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Netanyahu Insists Military Force Needed to Stop Nuclear Iran

Israel remains a lone outpost for those who know that talking to liars is not a diplomatic solution.
Netanyahu wants more room on the table for the military option to stop Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.

Netanyahu wants more room on the table for the military option to stop Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.
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“A diplomatic solution is better than a military option but a military option is necessary for diplomacy to succeed” to prevent Iran from obtaining access to a nuclear weapon, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told a Washington think tank.

Netanyahu spoke to the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution.

He added that he agreed with President Barack Obama’s preference for a diplomatic solution but that it will not work without a “credible military threat,” according to AFP.

Although a “threat” is not direct military force, it is difficult to infer that the Prime Minister meant anything other than the use of force since the radical Muslim world’s understanding of the word is inability or fear of using force.

The United States signed on with other Western powers in Geneva last November for a six-month deal, extended until this coming November, that provides that Iran would freeze or curtail some, but not all, of its nuclear development and that international sanctions would be eased.

“Steps must be taken to prevent further erosion of the sanctions because ultimately the sanctions remain an essential element of the international effort to compel Iran to dismantle its nuclear military infrastructure, to take apart all its centrifuges,” N Netanyahu said.

Iran now is again pulling out it latest trick from up its sleeve to buy off the West.

The Islamic Republic, whose stated goal is to establish an Islamic Caliphate in the Middle East, including Israel, will be happy to help the United States fight Islamic State insurgents in Iraq if the Obama administration simply would lift “all the sanctions imposed on Iran over its nuclear activities,” said Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif this week.

About the Author: Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu is a graduate in journalism and economics from The George Washington University. He has worked as a cub reporter in rural Virginia and as senior copy editor for major Canadian metropolitan dailies. Tzvi wrote for Arutz Sheva for several years before joining the Jewish Press.


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20 Responses to “Netanyahu Insists Military Force Needed to Stop Nuclear Iran”

  1. i become skeptic of his words for a multiple of reasons now. .i no longer take his words seriously. .lots of time already that he speaks one thing in a very uncompromising tone just to find out later that he is doing the very opposite. .he is a weakling type of a leader …needs rest.

  2. i become skeptic of his words for a multiple of reasons now. .i no longer take his words seriously. .lots of time already that he speaks one thing in a very uncompromising tone just to find out later that he is doing the very opposite. .he is a weakling type of a leader …needs rest.

  3. When is the world going to listen to Netanyahu?

  4. When is the world going to listen to Netanyahu?

  5. Gene Strong says:

    Netanyahu is correct.

  6. Gene Strong says:

    Netanyahu is correct.

  7. Patrick Obi says:

    Moh Luqman. Islam is evil and cancerous. They needed urgent removal for global peace.

  8. Amen n Amen every man should order his conversation aright and speak TRUTH :)

  9. israel uses nukes to KEEP peace. they do not threaten others. Iran is the world wide sponsor of terror. Mo, look up and use your head. before you lose it. Pun intended!

  10. israel uses nukes to KEEP peace. they do not threaten others. Iran is the world wide sponsor of terror. Mo, look up and use your head. before you lose it. Pun intended!

  11. Jimmy carter is subhuman

  12. Jimmy carter is subhuman

  13. Frank Mende says:

    Netanyahu should tarry for awhile till there’s a pro-Israel president in d white house of america. Should he start any war with Iran now, he’s on his own without d support of Israel’s key ally as Obama’s obviously not ready to support Israel, even against Hamas which has Iran as one of its backers.

  14. Frank Mende says:

    Netanyahu should tarry for awhile till there’s a pro-Israel president in d white house of america. Should he start any war with Iran now, he’s on his own without d support of Israel’s key ally as Obama’s obviously not ready to support Israel, even against Hamas which has Iran as one of its backers.

  15. Karen Bryant says:

    Stay strong. Go to God in prayer and don’t let other countries undermine what your leadership decides is needed to keep Israel safe.

  16. David Cohen says:

    Muhammad Luqman Ar-razi, it bothers others because of the bombastic, belligerent way Iran talks. Iran has repeatedly threatened to annhilate Israel specifically and has also talked in a threatening way about other Countries. Iran has also been funding Terrorist groups working to destabilize other Countries.

  17. Tony Dc says:

    Yeah let’s start a war in the Middle East again, it never works and you will never ever destroy the knowledge and technical know how. Elements in the Israeli security appear us have called for diplomacy first also.

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