The President of the USA can't put his own agenda on top of a global threat he himself acknowledges. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Leandro Nahmías
    • 05.03.12 | 18:41 (IST)

    Netanyahu has Obama's explicit green light to lead Israel's self-defense against Iran. The USA won't be a visible part of the effort. Talks behind closed doors will deal with which US involvement in destroying Fordow will be done behind the scenes. Airspaces, weaponry, logistical aid, and anti-missile batteries for the Iranian retaliation, as well as political support once Israel has done what it needs to do. All this isn't superfluous, but necessary. Netanyahu will stress the urgency: there's not time for sanctions to "sink in". This isn't Cuba, but a global threat whose window of action can only take months.

    from the article: Obama and Netanyahu's White House masquerade ball
    First published 04:25 05.03.12 | Last updated 04:25 05.03.12
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