Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Netanyahu Spits Fire
Netanyahu: U.S. has no right to block Israel on Iran
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that if world powers refused to set a red line for Tehran's nuclear program, they could not demand that Israel hold its fire.
"The world tells Israel 'wait, there's still time.' And I say, 'Wait for what? Wait until when?' Those in the international community who refuse to put red lines before Iran don't have a moral right to place a red light before Israel," he said.
"Now if Iran knows that there is no red line, if Iran knows that there is no deadline, what will it do? Exactly what it's doing. It's continuing, without any interference, towards obtaining nuclear weapons capability and from there, nuclear bombs."
Sen. Lieberman: Obama Should Define How to Stop Iran -Hilary Leila Krieger
U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) encouraged President Obama to clearly define America's red lines on Iran's nuclear program. Lieberman told the Jerusalem Post that "the more the president can define what it means to support a policy of preventing Iran from getting nuclear weapons, the more he will raise the confidence level of the government of Israel that it doesn't have to be forced to take action unilaterally."
Israeli official cites Syrian raid to justify attack on Iran
An Israeli official has cited a 2007 airstrike on a Syrian nuclear reactor — which Israel has never publicly acknowledged — to justify the Jewish state’s right to launch a unilateral attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities if the U.S. refrains from action.
In the clip above, Netanyahu appeared on television in the United States, continuing his efforts to put the Iran issue front and center.