Netanyahu: Iran is closer to a nuclear bomb than people think - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Nikos Retsos
    • 13.11.11 | 20:43 (IST)

    Should people believe Mr. Netanyahu on such important issues, or they should believe French president Nicolas Sarkozy that "he is such a liar!" Mr. Netanyahu's claim that Iran will risk a nuclear confrontation with Israel and become itself annihilated is quite phony. The truth is that Mr. Netanyahu would rather keep the U.S. and Israel as the dominant players in Middle East, but to achieve this he wants to undermine the rising regional clout of both Turkey and Iran. He has nothing to blame Turkey for, but he uses Iran's nuclear program as a scarecrow. His rhetoric is probably good for domestic consumption, but it certainly rings hollow outside Israel.

    from the article: Netanyahu: Iran is closer to a nuclear bomb than people think
    First published 20:07 13.11.11 | Last updated 20:07 13.11.11
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