12. The former US Mideast diplomatic representative Dennis Ross said recently that if the US doesn’t act on Syria’s chemical weapons, it will convince Israel (and Iran) that we will not act if Iran achieves the ability to make nuclear weapons, and therefore will heighten the possibility of a unilateral Israeli attack on Iran. Do you accept Ross’ arguments? Would unilateral Israeli action against Iran serve American interests? If Israel attacked Iran, would you support such action? Would you join it? Or would you try to prevent it, and if so, how?

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Dave Marash is an award-winning broadcast journalist who has taught and reported on global issues for much of the past two decades. He now blogs at davemarashsez.blogspot.com/.