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A top Iranian military commander is traveling through the Middle East in violation of UN sanctions.
Bogie Ya'alon's assessment: aftermath of Obama's policies in the Middle East leaves Israel in a worse neighborhood.
The Palestinian Authority puts a new meaning into the term “red line.” Fatah, headed by PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas, states on Facebook,"Blood of Martyrs (Shahids) that draws the borders of the homeland."
So far, everyone agrees that the ongoing civil war has been a bonanza for Israeli security concerns.
Kerry still pushes for talk and talks on Iran, but the US delegate to the IAEA accuses Iran of “deception.” Kerry admits Iran is bringing a military strike closer to reality.”
I have to believe that the prime minister has red lines. He knows when they will be crossed. He is not going to wait a moment beyond that to destroy Iranian nuclear reactors. He knows that if he doesn’t act decisively at the right moment - the consequences of a nuclear attack against Israel will rival those of the Holocaust. Only this Holocaust will be nuclear.
Publicly, J Street repeatedly states that Halutz is against the drawing of "red lines," that is, the line in the sand beyond which military action against Iran must be taken. There are commentators who crow that Halutz's opposition to red lines reveals a reluctance to use force against Iran, and that it is an explicit criticism of the Israeli prime minister. J Street President Jeremy Ben-Ami wrote: "Gen. Halutz has repeatedly said that … there is nothing to be gained from the public calls for deadlines and red lines." But Halutz, who is definitely against red lines, doesn't like them because he thinks they interfere with effective military strategies. Halutz says that Israel may even have to “go it alone.”