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‘Death by a Thousand Cuts’: The U.S.-Israeli Strategy if Iran Nuke Deal Goes Unsigned

Paradoxically, Biden’s humiliating Afghanistan withdrawal could force him to take a tougher stance on Iran

Amos Harel
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Amos Harel

Last week’s meeting between Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and U.S. President Joe Biden in Washington enabled the Israeli leader to start a substantive, even somewhat cordial, relationship with his U.S. counterpart. Bennett managed to extract from his host a statement that matched Israel’s prior ambitions regarding his most pressing issue. Biden promised that Iran will never be a nuclear state (and not only on “my watch,” as he said in the past) and promised that, in order to achieve this, all possible options will remain open.

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