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    • S. Lahat
    • 09.03.12 | 08:10 (IST)

    Netanyahu comes back from his meeting with Obama in the same old obstreperous mindset that he displayed after his last meeting with the U.S. President - and even before he departed for Washington (by announcing plans for more settlement construction in the West Bank). The entire world advises caution and restraint and to give sanctions time to produce results in Iran before resorting to a military intervention, but unfortunately there is no one at the receiving end wise enough to pay heed - except Shimon Peres, who unfortunately is not in a decision-making position. Let us hope, that most of Netanyahu's confrontational rhetoric amounts mostly to a war of words in which Iran merrily participates and reciprocates.

    from the article: Netanyahu: Strike on Iran's nuclear facilities possible within months
    First published 01:20 09.03.12 | Last updated 01:20 09.03.12
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