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Analysis: PM unorthodox in conveying red line point
The Jerusalem Post ^ | 9/28/2012 | HERB KEINON

Posted on 09/28/2012 3:41:13 PM PDT by Former Fetus

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu assumed a professorial role and – turning the UN General Assembly on Thursday into an “Intro to Nuclear Physics” class – illustrated through the use of a rudimentary graph where a red line needs to be drawn during Iran’s bomb-making process.

But he did ensure that a picture of him drawing a red line on a sketch board illustration of a bomb will be on the front page of numerous newspapers Friday morning. And that was the prime minister’s goal at the UN: To make clear to the international public what he means when he says a red line. The best way to do that is to lug a sketch board, a graphic, and a squeaky red marker into the UN to literally illustrate a point.

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TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bomb; netanyahu; unga
Best analysis I've read on PM Netanyahu's speech at the UNGA.
1 posted on 09/28/2012 3:41:20 PM PDT by Former Fetus
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To: Former Fetus

Did anybody notice the tongue-in-cheek attitude from Netanyahu when he pointed out “this is a bomb,” “this is a fuse.” My husband and I both broke out into laughter.

Go, Bibi, go!


2 posted on 09/28/2012 3:55:11 PM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: Former Fetus

I listened to his speech. His points are well made.

It was a clear warning to Iran and to other nations.


3 posted on 09/28/2012 3:59:42 PM PDT by TheDon (The Democrat Party, the party of the KKK (tm))
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To: Former Fetus

Exactly. When next spring comes and the US and world have refused to deny Iran the bomb there will be no excuse that Israel didn’t plainly warn everyone.


4 posted on 09/28/2012 4:09:22 PM PDT by Duke of Milan
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To: Former Fetus

I thought the use of a cartoon was a comment on the average intelligence level of those sitting in front of him, but maybe this columnist has it right.


5 posted on 09/28/2012 5:17:15 PM PDT by Hunton Peck ("Blasphemy" is to Islam as "swiftboating" is to Democrats: The speaking of truth to liars.)
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