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  August 18, 2012

Israel Debates the Cost of War


Israeli media this week is filled with argument over cost of war with Iran, as prices rise
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The Real News' Lia Tarachansky summarize this week's coverage in Israel, which changed from predicting if and when Israel might strike Iran to estimating how much it would cost. Israel's previous recent wars cost billions to conduct and billions more to reconstruct affected areas. The Israeli financial press estimates an Israeli attack on Iran would result in a multi-front war which will spike the prices of oil and electricity. Meanwhile, the Israeli government and public began preparing for war as prices of bread, vegetables, and oil rise.


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