in Gaza and Lebanon would be too high, Kahanovich wrote.
"Unfortunately, it appears that a nuclear Iran is the most reasonable scenario," he added.
And what does he think it will cost if Iran actually uses those nuclear weapons?
That would be why no one has done anything so far. What really disturbs me is the level of trade between Germany of all places and Iran.

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