Iran could put financial crisis in the shade

With recent leaked reports of Iran progressing a secret nuclear weapons programme, and Israel's often stated determination not to allow Iran to develop a nuclear weapons option, a crisis is looming in the Middle East, writes Tom McGurk.

4th December, 2011
Iran could put financial crisis in the shade
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If you think that waking one fine morning in the near future to discover that the euro has finally rolled over and died is the height of our problems, think again. It is not beyond the bounds of possibility that we may awake one morning to discover that Israel has launched a unilateral attack on Iran's nuclear facilities. Perhaps concealed amid the rising concern about Europe's debt crisis, in recent weeks the nuclear situation in...

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