Skip to comments.US offered Israel advanced weaponry in exchange for delaying Iran attack: report
Posted on 03/08/2012 9:25:47 AM PST by SeekAndFind
WASHINGTON -- The US offered to give Israel advanced weaponry -- including bunker-busting bombs and refueling planes -- in exchange for Israel's agreement not to attack Iranian nuclear sites, Israeli newspaper Maariv reported Thursday.
President Obama reportedly made the offer during Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to Washington this week.
Under the proposed deal, Israel would not attack Iran until 2013, after US elections in November this year. The newspaper cited unnamed Western diplomatic and intelligence sources.
Netanyahu said Monday that sanctions against Iran had not worked, adding that "none of us can afford to wait much longer" in taking action against Iran's controversial nuclear program.
However, Netanyahu told FOX News Channel on Wednesday that he did not think war with Iran was inevitable. He added that the only way to deter Tehran was to advocate carrying out a serious military strike against the Islamic Republic.
"The paradox is that if they actually believe that they are going to face the military option, then you probably will not need the military option," Netanyahu said. The US also believes there is still a "window of opportunity" for the dispute to be resolved diplomatically.
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Take the weapons, and then attack Iran anyway!
Learn from Obama. That’s the Chicago-way!
Lord knows, Obama would do the same to them in a heartbeat
Delay the Keystone Pipeline decision until after the election...
Delay proposing any entitlement reforms until after the election...
Delay any of the pain in the implementation of Obamacare until after the election...
This POS is all about his re-election. All ego all of the time.
So, a deal to hold off attacks until after the elections...for purely political purposes.
What a slime ball this President is. He risks the defense and security of one of our most vital allies for his own political gain.
I hope bibbi told him where to get off. Better yet, I hope bibbi takes the equipment immediately...and then uses them to help take Iran down soonest.
Mark my words...Obama is perectly capable, if he thinks his chances are bad, to turn on a dime and himself attack Iran in September or October to try and salvage a win in the election, and thereby use our own troops in his political shemes.
I have no respect for this man. He is an enigma to our Constitutional Republic, the Constitution itself, and our way of life.
America at the Crossroads of History
The man who Despises America
Israel, if you fall for this, you need to know that after Nov 2012, you will not have veiled threats from the Thug in Chief as you do now, but likely outright war with the US if you have the gall to defend yourself...
“We’ll give you these really cool weapons as long as you promise not to use them on Iran until AFTER the elections in November...”
Take the weapons, then state that the threat is now more imminent than previously believed, and take out Iran. What’s Obama going to do about it?
Can someone from Brietbart ask the question on TV...
“How many Jewish lives is Obama willing to bet over his re-election campaign? And does he find bargaining Jewish lives an acceptable campaign tactic, since he wants to postpone an attack/wait until after the 2012 election”
And press the issue! Make his pizz bucket carriers answer!
Exactly. If there is one thing Obama has taught both enemy and friend alike, its that he is a spineless, amoral political operator, basing pretty much everything on short-term political calculation. He can be ignored without consequence.
Weapons - even advanced ones - evaporate in nuclear firestorms... but I suspect Israelis already understand that ...
Bribing Israel to delay war until after the election. I am seeing a pattern here folks:
Delay tax increases until AFTER THE ELECTION
Delay spending cuts until AFTER THE ELECTION
Delay energy price increases until AFTER THE ELECTION
Delay war until AFTER THE ELECTION
Delay Obama-care until AFTER THE ELECTION
Keep in mind this is the candidate running on the theme “Winning The Future,”
Isn’t this illegal? Bribing a Foreign Leader?
We are between a rock and a hard place. Time for action was years ago and now I fear its too late. If Israel goes in, all hell will break loose. The sleeper cells in this country will awaken setting off suitcase nukes, dirty bombs, etc.
Left to Obama and his MB, it would be war on Israel with America backing the MB.
DITTO to what you said!
so ? Israel has to do what they have to do...
What’s one difference between Obama and a t*rd?
It’s far, far easier to flush a t*rd.
How can the Israelis trust any weapons supplied by the US since - for no particular reason, of course - January of 2009?
well, its nice to know that evidently we got a promise from the mullahs to not attack before ‘13 either...
TAKE THE WEAPONS...BOMB THE IRANIANS!!
Bibi needs to attack Iran before the US elections. That way, oil prices will rise, causing higher gas prices and roiling financial markets just in time to sink hussein. It will also prempt any media/hussein October surprise. That’s a two fer against 2 evil dictators.
But Odumbo will only give them one bullet.
Then, if I understand this correctly, our Great Leader just told the Iranians that they have a window of 9 months in which to complete their bomb.
I would call that a green light for an Iranian crash program.
How many Jewish lives is Obama willing to bet over his re-election campaign?
A solution is being worked out for a peaceful resolution. Iran will allow inspectors and only use enrichment for peaceful purposes. The U.S and Europe will lift sanctions and Israel will agree not to attack. Another JFK missile crisis has been averted.
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