Mudar Zahran: Will Israel save the world a third time? – If Iran threatens the world with nuclear weapons someday, those now demonizing Israel, boycotting it and labeling it as an evil state will wish they had supported it instead. | Israel Hayom
As a Jordanian-Palestinian politician, I and many other Arab politicians and decision-makers have come to learn that Israel is vital for our own existence. In fact, Israel has saved us, and the world, from two global disasters.
The first time Israel saved us all was at the beginning of the 1980s, when Iraqi President Saddam Hussein was one of the West’s strongest Arab allies. He was against the Islamic Republic of Iran and was viewed as a necessary asset for Western governments and as a regional balance against Iran’s might. The West was in love with Saddam to the point of allowing him a nuclear program, which he obtained with France’s help.….