May 2, 2012
Israel's Polarized Debate over Iran
Shmuel Rosner, Latitude
Where Netanyahu sees an existential threat, Diskin sees yet another challenge for security analysts. What Netanyahu believes is a sober understanding of cruel realities, Diskin calls alarmism. When Netanyahu looks in the mirror, he sees a modern-day Winston Churchill, ready to take on both aggressors and appeasers. When Diskin looks at Netanyahu, he sees another irrational leader, not so unlike the president of Iran.
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