Skip to comments.Obama's Media War Against Israel
Posted on 03/31/2012 6:26:22 AM PDT by kindred
The Obama administration is waging a highly coordinated media campaign to thwart a potential Israeli strike on Iranian nuclear facilities, according to one of Israels top defense reporters.
In a new report, Ron Ben-Yishai, one of Israels most respected defense voices, writes that the Obama administration is exploiting American and British media outlets to pressure the Israelis and complicate efforts to deal with the Iranian threat.
Indeed, in recent weeks the Administration shifted from persuasion efforts vis-à-vis decision-makers and Israels public opinion to a practical, targeted assassination of potential Israeli operations in Iran. This surgical strike is undertaken via reports in the American and British media, but the campaigns aims are fully operational: To make it more difficult for Israeli decision-makers to order the IDF to carry out a strike, and whats even graver, to erode the IDFs capacity to launch such strike with minimal casualties.
The first and most important American objective is to eliminate potential operational options available to the IDF and the State of Israel. I have no intention of detailing or even hinting to the options which the US government aims to eliminate by exposing them in the media. A large part of the reports stem from false information or disinformation, and there is no reason to reveal to the Iranians whats real and what isnt. However, it is blatantly clear that reports in the past week alone have caused Israel substantive diplomatic damage, and possibly even military and operational damage.
Another Administration objective is to convince the Israeli public that an Iran strike (including a US attack) will not achieve even the minimum required to justify it; that is, a delay of at least 3-5 years in Irans nuclear program. A lengthy postponement would of course justify the suffering on Israels home front, while a six-month delay as argued by a US Congress report does not justify the risks.
That asshole in the whitehut just thinks that he is goliath,,oh, maybe he is.
The God of Israel is God. It’s a hard lesson for the world to learn, but learn it we shall.
unfortunately he has now put us on Israel’s enemy list..
If Israel thinks it’s bad now, they just need to wait until AFTER the election - IF Obama has four more years - they’re screwed.
If Israel thinks it’s bad now, they just need to wait until AFTER the election. IF Obama gets four more years - they’re screwed.