Skip to comments.Israeli Prime Minister Calls For Strike Against Iran
Posted on 03/18/2011 6:50:09 AM PDT by Strategy
If Tehran continues with its nuclear program, other nations should threaten it with military action, Benjamin Netanyahu has said.
The sanctions imposed on Iran by the United Nations Security Council are not enough, the Israeli prime minister told CNN. He expressed concern that Iran may gain additional influence during the recent upheaval across the Middle East.
Iran should know that "if it fails to cooperate, there will be credible military actions," Netanyahu said. He believes it is the only thing that could stop Tehran's nuclear program.
According to the prime minister, such actions from the international community would knock out Iran's nuclear facilities. If the strike is unavoidable and the decision is adopted, it would not be that difficult and would be "preferably" led by Washington, he noted.
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Do it yourself , damn somebody always wanting somebody else to do their job.
if so many nations are worried about being part of an assault, take all markings off the fighter jets and bombers, paint ‘em black (or with Iranian markings) and do the job.
MARCH 17: In this handout image provided by the Israeli Government Press Office, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel meets with Piers Morgan, recording for CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight at the Prime Minister's Residence in Jerusalem. Netanyahu joined Piers Morgan for an exclusive interview where he answered questions on topics including the Palestinian conflict, Libya, Egypt and also on the situation in Japan.
Looks like he's explaining the route the arms shipment took. Meanwhile, Ozero is busy with another family vacation.
I watched that interview. He’s an impressive guy IMHO.
I can’t wait to see this leader meet with our de-facto President Palin!!!
Libya is a misdirection; the heat is on Israel.
But on the bright side, Sarah Palin will be visiting Israel and is scheduled to have discussions with Netanyahu. This should be interesting for both of them. I wonder what impression that very tough and astute man will form of his young ally, and what Sarah will learn. So glad they are having this opportunity.
EXACTLY. We can support you Isreal but were not your mommy.
What you see happening in Japan is exactly why we should have hit that damn reactor before the Russians installed the fuel rods.
By getting the fuel on site it became hands off by the outside world; now with people reminded how far reaching a reactor breach or coolant supply restriction can be this thing became the best “human shield” that site could ever hope to have.
Amen to that. I love it when he says someone else should do it. We give them 4 billion a year for what? Use it or lose it. Actually they should lose it before any American loses a dime of any services, is the way I see it. We need to take care of the USA first.
Excellent idea! Hope Bibi is firing up his jets now!
Pissed me off when I heard him say this. DO IT YOURSELF ISRAEL - we are not the worlds babysitter.
I am ALL for taking out Iran - but why do WE have to do it?
Israel is QUITE capable.
Yeeesh - we are not the worlds freakin babysitter.
We will gladly BACK YOU UP Israel.
Israel is QUITE capable.”
Actually, it’s on the bleeding edge of Israel’s abilities, due to the refusal of Obama to let Israel overfly Iraq and refusal to assit with re-fueling.
If Israel could take off from Iraq, this would be a cake-walk.
Benjamin must do what is best for his nation. Part of that job is recognizing that the US Resident is setting them up for the long awaited fall. The Resident’s words and actions cannot be trusted; therefore USA cannot be trusted at this time.
We the USA people have been taken over by a hostile government, in coordination with foreign and monied powers.
Bibi’s poll numbers must be falling again - hence the toothless posturing once more. The man is a great self-publicist, but a fraud as a leader. Every single major provaction or act of war has been met with either a half-hearted or no response at all. He just seems one more Israeli bent on national suicide.
Looking forward to those pictures.
We’re maxed out. Talk to the Chinese and if they lend us another $Trillion, then maybe.
Israel IS the Mommy....able and most willing to go alone if they decide to do just that. Never needs anyones permission to act...obvious History reveals this.
When Israel took out Saddams Nuclear site...they phoned Washington to let them know after the fact. Washingtons response...’Oh really, is that so”. Frankly Israel does what it will do without any nations agreement. But only when it determines when and where.
You may have noticed that the West is divided and clueless and that the US is presided over by a coward tearing down America.
Hint: Do it yourself or it won’t get done.
I saw Pier Morgan interview that have be painful for bibi sit down with that BOZO LOL!
I saw Pier Morgan interview that have be painful for bibi sit down with that BOZO LOL!
Like having the IAF bomb empty Hamas firing positions?
Like allowing Iranian warships to land in Syria to establish an Iranian naval base on the Med?
Like allowing those same ships to offload advanced weapons bound for Gaza and Hezbolla?
Like allowing the IDF to fall apart with horendous, scandal-ridden leadership while kicking out good ones?
Like pulling for a Palestinain state?
The list goes on...
If someone like America is standing with them, then the possibility of being obliterated is diminished considerably.
The world seems to vote against Israel. The Bible prophesy is for all nations to come against Israel in the last war.
The “other” lists are what got him voted back in. Sheesh! We all get info to support our position. However his right side far outweighs the left side of any list or he would not be in office.
WTF, a missile on the religious leaders ass will take out the nuclear threat. Especially if the tip of the missile has about 10 megaton.
In some ways, that’s good. I don’t WANT to see us go to war under this feckless and wishy-washy administration. The ROE in the Stan are bad, real bad. I don’t want this guy to EVER start thinking he is worthy to lead our country into war. Not till the grownups are back in charge and then it will be...
IN EXTENDED observation of the ways and works of man,
From the Four-mile Radius roughly to the Plains of Hindustan:
I have drunk with mixed assemblies, seen the racial ruction rise,
And the men of half Creation damning half Creation’s eyes.
