Former U.S. Envoy to UN: Israel Poised to Strike Iran After Bulgaria Attack

Former envoy John Bolton appears on Fox news, says Israel will go after Iranian Revolutionary Guard.

Chemi Shalev
Chemi Shalev
Send in e-mailSend in e-mail
Chemi Shalev
Chemi Shalev

Former United States Ambassador to the UN John Bolton believes that Israel is poised to launch a direct attack on Iran in the wake of yesterday’s terrorist bombing in Bulgaria.

Appearing on Fox News, Bolton said that Prime Minister Netanyahu’s unequivocal accusation that Iran is responsible for the attack “gives every indication” that such an attack is in offing. Bolton went even further, saying that by not mentioning Hezbollah, Netanyahu was “very clearly saying that Israel will not just respond proportionately but will go after several facilities of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards.”

Bolton, who is serving as one of Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s foreign policy advisers, also said that although he does not believe that Israel intends to attack Iran’s nuclear facilities at this juncture, but that any strike against Iran would lead to a “major escalation in the region” which might entail an attack against Tehran’s nuclear infrastructure. Bolton added that he expects that US forces in the area will be put on alert following the Bulgaria attack.

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Romney and former U.S. Ambassador to the UN John Bolton.



Automatic approval of subscriber comments.

Subscribe today and save 40%

Already signed up? LOG IN


Trump and Netanyahu at the White House in Washington, in 2020.

Three Years Later, Israelis Find Out What Trump Really Thought of Netanyahu

German soldier.

The Rival Jewish Spies Who Almost Changed the Course of WWII

Rio. Not all Jewish men wear black hats.

What Does a Jew Look Like? The Brits Don't Seem to Know

Galon. “I’m coming to accomplish a specific mission: to increase Meretz’s strength and ensure that the party will not tread water around the electoral threshold. If Meretz will be large enough, it will be the basis for a Jewish-Arab partnership.” Daniel Tchetchik

'I Have No Illusions About Ending the Occupation, but the Government Needs the Left'

Soldiers using warfare devices made by the Israeli defense electronics company Elbit Systems.

Russia-Ukraine War Catapults Israeli Arms Industry to Global Stage

Flame and smoke rise during an Israeli air strike, amid Israel-Gaza fighting, in Gaza City August 6, 2022.

Israel Should End Gaza Operation Now, if It Can