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Thursday, February 16, 2012

After Attacks, Tensions Rise Between Israel And Iran

Israel believes Iran is behind a series of attacks and botched attacks this week in Thailand, India and the former Soviet Republic of Georgia.

In the meantime, the Iranian President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has stepped up his public support for the country’s nuclear program, which the west says is designed to create weapons, and threatening to cut off oil to Europe.

Guest:

  • James Reynolds, the BBC’s Iran correspondent

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