Skip to comments.All threats "dwarfed" by Iran nuclear work: Israel PM
Posted on 08/13/2012 9:05:03 AM PDT by mojito
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that most threats to Israel's security were "dwarfed" by the prospect of Iran obtaining nuclear weaponry, which local media reports charged Tehran had stepped up its efforts to achieve.
The comments at a weekly cabinet meeting and the front-page reports in the liberal Haaretz, a frequent Netanyahu critic, and in the conservative, pro-government Israel Hayom came as Israeli debate intensified about whether to go to war against Iran - and soon - over its disputed atomic projects.
The debate seemed to defy appeals by U.S. President Barack Obama, seeking re-election in November, to allow more time for international diplomacy. Tehran says its nuclear ambitions are peaceful and has threatened wide-ranging reprisals if attacked.
In comments also broadcast live by Israeli media, Netanyahu said that "all the threats currently being directed against the Israeli home front are dwarfed by another threat, different in scope, different in substance."
"Therefore I say again, that Iran must not be permitted to obtain nuclear weapons," Netanyahu said.
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Iran's nuts - but they're not stupid.
They'll tell the American people there's nothing to fight over because the Jews are dead anyhow... so why should the United States lose a few million more people. Especially high level government people?
Netanyahu understands what he's dealing with - God put him where he is to protect Israel... which is what he's going to do...
“Nuke them from orbit, it’s the only way to be sure”
I sure hope Israel waits until Nov. 7 to pull the trigger. We don’t need this ‘wartime president’ crap to help bolster 0bama’s prospects.
pResident Obama, be defied. Foreign and Reserve controlled DC, be defied.
Benjamin, be blessed; be empowered; be embolded to do what YHWH what’s done. He has your back.