March 26, 2012
How U.S. Encourages Israel to Bomb Iran
Reuel Marc Gerecht, Wall Street Journal
In recent speeches, interviews and private meetings, President Obama has been trying hard to dissuadefrom bombing 's nuclear facilities. All along, however, he's actually made it much easier for Israel to attack. The capabilities and will of Israel's military remain unclear, but the critical parts of the administration's Iran policy (plus the behavior of the Islamic Republic's ruler, Ali Khamenei) have combined to encourage the Israelis to strike.
TAGGED: United States, Barack Obama, Israel, Iran, Benjamin Netanyahu