Economic Analysts Wary As Israel-Iran Tensions Rise
By: Peter Kenyon
September 26, 2012
As the world watches to see if Israel will strike at Iran's nuclear facilities, few have a greater interest than Iran's Arab Gulf state neighbors. The region largely weathered the latest economic slump, but analysts say a fragile recovery could be destroyed by a prolonged conflict and even a relatively brief war could be a significant setback.
Republican leaders in Virginia say Obama's clean energy plan would drive up energy costs and damage a struggling economy. Democrats say saving the planet is more important than the short-term problem of higher energy bills.
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