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Obama Vetoed Israeli Strike on Iran, Israelís former NSC chief says
PJ Media ^ | 9/3/2013 | David "Spengler" Goldman

Posted on 09/03/2013 9:37:13 AM PDT by mojito

President Obama stopped Israel from launching an attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities a year ago, according to the then head of Israel’s National Security Council, Gen. Giora Eiland. Gen. Eiland spoke with Israeli journalist Rotem Sella, a former former senior writer for the daily Ma’ariv, at the Daily Capitalist blog on the “Mida” online news site. Some quickly-translated extracts from Sella’s report are below:

Exclusive: Prime – Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was about to order an attack on Iran in September 2012, but canceled the operation in response to U.S. pressure, the former head of Israel’s National Security Council said last month. Gen. Giora Eiland (retired) added that Israel “has a real ability to destroy Iran’s nuclear program,” and that it is possible that the American veto was related to the presidential election then in progress.

“At the time [September 2012] the Prime Minister thought that we had gotten to a critical point on the Iranian issue and planned to carry out attacks,” Gen. Eiland said at a closed-door conference held on August 19, adding that “Israel did not have in principle approval of U.S. military operations, unless Americans require one – cut prevented any action. ” According to Eiland, the issue was raised at a meeting between Netanyahu and the Americans, who said that the planned attack was out of the question for them, which led to its cancellation.

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TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Israel
KEYWORDS: 2012election; iran; israeliran; netanyahu; nuclearweapons; obama; obamaisrael
...Meanwhile, back in Tehran....
1 posted on 09/03/2013 9:37:13 AM PDT by mojito
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To: mojito

“Don’t worry Israel (Iran), I have your back...”

Obama at an AIPAC meeting last year

The man has ZERO credibility.


2 posted on 09/03/2013 9:39:52 AM PDT by Netz
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To: Netz

At that time, Obama’s chronys in the muslim brotherhood were not intent on taking over the country. Now that they have that objective, Obama is in favor of the overthrow of Assad


3 posted on 09/03/2013 9:48:08 AM PDT by Glennb51
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To: dennisw; Cachelot; Nix 2; veronica; Catspaw; knighthawk; Alouette; Optimist; weikel; Lent; GregB; ..
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4 posted on 09/03/2013 9:50:14 AM PDT by SJackson ( The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself. BF)
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To: mojito

“it is possible that the American veto was related to the presidential election then in progress”

ya think?


5 posted on 09/03/2013 9:56:04 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

Why does Israel need our “permission”?


6 posted on 09/03/2013 9:59:43 AM PDT by AceMineral (Some people are slaves of their own stupidity.)
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To: AceMineral

Good question.


7 posted on 09/03/2013 10:04:57 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: mojito

“Gen. Eiland said at a closed-door conference held on August 19, adding that “Israel did not have in principle approval of U.S. military operations, unless Americans require one – cut prevented any action. ” “

Can anyone translate please?


8 posted on 09/03/2013 10:10:32 AM PDT by Yehuda (Pres Obortion, Sen.McAnus, & Hillary Rotten Clinton all kiss the *ss of the muslim brotherhood.)
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To: Yehuda; SJackson
I don't speak Hebrew, but I'm sure that someone on SJackson’s list does.
9 posted on 09/03/2013 10:14:20 AM PDT by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: mojito

I thought Israelis were smarter than to let the Prophet Obunghole interfere in their own self preservation.

But then again, American Jews voted 70+% for this Jew hating president so who am I to question their intelligence?


10 posted on 09/03/2013 10:35:21 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam! 969)
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To: mojito
Those who say that we need to follow-up on Obama's "red-line" statement in order to maintain his (and our national) credibility, should take note.

The simple fact of the matter is that, even if Congress does approve an attack on Syria, it is not going to impact the world's assessment of our president's 'credibility' one whit.

Everybody knows he's a pathetic weakling. And that opinion isn't going to change...

11 posted on 09/03/2013 10:43:57 AM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: AceMineral

Because they need American military prowess, intelligence information to help make any attack on Iran successful. Israel can not go on an attack against Iran completely alone.


12 posted on 09/03/2013 12:13:36 PM PDT by lbryce (The 22nd Amendment Lives:1142 Days Until America's Greatest Nemesis Gets the Heave "Ho")
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To: mojito

satan’s boy obama dancing to the evil flute.

LLS


13 posted on 09/03/2013 12:37:51 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: mojito

I meant translate the broken english to ENGLISH....

( : >)


14 posted on 09/03/2013 7:21:29 PM PDT by Yehuda (Pres Obortion, Sen.McAnus, & Hillary Rotten Clinton all kiss the *ss of the muslim brotherhood.)
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To: Wurlitzer

“so who am I to question their intelligence?”

A fool?.

U.S. Jews are less than 2% of the U.S. population and dominated none of the swing states in either election.

Also, in Israel, American émigrés who still vote were 85% AGAINST Obama, but their votes were mostly from non-swing states as well.

Oddly, IN SWING STATES, so called CHRISTIANS went for Obama in big majorities, and enough so-called CHRISTIANS also sat on their hands TO ENSURE Obungle’s election and re-election.

So you see, the Jews’ votes have nothing to do with how ONE ISRAELI EX-NSC guy says did or didn’t happen on why Israel hasn’t exterminated the scum iranians yet... (how about being threatened by Dempsey with having their planes shot down, or having their IFF codes given away by Obastard) but if you want to blame anyone for why Iran is not yet a plain of green glass, it was YOUR people who F*CKED up the elections TWICE.


15 posted on 09/03/2013 7:31:24 PM PDT by Yehuda (Pres Obortion, Sen.McAnus, & Hillary Rotten Clinton all kiss the *ss of the muslim brotherhood.)
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To: Yehuda

So I am a fool so that make the damned 70+% of Jews in the USA what?

AH


16 posted on 09/04/2013 7:14:04 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam! 969)
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