I have watched them in their tantrums, all that Pentecostal crew,
French, Italian, Arab, Spaniard, Dutch and Greek, and Russ and Jew,
Celt and savage, buff and ochre, cream and yellow, mauve and white,
But it never really mattered till the English grew polite;
Till the men with polished toppers, till the men in long frock-coats,
Till the men who do not duel, till the men who war with votes,
Till the breed that take their pleasures as Saint Lawrence took his grid,
Began to “beg your pardon” andthe knowing croupier hid.
Then the bandsmen with their fiddles, and the girls that bring the beer,
Felt the psychological moment, left the lit Casino clear;
But the uninstructed alien, from the Teuton to the Gaul,
Was entrapped, once more, my country, by that suave, deceptive drawl.
As it was in ancient Suez or ‘neath wilder, milder skies,
I “observe with apprehension” how the racial ructions rise;
And with keener apprehension, if I read the times aright,
Hear the old Casino order: “Watch your man, but be polite.
Keep your temper. Never answer (that was why they spat and swore).
Don’t hit first, but move together (there’s no hurry) to the door.
Back to back, and facing outward while the linguist tells ‘em how
`Nous sommes allong ar notre batteau, nous ne voulong pas un row.’”
So the hard, pent rage ate inward, till some idiot went too far...
“Let ‘em have it!” and they had it, and the same was merry war
Fist, umbrella, cane, decanter, lamp and beer-mug, chair and boot
Till behind the fleeing legions rose the long, hoarse yell for loot.
Then the oil-cloth with its numbers, like a banner fluttered free;
Then the grand piano cantered, on three castors, down the quay;
White, and breathing through their nostrils, silent, systematic, swift
They removed, effaced, abolished all that man could heave or lift.
Oh, my country, bless the training that from cot to castle runs
The pitfall of the stranger but the bulwark of thy sons
Measured speech and ordered action, sluggish soul and unperturbed,
Till we wake our Island-Devilnowise cool for being curbed!
When the heir of all the ages “has the honour to remain,”
When he will not hear an insult, though men make it ne’er so plain,
When his lips are schooled to meekness, when his back is bowed to blows
Well the keen aas-vogels know itwell the waiting jackal knows.
Build on the flanks of Etna where the sullen smoke-puffs float
Or bathe in tropic waters where the lean fin dogs the boat
Cock the gun that is not loaded, cook the frozen dynamite
But oh, beware my Country, when my Country grows polite!
thank you...the Maroons on this thread are clueless...
Israel does what it needs to when it needs to...
These posters who say “We give Israel billions, do your own stuff” are so clueless..must be Ron Paulies! We get more of our money’s worth from having Israel there and on our side than Anything we could ever give them!!
Tired of being the “world’s Policeman”...well, guess what, WE GET A LOT BACK FOR THAT...economically. Yeesh, Yeah lets all go into our suburban garages and have hot dog roasts in the backyard while the big Bad World gets along without us.
Furthermore, everyone that is sooooooo upset with Israel saying this, did it ever occur to them that there might be a political message in that?
To the Morons: Go ahead and flame me. then go back to watching basketball...
on the last picture — PM Netanyahu was pointing out that Israel is so small “it is covered by my finger.”
Excellent point made by the PM. Good interview overall. I remember Wolf Blitzer interviewing PM Sharon. Blitzer was incredibly rude and disrespectful - interupting, demanding. I have never seen a head of state receive that treatment.
Morgan was very respectful.
He’s baiting the UN for being so hot to trot in Libya against someone who is of no real importance, while the catastrophic danger is being ignored.
So why doesn’t Israel do a nuke strike on their own? Are they cowards? Are they chicken? But if they do it they will immediately be turned into the pariahs of the world. Victims don’t possess and don’t use nukes.
Instead they want to pass on the massive bill for their defense to average USA citizens. BS! If Israel wants Iran wiped out then they should do it on their own, without the need for US casualties. We didn’t attack Iraq to defend the USA and we shouldn’t attack Iran. Let them do it.
The arguement they give of monies to Israel is just foolish...and most other arguements..It gets tiring hearing the crap. Gussing those folks would have us stop all monies distributed. They forget Israel just turned down a wad from us...but then they only read articles they want to support their disdain of Israel. And also turned down offer for military something a rather...they’re going to build their own and employ their people doing so.
I dont want this guy to EVER start thinking he is worthy to lead our country into war.
Bibi or nobama???
Bibi was the subject, not nobama...
Who wrote the long poem?
I wonder why I even respond sometimes.ha,
Who was evidently quoting Virgil. “Timeo Danaos et dona ferentis” = “I fear the Greeks, even when bringing gifts”
Which makes no sense in context of Bibi and Israel.
Meanwhile as Bibi nods off yet again, Egypt now has two mechanized infantry brigades in the Sinai - ending the 79 treaty, Egypt has sided with Syria and Iran against Israel, Hamas supply lines through Egypt, Sinai, and into Gaza are wide open.
Bibi? More zees. Waking only to put on a show of bravado for western tv and the idiots who believe him.
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
Exactly. It is a joke that EU countries jump on Libya with their militaries over 2% of the oil (It isnt because qudaffy is killing people) and kicking the can on Iran where like 30% of the oil flows.
Yes, Israel can do it alone but it would take a few nukes to make up for the lack of help from the US. Then what? Is everyone okay with Israel using nukes? Hardly.