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NPT Meeting Canceled Due to Israel Nonparticipation

26 Heshvan 5773 – November 11, 2012
AP reports that Western diplomats announced that the long planned meeting of the NPT (Non Proliferation Treaty) countries has been cancelled because Israel, not...

What Obama Should Have Done in the Last Four Years and...

23 Heshvan 5773 – November 8, 2012
Over and over again I’ve written about what President Barack Obama should do. Now the voters have given him a whole new chance. He could take it and change his policy. I don't believe he will do that but let me lay out both what he's been wrong and what he should do, just in case Obama is seeking a different approach.

Nuclear Posture And Israel’s Survival

17 Heshvan 5773 – November 1, 2012
Nuclear weapons and nuclear war. This is not a new subject for my column in The Jewish Press. What is new is the urgent need to confront, head on, an expanding international movement to eviscerate Israel's nuclear posture – and at precisely the precarious moment when this critical posture should actually be made more visible, and hence, more compelling.

Defining The Candidates’ Differences On Iran

1 Heshvan 5773 – October 17, 2012
WASHINGTON – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made headlines last month with this question: What are the U.S. red lines when it comes to Iran’s suspected nuclear weapons program?

Netanyahu Warns the World: A Nuclear Iran Is like a Nuclear...

12 Tishri 5773 – September 27, 2012
"I ask, given this record of Iranian aggression without nuclear weapons, just imagine Iranian aggression with nuclear weapons," Netanyahu said to the assembly.

Statement from PM Netanyahu on the Eve of his UN Speech

"Citizens of Israel, Tonight, I am leaving for New York to represent the State of Israel at the United Nations. On the issue of Iran, we...

Report: Iran Moving Along on Ability to Build Nuclear Weapons

25 Elul 5772 – September 12, 2012
Iran has moved further along in its ability to build nuclear weapons, according to some diplomats.

No Red Lines: The Prime Minister Strikes Back

25 Elul 5772 – September 11, 2012
The U.S. reiterated its rejection of Israel's call for "clear red lines." Today, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded, saying those "who refuse to put red lines in front of Iran, don't have a moral right to put a red light in front of Israel." Here is the Prime Minister in his own words - responding to a reporter's question about the State Department's position:

Eight Reasons why Containment is not an Option with Iran

17 Elul 5772 – September 4, 2012
Reason #1. Iran's regime is outspokenly dedicated to the goal of destroying the State of Israel. Iranian political, religious, and military leaders have expressed their desire to annihilate Israel at every opportunity they have received....

Dershowitz: Obama Must Show Iran He Means Business on Military Option

12 Elul 5772 – August 29, 2012
Alan Dershowitz writes that President Obama must make it clear that he has rejected the view of those who are prepared to contain a nuclear Iran and that he will indeed employ military action if that is the only option other than a nuclear Iran.

Paradigm Shift: Why Iran Now Needs the Bomb

27 Av 5772 – August 15, 2012
Iran’s relative situation has deteriorated. To regain a sense of leadership and invulnerability – as well as to vindicate Shia Islam over the recent Sunni triumphs in the region – Iran needs a big strategic win. She needs a trump card over the emerging Sunni centers of gravity in Cairo and Ankara.

Netanyahu Chastises UN Secretary General for Planned Iran Visit

24 Av 5772 – August 11, 2012
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu berated U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon for agreeing to attend a Non-Aligned Movement summit in Iran. "Even if it is not...

Israel, Iran, And The Shiite Apocalypse (Third of Three Parts)

29 Tammuz 5772 – July 18, 2012
The primary point of Israel's nuclear forces must be deterrence ex ante, not preemption or reprisal ex post. If, however, nuclear weapons should ever be introduced into a conflict between Israel and one or more of the several states that still wish to destroy it, some form of nuclear war fighting could ensue.

Economic Warfare against Iran

17 Sivan 5772 – June 7, 2012
The United States and its allies have all the tools necessary to punish the banks, corporations and charities helping Iran achieve nuclearization. If we are truly going to stop Iran from pursuing nuclear weapons, we must use as many of the bows in our quiver as possible.

Netanyahu: No Sign Iran Will Stop Developing Nuclear Weapons

28 Iyyar 5772 – May 19, 2012
Nothing suggests that Iran is ready to stop its nuclear weapons program, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said ahead of talks between Iran and a...

House Rejects Iran ‘Containment,’ Ignoring Peace Now Plea

24 Iyyar 5772 – May 16, 2012
The House on Tuesday approved a non-binding resolution that "strongly supports United States policy to prevent the government of Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapons capability," and expresses "opposition to any policy that would rely on containment as an option in response to the Iranian nuclear threat." Americans for Peace Now urged members of Congress to "vote NO or PRESENT."

Three Irrational US Mideast Policies

14 Iyyar 5772 – May 6, 2012
Barack Obama and many of his appointees share a New Left sensibility, which includes the ideas that colonialism and imperialism — particularly ‘US imperialism’ is the root of all evil, that it is meaningless to suggest that one culture could be morally superior to another, and that national interests should be subordinated to multilateral cooperation.

Iran Campaign Targeting Israel as Global Nuclear Threat

Press TV, Iran's television network, broadcasting in English round-the-clock, on Sunday published an interview with Mark Glenn, of The Crescent and Cross Solidarity movement, who said that Israel is the only regime that “has threatened to take the entire world down in a nuclear Armageddon in the instance that her precious experiments in Jewish self-rule in the Middle East ceases to materialize.”

What if a Rational Iran Says, “Yes”?

11 Iyyar 5772 – May 3, 2012
The likelihood of Iran complying with its commitments is minimal. But there would be hundreds if not thousands of hours, days and weeks of new negotiations over whether and how the agreement is holding up. Once a deal is struck, the Western powers will be loath to cancel it, even when they know Iran is cheating.

Rubin Reports: Now Anyone Can Understand That Israel Isn’t About to...

10 Iyyar 5772 – May 2, 2012
As you know, just about everyone in the world outside of Israel has been claiming that an attack is imminent or that it is only being held back by the U.S. government. My argument has been that this is simply untrue. Most of the Israeli strategic and intelligence leadership oppose an attack, for the same reasons I do. Moreover, these people don’t believe it is going to happen in the near future.

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