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Sunday, March 11, 2012

Israel to Delay Strike on Iran Until After US Elections?

Anyone who follows American politics knows that sadly, the more willing you are to kill innocent people around the world, the more likely you are to get a boost in the polls. But Obama is desperate to bring back those left-wingers who've grown disillusioned over his militarism; hence the hesitation to launch a strike on Iran. Syria, Libya and Uganda on the other hand, well that's just good "humanitarianism".

Israel will only strike Iranian nuclear facilities in September or after the United States presidential elections in November, a White House official told the British Sunday Times newspaper after a meeting between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Barack Obama last week.

According to the report, Obama has taken Israel's warnings about a possible strike in Iran very seriously. The Washington source added that the president “might visit in the summer to reassure the Israelis that the US commitment to defend Israel is unshakable and thus thwart a possible autumn attack.”

Read the full article here.

Drew Martin,
Blogger, THL

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