Following is an excerpt from an interview with Mohsen Dalloul, former Lebanese minister of defense, which aired on ANB TV on October 17, 2010:
Mohsen Dalloul: If the Iranians want to go nuclear only for peaceful purposes – I'm against it.
Interviewer: You want them to have nuclear weapons?
Mohsen Dalloul: I want them to have nuclear weapons so that there will be peace in the region.
Interviewer: How? Through a balance...
Mohsen Dalloul: Through a balance of terror.