Skip to comments.Israelis shrug at Netanyahu's urgent warnings on Iran
Posted on 09/25/2012 5:47:09 PM PDT by chessplayer
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has relentlessly warned that Iran poses an imminent nuclear threat, but most Israelis are sanguine, believing it won't happen or that Israel can handle it.
Yes, Iran is a dangerous regime, most say. But even as some get new gas masks and repair their bomb shelters, more than half say they think Mr. Netanyahu's statements about launching an Israeli strike on Iran are a bluff intended to pressure the US to do the job instead.
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These will be the people who will board the railcar when told they need to ‘relocate’ for safety.
Pay attention to what happens in Jordan. These are dangerous times.
Wondering about the bluff part, though. If Israel had the forces to destroy Iran’s nuke program, I think Netanyahu would have ordered an attack by now. If they even had the forces to just set it back/slow it down, I thing Netanyahu would have ordered an attack by now. I’m starting to think he wants the U.S. to take the bullet and do it.
These are probably the offspring of those who thought Hitler wouldn’t hurt them, or Stalin loved the Jews. Blind wishful people, afraid to see the truth,
My liberal frienda think that Iran’s nuclear ambitions can be curtailed by cyber attacks. Perhaps, the recent cyber attacks on BOA are retaliation? I, myself, do not have any proof one way or the other.
This article sure throws around the word “most” a lot. I am not so sure of its accuracy.
This isn’t what I am hearing from that part of the world.
Anyone have any insight to the facts?
Most thinking people shrug at the Christian Science Monitor — it’s now just another judeophobic hate sheet. Thanks chessplayer.
The people in Warsaw probably said the same thing.
Thought that we had gone past the point of no return. Or at least were very close to that point. Once the point of no return is reached, Israeli has to kill all Iranians. Annihilation of Persia. The alternative would be to wait a few months for the annihilation of Israel, which is what the Iranian President just claimed Iran intends to attempt. In fact, he stated such at the UN, to the World’s leaders.
Sorry, anytime I hear the words “some think” or “many say” or “most are concerned” or other such vagueries, my BS meter goes off.
These are usually just strawmen so the author can spout their own agenda under the cover of “reporting” what others think or say.
Whether good, bad, or indifferent, I just think it’s poor reportage.
I’m tempted to say they should show some data on how they came up with the “most” adjective, such as a poll. But even those can be manipulated.
Netanyahu is an American-style politician. He talks tough, but in his first term he surrendered Hebron to terrorists and freed Muslim Brotherhood’s Sheik Yassin who then promptly founded Hamas. He surrounds himself with other American-style politicians. No wonder closer observers yawn.