Skip to comments.Netanyahu: Iran yet to cross nuclear red line
Posted on 01/04/2013 7:12:04 PM PST by BlackVeil
"Iran remains the number one threat. I set a red line (for its nuclear program), and as of now Iran has yet to cross it," Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday.
Speaking at the annul meeting in the Foreign Ministry for Israel's ambassadors overseas, the PM said Israel remains determined to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons.
Netanyahu told the diplomats he expects the instability in the Middle East to continue in the short term, but claimed a positive change was possible in the long run ...
Netanyahu told the United Nations he believes that faced with a clear red line, Iran will back down in a crisis that has sent jitters across the region and in financial markets.
"And this will give more time for sanctions and diplomacy to convince Iran to dismantle its nuclear weapons program altogether," he added. ....
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Ping for the list.
and the computer issues. wonder how many of their IT guys are in Even Prison getting their legs broke?
Netanyahu is doing the best he can with an unpredictable and uncooperative Obama. There is no guarantee that this problem will be or can be solved during Netanyahu’s tenure. Obama will not risk war and has come to terms with a nuclear armed Iran. He has defacto imposed the terrifying peace of MAD on the Jewish state.
The ongoing election campaign in Israel, also, would be an issue. Netanyahu wants to be voted back into office, and threatening a war with Iran might be a drawback.
The Israeli election is now Natanyahu’s biggest concern. His greatest fear is that somehow he loses and will no longer be Prime Minister. If that happens he will leave office without definitively taking action against Iran. As the secular leader and defender of the Jewish people, he will view his political career a failure and that failure might have catastrophic consequences for Israel. Adding to Netanyahu’s torment is the fear that his opponents may be receiving large amounts of aid from American sources who want him out. It will be an interesting election.