December 3, 2012

Bibi's New Settlements Are Helping Iran

Meir Javedanfar, Times of Israel

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The Iranian regime can not wipe Israel off the map, because Israel is far too powerful. But what it would like to see is an Israel that is isolated regionally and internationally. Khamenei would love to see Israel’s relations with the EU and US in crisis. His regime is too regionally and internationally weak to do this, so the government in Israel should not inadvertently do the job for him. If Netanyahu is really interested in keeping world focus on Iran, then he must not help Iran by diverting attention from its nuclear program, by creating a diplomatic crisis for the sake of 3000 homes in East Jerusalem and the West Bank.

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TAGGED: Settlements, West Bank, Middle East, Iran, Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu

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