Israel’s Iran-baiting Could Backfire on Bibi: Listen to Yossi Melman

With world powers gathering in Vienna to revive the Iran nuclear deal, Netanyahu is still counting on the U.S. to do his dirty work for him

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Host Simon Spungin is joined by Haaretz’s senior intelligence analyst Yossi Melman to discuss the latest developments in the shadow war between Israel and Iran, the role Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants the United States to play, and the nuclear talks in Vienna.

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Why does the Biden Administration view Israel as a warmonger, what’s behind the recent escalation between Jerusalem and Tehran and will Iran’s announcement that it is enriching uranium to an unprecedented level help or hinder the Vienna talks?

We also discuss Jonathan Pollard’s excruciating and arguably antisemitic Independence Day interview, in which he urged American Jews to switch allegiance to Israel.

Recommended related reading:

Netanyahu Is Playing With Fire in Iran / Yossi Melman

Netanyahu Can't Be Trusted to Keep Israel Out of War With Iran / Editorial

Jews Really Don't Need 'Heroes' Like Jonathan Pollard / Jonathan S. Tobin

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