If A = B and

If A = B and B = C then A and C Have Nothing to do with Each Other
Western Civilization: Birthplace of Aristotle, father of reason. But sometimes, Germany doesn’t listen so good.

Editor of the German newsweekly Die Zeit has this to say in today’s NYT:

In June 1981, Israel’s prime minister, Menachem Begin, ordered a posse of F-16 jets to take out Saddam Hussein’s two nuclear reactors. With vast petroleum reserves, Iraq had no imaginable need for nuclear energy